Culinary Quotes Archive

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

Comfort food is really anything you want at

Posted December 07, 2018

“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

Posted December 03, 2018

“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

With so much evidence of depleting natural resources

Posted December 02, 2018

“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?”

Yehuda Berg

Fast food is the one thing everyone can relate to

Posted November 26, 2018

“Fast food is the one thing everyone can relate to. It’s depressing, but also interesting, that people desire to eat the same sandwich in every single city in the world. But the biggest bummer is when you see a Subway in Berlin. Just devastating.”

Patrick Carney

With the exception of octopus I don’t think I’ve met

Posted November 21, 2018

“With the exception of octopus, I don’t think I’ve met any food that I didn’t like. And by the way, sometimes I do like octopus. I’m just not crazy about it by itself. I love sea urchin. I love uni. If I’m going to die of anything, it’s going to be gluttony.”

Justin Timberlake

Barbecue sauce is like a beautiful woman

Posted November 21, 2018

“Barbecue sauce is like a beautiful woman. If it’s too sweet, it’s bound to be hiding something.”

Lyle Lovett

Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi

Posted November 20, 2018

“Kids are now eating things like edamame and sushi. I didn’t know what shiitake mushrooms were when I was 10; most kids today do.”

Emeril Lagasse

For the first 50 years of your life the food industry

Posted November 20, 2018

“For the first 50 years of your life the food industry is trying to make you fat. Then, the second 50 years, the pharmaceutical industry is treating you for everything.”

Pierre Dukan

Even if you don’t think you can cook well you can

Posted November 18, 2018

“Even if you don’t think you can cook well, you can cook better than the food industry.”

Michael Pollan