Renowned restaurant critic AA Gill dies at 62

Those who read AA Gill's columns will miss his writing immensely.

12 Dec 2016
 

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Known for his brutally honest restaurant reviews and sharp wit, the respected columnist, AA Gill sadly passed away from cancer after only recently revealing his illness in one of his newspaper columns.





Adrian Anthony Gill will remembered for years to come as a writer known for his incredible style and use of language. Food24’s former Restaurant Editor, Cath Shone describes his writing as "unbelievably witty, brilliant and addictive. No one did it better”.

AA Gill’s most famous quotes about food…

“There’s only so much you can do for lasagne in the looks department. The only garnish that would improve it would be a power cut.”

“Spinach is the Kate Moss of vegetables. Goes with everything, boils down to nothing.”

“Pasta is eaten by happy, smiley people having fun with people they love or fancy and are about to shag. Noodles are eaten by people who have no friends.”

WATCH: AA Gill on the meaning of food



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