Here we have the best Food Quotes from famous authors such as Julia Child, George Bernard Shaw, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Kimbal Musk, Jim Jefferies. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
I don’t believe in twisting yourself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food you make.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
The easiest diet is, you know, eat vegetables, eat fresh food. Just a really sensible healthy diet like you read about all the time.
Climate change is putting pressures on the resources we need to survive: water; agricultural land; food.
I give my roosters the best of food. I give them the best of care. I give them everything they want before I ask them to sacrifice. Get a rooster comfortable, and he’ll fight his ass off. That’s all I ask of HBO. They just can’t see that.
Food simply isn’t important to me.
My ultimate getaway is Vietnam. It has a little bit of everything when it comes to culture, amazing food, beautiful people, exotic sights, sounds and profound history of love, bravery and resilience.
Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.
I like to use ‘I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter’ on my toast in the morning, because sometimes when I eat breakfast, I like to be incredulous. How was breakfast? Unbelievable.
Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.
It is difficult to get organic food at most restaurants, so when possible, eat at home. When not, do your best.
Let me be the first to tell you, drinking alcohol is the worst thing to do in cold weather. Hot soup is the best because the process of digesting food helps to warm you up.
In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are the two most interesting food towns. In New Orleans, they don’t have a bad deli. There’s no mediocrity accepted.
If you have good food, people will come to your restaurant.
In general, the more food we eat in its natural state – without additives – and the less it is refined, the healthier it will be for us. Food can affect the mind, and deficiencies of certain elements in the body can promote mental depression.
I’ve always felt the easiest way to get to know new culture is through its food even if you don’t speak the language. Food will do it for you. It’s an universal language.
I love to cook comfort food. I’ll make fish and vegetables or meat and vegetables and potatoes or rice. The ritual of it is fun for me, and the creativity of it.
There are so many food shows, really beautiful ones, that exist to elevate professional cooking and professional chefs. But there aren’t that many that really celebrate home cooking or are for home cooks especially.
I was lucky to marry Paul. He was a great inspiration, his enthusiasm about wine and food helped to shape my tastes, and his encouragement saw me through discouraging moments. I never would have had my career without Paul Child.
We can’t get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can’t just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
Food is all about balance; it is all about taste.
Food is art and science. So, you take something out, you have to work with the recipe to make sure that you’re providing delicious food with cleaner labels.
Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These ‘mini-brains’ are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food.
Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
Food recommendations are a must, but be careful. A friend went to a cafe I’d suggested and got food poisoning.
My favorite thing about Taiwan is the food.
I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.
I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. I always tried to make my home like my mother‘s, because Mom was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life, and I try to do the same.
Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
Too little is it considered, while we gaze on aristocratic beauty, how much good food, soft lying, warm wrapping, ease of mind, have to do with the attractions which command our admiration.
An almost forgotten means of economic self-reliance is the home production of food. We are too accustomed to going to stores and purchasing what we need.
Food is a lens for culture.
Frankly, any city person who doesn’t think I deserve a white-collar salary as a farmer doesn’t deserve my special food.
My grandmother used to make the most incredible chicken divan, and my mom has carried out that tradition. It’s my comfort food. It’s amazing how you can almost taste the memories with a dish like that! And the more leftovers, the better.
Often, the pretexts for starting a war are not real shortages of land, food or fuel, but rather perceptions – like fear, honor and perceived self-interest.
I don’t think there’s going to be a day when I don’t think about food or my body, but I’m living with it, and I wish I could tell young girls to find their safe place and stay with it.
The sharing of food is the basis of social life.
Fast food is popular because it’s convenient, it’s cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.
You entertain people who are satisfied. Hungry people can’t be entertained – or people who are afraid. You can’t entertain a man who has no food.
Listen – of course money changes everything, but so does sunlight, and so does food: These are powerful but neutral energy sources, neither inherently good nor evil but shaped only by the way we use them.
What I’ve enjoyed most, though, is meeting people who have a real interest in food and sharing ideas with them. Good food is a global thing and I find that there is always something new and amazing to learn – I love it!
A dish should have flavor, texture, appearance and smell, but I’m doing it differently. We take Chinese food, play with your sentiments, memories of it, and then take you to the border; you won’t fall over the edge, but you get excitement.
Louisiana was as close to South Asia as the United States could get: it had spicy food, humidity, giant cockroaches, and a corrupt government.
Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.
I am not a vegetarian because I love animals; I am a vegetarian because I hate plants.
The food industry profits from providing poor quality foods with poor nutritional value that people eat a lot of.
You do need some dispensation for local farmers, because the fast food industry will promote the unsanitary conditions of farming. With vegetables, you have to be careful where they come from; you have to know the farmers and trust them. If you buy from the farmers’ market, it’s already been investigated.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.
Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’
Eating is not merely a material pleasure. Eating well gives a spectacular joy to life and contributes immensely to goodwill and happy companionship. It is of great importance to the morale.
Sorry, I don’t eat any fast food. I believe in eating healthy organic foods for a better lifestyle.
Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed… I think food is, actually, very beautiful in itself.
Good food is healthy food. Food is supposed to sustain you so you can live better, not so you can eat more. Some people eat to live, and some people live to eat.
Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.
I don’t take supplements – I get nutrition from food.
