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Top 100 Quotes About Dining

#1. Well, then, happy news! Hakuna matata and all that," Ian said cheerily. "We'll rest and have a fine dining moment while we wait." He looked around at the various airport fast-food choices. "Well, er, we'll rest... - Author: Peter Lerangis
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#2. THE FIRST PRINCIPLE OF GASTRONOMY
There's a rule for proper doses
in the dinner-eaters lore:
one should stop the filling process
while one still has room for more.
And if someone at the table
had reminded me before -
Hallelujah! I'd be able
to absorb a little more. - Author: Piet Hein
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#3. My husband and I have a deal, which has worked out well: He cooks one Sunday, I cook the next. The kids set the table, and we eat in the dining room together, just as I used to do as a kid. - Author: Christa Miller
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#4. windowsill on the opposite side of the dining room. "What are you doing? - Author: James Patterson
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#5. Evil is an act, not an appetite. How many haven't wanted to slash the throat of some boor across the dining room table? Present company excepted of course. Everyone has the appetite. If you give in to it, it, that act is evil. The appetite is normal. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#6. The meat's so tough that it got up off the plate and beat the shit out of the coffee, which was too weak to defend itself. - Author: Harry Brandt
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#7. Hatred and food were served up in equal proportions at the Connor dining table as he was growing up. - Author: Bill Ward
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#8. Dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening. - Author: Art Buchwald
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#9. I love the intensity of the fine-dining kitchen, but loathe the fine-dining experience. - Author: David Chang
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#10. Okay, Galen."
"Galen, Emma," Nalia calls from the dining
room, saving him from making a fool of
himself. "Everyone is here."
Emma gives him a look that clearly says
"We're so not done with this conversation."
Then she turns and walks away. - Author: Anna Banks
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#11. He lit the dining-room lamp, got out a cigar, and began pacing the room, ejaculating. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#12. It was incredible to have J Dilla in your dining room making beats - it was one of the greatest experiences I've had. - Author: Common
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#13. Than she was, but for the next three days - or was it four? - the kids' meals would be her responsibility. "Let's go out for pizza!" Matt suggested exuberantly. He was standing on the raised hearth of the double fireplace that served both the kitchen and dining room, and Sharon - Author: Linda Lael Miller
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#14. I like the theater, dining and chasing women. Let me put it this way: I am a single, straight billionaire in Manhattan. It's like a wet dream. - Author: Michael Bloomberg
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#15. Think beyond the vase! If you have a vase of flowers on a dining table for a quick dinner party, think about scattering flower petals, leaves, or even fruit along the tabletop. - Author: Clinton Smith
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#16. Foreign diplomats could have modeled their conduct on the way the Negro postmen, Pullman porters, and dining car waiters of Roxbury [Massachusetts] acted, striding around as if they were wearing top hats and cutaways. - Author: Malcolm X
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#17. The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure no slight pleasure. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#18. I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person. It is tricky dining out, but I just stick to what I know - veggies, fruit and salad - then when I get home I'll have something else. - Author: Ariana Grande
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#19. We are a bed business, and a coffee-room business. We are not a general dining business, nor do we wish it. In consequence, when diners drop in, we know what to give 'em as will keep 'em away another time. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#20. Stop that!" Ghost Hemingway ordered. "It's like teaching goddamned cats to walk on their back legs." He sighed. "Standing eggs on end in a dining car." He signed again. "Talking to Scotty Fitzgerald sober. - Author: Dennis Vickers
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#21. 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). - Author: Bryan Q. Miller
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#22. But there's always a Mass. It's not a formal Mass at all. We're sitting around her dining room table with wine and Eucharist and holding hands. It's very informal and small, but to me that's a wonderful way to have Mass. - Author: Linda Vester
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#23. To be clever in the afternoon argues that one is dining nowhere in the evening. - Author: Saki
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#24. I simply adore getting dressed up for a special occasion. I feel incredible stepping out in luxurious fabrics and a bit of bling. That's also how I feel about special-occasion dining rooms. Because these aren't everyday spaces, they contain all sorts of drama for that once-in-a-while 'wow' event. - Author: Candice Olson
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#25. You can keep the dining room clean by eating in the kitchen. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#26. Never be daunted in public' was an early Hemingway phrase that had more than once bolstered me in my timid twenties. I changed it resolutely to 'Never be daunted in private'.
