"What do you think is the best food? I mean, not taking health into account. If you had to pick one food and say that it is the best, what do you think it would be?"
"Really, because I had an idea..."
"I was just thinking -- not because I really think it's the answer -- but it just came into my head as the answer ..."
UPDATE: The dialogue continues a half hour later:
"You know, I think cabbage is one of the most repulsive foods."
"I don't like cabbage either. It's cole slaw."
"If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. If life gives you cabbage, make cole slaw."