I love this.
I get that it's a CHEESY compilation and it usually automatically gets frowned upon. But, back when I first started getting into Al, this was one of the first cd's I bought that he had out. The others were Dare to Be Stupid and Alapalooza. From there, from reading the liner notes, I picked up some of the earlier albums based off what was on The Food Album.
I still have it. I rarely listen to it at home, as I have the other cd's. But, I do take it to work occasionally, or to friends houses, or on trips. Kind of an introduction for people.