Food & Drink

16 Foods You're Completely Mispronouncing

Published On 01/18/2014 Published On 01/18/2014
Food pronunciation guide
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Now that you've stopped using all those meaningless foodie phrases, it's time to improve your food vocab even further by learning the real way to pronounce common dishes. Thanks to our handy guide, the next time you read one of these words off a menu, you won't even sound dumb! We've also provided helpful phonetics for each term, which will be super useful provided you have a basic reading ability. Don't worry, we're going to get through "tzatziki" together.

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Kristin Hunt is a Food/Drink staff writer for Thrillist, and has spent years trying to reunite the California Raisins to no avail. Follow her at @kristin_hunt.



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