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Given the amount of time he spent remaking kellogg's boxes and campbell's cans, no one could deny andy warhol's interest in food. a working-class kid born to slovak immigrants - for warhol, food was the 'greatest extravagance', he couldn't stand the idea of eating leftovers. his cake 'recipe' was to put a chocolate bar between two slices of bread, and he often ate a jam sandwich for dinner. 'i'm only kidding myself when i go through the motions of cooking protein,' he said, 'all i ever really want is sugar.' andy, who died this day 31 years ago, even spoke about launching the andy-mat, 'the restaurant for the lonely person,' where diners order food by phone then retreat to booths and eat it watching tv.