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[ahn-telm] /ɑ̃ˈtɛlm/ (Show IPA), 1755–1826, French jurist, writer, and gastronome.
Historical Examples

These are little gastronomic felicities which Brillat-Savarin, otherwise so complete an author, overlooked in his book.
The Red Inn Honore de Balzac

“I was in the drawing-room, enjoying my dinner,” said Brillat-Savarin, beginning an anecdote.
The Devil’s Dictionary Ambrose Bierce

None more than Brillat-Savarin has carried the fame of Bresse abroad.
Castles and Chateaux of Old Burgundy Francis Miltoun

This quip has been wrongfully attributed to Brillat-Savarin.
All About Coffee William H. Ukers

Dumas’ soup for dinner; but for breakfast the unrivalled omelette of Brillat-Savarin.
The Feasts of Autolycus Elizabeth Robins Pennell

Since Brillat-Savarin it has been the fashion for magistrates to be epicures.
The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are,” long ago observed Brillat-Savarin.
H. R. Edwin Lefevre

Praise from Brillat-Savarin would not have delighted us more than this.
Ten Years Near the German Frontier Maurice Francis Egan

“He had eaten; he had not dined,” to adopt the distinction of Brillat-Savarin.
The Mark Of Cain Andrew Lang

Helwyse was a disciple of Brillat-Savarin,—in one word, a gourmand!
Idolatry Julian Hawthorne

Anthelme (ɑ̃tɛlm). 1755–1826, French lawyer and gourmet; author of Physiologie du Goût (1825)


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