The fact that over 50 per cent of the residents of Toronto are not from Canada, that is always a good thing, creatively, and for food especially. That is easily a city’s biggest strength, and it is Toronto’s unique strength.
Provision as much pure and organic food as you can, and let the rest go by.
Attitudes toward food have completely changed.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Oh yes, there’s lots of great food in America. But the fast food is about as destructive and evil as it gets. It celebrates a mentality of sloth, convenience, and a cheerful embrace of food we know is hurting us.
I’m not an amazing cook. But I can follow a recipe!
You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.
The 1 to 2 billion poorest in the world, who don’t have food for the day, suffer from the worst disease: globalization deficiency. The way globalization is occurring could be much better, but the worst thing is not being part of it. For those people, we need to support good civil societies and governments.
Clean water and access to food are some of the simplest things that we can take for granted each and every day. In places like Africa, these can be some of the hardest resources to attain if you live in a rural area.
My feeling is that labels are for canned food… I am what I am – and I know what I am.
Without sound conservation and management measures, fisheries will quickly become depleted and a basic component of global food security will be lost.
While I appreciate what goes into making high-end Indian dishes, street food has a special place in my heart. Being raised in India, street food played an integral part in my life while growing up.
I am a bit of a psycho when it comes to food.
The French cook; we open tins.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
The original title for ‘In the Mood for Love’ was called ‘A Story About Food.’ The idea was to tell a love story through different courses.
I think my attitude has always been to put food on the table.
I love educating myself on different cultures‘ dishes and foods that are important and celebrated within that culture. I also think food brings people together. It’s unifying!
People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy.
In Ethiopia, food is often looked at through a strong spiritual lens, stronger than anywhere else I know. It’s the focal point of weddings, births and funerals and is a daily ceremony from the preparation of the meal and the washing of hands to the sharing of meals.
I work hard. I focus on myself and putting food on my dinner table before anything else. I don’t worry about other artists. Worrying about the next person in a negative way is the wrong way to be.
I love spaghetti and meatballs… I eat a lot.
I’m encouraged because you pick up any food magazine and there’s two or three recipes involving Indian spices.
I believe that you can, by taking some simple and inexpensive measures, lead a longer life and extend your years of well-being. My most important recommendation is that you take vitamins every day in optimum amounts to supplement the vitamins that you receive in your food.
Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself.
The need for connection and community is primal, as fundamental as the need for air, water, and food.
I am a sucker for those old traditional places, and Rome is as good as it gets, particularly when you throw in Italian food.
My Mum was the main reason why I became a chef. She influenced all of my family to feel free in the kitchen – it was the centre of our home and I have wonderful memories of helping Mum cook and experiencing the love and patience that went into the food.
I like spaghetti bolognese, I like baked beans on toast. I hate French food. I hate fancy food.
There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.
Jiro Ono serves Edo-style traditional sushi, the same 20 or 30 pieces he’s been making his whole life, and he’s still unsatisfied with the quality and every day wakes up and trains to make the best. And that is as close to a religious experience in food as one is likely to get.
People need dreams, there’s as much nourishment in ’em as food.
I love comfort food – it’s the basis of everything.
American food is the food of immigrants. You go back a couple of hundred years, and we were all immigrants, unless we’re going to talk about Native American cuisine.
It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.
On its surface, the HBO documentary series ‘Hard Knocks,’ about the New York Jets‘ training camp, resembles another HBO series, ‘The Sopranos.’ Both star the stout patriarch of a New Jersey ‘family’ preoccupied with food, intimidation, and florid profanity.
With so much evidence of depleting natural resources, toxic waste, climate change, irreparable harm to our food chain and rapidly increasing instances of natural disasters, why do we keep perpetuating the problem? Why do we continue marching at the same alarming beat?
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can’t eat it.
Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.
I don’t avoid any particular food. But I don’t eat too much.
I’ve changed my diet a few times. Now I’m trying to eat more protein. I eat little meals throughout the day. I love food, so I still give myself great meals. Also, when I’m busy, it’s easy to lose weight.
Kip Keino, Moses Tanui, Paul Tergat, they all come from my tribe. Some say it is the food we eat that makes us strong, the way we live. In the history of our people we wear no clothes and we are used to drinking the blood of animals.
New Zealand has better food – sorry, America.
I do not know that any writer has supposed that on this earth man will ultimately be able to live without food.
If food is poetry, is not poetry also food?
Maybe a person’s time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.
If music be the food of love, play on.
I can’t stay away from Chinese food. I really love that stuff.
The food in south India is the food that I really love because it reminds me of home.
Peruvian food is so simple yet amazingly flavored with their traditional spices.
I love to take something ordinary and make it really special.
When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.
As I see it, a green salad is an open invitation to carrots, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and the sprouts that grow in jars on my kitchen counter.
I hate the way they portray us in the media. If you see a black family it says they’re looting, if you see a white family it says they’re looking for food.
Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it – not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits.
If you’re a vegan fast food joint in L.A., you just don’t speak the same language as the heartland.
If we as a society are willing to have a preference for organic food, the farmer can pass on the savings.
I’ll always be known reaching out to young people who have no one to help them out, so I help them out with a place to stay or some food to eat or some change for their pocket.
Everyone appreciates good food.
I was always the new kid in school, I’m the kid from a broken family, I’m the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I’m the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store.
