Famous Foodies with Tasty Names

Though the season of justifiable stuffing our faces is finally officially past, that doesn’t mean we have to stop thinking about food. So let’s take this opportunity to sublimate by saluting some of the most famous foodies of the past and present. Of course, the Nameberry accent is on those with particularly noteworthy names—so, with apologies to Julia, Jamie, Jacques, Mario, Alice, Anthony, Daniel, Bobby and Gordon— here are our Top Chef choices.


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The Food Network star Emeril Lagasse is almost as famous for his catchphrases ‘Bam’ and ‘Kick it up a notch’ as for his Cajun-Creole-French cooking. Lagasse streamlined and feminized his first name (which was inherited from his father) when he called his daughter Meril.

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