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ME: Anybody who served a milkshake like this in Kansas City would be put in jail.
ALICE: You promised not to indulge in any of that hometown nostalgia while I'm eating. You know it gives me indigestion.
ME: What nostalgia? Facts are facts. The kind of milkshake that I personally consumed six hundred gallons of at the Country Club Daily is an historical fact in three flavors. Your indigestion is not from listening to my fair-minded remarks on the food of a particular American city. It's from drinking that gray skim milk this bandit is trying to pass off as a milkshake.
This book is almost as fun as tucking into a big, delicious meal (but no substitute, of course). Trillin's family, long-suffering in the face of a father's obsessions, is as winning as always. If you're a dedicated fan--or just dipping into the writing of this good-natured maestro--The Tummy Trilogy is a wonderful book. --Michael Gerber
Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Mr. Trillin was paying attention to what he placed on his palate and threw down his gullet long before it became fashionable. (check the copyright dates). Read morePublished 20 hours ago by Arizona Joe
An American classic of food writing. Warning this book can ruin relationships because of the reader waking up their partner to read sections to them in the middle of the night.Published 6 months ago by Max Lent
Calvin is one of my favorite food writers of all times. This was a gift for friends to salivate over!!!Published 16 months ago by Julie A. Smith
I bought this before Amazon even existed, so I paid a lot more than it's going for now (grr). Well, at least I got it at the iconic Cody's bookstore in Berkeley long before it... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Cheap and Cheerful
Calvin Trillin and R.W. Apple are my favoites for articles on food. kI highly recommend both authors. Good advice - if they liked a restaurant - so would you.Published on June 17, 2013 by Al J Borenstine
If you enjoy food, if you like humor, and if you love a touching love story, you will truly be captured by these stories.Published on February 22, 2013 by audrey l schiebler
A Tasty Triumphant Trinity For Trenchermen about eating wellwhich translates into meaning that both the food and your company are perfect- just like this trio of booksPublished on December 27, 2012 by COOLPAPA
This three-book collection by Calvin Trillin always makes me smile as I see the life of a "foodie" and recognize some of my own strong preferences for the exactly right... Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by K. Kolb-Mattson
one of the funniest and most entertaining books I have rfead in a very long timw, well-written and great informationPublished on November 10, 2012 by John Hussey