I’m not a chef. But I’m passionate about food – the tradition of it, cooking it, and sharing it.
I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.
I’m not a morning person. But it doesn’t matter if I wake up at seven, eight, or noon, I’m still having breakfast food first thing when I wake up.
It’s incredible what happens when you explain to kids what good food is – they get so excited! They go home and tell their parents… and they’re excited to cook the recipes themselves in class.
We all have our food weaknesses and mine is snacking. I have a sweet tooth and I love chocolate. But I have learned that if you plan ahead you can get round that. I always carry a few chocolate-flavoured protein bars when I’m travelling.
My parents owned a soul food diner. It inspired me to go to culinary school.
I’ve always wanted to be someone with credibility, and I want my food to speak for myself.
Society is fast – fast food, fast cars, fast everything.
I really love good food occasionally, but I need time to enjoy it, and I need to be hungry.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Yes, people need food and education. But one of the cornerstones of any society is a well-functioning legal system.
I wanted to get away from the Mexican vernacular and do more ‘nuevo Latino.’ Americans are starting to understand regionality in Mexican food. It is very regional in terms of ingredients.
Every time you use the word ‘healthy,’ you lose. The key is to make yummy, delicious food that happens to be healthy.
Sandwiches are wonderful. You don’t need a spoon or a plate!
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
I called a bunch of the restaurants in my neighborhood that I had assumed served all-organic food, and so many didn’t!
I’m not really a food connoisseur.
We don’t really go in for big family dinners, but Scottish people are famously confrontational. It’s a cultural thing, so maybe we don’t need to have them to clear the air. Also, traditional family food isn’t as nice here so there’s no payoff for traveling hundreds of miles.
I’m a foodie. I enjoy it a lot, and contrary to what it looks, I eat a lot. My comfort food, of all things, would be southern soul barbecue.
There’s nothing more romantic than Italian food.
Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy.
The ability of communities to meet their most basic needs – food, water, energy, sanitation – is threatened by climate change.
Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.
Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.
We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn’t speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food.
He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
Women oftentimes are the ones making those economic decisions, sitting around the kitchen table and trying to figure out how to pay for rising gas prices or food prices or the health insurance costs. And I think that they see where they expect their leaders in Congress to also make those tough decisions.
The thing about all my food is that everything is a remembered flavor. Maybe it’s something I had as a child or maybe it’s something I had in Milan, but I want it to taste better than you ever thought.
I love eating shabu-shabu in Japan – a kind of beef hotpot. But if you’re talking about authentic, traditional food, then Italian cooking is one of the best in the world.
When people say they prefer organic food, what they often seem to mean is they don’t want their food tainted with pesticides and their meat shot full of hormones or antibiotics. Many object to the way a few companies – Monsanto is the most famous of them – control so many of the seeds we grow.
I taped my first series for PBS in 1982 at WJCT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida. The show, called ‘Everyday Cooking with Jacques Pepin,’ was about saving time and money in the kitchen – and it was a celebration of simple and unpretentious food.
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.
What people want is their basic needs. So I’m trying to help people ensure their basic need: that means food security, healthcare, education, and job opportunity and a better life.
The idea behind fast food is great – people want convenience.
If food were free, why work?
In Australia, Chinese food culture has imparted flavour, dimension and excitement to the way we eat.
I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture. What happens is that helps you to grow and be your best self.
I love Spanish food. My diet is the Mediterranean diet, which is good food. I eat well.
Modern agriculture has been accurately described as a way of turning oil into food. As the price of oil continues to rise, so will the price of food.
Eat all the junk food you want – as long as you cook it yourself. That way, it’ll be less junky, and you won’t eat it every day because it’s a lot of work.
I have great Indian genes! You know, I’m lazy. I want to take advantage of the fact that I have a great metabolism. When I start getting fat, I’ll work on it! I like food, and I don’t like the gym, and as long as I look like this without doing anything, why bother?
Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
I like food. I like eating. And I don’t want to deprive myself of good food.
Our food is safer and our diets are more diverse than ever before; production methods are becoming increasingly sustainable, clean and efficient; and we are constantly becoming better at protecting biodiversity.
You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
I’m kind of obsessed with food. I like to eat. When I tour, it’s like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour.
I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
I don’t know any chef who doesn’t like fast food.
I live a healthy lifestyle and I crave healthy food. I love porridge – I have bizarre cravings for it. I love it with brown sugar and bananas, and I’m a huge fan of cinnamon – I put cinnamon on everything. I also have a sweet tooth and I don’t like to deprive myself. I think everything in moderation is the key.
I think Australian food is probably some of the best in the world.
Why would I want a place of my own? Then I would have to things worry about, like doing laundry and having food in the fridge.
Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
The lack of access to proper nutrition is not only fueling obesity, it is leading to food insecurity and hunger among our children.
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
The mechanical food system externalizes a lot of costs like obesity or Type 2 diabetes.
Food is a great thing to be enthusiastic about, its not hurting anybody.
I think there is a real misconception about Indian food being super spicy. And I know that’s because when you go into an Indian restaurant, it is pretty spicy. But it doesn’t have to be. In fact, my husband can’t handle a lot of heat. I’ve had to temper my cooking so that he can eat with me.
