Culinary Quotes Archive

This is a collection of quotes about food by people familiar to the culinary world and not.

I am a sucker for those old traditional places and

“I am a sucker for those old traditional places, and Rome is as good as it gets, particularly when you throw in Italian food.”

Roger Federer

From the described experiment it is clear that the

“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.”

Ivan Pavlov

I love chicken fingers I love French fries

“I love chicken fingers, I love French fries. I love desserts. I’m not just into dessert or just into savoury food. I love it all. I’m a pig. I love food. So it takes a lot of discipline to eat healthy.”

Holly Madison

I know my husband really loves me because he takes

“I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I’m the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around.”

Julia Barr

The journey is part of the experience an expression

“The journey is part of the experience, an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.”

Anthony Bourdain

When people say they prefer organic food what they

“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.”

Michael Specter

What I’ve enjoyed most though is meeting people who

“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!”

Jamie Oliver

I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is

“I love Thanksgiving because it’s a holiday that is centered around food and family, two things that are of utmost importance to me.”

Marcus Samuelsson

Comfort food is really anything you want at

“Comfort food is really anything you want at that time. That said, I really love Naple-style pizza.”

Geoffrey Zakarian

For me to go casual is not to go simple

“For me to go casual is not to go simple. To me, it is to be able to bring back the art of tradition and the soul of French food and my interpretation of that.”

Daniel Boulud