- M.F.K. Fisher A Is for Dining Alone - Author: Jenni Ferrari-Adler
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#27. Men think monogamy is something you make dining tables out of. - Author: Kathy Lette
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#28. Walt's idea was that - as soon as the people who were dining got through their main course. They were supposed to all be seated, served at the same time, when they got into the dessert. - Author: John Hench
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#29. A dining room table with children's eager hungry faces around it, ceases to be a mere dining room table, and becomes an altar. - Author: Simeon Strunsky
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#30. I think in France, for example, we can say whatever we want about the French, but going out and dining is more about the intellectual moment to share with the people you dine with than trying to figure out what the chef did with that little piece of salmon or lobster and all that. - Author: Daniel Boulud
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#31. In a policy shift which the historian Guy de la Bedoyere has compared with Western Imperialism, the Romans converted militant Britons to their way of life with consumer entincements, introducing them to the urbane pleasures of hot spas and fine dining, encouraging them to wear togas and speak Latin. - Author: Catharine Arnold
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#32. Listening to Britons dining out is like watching people play first-class tennis with imaginary balls. - Author: Margaret Halsey
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#33. But we were at your parents' dining table." I stare up at him, completely bewildered.
"No one's ever said no to me before. And it's so - hot. - Author: E.L. James
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#34. I don't think fine dining is dying, but I think those rare occasions when you really want the fanciness are diminishing ... I think a lot of people are going to find simpler, more casual ways to enjoy an experience. - Author: Mario Batali
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#35. Reading is a lot like fine dining ... Some readers prefer just the meat and potatoes; I enjoy a seven-course meal. - Author: Carmen DeSousa
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#36. While There may be power in forgiveness, there is even more power in lobbing a Molotov cocktail through someone's dining room window. - Author: Jim Norton
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#37. This is where the runaway train started down the track. I was inside the dining car enjoying a plate of cookies or something. I didn't feel it then. But the train had been boarded on Saturday night when we drank the bat. And this was the beginning of its journey. Right here. - Author: A.S. King
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#38. I love my kitchen. For Manhattan, I have a rather decent-size kitchen, and it has an opening that gives out to the dining room, which has a window with a view of the city and in the distance the Statue of Liberty. - Author: Mireille Guiliano
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#39. The conversation, like many others I had with people on trains, derived an easy candour from the shared journey, the comfort of the dining car, and the certain knowledge that neither of us would see each other again. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#40. He smells safe, too, like sunlit walks in the orchard and silent breakfasts
in the dining hall. And in the moments before I drift off to sleep, I almost forget about our war-torn city and all the conflict that will
come to find us soon, if we don't find it first. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#41. Am dining at Goldini's Restaurant, Gloucester Road, Kensington. Please come at once and join me there. Bring with you a jemmy, a dark lantern, a chisel, and a revolver. S. H. It was a nice equipment for a respectable citizen to carry through the dim, fog-draped streets. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#42. In all the practice centers in the tradition of Plum Village whenever the phone rings or the clock chimes in the dining hall, people stop everything they are doing and breathe consciously, releasing all thinking and any tension. - Author: Nhat Hanh
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#43. I'm a secret interior decorator. There's a mural on my dining room wall of the railroad tracks at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. I love having my hometown with me out here in California. - Author: Jill Scott
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#44. I spend more time in the kitchen than I have in the dining room, for obvious reasons, however, I just want to sit and indulge. - Author: Gordon Ramsay
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#45. The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation. I'd get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, Paul, I never got to talk to you. - Author: Paul Lynde
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#46. Still dressed in matching butler suits with pink bow ties, the redcaps filed into the dining room, every one of them scowling at me. Ash's eyes widened and he quickly hid his mouth under his laced fingers, but I saw his shoulders shaking with silent laughter.
Luckily, the redcaps didn't notice. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#47. Should l go on playing bridge and dining, going in the same old monotonous circle? It's easy that way, but it's a sort of suicide, too. - Author: Antoinette Perry
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#48. Fine dining teaches you how to cook many different things, and it gives you the basic fundamentals, but these specialty restaurants, they're not teaching you the broad foundation you need to become a well-rounded cook. - Author: David Chang
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#49. The Ritz in London has an old-fashioned charm, with waiters wearing tails and white gloves. The dining room is exquisite, with immaculate service and ornate details. - Author: Anton Du Beke
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#50. Properly speaking, of course, there is no such thing as a return to nature, because there is no such thing as a departure from it. The phrase reminds one of the slightly intoxicated gentleman who gets up in his own dining room and declares firmly that he must be getting home. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#51. He trailed off as he saw the books. Piles and stacks of them beside the sofa, another stack on the coffee table, a sea of them on her dining table.