I’ve had this terrible stomach problem for years, and that has made touring difficult. People would see me sitting in the corner by myself looking sick and gloomy. The reason is that I was trying to fight against the stomach pain, trying to hold my food down. People looked me and assumed I was some kind of addict.
Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
I could talk food all day. I love good food.
Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.
We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.
I want to know what my food has been eating.
Since almost all Negroes are workers, live on wages, and suffer from the high cost of food, clothing and shelter, it is obvious that the Republican and Democratic Parties are opposed to their interests.
In World War II, jazz absolutely was the music of freedom, and then in the Cold War, behind the Iron Curtain, same thing. It was all underground, but they needed the food of freedom that jazz offered.
Food is medicine. We can actually change our gene expressions with the foods we eat.
I watched the ‘Food, Inc.’ documentary and was like, ‘This has opened my eyes to the meat industry – maybe I should go vegetarian.’ And my friend told me, ‘Sadie, you’re not gonna last a week.’ But I’m very competitive.
Cooking is all about people. Food is maybe the only universal thing that really has the power to bring everyone together. No matter what culture, everywhere around the world, people get together to eat.
I’m very conscious about putting good food into my body. Years ago, I went to see an amazing healer called Allah, who could read your body. She told me that I can’t absorb vitamins very well, and I have to eat the right things to get my vitamins. I’ve always remembered that.
Fashion pictures show people looking glamorous. Travel pictures show a place looking at its best, nothing to do with the reality. In the cookery pages, the food always looks amazing, right? Most of the pictures we consume are propaganda.
I know it sounds weird, but the food that I eat, it doesn’t make a big difference, and it never has. So, I’ve saved a ton of money not buying a lot of alcohol, not going out to restaurants too much. So, I think it’s part of our culture, and it’s part of a social activity more than anything else.
When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
The way to get to like good food is by learning to cook, which is why I’m for ever banging on about children learning to cook.
When I tour, it’s like, well, like a food tour as much as a comedy tour. I try to eat at all the weird places, the obscure barbecue joints, burger places. There are a few spots in L.A. that I’m obsessed with – one of them is the Taco Zone taco truck on Alvarado. There are secret off-menu items that are amazing.
The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn’t have eyeballs or fins.
Italian food is seasonal. It is simple. It is nutritionally sound. It is flavorful. It is colorful. It’s all the things that make for a good eating experience, and it’s good for you.
It’s around the table and in the preparation of food that we learn about ourselves and about the world.
I don’t eat fast food, but I can’t live without pizza.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
I lived my whole life in the kitchen. Not only that, but it’s the passion, it’s the love for cooking and food. It’s dictated my entire life – every aspect of it.
Know you food, know your farmers, and know your kitchen. Start building up your larder! We don’t even use that term any more.
Everyone would be healthier if they didn’t eat junk food.
Indian food has been huge in the UK forever and ever, but that’s because it has a historical rooting. America, I think is really ripe for it. There’s been so much interest in Indian culture.
In every aspect of my life, I live under the protection of and in accordance to the laws of this nation. At the end of the day, it’s a wildlife biological fact and a conservation fact that the game must be managed. There’s only so much habitat, i.e. food, out there.
Patience is the secret to good food.
Sometimes a little comfort food can go a long way.
The most terrible fear that anybody should have is not war, is not a disease, not cancer or heart problems or food poisoning – it’s a man or a woman without a sense of humor.
Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.
Include ample fruits and vegetables in your diet and no fried or oily food.
‘Potato-chip news‘ is news that’s repetitive, requires little effort to absorb, and is consumable in massive quantities: true crime, natural disasters, political punditry, celebrity gossip, sports gossip, or endless photographs of beautiful houses, food, or clothes.
Simply by starting to cook again, you declare your independence from the culture of fast food. As soon as you cook, you start thinking about ingredients. You start thinking about plants and animals and not the microwave. And you will find that your diet, just by that one simple act, that is greatly improved.
I was always a junk food person, still am.
Whatever I try to do, I always try to give it my best and try to be a killer because, at the end of the day, if you don’t work hard, you are not going to get food on your table.
It fills my heart with pride and joy that international food writers and press have taken an interest in Tijuana.
I like Pirate‘s Booty. Prunes and olives, too. I love hummus. I can eat that until I die. I tend to eat mostly organic food.
Food is all about the story of a people through the ages.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
Agriculture is the backbone of the livelihood security system of nearly 700 million people in the country and we need to build our food security on the foundation of home grown food.
We all have incredible relationships to what we eat, to what we don’t eat, to what we’ve eaten since childhood and what we were fed, to what food means to us. And so I find it a really powerful tool in storytelling and in opening people’s hearts and their minds.
Programs like food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, and job retraining help Americans get back on their feet when they are down and out and laid off through no fault of their own.
My food, I think, is big. It’s aggressive, it’s aggressively seasoned, and it’s hearty.
Yet food is something that is taken for granted by most world leaders despite the fact that more than half of the population of the world is hungry.
I don’t believe in strict diets or starving yourself; eat three meals a day. I believe in eating a good breakfast, a good lunch and a light dinner. Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a queen, and eat dinner like a pauper. Your ultimate goal is to eat all the basic food groups in those three different meals.
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
I’ve always liked Mexican food.
