Trivia Time: Food and Drink

Do you love trivia? Do you want to beat your friends at Trivial Pursuit, dominate pub trivia night, or always know the right answer during Jeopardy? Try our trivia time lists! This month’s theme is Food and Drink.

Did you Just Eat That?: Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five Second Rule, and Other Food Myths in the Lab by Paul L. Dawson and Brian W. Sheldon

The Flavor of Wood by Artur Cisar-Erlach 

Food IQ: 100 Questions, Answers, and Recipes to Raise Your Cooking Smarts by Daniel Holzman 

An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 

Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances that Flower Through Our Lives by Mark Miodownik 

The United States Cookbook: Fabulous Foods and Fascinating Facts from All 50 States by Joan D’Amico 

Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia by Joel Robuchon 

Somm: Into the Bottle

Forks Over Knives

Dark Side of the Chew

Jiro Dreams of Sushi  

Agave: The Spirit of a Nation  

A Year in Burgundy

Drinking Water: A History by James Salzman 

Drinking in America: Our Secret History by Susan Cheever 

Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages by Andrew F. Smith

The True History of Chocolate by Michael Coe 

The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Deborah Blum 

Food Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of Our Edible World by Julia Rothman