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Salad is roughage and a French idea.
For anyone addicted to reading commonplace books ... finding a good new one is much like enduring a familiar recurrence of malaria ...
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
... gastronomical perfection can be reached in these combinations: one person dining alone, usually upon a couch or a hill side; t ...
[Bachelors'] approach to gastronomy is basically sexual, since few of them under seventy-nine will bother to produce a good meal u ...
... ostentatious dining has little dignity about it, although the combination is possible.
The things men come to eat when they are alone are, I suppose, not much stranger than the men themselves.... A writer years ago to ...
... most bereaved souls crave nourishment more tangible than prayers: they want a steak. What is more, they need a steak. Preferab ...
... having bowed to the inevitability of the dictum that we must eat to live, we should ignore it and live to eat ...
Life is hard, we say. An oyster's life is worse. She lives motionless, soundless, her own cold ugly shape her only dissipation ...
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