Canada & Canadian Food Quotes


“I saw a notice which said 'Drink Canada Dry' and I've just started.”

Brendan Behan, Irish author (1923-1964)

 

“In any world menu, Canada must be considered the vichyssoise of nations -- it's cold, half-French, and difficult to stir.”

James Stuart Keate, newspaper publisher (1913-1987)

 

“We have never been a melting pot. The fact is we are more like a tossed salad. We are green, some of us are oily, and there's a little vinegar injected when you get up to Ottawa.”

Arnold Edinborough (1922-2006)

 

“Was I catching the contagious enthusiasm of this Canadian? Was I truly euphoric at the sight of fresh-grilled pork?”

Professor M. Aronnax in 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' - Jules Verne (1870)

 

“Within the geography sandwiched between Mexico and Canada, there is an international choice of menus that has made here the whole world one.”

Louis P. De Gouy, The Soup Book (1949)

 

“The age of your children is a key factor in how quickly you are served in a restaurant. We once had a waiter in Canada who said, 'Could I get you your check?' and we answered, 'How about the menu first?'”

Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)
 

 

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