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- ISBN: 9780804140416
- ISBN: 0804140413
- Physical Description: ix, 340 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, 
- Copyright: ©2014.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Why food? -- Curriculum vitae -- An eatie, not a foodie -- Why dad is fat -- Not slim jim -- Proud American -- The buffet rule -- Cup of gravy -- The geography of American food -- Seabugland -- Eating BBQland -- Super bowl Sunday foodland -- Mexican foodland -- Wineland -- Coffeeland -- Food anxietyland -- At least I don't eat blubber -- Nobody really likes fruit -- Even fewer people like vegetables -- Salad days -- Whole foods nation -- More watery water -- Something's fishy -- Animal eater -- Steak: the manly meat -- Kobe beef: the decadent meat -- Not the city in Italy -- Bacon: the candy of meat -- Pastrami playdate -- Corned beef: there's something about Reuben -- Hot dogs and sausages: the missing links -- Gyro: the "last call" meal -- The cheeseburger: America's sweetheart -- French fries: my fair potato -- Top microwave chef -- Museum of food -- Hot pockets: a blessing and a curse -- He's here! -- Say cheese -- Crackers: the adult junk food -- The royal treatment -- Non-royal treatment -- International relations -- My longtime companion -- Looking for Mr. Goodburger -- Comida rapida -- I need a hero -- Chicken dance -- Pizza: that's amore -- The people's court -- Ketchup: king of the condiments -- Just desserts -- Ice cream: forever young -- Let them eat cake -- Airports: my home away from home -- Breakfast: a reason to get out of bed -- The bagel: my everything -- Doughnuts: the circle of life -- House of carbs -- The celebration of food -- Family dinner -- Last supper -- The final meal.
|Summary, etc.:|| Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan has made his career rhapsodizing over the most treasured dishes of the American diet and decrying the worst offenders. Here he gives his thoughts on all things culinary, including why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water and why pretzel bread is #3 on his most important inventions of humankind.
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