Tubby’s Diner

UPDATE

Tubby’s may be closed. Will drive by to inspect the place to ascertain if this is true. I hope not.

Tubby’s filled my tummy. That is quite an achievement!!!

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Know Your Tortillas

Meso-Americans

 

As testament to their popularity, the Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) estimates that Americans consumed approximately 85 billion tortillas in 2000 (not including tortilla chips).

Tortilla Industry Association Web site— Here

85 BILLION!!!!!  If true, no wonder there are so many lard-laden skinny-challenged folks waddling around.

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Vittles from the past: Nation’s GIANT Burgers

http://www.rachelleb.com/2011/12/02/nations-giant-hamburgers/

A write-up and pictures from a couple of visitors to a burger joint that was one of the best eatin’ deals from a time long ago when your cuddly Disgruntled Old Coot lived out Californy way.

Walcott Iowa 1979

Walcott, Iowa. 1979.

Rumbling down I-80 with 18 wheels beneath me.

New to the “trucking game” and it was time to eat. Unsure where to eat; knowing that the presence of the BIG rigs often only meant there was room to park, not that it was a place with good or even merely edible food.

The truck stop was small, an older place, nothing special in appearance.

Inside, the local gals, several rather elderly, were kind and pleasant and recommended the fried chicken dinner.

The meal arrived in stages.

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