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Food Captions & Quotes To Justify Your Craving

Sometimes, all we need are the right words to justify our culinary indulgences. Whether you’re posting on social media or just need a reason to give in to your cravings, these captions and quotes about food will do the trick.


  1. Life is short, eat dessert first.
  2. Good food, good mood.
  3. Calories don’t count on the weekend.
  4. Food is my love language.
  5. Eating my feelings… and they taste delicious!
  6. This is nacho average meal.
  7. Keep calm and eat on.
  8. Everything tastes better when you’re hungry.
  9. Cooking is love made visible.
  10. Fork in one hand, phone in the other.
  11. Life happens, food helps.
  12. Stressed spelled backwards is desserts.
  13. First, we eat. Then, we do everything else.
  14. Tag someone who loves this as much as I do.
  15. Is it too late to eat now?
  16. Food before dudes.
  17. Good food, good company, good times.
  18. Breakfast: the best reason to wake up.
  19. When in doubt, dine out.
  20. Pizza is always the answer.
  21. Sip happens. It’s called wine.
  22. I’m on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.
  23. Feed me and tell me I’m pretty.
  24. Food is fuel for the soul.
  25. You had me at ‘Let’s eat’.
  26. I followed my heart, and it led me to the kitchen.
  27. Sorry, I’m in a relationship with food.
  28. People who love to eat are always the best people.
  29. Eating good food is my favorite thing in the whole world.
  30. Eat well, live well.
  31. You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach.
  32. Good food, good life.
  33. More important than money is good food.
  34. Eating my way through the day.
  35. One does not simply eat; one feasts.


  1. “There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw
  2. “Food is the most primitive form of comfort.” – Sheilah Graham Westbrook
  3. “First we eat, then we do everything else.” – M.F.K. Fisher
  4. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf
  5. “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  6. “People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child
  7. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini
  8. “Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” – Alan D. Wolfelt
  9. “The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.” – Mark Twain
  10. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” – François de La Rochefoucauld
  11. “Laughter is brightest in the place where the food is.” – Irish Proverb
  12. “Food brings people together on many different levels.” – Guy Fieri
  13. “After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives.” – Oscar Wilde
  14. “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard
  15. “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne
  16. “You don’t need a silver fork to eat good food.” – Paul Prudhomme
  17. “Food, in the end, in our own tradition, is something holy.” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
  18. “The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” – John Walters
  19. “Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an art.” – Unknown
  20. “My weaknesses have always been food and men — in that order.” – Dolly Parton
  21. “The fondest memories are made gathered around the table.” – Unknown
  22. “Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.” – Guy Fieri
  23. “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” – Anna Thomas
  24. “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  25. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates
  26. “One cannot live well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf
  27. “There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.” – Tom Wolfe
  28. “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” – Ernestine Ulmer
  29. “Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” – Craig Claiborne
  30. “Food is the ingredient that binds us together.” – Unknown
  31. “The best things in life are sweet.” – Unknown
  32. “A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” – Thomas Keller
  33. “You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy, or fake.” – Unknown
  34. “A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.” – Barbara Johnson
  35. “Life is a combination of magic and pasta.” – Federico Fellini

Whether you’re justifying a midnight snack or celebrating a gourmet meal, these captions and quotes encapsulate the joy and satisfaction that food brings into our lives. Share them, live by them, and most importantly, enjoy the delicious journey they describe.