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A strangely prolonged lunch involving lobster, that infernally overrated food ... -- Claire Messud
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Food keeps us alive, as we all know. Nourishment allows us to grow and be healthy. But good cooking takes us beyond survival and into the realms of culture and pleasure. -- Fernando Divina
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What's my favourite food? One you order out. -- Abigail Breslin
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One recent menu for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo consisted of orange glazed chicken, fresh fruit crepe, steamed peas and mushrooms, and rice pilaf. Sounds like the sort of thing you'd get at Windows on the World - if it still existed. -- Ann Coulter
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A meal was no more than a fragile defense against the inevitability of the next meal. Food itself could never answer the question of food; it only delayed the moment when the question would have to be asked in earnest. -- Paul Auster
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A restaurant wine list is praised and given awards for reasons that have little to do with its real purpose, as if it existed only to be admired passively, like a stamp collection. A wine list is good only when it functions well in tandem with a menu. -- Gerald Asher
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I'm such an avid magazine reader - music, art, beauty magazines - and I found that food and restaurants were pouring into everything I cared about. Whether it was the pop-up concept, or some mysterious mini-mall restaurant, I got swept up in the sexy romance of the food movement. -- Drew Barrymore
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Before he could even introduce himself I asked about the cocktail menu. If I was going to sit through this lunch, I was going to need some help. -- Adriane Leigh
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Fifteen years ago, France was the promised land of cooking. So I looked at a map, found five restaurants and faxed them to ask for a job. Within five minutes, I got a reply from the then three- star Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier. -- Rene Redzepi
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Prepare your food attractively and serve it nicely. -- Diane Von Furstenberg
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If you only design menus that are essentially junk or fast food, the whole infrastructure supports junk. -- Jamie Oliver
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It is the wee hours of the morning, ma petite. The room service menu is somewhat limited. Jason has donated blood twice to me tonight; he needed protein." Jean-Claude smiled. "It was either take-out, or he could eat Larry. I thought you'd prefer take-out. -- Laurell K. Hamilton
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If you're cooking with love, every plate is a unique event - you never allow yourself to forget that a person is waiting to eat it: -- Bill Buford
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There are very sophisticated, very time-consuming dishes to prepare; always from scratch, and always in excess of what you could possibly need. You tend to kill your guests with kindness around here. -- Anthony Bourdain
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To a billion people around the world surviving on just a dollar a day, the question of what to eat tonight is more about life and death than about recipes. The struggle of poor people around the globe weighs heavily on me, especially now that I am a mother, which is why I work with Oxfam. -- Giada De Laurentiis
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After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service. -- Paul Prudhomme
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Women's Magazine, "A study found that the act of physically closing your menu once you've decided what to order can make you feel more satisfied with your choice. -- Jessica Knoll
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I want order and taste. A well displayed meal is enhanced one hundred per cent in my eyes. -- Marie-Antoine Careme
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Cuisine has become too complicated - this is about subject, verb, adjective: duck, turnips, sauce. -- Alain Ducasse
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In theory, food writing is an aid or a prelude to actual meals: you read a recipe, and then you cook. In practice - in a 'paradox' that Michael Pollan, among others, has identified - our current gastronomic fantasies, particularly on TV, have coincided with a decline in home cooking. -- Bee Wilson
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I saw a Werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand -- Warren Zevon
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Yeah the appetizer, that's the food we eat before we have our food ... No no you're thinking of dessert, that's food we eat after we have our food. -- Jim Gaffigan
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I don't cook. I don't know anything about food. I've never reviewed a restaurant. -- Calvin Trillin
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An understanding of what food is and how cooking works does no violence to the art of cuisine, destroys no delightful mystery. Instead, the mystery expands from matters of expertise and taste to encompass the hidden patterns and wonderful coincidences of nature. -- Harold Mcgee
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I just grill chicken and make very simple cuisine. -- Takeru Kobayashi
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Through my work and travels I have been lucky enough to have been exposed to various eclectic cuisine running the gamut from small local cafes to iconic five-star restaurants. -- Mark Hyman
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When a customer receives a dish, they get food and design at the same time. -- Ferran Adria
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I myself am not particularly interested in restaurant cooking. I don't really want to learn how to make a napoleon. I'd much rather learn how to make a very good lemon cake, which you can make in your own home. I like plain, old-fashioned home food. -- Laurie Colwin
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Babbo's menu is only four pages, but it's overwhelming - there are 20 different pastas in there, a lot of stuff. There is nothing I hate more than a useless, lazy menu with only three appetizers and four entrees. -- Joe Bastianich
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The proper place to eat lobster ... is in a lobster shack as close to the sea as possible. There is no menu card because there is nothing else to eat except boiled lobster with melted butter. -- Pearl S. Buck
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Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture. -- Mark Kurlansky
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In spite of food fads, fitness programs, and health concerns, we must never lose sight of a beautifully conceived meal. -- Julia Child
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A meal, however simple, is a moment of intersection. It is at once the most basic, the most fundamental, of our life's activities, maintaining the life of our bodies; shared with others it can be an occasion of joy and communion, uniting people deeply. -- Elise M. Boulding
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Food is not just what we put in our mouths to fill up; it is culture and identity. Reason plays some role in our decisions about food, but it's rarely driving the car. -- Jonathan Safran Foer
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Huh - Why is Max in the kitchen?"
