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The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried, Alice Let's Eat, and Third Helpings

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The Tummy Trilogy: American Fried, Alice Let's Eat, and Third Helpings

kevin | May 1, 2006 01:27 PM

Just finished it up, finally, and wanted to know your thoughts.

I liked the first section, or book rather the most. Some of his stories are interesting, while others not so much.

Now more importantly, which of the restaurants in the US and around the world are still around given that he wrote the last book in the series over two decades ago?

I know that his favorite cue joint Arthur Bryant's is still around, along with a newly opened takeout fried chicken joint from Maurice Prince of Maurice Snack n' Chat fame. But what others are still around.

Oh, and if you haven't read it, you should. This is the portrait of a chowhound, Calvin Trillin, before the word and website came around

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