Bryan Miller Quotes (15 quotations)

1. Around every corner lurk greasy Fisherman's Platters that give children nightmares, Naugahyde minute steaks that put tofuburgers in a favorable light and all those ubiquitous fast-food indigestion huts. - Bryan Miller

2. At lunchtime the place is jumping, while at night the dining rooms could have been rented out for chess tournaments. - Bryan Miller

3. Cheese steaks are the gastronomic icons of this ethnic city. - Bryan Miller

4. Contrary to popular notion, truck drivers know nothing about good restaurants. If you want a reliable tip, drive into a town, go to the nearest appliance store and seek out the dishwasher repair man. He spends a lot of time in restaurant kitchens and usually has strong opinions about them. - Bryan Miller

5. I know a viscous butter sauce when I eat one, and that was one indeed! - Bryan Miller

6. Lutèce [is] a culinary cathedral [but Mr Soltner] acts as if his four-star rating hinges on your satisfaction. That is why the cathedral is packed to the choir loft twice daily. - Bryan Miller

7. Never eat Chinese food in Oklahoma. - Bryan Miller

8. Square meals, not adventurous ones, are what you should seek. - Bryan Miller

9. The disparity between a restaurant's price and food quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill. - Bryan Miller

10. The highway is replete with culinary land mines disguised as quaint local restaurants that carry such reassuring names as Millie's, Pop's and Capt'n Dick's. - Bryan Miller

11. The Model T of American cuisine. - Bryan Miller

12. The moist, flavorful meat is concealed under a thick slab of crisp fat that would make a cardiologist blanch. - Bryan Miller

13. The Polo Lounge is like a fine old mink coat: opulent, dignified and warm. - Bryan Miller

14. The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance. - Bryan Miller

15. The quality of food is in inverse proportion to a dining room's altitude, especially atop bank and hotel buildings (airplanes are an extreme example). - Bryan Miller

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