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Good Restaurants Quotes


"A lot of restaurants serve good food, but they don't have very good service." - Wolfgang Puck

"Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it." - Fran Drescher

"I've gotten super into restaurants in L.A., so I try to go to different restaurants all the time that's a good way to explore L.A.: you can drive to a restaurant and discover a new neighborhood." - Gillian Jacobs

"I've gotten super into restaurants in L.A., so I try to go to different restaurants all the time... that's a good way to explore L.A.: you can drive to a restaurant and discover a new neighborhood." - Gillian Jacobs

"I just want to make a tray of good tofu. If people want something else, they should go to the restaurants and shops." - Yasujiro Ozu

"As for restaurants, I'd say I'm always down for Wendy's. A little fry dipping in a Frosty - that's a good deal." - Justin Deeley

"I love good food and I love to eat in nice restaurants. I love Japanese food. I love Gordon Ramsay in London; he is pretty amazing." - Isla Fisher

"I don't really have a life outside of movies. But I like to climb mountains and walk the dogs. I like fine wines and good restaurants." - Neil Marshall

"I hate to think of the day when nobody remembers me as an actor and I can't get good tables in restaurants." - Paul Henreid

"I love trying new restaurants." - Dana Goodyear

"Bad restaurants find unique ways to be bad. Good ones are good in the same way: good food, nice staff, a pleasant room. The human capacity for finding unique ways to screw things up always amazes me." - Jay Rayner

"The one thing I always talk about in terms of restaurants is consistency. I think that's what we love about the vodka, is that it's consistent. It's consistent in its pureness and that's how I tie it to restaurants. When I think of a good restaurant, it's where the food has been consistent; there's always a consistency." - Robert De Niro

"Why can't we have fine black restaurants with fine service by black people who always gave good service? Because we thought that is demeaning and it's not, it's a good living." - Leah Chase

"I dislike organized games, swimming pools, fashionable resorts, night clubs, music in restaurants, and political manifestoes; I enjoy driving from coast to coast, good food and drink, a few friends, dogs, the theatre, long walks, music and free conversation." - James Hilton

"I don't think there is anything good about fame. 'Tables in restaurants.' People say that but, then again, why don't you just call the day before? Or go eat somewhere else?" - Jodie Foster

"I'm on the mirror diet. You eat all your food in front of a mirror in the nude. It works pretty good, though some of the fancier restaurants don't go for it." - Roseanne Barr

"DAY: I have a good job, a lovely apartment, I go out with very nice men to the best places, the finest restaurants, the theater. What am I missing? RITTER: If you hove to ask, believe me, you're missing it." - Doris Day

"My home in Dallas is wonderful. I can walk everywhere. It's a pretty good hidden secret, Dallas. There are wonderful restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. It's just a beautiful city to be in." - Jodi Lyn Okeefe

"I've got a really great team around me. They're the ones that are in the restaurants on a day to day basis. Anyone that's good can't be stifled in any way. I don't baby people." - Todd English

"I'm a minnow compared to Caring with all his restaurants and clubs, and good luck to him. I've met him a couple of times. I've got no personal rancour against Richard Caring at all." - Robin Birley

"My home in Dallas is wonderful. I can walk everywhere. It's a pretty good hidden secret, Dallas. There are wonderful restaurants and a wonderful nightlife. It's just a beautiful city to be in." - Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

"The newly decorated theatres produced things like car parks and restaurants, so you could have a good night out, quite cheaply without all that bother of having to go somewhere else." - Timothy West

"I never subscribe to the stay-at-home policy. I'm not sick of the road or sick of eating in good restaurants around the country. I like to travel." - Levon Helm

"Here's the thing, I've been cooking more and more and I'm pretty good; the problem is I can only go out to restaurants that cook better than I do, therefore, it's expensive." - Mark Morris

"Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn't, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"When I first decided to open a restaurant, I was turned down by several banks. It was the late 80's and many restaurants were failing. I refused to give up because I knew I had a good concept." - Emeril Lagasse

"New York restaurants are about selling atmospheres." - Andy Warhol

"Restaurants are minefields for the socially inept" - Graeme Simsion

"Rarely do pens go dry in restaurants." - Nicholson Baker

"I don't like eating in restaurants." - David Chang

"I absolutely love low-key restaurants." - Andy Cohen

"I love restaurants from top to bottom." - Tom Douglas

"I like part-time jobs in restaurants." - Tao Lin

"When I moved to New York to act I was no good at working restaurants - hosting, waiting, bussing, dishwashing - I wasnt good at any aspect. But I did have a guitar. So I would sing Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard, but you would only hear the chorus because the train comes by every 30 seconds." - Michael Weatherly

"When I moved to New York to act I was no good at working restaurants - hosting, waiting, bussing, dishwashing - I wasn't good at any aspect. But I did have a guitar. So I would sing 'Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard,' but you would only hear the chorus because the train comes by every 30 seconds." - Michael Weatherly

"Woody Allen once said: "You know there must be intelligent life in space. The question is do they have good Chinese restaurants and do they deliver?" Which is really a joke, but it is also a very profound remark. When you say do they have good Chinese restaurants, what you're really saying is, "How much are they like us?" And when you say, "Do they deliver?" you're saying, "Can they get here?" Both of which are profound questions. And at the present, we have no answers." - Gene Wolfe

"I don't go to fast food restaurants anymore. That's out." - Mike Conley, Jr.