I don’t eat bad food. I probably just eat too much food, and I think a lot of people do.
I generally only eat one meal a day, which is pretty unusual for a restaurant reviewer. It’s not that I have a problem with food; I’ll eat anything that doesn’t involve a bet, a dare, or an initiation ceremony.
My brother, a businessman, is the main cook in his home and my sister teaches cookery. Good food and good music were the mainstays of my childhood.
My kitchen witch hangs above the sink in my kitchen. Some people think it’s specifically so that you don’t burn food when you cook, but I like to think that it’s warding off evil spirits and bad things in general.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
To me, food is as much about the moment, the occasion, the location and the company as it is about the taste.
Good food is good food. It doesn’t have to come with pretense.
At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.
Stop being a vegan and start enjoying what you eat.
In terms of diet, my parents had a restaurant business so I don’t eat any junk food – they taught me to appreciate good food.
My family lived off the land and summer evening meals featured baked stuffed tomatoes, potato salad, corn on the cob, fresh shelled peas and homemade ice cream with strawberries from our garden. With no air conditioning in those days, the cool porch was the center of our universe after the scorching days.
The case for exploiting animals for food, clothing and entertainment often relies on our superior intelligence, language and self-awareness: the rights of the superior being trump those of the inferior.
I know once people get connected to real food, they never change back.
Fast sex, like fast food, is cheap, but it doesn’t nourish the body – or the soul.
I’ve pretty much always been on a diet since I was born. And the women in my family struggle, so I find the less I think about food, in a way, the happier I am. In general, I think I eat less the less I think about it.
We are not hungry… Why foist this food upon us? We don’t want to be choked. We have enough.
Chefs are at the end of a long chain of individuals who work hard to feed people. Farmers, beekeepers, bakers, scientists, fishermen, grocers, we are all part of that chain, all food people, all dedicated to feeding the world.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
What do you actually need? Food, clothing and shelter. Everything else is entertainment.
My mum was the most wonderful cook and our house was always full of delicious food and interesting people. I remember dad entertaining the likes of Des O’Connor and Bruce Forsyth. But what really shaped my childhood were the amazing Jamaican dishes that mum produced so effortlessly.
I prize my seamstress, I value my copyist; but my cook, who knows well how to prepare the food to sustain life, and nourish brain, bone, and muscle, fills the most important place among the helpers in my family.
Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
I love food, and my girlfriend comes from an architecture background, so we might open up a restaurant.
You feel better when you’re eating food that retains nutritional value.
I avoid oily food. I am a vegetarian and it has helped me a lot.
Food service workers, home care workers, farm workers, and other low-wage workers log long hours. They come home tired after providing services and producing goods that make our country stronger. They deserve fair treatment from their employers, and they deserve a voice in collective bargaining.
When I got to France I realized I didn’t know very much about food at all. I’d never had a real cake. I’d had those cakes from cake mixes or the ones that have a lot of baking powder in them. A really good French cake doesn’t have anything like that in it – it’s all egg power.
I can be a romantic. The way to every woman’s heart is through her stomach. Food is at the core of everything.
People are trying to figure out what American food is; it’s certainly an amalgamation.
Most bacteria aren’t bad. We breathe and eat and ingest gobs of bacteria every single moment of our lives. Our food is covered in bacteria. And you’re breathing in bacteria all the time, and you mostly don’t get sick.
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
I learnt a lot from eating junk food.
For me, personally, I love delicious food when I’m stressed.
Health food makes me sick.
My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.
A lot of people think about food as fuel, where you need to get nutrients in your body.
Eating good food is my favourite thing in the whole world. Nothing is more blissful.
I am often asked the question: ‘What is your favorite type of food?’ Although I always answer Japanese, the real response should be and is pierogi, the delectable Polish dumplings that my mother, Big Martha, made so well in many incarnations: potato, sweet cabbage, blueberry, peach, plum, and apricot.
I’ve always been intemperate in my affection for food.
Cats are very independent animals. They’re very sexy, if you want. Dogs are different. They’re familiar. They’re obedient. You call a cat, you go, ‘Cat, come here.’ He doesn’t come to you unless you have something in your hand that he thinks might be food. They’re very free animals, and I like that.
Food is culture. Food is an identity, a footprint of who you are.
The food we eat goes beyond its macronutrients of carbohydrates, fat and protein. It’s information. It interacts with and instructs our genome with every mouthful, changing genetic expression.
By the way, the food in prison was disgusting. Like, baked beans every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
I don’t feel comfortable without certain things. I always want some money in my pocket to do whatever I want. Even if it’s something like I want to eat food that costs more than what I got.
Social Security is based on a principle. It’s based on the principle that you care about other people. You care whether the widow across town, a disabled widow, is going to be able to have food to eat.
Being a Punjabi, it is very hard to say this, but Punjabi food is very overrated.
You don’t know what hard times are, daddy. Hard times are when the textile workers around this country are out of work, they got 4 or 5 kids and can’t pay their wages, can’t buy their food. Hard times are when the autoworkers are out of work, and they tell ’em to go home.
From the described experiment it is clear that the mere act of eating, the food even not reaching the stomach, determines the stimulation of the gastric glands.
Everybody has a weakness. Mine is food.
