What is a Gastronaut?


Noun

gastronaut (pl. gastronauts)

  1. A person with a keen appreciation for Food.
  2. A person willing to go to great lengths to find exotic and, often, bizarre foods to eat.
    • 2009, James Steen, "Epilogue," in Stirred But Not Shaken (by Keith Floyd)
      For confirmation, think of the millions of people who, after watching Keith, were inspired to cook, eat, drink and go forth in an adventurous necessity and become a gastronaut to savor — truly relish — every morsel, every drop, every bloody bit of it!
  3. A person whose whole focus is narrowly directed to the enjoyment and adventure of fine Food and drink