Sookie St. James is Lorelai's best friend and the co-owner slash top chef at the Dragonfly Inn.  She is married to Jackson Belleville and has two children with him and at the end of the series is pregantn with a third.

Sookie St. James Quotes

Rory: Sookie, I'm going to Chilton!
(Rory and Sookie hug.)
Sookie: I'll make cookies. Protestants love oatmeal.
Rory: I have to call Lane.
(Rory starts to leave but turns to hug Lorelai again.)
Rory: I love you.
Lorelai: I love you.
(Rory rushes out.)
Lorelai: My girl's going to Chilton.

Lorelai: What do I do? What do I do? What do I do?
Sookie: You can have anything I own. My car! Sell my car!
Lorelai: Oh, sweetie, no one wants your car.
Sookie: Yeah.

Gilmore Girls Quotes

Dean: You said 'boyfriend'.
Rory: No! I just meant boyfriend in the sense that the whole defending me thing was very boyfriendy, but only in the broadest sense of the word, which doesn't even apply at all here.

(about breakups) I was thrown from a moving car once.

Babette