First published in 1977, the original Roadfood became an instant classic. James Beard said, "This is a book that you should carry with you, no matter where you are going in these United States. It's a treasure house of information."
Now this indispensable guide is back, in an even bigger and better edition, covering 500 of the country's best local eateries from Maine to California. With more than 250 completely new listings and thorough updates of old favorites, the new Roadfood offers an extended tour of the most affordable, most enjoyable dining options along America's highways and back roads.
Filled with enticing alternatives for chain-weary-travelers, Roadfood provides descriptions of and directions to (complete with regional maps) 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 restaurant's 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.
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale; March 2017
- ISBN 9780451496201
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Roadfood, 10th Edition
- Author: Jane Stern; Michael Stern
Imprint: Clarkson Potter
In The Press
"America's leading authorities on the culinary delights to be found while driving"
-- Newsweek magazine
About The Author
JANE and MICHAEL STERN are the authors of more than twenty books about America. Their Roadfood column for Gourmet has won three James Beard Awards. Their Roadfood segments appear regularly on the Television Food Network, and their website, www.roadfood.com, was selected 2001 site of the year by Yahoo. Also regular contributors to NPR’s "The Splendid Table," the Sterns live in West Redding, Connecticut.