be meat and drink

be meat and drink to (someone)

To be appealing and/or enjoyable to someone, especially when most people would regard the same task or topic with disdain. Working on complex pension calculations would put me to sleep, but it's meat and drink to my brother.
See also: and, drink, meat

be meat and ˈdrink (to somebody)

be something that a person enjoys very much or is very interested in: Stories about the royal family are meat and drink to journalists.
See also: and, drink, meat