10 Funny Food Quotes

Funny observations about food and eating from Julia Child, Yogi Berra, Miss Piggy and more!

from Reader's Digest | September 2008
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"When the waitress asked if I wanted my pizza cut into four or eight slices, I said, 'Four. I don’t think I can eat eight.'"
-- Yogi Berra

"The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook."
-- Julia Child

"The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found."
-- Calvin Trillin

"I always cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food."
-- W.C. Fields

"Love and sausage are alike. Can never have enough of either."
-- Trixie Koontz

"The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you’re hungry again. "
-- George Miller

"Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter."
-- Fran Lebowitz

"Never eat more than you can lift. "
-- Miss Piggy

"A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do."
-- P. J. O’Rourke
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"Red meat is not bad for you. Now, blue-green meat—that’s bad for you!"
-- Tom Smothers