"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Ted Allen on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Ted Allen on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Ted Allen on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Ted Allen on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Ted Allen on Elbert Hubbard
"I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations."
"In recent years, I've been writing because I'm fortunate enough to work in the world of food television, to travel and taste and learn about cooking from the best chefs in the business."
"To me, the kitchen is a place of adventure and entirely fun, not drudgery. I can't think of anything better to do with family and friends than to be together to create something."
"I'm a home cook and love to read about food, but I'm not trained as a chef. I'm just really into cooking and passionate about it."
"I went in saying I wanted to be the food guy."