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Help me remember this quote

sue z Apr 6, 2005 02:52 PM

I'm trying to recall a quote that goes something like "the creation of a new dish is equivilant to the birth of a star." I think it comes from some old French chef but can't find a source for it. Tried Bartlett's but came up dry. Anyone know what I'm talking about and who said it?

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    FlyFish RE: sue z Apr 6, 2005 03:10 PM

    "The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star."

    Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
    Physiologie du Gout, 1825

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