Food Critics Quotes
"I went to dine at the 'restauranteur's place....one is treated well there but has to pay dearly for it."
Denis Diderot, 1765
(referring to M. Boulanger's, the first restaurant)
“If the soup had been as warm as the wine, if the wine had been as old as the turkey, if the turkey had had a breast like the maid, it would have been a swell dinner.”
Duncan Hines (1880-1859), American food critic and writer of food and lodging guidebooks.
“Nearly everyone wants as least one outstanding meal a day.”
“I've run more risk eating my way across the country than in all my driving.”
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them, and you have their shoes.”
“The quality of food is in inverse proportion to the altitude of the dining room, with airplanes the extreme example.”
Bryan Miller (NY Times Restaurant Critic)