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Brillat-Savarin

[bree-ya-sa-va-ran] /bri ya sa vaˈrɛ̃/
noun
1.
Anthelme
[ahn-telm] /ɑ̃ˈtɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1755–1826, French jurist, writer, and gastronome.
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  • "I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner," said Brillat-Savarin, beginning an anecdote.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • "He had eaten; he had not dined," to adopt the distinction of Brillat-Savarin.

    The Mark Of Cain Andrew Lang
  • This quip has been wrongfully attributed to Brillat-Savarin.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • None more than Brillat-Savarin has carried the fame of Bresse abroad.

  • Since Brillat-Savarin it has been the fashion for magistrates to be epicures.

    The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre
  • Praise from Brillat-Savarin would not have delighted us more than this.

    Ten Years Near the German Frontier Maurice Francis Egan
  • "Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are," long ago observed Brillat-Savarin.

    H. R. Edwin Lefevre
  • Helwyse was a disciple of Brillat-Savarin,—in one word, a gourmand!

    Idolatry Julian Hawthorne
  • The discovery of a new dish, said Brillat-Savarin, is of greater importance to humanity than the discovery of a new planet.

    More Hunting Wasps J. Henri Fabre
  • The dinner would have contented a Brillat-Savarin: it was faultless; and the claret was that rare nectar, the Lafitte of 1848.

    Kenelm Chillingly, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Brillat-Savarin

Brillat-Savarin

/French brijasavarɛ̃/
noun
1.
Anthelme (ɑ̃tɛlm). 1755–1826, French lawyer and gourmet; author of Physiologie du Goût (1825)
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