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Sheppard: Fruit bowl - nice touch.
Todd: Well, we picked them up on our travels. I thought it would make our discussions more comfortable. I hope they prove as delicious as the farmers who grew them...

"Why humans?", you ask? Well, in addition to being valuable slave labor, humans are delicious and nutritious!
Alien Overlord, Calvin and Hobbes

Humies are a bit like big pigs, they squeal like 'em too. Stunties are coarse and gritty, nasty things, best avoided, but they do scream good if yer can be bothered to keep 'em alive when you roast 'em; they'll keep yer goin' if yer can't get nuthin' else. Elvses are a bit strange too, bit of an aquired taste, I like 'em but a lot doesn't. Halflings though, not a lot of eatin' on 'em yer might think, but that big fat gut makes for great steaks.
Flabgask, cook to Warlord Grubnash, Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay

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Eddie: Are you gonna, uh, eat anybody else?
Venom: Most likely.
Eddie: Oh god...
Venom: That is why we are here.

Captain Jamieson: Alright, attention everyone. For the first time in history, we may hear what a being from another world is trying to communicate to us...my God! Switch on the translating circuits.
The Creature: (singing) I want to eat... your face. It could just be... so yuuuumy! I'd like to have your face... in my tummy!
The Creature Wasn't Nice (1983)

Obviously, the first thing Earth tries to do is communicate with the Reds using the universal translator developed to talk to The Greys. The only intelligible response among the harsh, metallic screeching is something that roughly translates to, “Quiet, food.”
This is no misunderstanding.
—"War Between Worlds - Post-Apocalypse," The End of the World: Alien Invasion
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