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“A man's worst enemy is his own empty stomach.”
Norman Douglas (1868-1952), 'Alone'
“Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.”
Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)
“O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou has no name to be known by, let us call thee devil....O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 'Othello'
“They ate frozen meat, frozen fried potatoes and frozen peas. Blindfolded, one could not have identified the peas, and the only flavor the potatoes had was the flavor of soap. it was the monotonous fare of the besieged...but...where was the enemy?”
John Cheever, American author (1912-1982)
“Gourmandism is an impassioned, considered, and habitual preference for whatever pleases the taste. It is the enemy of overindulgence; any man who eats too much or grows drunk risks being expelled from the army of disciples.”
Jean-Antheleme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
‘The Physiology of Taste’ (1825)
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