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Alcohol is a good preservative for everything but brains.
Mary Pettibone Poole

I eat at this German-Chinese restaurant and the food is delicious. The only problem is that
an hour later you're hungry for power.
Dick Cavett

Tea tempers the spirit, harmonizes the mind, dispels lassitude and relieves fatigue, awakens
the thought and prevents drowsiness.
Lu Yu

You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.
Henry Miller

Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery.
Fannie Farmer

All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
John Gunther

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
Samuel Pepys

The best wine is the oldest, the best water the newest.
William Blake

Anyone who eats three meals a day should understand why cookbooks outsell sex books
three to one.
L. M. Boyd

I prefer my oysters fried. That way I know my oysters died.
Roy G. Blount, Jr.

Figs are restorative, and the best food that can be taken by those who are brought
low by long sickness. Professed wrestlers and champions were in times past fed
with figs.
Pliny

Just because something's toxic doesn't mean it's not tasty.
Matthew J. Siske

Ever wondered about those people who spend 2$ a throw on those little bottles of Evian
water? Try spelling Evian backwards.
Jon Stewart

We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture
polish
is made from real lemons.
Alfred E. Newman

The golden rule when reading the menu is, if you cannot pronounce it, you cannot afford it.
Frank Muir

A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
James Beard

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
Robert Redford

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
Adelle Davis

A dinner lubricates business.
Lord William Stowell

Give a man food, and he can eat for a day. Give a man a job, and he can only eat for 30
minutes on break.
Lev L. Spiro

An airline is a great place to diet.
Wolfgang Puck

In America, a parent puts food in front of a child and says, "Eat it, it's good for you." In
Europe, the parent says, "Eat it, it's good."
John Levee

Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact
measurements.
Marcel Boulestin

Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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