Synopses & Reviews
Roadfood by Jane and Michael Stern is
“a cross-country culinary guide that should be stashed in every food lovers glove compartment.”People magazine
Now in its sixth edition, Roadfood has been called “a bible for motorists seeking mouth-watering barbecue or homemade pie” by USA Today. This indispensable guide is bigger and better than ever, covering nearly 600 of the countrys best local eateries from Maine to California. With more than 175 completely new listings and updates of old favorites, the new Roadfood offers an extended tour of the most affordable, most enjoyable dining options along Americas highways and back roads.
Filled with enticing alternatives for chain-weary travelers, Roadfood provides vivid descriptions and regional maps that direct readers to the best lobster shacks on the East Coast; the ultimate barbecue joints down South; the most indulgent steak houses in the Midwest; and dozens of top-notch diners, hotdog stands, ice-cream parlors, and uniquely regional finds in between. Each entry delves into the folkways of a restaurants locale as well as the dining experience itself, and each is written in the Sterns entertaining and colorful style. A cornucopia for road warriors and armchair epicures alike, Roadfood is a road map to some of the tastiest treasures in the United States.
About the Author
JANE and MICHAEL STERN are the authors of more than thirty books about America. Their “Roadfood” column for Gourmet has won three James Beard awards, and their interactive website, www.roadfood.com, has been named as a Top Site by PC Magazine and has been named Best of the Web by Forbes.com. They contribute a weekly “Two for the Road” segment to Public Radios “The Splendid Table” and frequent reviews to The New York Times Book Review. When not eating their way around the country, the Sterns live in West Redding, Connecticut.