I do remember how it was to be poor. I do remember that in my early years, we had to grow and raise all of our food, even our animals. And I remember in my early life, we didn’t even have electricity. So it was very, very hard times then.
I’ve always believed in a rainbow diet. As many colors and foods as you can eat, the better, because if you focus on one food, there’s bound to be a report that comes out that says, ‘Broccoli actually… ‘ So I mix it up a lot. And I take vitamins, like Biosil, which I take for my hair, skin, and nails.
Nobody in Singapore drinks Singapore Slings. It’s one of the first things you find out there. What you do in Singapore is eat. It’s a really food-crazy culture, where all of this great food is available in a kind of hawker-stand environment.
Food feeds both the body and soul – there are clear reasons to eat a balanced diet, but there are also reasons you cling to your mom’s secret chicken noodle soup recipe when you’re sick.
I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.
I’ve always been a foodie. I love food!
In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.
I’m not opposed to a fancy meal, but I’ll take a picnic any day… food and nature? Sign me up.
Food is a reflection of who you are as a person.
You’re never going to be bulletproof, but if you’re feeding yourself good food and making sure you’re eating the right supplements, I think you reduce the chances of getting any niggling injuries.
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.
It is just as important to set apart time for the development of our aesthetic faculties as for cultivating the money-getting instinct. A man cannot live by bread alone. His higher life demands an impalpable food.
Marcus Samuelsson is a chef who inspires me everyday. He has such a deep understanding of flavors and techniques. His food is representative of the diverse world that we live in. What he has done in Harlem with Red Rooster is very special. Marcus is not just a chef, he’s a food activist.
I won’t eat anything green.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
I’ve prioritized taking care of my mind, having fun, and doing things that make me laugh. And eating well – as in, really good food, like steak or pasta or fresh vegetables or an amazing dessert. You know, ‘treat yo’self.’
My favourite thing in the world is going out to get Chinese food, then coming home and renting a movie.
There is no one on earth who knew you from the day you were born; who knew why you cried, or when you’d had enough food; who knew exactly what to say when you were hurting; and who encouraged you to grow a good heart. When that layer goes, whatever is left of your childhood goes with her.
The food habits of the different classes of Hindus have been as fixed and stratified as their cults. Just as Hindus can be classified on their basis of their cults, so also they can be classified on the basis of their habits of food.
My advice for any entrepreneur or innovator is to get into the food industry in some form so you have a front-row seat to what’s going on.
The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.
I grew up in Austria, and for me real comfort food is Wiener Schnitzel. Wiener Schnitzel and mashed potatoes because it reminds me of my youth… It reminds me when I grow up and it feels very comforting.
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
Never eat while doing something else, because you won’t get the satisfaction from your food and you’ll be more likely to overeat.
I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand.
We need social and emotional learning in our schools. I think we also need to get good food in the schools. We can’t be feeding our kids Pop-Tarts and chocolate milk.
As long as there’s pasta and Chinese food in the world, I’m okay.
I want to be a chef, but I’m only a fat girl chef; like, I only like to make fat comfort food. I’m not, like, a healthy chef person.
In the 21st century our tastes buds, our brain chemistry, our biochemistry, our hormones and our kitchens have been hijacked by the food industry.
Thatgamecompany was founded with the philosophy that games are a form of entertainment, and entertainment is the food for emotion.
If you go to a restaurant and you go with people you like, your food will always taste really good.
Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.
On tour, people know that if they ever ask me what I want to eat, I will always say Asian food. I’m becoming a stereotype, but it’s what I want to eat. I want to eat rice.
When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout sandwiches; my brain cells were starving from lack of food. I’ll eat anything. I’ll eat dirt.
Biofuels such as ethanol require enormous amounts of cropland and end up displacing either food crops or natural wilderness, neither of which is good.
The problem is not actual number of calories we are producing – we have food waste issues. The problem is industrial food.
The food wasn’t very good in the first kitchen I ever worked in. But it was very busy, so I learnt to be fast, absorb pressure, use a knife, and say, ‘Yes, chef.’
Food should be fun.
I’m a southern boy raised in Gainesville, Georgia, so it’s natural for me to want fast food and sweet tea, but those are the things I’ve had to cut back on.
I tried to bake a cake for my mother’s birthday – it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days.
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down – our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
We have wild animals in zoos, yet people rarely meet their ‘food’ face to face.
My favorite thing to do in a new city is find new fast food. I seek it out. I’ll tweet and ask people what their favorite local place is, and if I get four or five with the same answer, then I’ll check it out.
Like the practice of breath control, meditation on the forms of God, repetition of mantras, food restrictions, etc., are but aids for rendering the mind quiescent.
I’m not a big fan of food, but when I do eat, I like to eat.
Well, I don’t think I’m a chef. I’m just someone that… I found a way of speaking. It was not a pen. It was not a brush. It was food.
My number one elixir for anxiety? Comfort food.
Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.
More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
I’m half Moroccan and half Indian so I have quite an adventurous taste in food.
I have a confession to make – I am very fond of junk food.
Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I’d say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I’ve seen.
Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction.
I’m a healthy eater, but I don’t consider Chick-fil-A fast food.
The environmentalists say capitalism is killing our oceans, air, land, and forests. Capitalists argue that they provide food, fuel, and building materials for a growing world.
