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Jun 30, 2014 09:21 AM

Leave the gun, take the cannoli...

Probably one of the most famous movie food quotes. Let's see how many memorable movie food quotes we can come up with, what are some of your favorite?

My second favorite;

"You can take a good look at a T-bone by sticking your head up a bull's ass, but wouldn't you rather take the butcher's word for it?"
Tommy Boy

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  1. Heineken? F*ck that Sh*t. . .Pabst Blue Ribbon!

    Blue Velvet

    "I want a hamburger. No, a cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake. I want potato chips"

    Judge Smails: "You'll get nothing, and like it!"


    1. "Heh, come over here, kid, learn something. You never know, you might have to cook for 20 guys someday. Y'see, you start out with a little bitta oil. Then you fry some garlic. Then you throw in some tomatoes, tomato paste, you fry it; you make sure it doesn't stick. You get it to a boil; you shove in all your sausage and your meatballs; heh…? And a little bitta wine. And a little bitta sugar, and that's my trick..."

      --another Clemenza quote from The Godfather

      One of the greatest movies of all time, and it has a whole recipe in it.

      1. "She eats carrots now, isn't that tragic?"

        The Mirror Has Two Faces

        1. The whole McDonald's convo from Pulp Fiction is a classic.

          "Le Big Maccccc!"

          1. "How's the Italian food in this restaurant?" "Try the veal, it's the best in the city." From some gangster movie.

            4 Replies
            1. re: James Cristinian

              The Godfather is far more of a food movie than people realize.

              1. re: ninrn

                "Don't forget the cannolis!" Jr started this. Goodfellas was also a great food movie.
                I'll leave it to others for quotes and fill in if necessary.

                1. re: James Cristinian

                  Because I like you James;

                  "[Paul is slicing the garlic with a razor] In prison, dinner was always a big thing. We had a pasta course and then we had a meat or fish. Paulie did the prep work. He was doing a year for contempt, and he had this wonderful system for doing the garlic. He used a razor, and he used to slice it so thin that he used to liquefy in the pan with just a little oil. It was a very good system."