Dr.Martinez: "We're cooking."
Gazzy: "She's just keeping you company, right?"
Dr.Martinez: "No, she's cooking."
Nudge: "Cooking ... food?"
Max: "Yes, I'm cooking food, and it's great, and you're going to eat it, you twerps! -- James Patterson
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A meal can be thought of as a ritual and a work of art, with limits laid down, desires aroused and fulfilled, enticements, variety, patterning and plot. As in a work of art, not only the overall form, but also the details matter intensely. -- Margaret Visser
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The Momofuku Culinary Lab started as a space where we could focus on creating and innovating. I didn't want us to worry about working on projects in a restaurant; there are just too many distractions in service and running a kitchen to be able to focus on creating your dishes. -- David Chang
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A restaurant is a compendium of choices that the owner has made. If you look around a restaurant, everything represents a choice: the kind of salt shaker that's on the table, the art on the walls, the uniforms on the waiters. -- Danny Meyer
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Today's kitchen is all about a well-planned space that makes cooking a completely interactive experience among family and friends. -- Candice Olson
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I'm like an expensive menu ... you can look but you can't afford! -- Anna Kournikova
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There are really only so many foods and so many ways you can prepare them. -- Paula Poundstone
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People have all this interest in food. But for most people, it's a mystery how to prepare food. I wanted the knowledge cooks know: the in-your-fingers knowledge you get by doing it over and over. -- Bill Buford
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I, alas, must present myself somewhat ignominiously as a chef in a busy kitchen. Somewhere a novel is bubbling on a back burner, an old attempt at history may come out of the freezer. -- Theodore White
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Food is important for me, but as a restaurant group, to expand, you know, we have to look where the best market are - where the best markets are. -- Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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With food, you're the artist; you put the colour in it, you present it to the table and it has the ability to knock out the senses. It can look fabulous, be beautifully presented and smell great and taste good as well. -- Anthony Warlow
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Food-- like sex, politics, and religion-- is an intensely personal, emotional, and complicated subject. -- David Kirby
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One of the greatest opportunities to live our values-or betray them-lies in the food we put on our plates. -- Jonathan Safran Foer
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Enjoy your Evening."
"That will depend on the menu. If it's beef, it will be a tolerable meal. If it's chicken ... " Elliot shuddered. "What is the point of chicken?"
"Eggs? -- Anne Bishop
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Travelling to make television programmes means I have some unusual food memories. In Pasto, Colombia, I was taken to a restaurant where I chose my meat for the evening from a cage of white rats. It tasted perfectly good - like rabbit. -- Jonathan Dimbleby
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Soup is cuisines kindest course -- Virginia Woolf
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Many people see the chance to eat something for nothing, without the need to cook or wash up, as the great consolation of going out to dinner. But they forget quite how difficult it is to talk to a stranger and eat at the same time. -- Craig Brown
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Food - like art, like music - brings people together, it's true. It begins, though, with a private experience, a single person stirred, moved, and wanting company in that altered stated. So we say, "You have to taste this." We say, "Please, take a bite. -- Jessica Fechtor
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Food as a hobby used to be an elite pastime, and it has become something that is totally ordinary for people of every background. In that way, we see the growing up of the American food scene: that it's okay to be a regular person and be really into food. -- Dana Goodyear
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I told you this would happen. But, no, you had to go for the buffet, didn't you? -- Mark Twain
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You would not serve junk food at a banquet, and your book must be a banquet. Get your language from Swift , not from Shopsy's. -- Robertson Davies
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Food to me, in one word, is 'creativity' or 'expression.' It's simply, 'This is who I am at this point in time, and this is what I want to cook for you.' -- Graham Elliot
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where did these people their food? i'm hungry. -- Robert E. Howard
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As I move along the line, other food items are plunked onto my tray: a small salad of iceberg lettuce and bacos, a slice of white bread with a pat of Hotel Holiday butter and blob of red Jell-O with fruit cocktail trapped inside. Instantly, I feel compassion for the trapped fruit. -- Augusten Burroughs
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Chefs who cook in these ivory towers are in control in their own world. We try to approximate that world as best we can, but ultimately our goal is to please our clients. -- David Castle
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But our goal, remember, is to feed around our table the people we love. We're not chefs or restaurateurs or culinary school graduates, and we shouldn't try to be. Make it the way the people you love want to eat it. -- Shauna Niequist
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meals such as soups and casseroles we store -- Connie Mcbride
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A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger. -- Edward Abbey
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Two platters of cashew chicken double delight, egg rolls, lumpia dogs, dessert, coffee" - she paused - "and this. -- William Bernhardt
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I love simple foods as well as grand. Dinners that take a half-hour from skillet to plate are as important as a five-course dinner. A meal that can materialize in an hour and be presented with care, love and pride is something every busy person longs to be able to do. -- Anna Pump
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Let's go to the food court and try some food. -- Arthur D. Hlavaty
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Food is a language of care, the thing we do when traditional language fails us, when we don't know what to say, when there are no words to say. -- Shauna Niequist
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Thinking about lunch. Smoked salmon with pedigreed lettuce and razor-sharp slices of onion that have been soaked in ice water, brushed with horseradish and mustard, served on French butter rolls baked in the hot ovens of Kinokuniya. A sandwich made in heaven -- Haruki Murakami
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a pot a cook but the food na kno -- Bob Marley
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One must know combinations, one must have a true knowledge of food to be in the moment. -- Charlie Trotter
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It takes a little time, but the pleasures of cooking begin before the pleasures of the palate, and preparing means anticipating ... -- Umberto Eco
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When you go to a restaurant, the less you know about what happens in the kitchen, the more you enjoy your meal. -- Jeffrey Wright
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The bible of cooking. The all-time argument ender. Early in my cooking career, I wielded my Larousse like a weapon and it never let me down. -- Anthony Bourdain
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Hunger makes dinners, pastime suppers. -- George Herbert
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You'll be reading the breakfast menu without me before you know it.
