Someone who seeks out tasty foods that are also sustainable, organic, local, and/or ethical. May include carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans.
As an ethicurean eater, Sandy purchased fresh produce, meat and eggs from her local farmers' market to support local growers who used organic methods. She verified that the ranchers treated their animals humanely before purchasing their products. She bought fresh, organic foods because they have greater flavor.
by JC Costello September 07, 2006
A person who chooses to eat only foods that satisfy a specific ethical position. Examples include vegetarians, vegans, locavores.
Being an ethicurean, Bob had begun to cultivate his own organic garden to ensure a guaranteed supply of fresh organic vegetables for himself.
by Philip Oulton September 04, 2006