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The ultimate gift book for the epicure who has everything. It features such facts as the names and sizes of champagne bottles, step-by-step instructions on how to slice a banana without peeling it (or even cutting the peel), the menu served the night the Titanic sank, ten edible figures of speech, intriguing quotes on eating and drinking from Kenneth Grahame, William Shakespeare, and Charles Dickens.Clever, engaging, and easy to browse for fun. For people seeking a resource on esoteric information, it is indexed for easy access to specific topics.
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Dear Amazon food and drink enthusiast,
So, you've happened upon the page for my little book "Practically Useless Information: Food & Drink." I'd love to invite you out for a meal to tell you more about it right now, but that's really not possible.
Instead, imagine hanging out with a friend who loves not only to eat and drink but also to talk about eating and drinking. Think about all the fun you have with that friend when the two of you are chewing, sipping, and chatting together, covering a wide range of topics.
That's the kind of experience I've tried to slip between the pages of this little book. I've got to say, the publishers have done a great job on its design, making it feel like a classic old-fashioned reference book.
Better still, it doesn't cost that much, especially on Amazon! So why not pick up a copy for yourself, and get one for that friend while you're at it!
And I promise that if we ever cross paths in a restaurant, fast food joint, or bar somewhere, I'll be happy to autograph your copy for you. Best wishes, Norman KolpasAbout the Author:
Norman Kolpas is an award-winning author, writer, editor, consultant, journalist, and media personality. He has published over 40 cookbooks and hundreds of magazine articles, features, and columns. He is a regular guest on lifestyle-focused television and radio programs. He is married and has one son.
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