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epicure (noun) a lover of good food and drink.
An epicure has a taste for good food and drink and enjoys them. They are discriminating in their eating and drinking. In general one who is given to a life of pleasures is an epicure. An epicure knows a lot about food and drink. They know too the different kinds of drink, their tastes, their quality, etc.
- France, in the opinion of many, is the epicure’s paradise, because lovers of good food and drink find French cuisine and drinks enjoyably tasty.
- Philip’s marriage with Lucy broke of mainly because Lucy could never cook to the taste of the epicure in Philip and Philip could never settle for any thing less than the best in matters of food and drink.