It’s like wine and food, or coffee and a pastry – coffee’s awesome and a chocolate croissant is awesome, and together, they’re transcendent. To me, music is the same way. Chris Stapleton is transcendent. Julien Baker is transcendent. Together, they’re going to be euphoria.
Part of the reason that women go to college is to get out of the food service, clerical, pink-collar ghetto and into a more white-collar job. That does not necessarily mean they are being paid more than the blue-collar jobs men have.
I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.
It’s easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn’t magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
Food Stamp recipients didn’t cause the financial crisis; recklessness on Wall Street did.
We should all grow our own food and do our own waste processing, we really should.
In fact, blockchain has the potential to fundamentally change how we share information, buy and sell things, interact with government, prove our identity, and even verify the authenticity of everything – from the food we eat to the medicine we take to who we say we are.
Most vegetarians look so much like the food they eat that they can be classified as cannibals.
I am not Jewish, but I think that America invented nothing so fine as deli food.
I like to take a day off and enjoy fast food for what it is. I have to say that in New York, I’m really partial about taco trucks. I mean, I really can’t handle it. There is something about catching all those ingredients piled on top of each other: it puts me in a tizzy. I love it. I’m kind of a taco truck junkie.
Food is celebratory. People who don’t cook don’t know how much fun they’re missing.
From Julia Child to ‘The Galloping Gourmet’ and the Food Channel and Cooking Channel, our fascination with the spectacle of cooking has been a mainstay of TV entertainment.
We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
Food is a passion. Food is love.
How large and varied is the educational bill of fare set before every young gentleman in Great Britain; and to judge by the mental stamina it affords him in most cases, what a waste of good food it is!
Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.
My favorite food is Ramen.
If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.
Agriculture is not crop production as popular belief holds – it’s the production of food and fiber from the world’s land and waters. Without agriculture it is not possible to have a city, stock market, banks, university, church or army. Agriculture is the foundation of civilization and any stable economy.
In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
Because of media hype and woefully inadequate information, too many people nowadays are deathly afraid of their food, and what does fear of food do to the digestive system? I am sure that an unhappy or suspicious stomach, constricted and uneasy with worry, cannot digest properly.
I don’t think any other holiday embraces the food of the Midwest quite like Thanksgiving. There’s roasted meat and mashed potatoes. But being here is also about heritage. Cleveland is really a giant melting pot – not only is my family a melting pot, but so is the city.
In Kenya women are the first victims of environmental degradation, because they are the ones who walk for hours looking for water, who fetch firewood, who provide food for their families.
I always think if you have to cook once, it should feed you twice. If you’re going to make a big chicken and vegetable soup for lunch on Monday, you stick it in the refrigerator and it’s also for Wednesday‘s dinner.
Zombies let us explore notions of the apocalypse – no water, food, medical care, the government imploding – while letting us sleep at night.
Food can be expressive and therefore food can be art.
Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy.
An awful lot of food is thrown away. This you can call a spillover. It doesn’t sort of enter into our economic system because it’s a consequence of running things in a highly competitive way: the free market, global pricing and so on.
A lot of people believe Italian food is tasty because there are a lot of ingredients. But they don’t understand that the reason why it’s tasty is because there are less ingredients than in any other cuisine.
They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn’t the right word. I call it survival.
Well, we lost a lot of our independence already. We are dependent on China for credit. We are dependent on Middle Eastern countries for energy supplies. And many Americans are dependent on the government for their income, health care, education of their children, food stamps.
In most of the world, it is accepted that if animals are to be killed for food, they should be killed without suffering.
Italian food is my favorite food. It’s the most sophisticated eating system.
Civilization depends on our expanding ability to produce food efficiently, which has markedly accelerated thanks to science and technology.
Food waste is an atrocity that is reducible, if not completely avoidable.
My dog doesn’t worry about the meaning of life. She may worry if she doesn’t get her breakfast, but she doesn’t sit around worrying about whether she will get fulfilled or liberated or enlightened. As long as she gets some food and a little affection, her life is fine.
My favorite food is macaroni and cheese that my grandma makes. My favorite drink has to be Vita Coco coconut water.
Wine is bottled poetry.
Ever notice that Soup for One is eight aisles away from Party Mix?
For me, the good food starts with good product.
I love food. I’m a big food person. I’m really passionate about eating good food all the time.
Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
Addressing governance issues are important because whichever silo you work in, be it education, microfinance, sanitation, food or health, you would eventually hit governance deficit.
There is no typical day, not when there are so many people out there that I care about that can’t access good food in their neighborhoods.
When I eat with my friends, it is a moment of real pleasure, when I really enjoy my life.
Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy. It’s not about nutrients and calories. It’s about sharing. It’s about honesty. It’s about identity.
I know I have eaten more good food, drunk more beer and fine wine, had more friends, and seen more of the world than most men ever will.
If you put 100 people on an island with no food, no water, no hope of a ship coming, then some will overcome it and be resourceful, some will live in it, others will panic, and others will show horrific character, which is wrong. But not to understand that all alternatives are possible is wrong as well.
Whatever I’m doing, I’m in that moment and I’m doing it. The rest of the world’s lost. If I’m cooking some food or making soup, I want it to be lovely. If not, what’s the point of doing it?
My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.
My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual’s knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis.
