What Elizabeth Taylor Ate On A Typical Day, Circa 1960


There are more than a few interesting tidbits in designer Vicky Tiel’s forthcoming memoir It’s All About The Dress about the Hollywood elite, which also includes a detailed list of what Elizabeth Taylor liked to eat on a day-to-day basis, the Village Voice has learned. Among her requested items were bacon, fried chicken, and a drink with every meal! Hey — a girl’s gotta eat. Her full list, below:


  • Mimosa
  • Crisp bacon
  • Scrambled eggs


  • Peanut butter and bacon sandwich on French baguette, scoop out the extra bread inside.
  • Cheateau Margaux 1945


  • Crispy fried chicken
  • Mashed potatoes and gravy
  • Corn bread
  • Biscuits and gravy
  • Fresh green peas
  • Trifle
  • Homemade potato chips
  • Jack Daniels on the rocks

[Village Voice]

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