It's foodie vocabulary week here at The Life Vicarious so we couldn't overlook the abundance of dishes defined in the closing rounds of last night's Scripp's National Spelling Bee on ABC. Among a vocabulary better suited for 12 year-old restaurant critics was deipnosophist (a master of the art of dinner table conversation,) geusioleptic (having a pleasant flavor,) and the six dishes below - Caerphilly, Blancmange, Neufchatel, Palatschinken, Tagliatelle and Simnel - all suggesting the fattier the food, the harder it is to spell.
So now you know the spelling but do you know which dish is which, where to find them in NYC and what was the only word to stump a contestant? Answers here.
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