Edible substances evoke the secretion of thick, concentrated saliva. Why? The answer, obviously, is that this enables the mass of food to pass smoothly through the tube leading from the mouth into the stomach.
When I’m back in New York – and this is a terrible thing to complain about – I eat a lot more really, really good food than perhaps I’d like to. So many of my friends are really good chefs. It’s kind of like being in the Mafia.
It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now.
From dead plant matter to nematodes to bacteria, never underestimate the cleverness of mushrooms to find new food!
I remember the first thing I ever tried was the ‘eating food for your blood type’ diet. It didn’t work for me. It left me fatigued and constantly tired.
Low-cost, high-grade coal, oil and natural gas – the backbone of the Industrial Revolution – will be a distant memory by 2050. Much higher-cost remnants will still be available, but they will not be able to drive our growth, our population and, most critically, our food supply as before.
Food sovereignty is an affirmation of who we are as indigenous peoples and a way, one of the most surefooted ways, to restore our relationship with the world around us.
So, what’s it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don’t recommend it.
Organic food is the best for you, and I’m eating the best, a lot of fresh vegetables. I also keep myself hydrated. It’s all made a big difference to my performance in the gym.
I love food, all types of food. I love Korean food, Japanese, Italian, French. In Australia, we don’t have a distinctive Australian food, so we have food from everywhere all around the world. We’re very multicultural, so we grew up with lots of different types of food.
The less food, the more time to talk, the more to talk about.
If we tackle deforestation in the right way, the benefits will be far-reaching – greater food security, improved livelihoods for millions of small farmers and indigenous people, more prosperous rural economies, and above all, a more stable climate.
I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead.
We have these weapons of mass destruction on every street corner, and they’re called donuts, cheeseburgers, French fries, potato chips, junk food. Our kids are living on a junk food diet.
While weight loss is important, what’s more important is the quality of food you put in your body – food is information that quickly changes your metabolism and genes.
Short cycle business are being impacted by credit, and are being impacted by gasoline prices, food, distribution businesses, chemical business.
I eat a variety of foods like vegetables, fruit and beef for protein and iron.
The food here is terrible, and the portions are too small.
I’ve been to therapists my whole life. I find the less attention I pay to food, the healthier I am. Any obsession is dangerous. And a whole country that’s obsessed with one thing, unless it’s, like, jeans, it’s very dangerous. Everyone’s obsessed right now with carbohydrates in this country. It’s ridiculous.
The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.
I don’t do dinner parties. I have people come to share the food I’ve cooked for the family.
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed.
By eating many fruits and vegetables in place of fast food and junk food, people could avoid obesity.
Our minds are like our stomaches; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
There are two books that I often travel with; one is ‘The Theory on Moral Sentiments’ by Adam Smith. The other is ‘The Meditations.’ It’s not that I agree with either views expressed in the books, but I believe ideas and thoughts of older generations can offer food for thought for the current generation.
Italian food is all about ingredients and it’s not fussy and it’s not fancy.
The thing that makes my generation The Greatest is our ability to hang out. We’re spectacular at it. If you take somebody from my generation and sit them on a couch and bring them food and plumbing, they’ll sit there and talk to you about anything you want until the day you die.
I’m a big foodie and I love the Food Network. I watch it alarmingly too much.
You can tell alot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
Italy will always have the best food.
It’s like spicy food – sometimes you have to tone it down so more people can enjoy it.
Global warming will threaten our crops, so natural food will be scarce. Hourglass, curvy bodies will be the aspirational beauty standard, representing that those women have access to bounties of fulfilling yet healthy food, which means they are affluent.
I used to get criticized for putting food in novels.
A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
I don’t know if you call a burger ‘recession food.’ It’s comfort food.
I was on food stamps until I was 18 and became an adult.
I hate ‘foodie’ because it’s cute, like pretty much all diminutives associated with eating. ‘Veggies,’ ‘sammies,’ ‘parm.’ I eat food, and I cook it: it’s for eating, preferably with friends, and I don’t make a fetish out of it.
If someone else is paying for it, food just tastes a lot better.
A food processor, or even one of those small bowls that fit on a stick blender, is a real treasure. No, that’s not an overstatement.
I get really mean or emotional if I don’t have food in my system.
Thanksgiving, our eminent moral holiday, doesn’t have much for children. At its heart are conversation, food, drink, and fellowship – all perks of adulthood.
If I could be doing anything, I’d be laying on the floor in my birthday suit eating junk food and watching something dumb on TV.
I was Persian-American, but I hated bringing Persian food to school. I just didn’t want to stand out in that way. I wanted to be like everybody else.
To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina.
Real nutrition comes from soybeans, almonds, rice, and other healthy vegetable sources, not from a cow‘s udder.
I can’t say this enough – the food that you put into your bodies can actually help you get better grades. And it can also affect your performance in sports and other activities too. You see, when you give your body the best possible fuel, you have more energy, you’re stronger, you think more quickly.
I’ve seen zero evidence of any nation on Earth other than Mexico even remotely having the slightest clue what Mexican food is about or even come close to reproducing it. It is perhaps the most misunderstood country and cuisine on Earth.
Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it’s jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner – but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.
‘Tampopo’s amazing. I think it’s an absolutely fantastic movie, but I don’t think it captures for me the meaning of food.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.