"I don't go to restaurants, I go to tables." - Langdon Winner

"Why do Greeks always open restaurants that fail?" - George Chakiris

"I worked in restaurants the first half of my life." - Bradley Cooper

"You don't take food home from restaurants in Sweden." - Greg Poehler

"I love new restaurants; I love trying out new foods." - Monica Seles

"All my life, I've had restaurants that were affordable." - Jose Andres Puerta

"I worked in 40 restaurants over a five-year period." - Charlie Trotter

"New York City has fantastic restaurants and, unlike London, a lot of the best restaurants are relatively cheap." - Tibor Fischer

"Restaurants are like having children: its fun to make them, maybe, but then you have them for good and bad. You are going to have to raise them and if something goes wrong when they are 30 years old, they will still be your little boy." - Wolfgang Puck

"Hotel bars are pretty good. No one bothers me there. Restaurants are safe. People are quite respectful when you're eating. But what I never do now is go to a busy bar on the weekend, or after 8 o'clock at night. That's the danger zone. Also being trapped. Never go on the Metro, or a bus." - Ricky Gervais

"Cities should function more like ecosystems, or even metabolisms. When we build, we should be thinking about how we can integrate into the ecosystems around us, but without sacrificing all the niceties of civilization like good restaurants, concert halls, and high-speed Internet access. I'm saying that partly tongue-in-cheek, but I'm also deadly serious. The future of technology is sustainable ecology." - Annalee Newitz

"For we have come by different ways to this place... I can tell by the natural ease with which you wear fine clothes and the way your mouth moves when you speak with waiters in good restaurants. You have come the way of castles and cathedrals, of elegance and empire." - Robert James Waller

"When I was a kid, we didn't eat in restaurants much, but a good report card meant my sister or I could choose anyplace in town for a dinner out, and I always picked Benny's, a dive bar near the train station, because they had the best nachos around." - Rosecrans Baldwin

"Before a game, I avoid having a heavy meal so that I don't feel sleepy at the board. You eat to be healthy, and that generally takes care of everything. Also, you can't be too finicky, since at tournaments you tend to eat at restaurants here and there. But, as long as you're eating sensibly, it's all good." - Viswanathan Anand

"We'll serve, on a good Saturday night six or seven thousand people in all the restaurants, and it's like, the percentages are that maybe one person's not going to like what they get. And I can't be there to fix it. I hate that. We're in this business to make things that please people." - Todd English

"What we are trying to do is to create a social business in Bangladesh, a joint venture to create restaurants for common people. Good, healthy food at affordable prices so that people don't have to opt for food that is unhealthy and unhygienic." - Muhammad Yunus

"Really, if I'm gonna eat a meat, I'd rather eat venison than anything and I do like it a little on the rare side. That's probably my favorite meat and I've had some awfully good venison in some of the great restaurants." - Mike Ditka

"Jackie Chan is a very good comedy/martial arts star. He does one kind of martial arts that Jet Li doesn't know how to do and Jet Li does a martial art that Jackie Chan doesn't know how to do. You can both go to two Chinese restaurants, but both can have different kinds of food." - Jet Li

"Restaurants are like having children: it's fun to make them, maybe, but then you have them for good and bad. You are going to have to raise them and if something goes wrong when they are 30 years old, they will still be your little boy." - Wolfgang Puck

"I'm open to starting restaurants anywhere as long as the produce that's readily available is high quality. For example, I'm never doing a restaurant in Shanghai because I saw the produce available there, and it's just not good. I won't do a restaurant in Moscow for the same reason." - Joel Robuchon

"The food in the House of Commons is fairly good. The cafe in Portcullis House is really very high quality, and you also have a choice of eating in the more traditional restaurants, the Churchill Room or the Members' Dining Room. I don't often eat in them, though, as I'm usually on the run." - Vince Cable

"A thousand restaurants close every month. They re-open, and that's good for America. Nobody's rescuing them. They employ people, too. If we let them go bankrupt, the factories don't go away, the creative people don't go away. They get employed more productively by others." - John Stossel