Jesus Christ, Dane, you need treatment. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#52. In 1994, when I came to PepsiCo, there were really three businesses. They were soft drinks, which included both bottling and the concentrate company. There were salted snacks - Frito Lay. And restaurants where we had, we all talk of them, Pizza Hut, KFC and a whole bunch of casual dining chains. - Author: Indra Nooyi
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#53. In a city where people are almost as obsessed with food as they are with status, perhaps the best-kept secret of the dining scene is that the finest cuisine arguably isn't found at the Michelin-starred restaurants in five-star hotels but rather at private dining clubs. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#54. The roses, the lovely notes, the dining and dancing are all welcome and splendid. But when the Godiva is gone, the gift of real love is having someone who'll go the distance with you. Someone who, when the wedding day limo breaks down, is willing to share a seat on the bus. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#55. The artist committing himself to his calling has volunteered for hell, whether he knows it or not. He will be dining for the duration on a diet of isolation, rejection, self-doubt, despair, ridicule, contempt, and humiliation. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#56. In the dining room, next to my collection of colorful papier-mache Mardi Gras float art, hang draperies made of the New Orleans toile fabric that I designed pre-Katrina for Hazelnut. - Author: Bryan Batt
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#57. There is something about a martini, Ere the dining and dancing begin, And to tell you the truth, It is not the vermouth- I think that perhaps it's the gin. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#58. She haunted the makeup department until she was bored, then took a look around home furnishings. She wasn't ever going to get another dining room table, but really, there wasn't any harm in lookng ... - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#59. But if you're gonna dine with them cannibals
Sooner or later, darling, you're gonna get eaten ... - Author: Nick Cave
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#60. They'll be working through until it's done, so Janice has gone to KFC for a bargain bucket. They're dining al desko. - Author: Christopher Fowler
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#61. I notice you use 'work' and 'job' interchangeably. oughten to do that. A job's what you force yourself to pay attention to for money. With work, you don't have to force yourself. (Man dining at Claudia Sanders Dinner House) - Author: William Least Heat-Moon
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#62. There are many nations that have perfected a particular room. You know, you have the French drawing-room, the Austrian ball room, the German dining room, and I think the library is a room the English get right. - Author: Julian Fellowes
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#63. At the end, what matters is the strength of the string - not the wealth and power of the dining party. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#64. Never bring a weapon too big to double as a dining utensil to the table when dining with friends. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#65. I lurched away from the table after a few hours feeling like Elvis in Vegas - fat, drugged, and completely out of it. - Author: Anthony Bourdain
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#66. They moved from the drawing room to a dining room on the ground floor where they found spiders large as saucers lurking in the dresser (Ron left the room hurriedly to make a cup of tea and did not return for an hour and a half) - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#67. I never realized how much of the pleasure of dining out is watching people, otherwise it feels like ordering in with better utensils. - Author: Emma McLaughlin
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#68. Playwrights are like men who have been dining for a month in an Indian restaurant. After eating curry night after night, they deny the existence of asparagus. - Author: Peter Ustinov
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#69. All through that winter and into the spring, when our Tuesday and Thursday-night dinner shifts were done, Matt and I would sit at the long table near the salad bar and plan his end-of-the-year party, our voices echoing importantly in the cavernous wood-panelled dining hall. - Author: Tom Perrotta
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#70. I like being the people's champion when it comes to dining. - Author: Adam Richman
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#71. Back in the really olden days, dinner was seldom a ceremonial event for U.S. families. Only the very wealthy had a separate dining room. For most, meals were informal, a kind of rolling refueling; often only the men sat down. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#72. In fiction, characters could punch their bosses and get away with it.
