Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Irritating Clichés Strike Again

Here's a list of phrases that the CC believes should be banned from reviews or food writing in general.

They suggest a lazy approach to writing. A lack of a thesaurus and/or a complete absence of a deep pool of metaphors from which to draw upon.
sinfully rich - Who the fuck made it "sinful"?

extravagant tipples - Nobody below the age of 70 calls them "tipples".

cooked to perfection - As opposed to "cooked with numerous flaws"?!?

meltingly tender - If it's not fondue, don't use it.

pillowy - Have you bitten down on your pillow lately?

-tastic - Completely -tackalicious!

toothsome - Nobody enjoys dental work.

yummy - NO!

heavenly - There's no such place and no such thing.

to die for - Would you really? Really?!?
Feel free to add your own in the comments.

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