Someone who likes to taste everything, like food and drink. But I don't mean a glutton

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  • Babies like to taste everything. So perhaps consider neotenic. Or just oral [-fixated]. – FumbleFingers May 12 '18 at 14:49

Gourmet, possibly. Not to be confused with 'gourmand' which means 'glutton'.

gourmet noun [ C ] UK ​ /ˈɡɔː.meɪ/ US ​ /ˈɡʊr.meɪ/ ​ a person who knows a lot about food and cooking, and who enjoys eating high-quality food



bon vivant TFD

A person with refined taste, especially one who enjoys superb food and drink.


The word "foodie" would be appropriate.

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