"I know what it's like to be famous. It's good money and it's great fun. A real kick in the pants. People wave at you and smile at you. You get great tables in restaurants. They send you gifts - beautiful clothes and cars." - Pierce Brosnan

"Good authour Good books" - Roald Dahl

"That's why they have menus in restaurants, you know. I like steak, somebody else likes spaghetti. That's why they have menus in restaurants. It's a great world." - Donald Trump

"If we have meetings, I try to schedule the meetings at different restaurants I want to try - so I always suggest the restaurants." - Geoffrey Zakarian

"I don't go to the cool, trendy restaurants. I go to either the holes in the wall or the super-fancy restaurants where there are no cool people." - Tyra Banks

"I have restaurants, bookshops... but it's not an empire, more... a puzzle. If it were an empire, all my restaurants would be the same." - Alain Ducasse

"The person earning the federal minimum wage of $7.25 isn't going out to eat at restaurants. They're not taking piano lessons. They're not going to the gym or the yoga studio. They're not sending mom flowers on Mother's day. What good is this person in the economy? If you raise it to $15 an hour, they're doing all of those things. And all of a sudden, not just business thrives, but small business thrives." - Nick Hanauer

"Now that you're an adult, you might still feel a pang of guilt when you decline a dinner invitation in favor of a good book. Or maybe you like to eat alone in restaurants and could do without the pitying looks from fellow diners. Or you're told that you're "in your head too much", a phrase that's often deployed against the quiet and cerebral. Or maybe there's another word for such people: thinkers." - Susan Cain

"Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people." - William Shakespeare

"Do good, feel good; feel good, do good." - Gretchen Rubin

"Good design is good business." - Thomas Watson Jr

"Good husbands make good wives." - Martha Finley

"Be good. Do something good." - David Nicholls

"Good economics is good politics." - Paul Keating

"Being good is good business" - Anita Roddick

"Good wares make good markets." - Nicholas Breton

"Good fathers make good sons." - Anonymous

"Good, but not religious-good." - Thomas Hardy

"Good cheese needs good companions." - James Beard

"Good fences make good neighbors." - Robert Frost

"Good government is good politics." - Richard J Daley

"Good people drink good beer." - Hunter S Thompson

"Good music is good music." - Gretchen Wilson

"Good fences make good neighbors." - Proverbs

"Look good, play good. Play good, eat good. Eat good, die good." - Deion Sanders

"Restaurants want to be judged on their intentions - not the results." - Mimi Sheraton

"You piss me off you Salmon... You're too expensive in restaurants." - Eddie Izzard

"Restaurants are a wonderful escape for me. And are for a lot of people" - Gay Talese

"We lunched and dined in crowded restaurants. We were always alone." - Muriel Box

"I'm a creature of habit. I go to restaurants all the time and stuff" - Jason Schwartzman

"Restaurants that have health-conscious consumers will pay attention to this." - Marion Nestle

"Dimly lit restaurants always make me think they're trying to hide the food." - Michael Kurland

"The peculiar dignity of men seen eating alone in restaurants on national holidays" - Stanley Elkin

"I work for a company that makes deceptively shallow serving dishes for Chinese restaurants." - Woody Allen

"I was in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants and movie houses in the '60s." - Joe Biden

"The one thing I always talk about in terms of restaurants is consistency." - Robert De Niro

"I love Los Angeles. It has a lot to offer culturally and has amazing restaurants." - Greg Rutherford

"How many restaurants do we know across the world that customers visit once and once only?" - Gordon Ramsay

"I love getting into restaurants and getting free stuff - that part of fame I definitely enjoy!" - Andy Cohen

"I'm very active. I've got two small daughters and four restaurants in three cities. I'm busy." - Geoffrey Zakarian

"I am not too proud of having my name associated with some of my restaurants." - Colonel Sanders

"In Japanese sushi restaurants, a lot of sushi chefs talk too much." - Masa Takayama

"Restaurants are a wonderful escape for me. And are for a lot of people." - Gay Talese

"I'm a private person; I stick to my neighbourhood and eat in my little restaurants." - Juno Temple

"The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don't really have a nightlife in the winter time." - Cecilia Bartoli

"Dallas is a huge city. Great shopping, great restaurants, great museums." - Julie Gonzalo

"Probably the earliest memories for me would be going to restaurants with my family." - Alexander Wang

"I'm obsessed with the theme parks and themed restaurants, I love it!" - Tyra Banks

"I think the best restaurants in America should be in California." - David Chang

"It's not easy to have success with restaurants in different cities, but I like the challenge." - Alain Ducasse

"London is the most important city in the world for restaurants." - Alain Ducasse

"The restaurants express the spirit of the chef, the spirit of the city, the country." - Alain Ducasse

"I wasn't a trained Mickey Mouse club performer. I played in jazz clubs and restaurants." - Norah Jones

