Today’s Wordbird: ZAGATTITUDE

ZAGATTITUDE (N.) za-‘gat-i-tood Mindset of one who always has a firm, vocal opinion on where, what and how to eat—informed by Zagats, Chowhound, and other foodie bibles. Usage: They all just wanted pizza, but Blake, flexing his Zagattitude, insisted they go to a pricey new tapas place he’d read about.

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Liesl Schillinger is a New York-based writer and translator, whose criticism, essay, features and other work have appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Gourmet Live, The New Yorker, New Yor more


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