Seeing is deceiving. It’s eating that’s believing.
When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
Don’t let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with common things. It is chief of this world’s luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat. It was not a Southern watermelon that Eve
Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what’s for lunch.
When a poor man eats a chicken, one of them is sick.
I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around.
A gourmet can tell from the flavor whether a woodcock’s leg is the one on which the bird is accustomed to roost.
Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
Edible: Good to eat, and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pig, a pig to a man, and a man to a worm.