"I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour." - Nigella Lawson

"Chinese restaurants have long been a weekly or monthly ritual for many Americans." - Jennifer Lee

"I am obsessed with Chinese restaurants. Like many Americans, I first discovered them in my childhood." - Jennifer Lee

"No one knows restaurants like a New Yorker - they're incredibly discerning and restaurant savvy." - Daniel Boulud

"I don't care what a lot of anonymous strangers think about restaurants." - Ruth Reichl

"One of my favorites to order in fancy restaurants is escargot." - Kirsten Prout

"I love to try new restaurants and breakfast places I can take my son to." - Beth Riesgraf

"I was working in restaurants as a captain and as a waiter." - Sally Schneider

"I'm a creature of habit. I go to restaurants all the time and stuff." - Jason Schwartzman

"Once the working classes were in chains, now they're in chain restaurants." - Will Self

"The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums." - Peter De Vries

"Going to any loud place is terrible for me. I'm bad at loud restaurants." - Bill Hader

"I'm just really into going out to eat and restaurants in general." - Gloria Votsis

"I come from a very big family, and I grew up in restaurants." - Gloria Votsis

"Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums." - Peter De Vries

"I like being able to walk or ride my bike to restaurants and do different things." - Andrew Luck

"In Tokyo, we have more three-star Michelin restaurants than Paris." - Nobu Matsuhisa

"My favorite knife is from Miyakoya in Japan - I have one in each of my restaurants." - Nobu Matsuhisa

"I don't relax. My main relaxation is meeting illustrators and publishers in restaurants and bars." - Tony Ross

"Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?" - Peter Brimelow

"When it ceases to be fun, I'll stop and just stay in my restaurants." - Emeril Lagasse

"I'm always astounded that people know who I am and what I do. I still have a lot of anonymity and that's good. I don't get bothered in restaurants and stuff like that. But when I'm at events that are really geared toward animation fans, they know who I am. And I'm so very pleased and so flattered by it. People are extremely complimentary to me, and that only encourages me to continue to do more really good work. I get paid by the studios, but I know I work for the fans." - Andrea Romano

"I go to the gym whenever I can. I actually have to eat to keep the weight on when I am working because I tend to lose too much weight. I like to workout. I don't cook. Not really, I like good restaurants. And sometimes I get back from work and it is too late to eat dinner so I just go straight to bed and I wake up the next morning starving and have to eat cheeseburgers for the pure energy. But in general I am a pretty healthy eater." - Rebecca Romijn

"I'm one of the people who believes that our losses were greater than our gains. Because before the Civil Rights movement we had entrepreneurship in the black community. Right now, in Harlem, if I wanted to get a shoe repaired, I would have a hard time finding a black shoe repairman. On near about every third corner, you could find a decent black barber, decent black laundry, had restaurants in the neighborhood that were open 24 hours. The food was good at 3 o'clock in the morning as at 3 o'clock in the afternoon." - John Henrik Clarke

"Good government is good politics and politics is good government." - Richard J Daley

"If good happens, good; if bad happens, good." - Laozi

"Feel good. Once you feel good, you look good, too." - Alessandra Ambrosio

"Having been to Europe and working and traveling there, the restaurants my wife and I remember were always off the beaten trail restaurants. So I tried to seek a little 'off the beaten trail,' but cool area." - Todd English

"I think a lot of times people design restaurants with flash in mind. I think you should design restaurants with function in mind. Make sure it's functional and works with what you're trying to accomplish. Design can come later." - Bobby Flay

"Now the restaurants have begun to catch up with the wine-making; there are numerous great restaurants in Napa Valley, and it's wonderful because the people are there for just that: great food and great wine." - Thomas Keller

"The part that I know I enjoy most is the restaurants. You can't do everything, you know? For me, the priority has been being deeply involved in my restaurants and figuring out different ways to make them run better." - Michael Mina

"You've always got to work to your highest ability level. When times are great and restaurants are jamming, that's when some restaurants get sloppy and take things for granted. Never take things for granted." - Michael Symon

"My cousin owns restaurants, and I used to work in his restaurants with his chef. I've always liked food, and I've always been interested in cooking and stuff like that." - Luke Pasqualino

"I founded Wang Laboratories . . . to show that Chinese could excel at things other than running laundries and restaurants." - Dr. An Wang

"I worked at restaurants and coffee shops and babysitting and just whatever I could do to make money." - Tig Notaro

"Even the busboys at the restaurants have a script to give you. Everybody is in the business." - Robin Wright Penn

"I don't think restaurants should refuse to serve minority people. They are quite tasty when prepared correctly." - Zach Braff

"Avoid restaurants with names that are improbable descriptions, such as the Purple Goose, the Blue Kangaroo or the Quilted Orangutan." - Calvin Trillin



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