If you don't have a seat at the table, you're probably on the menu.— Elizabeth Warren
Most Powerful Menus quotations
Don't settle. Don't finish crappy books. If you don't like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you're not on the right path, get off it.
I saw a Werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand
Of all the items on the menu, soup is that which exacts the most delicate perfection and the strictest attention.
Life is a menu. Whatever you order is what's delivered to the table.
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.
We have some breaking news from our dedicated kale coverage desk here at NPR.
Starting now, Chick-fil-A has kale on its menu next to the spicy chicken sandwich and the waffle fries. It's called the Superfood Side.
Modern education is like being taken to the world's greatest restaurant & being forced to eat the menu.
Late February, and the air's so balmy snowdrops and crocuses might be fooled into early blooming. Then, the inevitable blizzard will come, blighting our harbingers of spring, and the numbed yards will go back undercover. In Florida, it's strawberry season- shortcake, waffles, berries and cream will be penciled on the coffeeshop menus.
Is it possible to get a cup of coffee-flavored coffee anymore in this country? What happened with coffee? Did I miss a meeting? They have every other flavor but coffee-flavored coffee. They have mochaccino, frappaccino, cappuccino, al pacino...Coffee doesn't need a menu, it needs a cup.
When entertaining, it's great to wow your guests with an outstanding recipe, but it's also very important to design a menu that's not too demanding of yourself, otherwise everybody will have fun but you. A great appetizer or simpler dish is a good way to work a menu that's delicious but does not impose too much effort or time spent in the kitchen.
According to a new poll, Republicans are more likely to have a doughnut for breakfast, while Democrats prefer to eat bagels and croissants. While Independents are that annoying friend who's still looking at the menu after 15 minutes.
Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables, helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word, but it keeps a balance of freshness and health.
Going out to eat is expensive. I was out at one restaurant and they didn't have prices on the menu. Just faces with different expressions of horror.
Fast food is popular because it's convenient, it's cheap, and it tastes good.
But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.
I hope God speaks English. If I get up to heaven and have to point at a menu, I'm gonna be pissed.
Usability is not everything. If usability engineers designed a nightclub, it would be clean, quiet, brightly lit, with lots of places to sit down, plenty of bartenders, menus written in 18-point sans-serif, and easy-to-find bathrooms. But nobody would be there. They would all be down the street at Coyote Ugly pouring beer on each other.
But a myth, to speak plainly, to me is like a menu in a fancy French restaurant: glamorous, complicated camouflage for a fact you wouldn't otherwise swallow, like maybe lima beans.
Respecting the dignity of a spectacular food means enjoying it at its best.
Europeans celebrate the short season of abundant asparagus as a form of holiday. In the Netherlands the first cutting coincides with Father's Day, on which restaurants may feature all-asparagus menus and hand out neckties decorated with asparagus spears.
I like to eat sweets. When I go to a restaurant, I'll read the dessert menu before I even look at the entrees.
In restaurants where they serve frog's legs, what do they do with the rest of the frog? Do they just throw it away? You never see "frog torsos" on the menu. Is there actually a garbage can full of frog bodies in the alley? I wouldn't want to be a homeless guy looking for an unfinished cheeseburger and open the lid on that
I'm like the most expensive, exotic item on a gourmet menu.
People can wonder about the sensuous delights of the dish, but they can't afford such an expensive luxury
If it doesn't taste good it doesn't go on the menu
Lunches don't get free just because you don't see the prices on the menu.
And economists don't get popular by reminding people of that.
In the menu, there should be a climax and a culmination. Come to it gently. One will suffice.
If you only design menus that are essentially junk or fast food, the whole infrastructure supports junk.
My fantasy is to have a restaurant where there are no written menus, but where you just ask people, What are you in the mood for? Fish? Meat? White wine?
Nothing against comedy clubs, they work.
But when you're sitting with a tablecloth and a candle and an appetizer menu, three-drink minimum, it can feel more like a dinner theater than a live experience.
I get excited about room-service menus! I really do.
Composing a concert is like composing a menu.
... If you start with light pieces and play a 45-minute sonata after the interlude, it's like starting dinner with hors d'oeuvres and dessert and finishing with a Châteaubriand and vegetables.
I’m going to grab a cheeseburger,” I told Patch.
“Want anything?” “Nothing on the menu.” I smiled. “Why, Patch, are you flirting with me?
I was a little stunned that we didn't get a coloring book with this menu.
Language leads a double life - and so does the novelist.
You chat with family and friends, you attend to your correspondence, you consult menus and shopping lists, you observe road signs, and so on. Then you enter your study, where language exists in quite another form - as the stuff of patterned artifice.
In your spare time, google the ingredients in all the foods you are eating.
If you care about yourself, you may change your menu
Coffee doesn't need a menu, it needs a cup.
That's all it needs! Maybe a saucer underneath the cup — that's it.