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Grizzard’s Best Line On Food & BBQ? Vote Now!

Illustration: Jack Davis

What can we say? As many southerners do, Lewis Grizzard had a lot to weigh in on when it came to not only food, but the classic staple in this part of the country - BBQ.

Here are some of his top sayings about it.


Grizzard’s Best BBQ/Food Quote?

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  • 12%
    "It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato."
    (37 votes)
  • 18%
    "Never order BBQ from a place that also serves quiche."
    (55 votes)
  • 3%
    "The idiot who invented instant grits also thought of frozen fried chicken, and they ought to lock him up before he tries to freeze-dry collards."
    (10 votes)
  • 32%
    "Anybody who puts sugar in cornbread is a heathen who doesn’t love the Lord, not to mention Southeastern Conference football."
    (94 votes)
  • 21%
    "Drinking alone is bad, but eating alone is worse. You’re alone and sober."
    (62 votes)
  • 2%
    "Never order chili in a place where there is a picture of a camel on the menu."
    (8 votes)
  • 5%
    "Why do we do this sort of thing? Why do we take something as pure and simple as the cheeseburger and go fiddle with it?"
    (17 votes)
  • 3%
    "Today were are urged to eat cereal with names like Nutri-Grain. Isn’t that something they feed cows in Nebraska?"
    (9 votes)
292 votes total Vote Now

Go Dawgs!