Hmm, maybe I don't want to learn French -- Stephanie Perkins
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Make [food] simple and let things taste of what they are. -- Curnonsky
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Restaurants and chefs have become followed by such a broad swath of the public, in a way that used to be reserved for sports stars, movie stars, and theater actors. Restaurants are in the firmament of today's common culture. -- Danny Meyer
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Food is so important - it sustains us, it provides a social focal point, and it is fun. I cannot unravel the difference between love in my family and the preparation of food because they are so closely woven. -- Adriana Trigiani
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Let me ask you: Who do you prefer, a clown organizing your menu - with all due respect to Mr. McDonald - or a chef? I do believe it's a very simple answer. -- Jose Andres
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Food is at the core of our lives in ways we don't always think about - how it affects our environment, how it affects our health and well-being, how it affects the expense of society, the expense of government. -- Cory Booker
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Since that era the question "Do you have any food restrictions?" has become a part of the etiquette of a dinner invitation, and participants at conference dinners can now tick a box that will replace a plate of rubber chicken with a plate of sodden eggplant. -- Steven Pinker
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I don't consider myself a food person. I'm no Bobby Flay. I'm no Emeril or Paula Deen, and I'm certainly not Rachael Ray. -- Al Roker
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What does happen in 'Gourmet,' we had eight test kitchens, and at any given time, there were, like, ten or twelve test cooks. And whenever anybody finished something, they would yell, 'Taste!' and everyone would go running towards it, and then taste, and then brutally deconstruct the dish. -- Ruth Reichl
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Restaurant critics all struggle with the difficulty of writing about eating without resorting to the word 'delicious' and its synonyms. -- Bee Wilson
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One day, the people who work in my kitchen stir-fried chopped Napa cabbage to serve with some meat or fish for their own dinner. I got to thinking: 'What if the cabbage was the most important thing on the plate?' -- Nobu Matsuhisa
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Food is one part of the experience. And it has to be somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the dining experience. But the rest counts as well: The mood, the atmosphere, the music, the feeling, the design, the harmony between what you have on the plate and what surrounds the plate. -- Alain Ducasse
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I put the hamburger on the assembly line. -- Ray Kroc
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the best choice we have on the menu tonight. -- David Vann
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Food is the place where you begin. -- Vandana Shiva
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These days, meals are more open to personal preferences. People like to serve themselves. -- Yotam Ottolenghi
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Our kitchen is a kitchen that makes food designed to be tasted with the five senses and it requires concentration to appreciate all that we want to express. -- Ferran Adria
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I want to teach [people] the secret of great visual presentation. Your stomach sees the food first, and I want to help them match food flavor profiles with the aesthetics of everything. -- Wolfgang Puck
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Student food." His eyes went to the tomato on the sill. "Whatever's in the refrigerator over pasta. -- Kim Harrison
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We have some nachos left." Carlos motioned to a plate on the table. "But I don't suppose you're interested."
"I already ate." Ian sat at the end of the table.
"Anyone we know?" Carlos's amber eyes twinkled. "Ouch." He glared at Toni. -- Kerrelyn Sparks
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A watched supper dish never fills! -- Charles M. Schulz
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All food starting with p is comfort food: pasta, potato chips, pretzels, peanut butter, pastrami, Pizza, pastry. -- Sara Paretsky
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Even more then long hours in the kitchen, fine meals require ingenious organization and experience which is a pleasure to acquire. -- Elizabeth David
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It is critical to have a sound understanding of traditional culinary principles before attempting to push boundaries in cuisine. Larousse Gastronomique helps me execute the progressive cooking we do at Alinea. -- Grant Achatz
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Sorry, I'm not much of a cook. -- Isaiah Mustafa
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My cooking is simply ingredients plus umami. -- Nobu Matsuhisa
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I'm not a foodie - I'm an eater: I'm hungry. -- Kate Christensen