Foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food and who eats food not out of hunger but due to their interest or hobby. The terms «gastronome» and «gourmet» define the same thing, i.e. a person who enjoys food for pleasure.
“I could have killed you.” “Or I could have killed you,” Percy said. Jason shrugged. “If there’d been an ocean in Kansas, maybe.” “I don’t need an ocean—” “Boys,” Annabeth interrupted, “I’m sure you both would’ve been wonderful at killing each other. But right now, you need some rest.” Food first,” Percy said. “Please?” ― Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena