Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

French lawyer, politician and writer (1755-1826)

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1 April 1755, Belley, Ain2 February 1826, Paris) was a French lawyer and politician, and gained fame as an epicure and gastronome: "Grimod and Brillat-Savarin. Between them, two writers effectively founded the whole genre of the gastronomic essay."[citation needed]

Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.

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  • Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es.

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