100+ Funny Food Quotes to Make Foodies Laugh

Food is a necessity in life. But for food lovers, the aroma, flavors, and appearance are also essential. If you’re ready to laugh, read funny food quotes.

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The world is full of tasty foods and cuisines.

Culture plays a significant role in what and when you eat.

But you can explore other foods and find some you love.

Whether a foodie or food lover, read funny food quotes to get a good laugh.

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Hilarious food quotes

1. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” -Ernestine Ulmer

2. “I cook with wine. Sometimes, I even add it to the food.” -W.C. Fields

3. “My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.” -Orson Welles

Funny food quote by Orson Welles.
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4. “Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want.” -Gael Greene

5. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” -Julia Child

6. “Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” -Jim Davis

7. “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” -Doug Larson

8. “All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” -John Gunther

9. “There’s not a better feeling in the world than a warm pizza on your lap.” -Kevin James

10. “I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.” -Unknown

11. “Unless you are a pizza, the answer is yes, I can live without you.” -Bill Murray

12. “There’s nothing better than cake but more cake.” -Harry S. Truman

13. “I get way too much happiness from good food.” -Elizabeth Olsen

14. “He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.” -Samuel Johnson

15. “Strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces.” -Judith Viorst

16. “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” -Julia Child

17. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” -Barbara Johnson

18. “Never eat more than you can lift.” -Miss Piggy

19. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” -Charles Schulz

20. “Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” -Orson Welles

21. “Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed and puts them in your debt.” -Judith Olney

22. “Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza.” -Andrew W.K.

23. “I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.” -Erma Bombeck

24. “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” –Ludwig van Beethoven

25. “My favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.” -David Byrne

26. “Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.” -Robert Redford

27. “I won’t eat anything green.” -Kurt Cobain

28. “Primarily I’m a meat man, although once in a while I toy with a few vegetables.” -Nat King Cole

29. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” -Virginia Woolf

Funny food quote by Virginia Woolf.
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30. “I won’t eat any cereal that doesn’t turn the milk purple.” -Bill Watterson

31. “The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread, and fried chicken.” -Maya Angelou

32. “As long as there’s pasta and Chinese food in the world, I’m okay.” -Michael Chang

33. “You know, food is such – it’s a hug for people.” -Rachael Ray

34. “I don’t want to spend my life not having good food going into my pie hole. That hole was made for pies.” -Paula Deen

35. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” -M. F. K. Fisher

36. “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” -Coco Chanel

37. “Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.” -Sophia Loren

38. “I need healthy options around, or else if I get hungry, I’ll go straight for a cookie.” -Christina Tosi

39. “Why can’t I just eat my waffle?” -Barack Obama

40. “Life is too short, and I’m Italian. I’d much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.” -Sophia Bush

41. “Absolutely eat dessert first. The thing that you want to do the most, do that.” -Joss Whedon

42. “I eat steak primarily. That’s pretty much what my diet consists of. Sometimes I supplement that with other steaks.” -Jocko Willink

43. “Food is celebratory. People who don’t cook don’t know how much fun they’re missing.” -Leo Buscaglia

44. “I think about food literally all day every day. It’s a thing.” -Taylor Swift

45. “If I’m going to eat fast food, I’m going to McDonald’s. I don’t need to pretend.” -Chrissy Teigen

46. “I can eat two large pizzas and a tray of brownies in one sitting. I’m not sharing that. We can get another one, but I ain’t sharing.” -Dwayne Johnson

47. “I think of dieting, then I eat pizza.” -Lara Stone

Funny food quote by Lara Stone.
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48. “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” -Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

49. “I love raw cookie dough, right out of the tube. The other thing I eat is marshmallow fluff.” -Sandra Bullock

50. “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” -George Bernard Shaw

51. “Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It’s too controversial.” -Erma Bombeck

52. “Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken.” -Jonathan Swift

53. “In general I love to eat anything. I enjoy anything that is well prepared, a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak, sushi, refried beans.” -Martin Yan

54. “Nothing grounds you like a real authentic Mexican taco.” -Borns

55. “I always say, ‘Eat clean to stay fit; have a burger to stay sane.'” -Gigi Hadid

56. “Older people shouldn’t eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.” -Robert Orben

57. “If someone else is paying for it, food just tastes a lot better.” -Gilbert Gottfried

58. “My number one elixir for anxiety? Comfort food.” -Katie Lee

59. “Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” -Jo Brand

60. “Bad bread wrecks my outlook on life.” -Jeffrey Steingarten

61. “I still eat a burger at a counter with ketchup dripping down my face.” -Scarlett Johansson

62. “Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” -Fran Lebowitz

63. “I’m at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I’ve just had a mirror put over my kitchen table.” -Rodney Dangerfield

64. “Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.” -M. F. K. Fisher

65. “Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.” -Mitch Hedberg

66. “The food that enters the mind must be watched as closely as the food that enters the body.” -Pat Buchanan

67. “Wine is bottled poetry.” -Robert Louis Stevenson

68. “I could talk food all day. I love good food.” -Tom Brady

69. “Well, food’s always the way to anybody’s heart, I think, guy or girl.” -Josh Hutcherson

70. “I suppose there are people who can pass up free guacamole, but they’re either allergic to avocado or too joyless to live.” -Frank Bruni

71. “Every day is National Doughnut Day if you put your mind to it.” -Unknown

72. “Food is my drug of choice.” -Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

73. “You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” -Yogi Berra

74. “You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans.” -Ronald Reagan

75. “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” -Audrey Hepburn

Funny food quote by Audrey Hepburn.
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76. “You can’t make everyone happy. You’re not pizza.” -Unknown

77. “So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.” -Franz Kafka

78. “He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.” -Jonathan Swift

79. “Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake.” -Dean Koontz

80. “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria.” -David Auerbach

81. Fries before guys… and pretty much everything else.” -Unknown

82. “Initially let your food do the talking. You’ll be surprised how far you go in a short period of time.” -Gordon Ramsay

83. “When I ponder my mind I consistently find It is glued on food.” -Ogden Nash

84. “I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.” -Robert Mondavi

85. “A human being is primarily a bag for putting food into.” -George Orwell

86. “Home is wherever I’m with food.” -Unknown

87. “Eating good food is my favourite thing in the world. Nothing is more blissful.” -Justine Larbalestier

88. “Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” -Mark Twain

89. “Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” -Irish Proverb

90. “Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.” -James Patterson

91. “I’m pretty sure that eating chocolate keeps wrinkles away because I have never seen a 10-year-old with a Hershey bar and crows feet.” -Amy Neftzger

92. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” -Federico Fellini

93. “A party without cake is just a meeting.” -Julia Child

94. “Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.” -Erma Bombeck

95. “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” -Oscar Wilde

96. “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” -Harriet Van Horne

97. “The only think I like better than talking about food is eating.” -John Walters

Funny food quote by John Walters.
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98. “Ice cream is exquisite – what a pity it isn’t illegal.” -Voltaire

99. “I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.” -Erma Bombeck

100. “Life is too short for self-hatred and celery sticks.” -Marilyn Wann

101. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” -Paul Prudhomme

102. “My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.” -Dolly Parton

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