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Hand Salad? We’ve Got Some Other Ideas For Artisanalized Food Names

Romaine lettuce AKA "hand salad." Photo via iStock.

Bon Appétit has the internet in a tizzy after posting a recipe for Romaine lettuce dipped in yogurt-lemon dressing and calling it “hand salad.” Inspired by such bold disregard for linguistic decency, we decided to take some other staple foods and rebrand them with an artisanal flair. Please don’t blame us if these terms catch on.

Bovine orbs

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Finger potatoes

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Sparkling yeast

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Brioche bolognese

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Tortilla triangles au gratin

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Frites au lait

Groundnut purée topping

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Pressed noir wafers

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Ribbons con ragù

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Fromage américain on griddled Wonder points

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Have some other ideas? Tell us in the comments. 

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Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.