In real life, you lost your job, and then you were dining on Cup-a-Soup seven nights a week instead of four. - Author: Sarah Morgan
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#73. We are thrilled with the response we are getting to Le Cirque at The Leela Palace New Delhi. Our goal is to bring a luxury dining experience consistent with international standards of excellence to the expanding and discerning clientele in India. - Author: Sirio Maccioni
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#74. There is so much ignorant prejudice against bees in a dining-room. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#75. Just this year, as I was sitting in dining hall at UO, a white student at the next table complained about the "invasion" of Asians on campus. Only outsiders invade. - Author: Alex Tizon
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#76. I think people are more savvy about cooking, food and dining. I notice they are looking for more value for their money - not in larger portions but more in terms of healthier, fresh, farm-to-table dishes with a nice presentation. - Author: Cat Cora
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#77. He thought of their kiss - had it really been two days ago? The image of Zac's kiss barreled into his mind. When everyone had filtered into the dining room for cinnamon rolls, Beau had confiscated the mistletoe. If anyone was getting another kiss from Kate, it was going to be him. - Author: Denise Hunter
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#78. When the humours were handed out, Ankh-Morpork got the one for joking and Quirm had to do make do with their expertise in fine dining and love-making. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#79. What's sad about not eating is the experience, whether at a family reunion or at midnight by yourself in a greasy spoon under the L tracks. The loss of dining, not the loss of food. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#80. Jack stood in the dining room just outside the batwing doors leading into the Colorado Lounge, his head cocked, listening. He was smiling faintly. Around him, he could hear the Overlook Hotel coming to life. It - Author: Stephen King
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#81. I have a dining room done in different shades of white, with white cushions embroidered in yellow silk: the effect is absolutely delightful and the room beautiful. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#82. The less a writer discusses his work and himself the better. The master chef slaughters no chickens in the dining room; the doctor writes prescriptions in Latin; the magician hides his hinges, mirrors, and trapdoors with the utmost care. - Author: Jack Vance
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#83. My kitchen was built for my body. It forms a 'U' in the middle of the living room and dining room. It's not huge, because I don't like huge kitchens. - Author: Ruth Reichl
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#84. When I go to a fine dining restaurant, I'm excited and I do expect to find proposals to wake my senses. - Author: Ferran Adria
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#85. Architects feel empowered to give opinions about politics and sociology and philosophy without knowing much about it. Kind of in the same way that they think they can design furniture or fashion or utensils for dining. - Author: Rafael Vinoly
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#86. I always knew I was going to be successful in some way with films. I don't know why. I had no particular talent, but I always knew I was going to be sitting in a dining room with Lucille Ball and at a cocktail party with Bette Davis. - Author: Robert Osborne
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#87. What I've found is that a lot of soldiers are surprisingly apolitical. Their reality is, "Today I'm going to leave the gate for twelve hours, and I'm going to make it back to the dining facility by sundown with the arms and legs of me and my buddies intact." - Author: Henry Rollins
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#88. The dining room table in the home of a person living alone becomes the entire world, divided into countries: the area for the mail, for work if there is any, a small duchy set aside for the placement of one dish, one bowl, one fork. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#89. I decided the least I could do was to sit with Mrs. Anderson. Heading to the dining car, I ordered my third pot of tea (my first three-pot problem - Mr. Holmes would be so proud) to be delivered to her compartment rather than mine. - Author: Angela Misri
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#90. He might have been encased in a thick glass bubble, so separate did he feel from his three dining companions. It was a sensation with which he was only too familiar, that of walking in a giant sphere of worry, enclosed by it, watching his own terrors roll by, obscuring the outside world. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#91. I used to love fine dining, but I lost my appetite for it to a degree because sometimes it is too much about the effort and too little about the result. - Author: Yotam Ottolenghi
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#92. IT WAS NOW LUNCH TIME AND THEY WERE all sitting under the double green fly of the dining tent pretending that nothing had happened. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#93. I don't care where you went to school. There - have I made your day? No? All right, I'll go further: I also don't care what your dad did for a living or how your mum voted. Nor do I mind whether you ate your tea in front of the telly, dinner at the kitchen table, or supper in the dining room. - Author: Robert Webb
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#94. One of her best paintings, Woman Enjoying a Quick Snack at Starbucks, is hanging in their dining room. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#95. I was standing in our dining-room thinking of nothing in particular, when a cablegram was put into my hand. It said, 'Susy was peacefully released today.'
It is one of the mysteries of our nature that a man, all unprepared, can receive a thunder-stroke like that and live. - Author: Mark Twain
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#96. The double doors separating the private dining room from the rest of Bernard's swung open. A tall broad-shouldered body filled the doorway. Hugh d'Ambray strode into the room. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#97. I am a chef through and through. Everything I do - whether it is cooking for kids in Harlem or cooking in a fine dining establishment - all my days are consumed by food. - Author: Marcus Samuelsson
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#98. In the Members' Dining Room, the Conservatives eat at one end, the Labour Party at the other, while the Liberals wait at table. - Author: Gyles Brandreth
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#99. To eat well, I always disagree with critics who say that all restaurants should be fine dining. You can get a Michelin star if you serve the best hamburger in the world. - Author: David Chang
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#100. It has always pleased me to read while eating if I have no companion; it gives me the society I lack. I devour alternately a page and a mouthful; it is as though my book were dining with me. - Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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