15 of the Greatest Food Quotes Ever
These food quotes will make you want to head to your favorite restaurant and fill up on a decadent meal without one ounce of guilt.
Fewer slices, less guilt
“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
Limit the diet food
“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” —Julia Child. If you find these food quotes amusing, you’ll also want to check out these punny food pickup lines.
Leave the leftovers for others
“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
Cooking with wine
“I always cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” —W.C. Fields. These food facts will change the way you eat.
“The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later, you’re hungry again.” —George Miller
Carrots are for rabbits
“Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who live in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.” —Fran Lebowitz. Take a break from these food quotes to learn about how 16 iconic foods got their names.
Veggies don’t age well
“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
Red is good
“Red meat is not bad for you. Now, blue-green meat—that’s bad for you!” —Tom Smothers. You probably never knew that these food product icons were based on real people.