"I had decided I wanted to write about food, and I knew the only way to do that is to speak with authority, which meant learning the language and knowing what that experience is like."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Gail Simmons on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Gail Simmons on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Gail Simmons on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Gail Simmons on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Gail Simmons on Mark Twain
"In America, Blackberry Farm in Tennessee is one of the most amazing hotels I've had the privilege of staying at."
"It's better to get the nutrients for healthy skin from food, not supplements. Salmon, walnuts, blueberries, spinach... lots of my favorite foods happen to be amazing for skin too."
"I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty's, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It's legendary!"
"The less you do to beautiful food, the better it's going to taste. You don't need to mess with it all the time."
"Patience is the secret to good food."