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First Look: Smash Mouth's Recipes From the Road

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It might be easy to dismiss Smash Mouth: Recipes From the Road — which contains recipes from the likes of Guy Fieri, Todd English, Michael Symon, and other brochefs across the country — as the go-to gift for the aging, 90s-nostalgic frat boy in your life. And, you know, that guy will probably like it.

But don't write it off so fast: the book amounts to a pretty decent tailgating cookbook with dozens of landmark restaurants (New York's Carnegie Deli, 5-8 Club in Minneapolis, Fiorella's in Kansas City, Ben's Chili Bowl in DC, and more) submitting their recipes for hamburgers, sandwiches, pizzas, dips and more. It's charming in a homemade, Junior League cookbook kind of way, if the Junior League were run by the members of Smash Mouth. Smash Mouth: Recipes From the Road by Steve Harwell, Paul DeLisle, and Robert Hayes (with a foreword by the mayor of Flavor Town himself, Guy Fieri) is out now from Seapoint (order on Amazon).

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