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The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 800 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Mu

By Jane Stern; Michael Stern

Clarkson Potter, Paperback, 9780307591241, 592pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011


For road warriors and armchair epicures alike, the seventh edition of Roadfood is the key to finding some of the tastiest treasures in the United States. The indispensable companion for savvy travelers nationwide, Roadfood is now bigger and better than ever. Totally revised and updated, the seventh edition covers over 700 of the country’s best local eateries, including more than 200 brand new listings along with up-to-date descriptions of old favorites.

An extended tour of the most affordable, most enjoyable dining options along America’s highways and back roads, Roadfood offers enticing, satisfying meal-time alternatives for chain restaurant–weary travelers. The Sterns provide vivid descriptions and clear regional maps that direct people to the best lobster shacks on the East Coast; the ultimate barbecue joints in the South; the most sizzling steakhouses in the Midwest; and dozens of top-notch diners, hotdog stands, ice cream parlors, and other terrific spots to stop for a bite countrywide.

About the Author
JANE and MICHAEL STERN are the authors of more than forty books, including "Square Meals," " Chili Nation," and six previous editions of" Roadfood." They write the "Roadfood" column in" Gourmet," the winner of three James Beard Awards for Best Magazine Series, and are regulars on public radio's" The Splendid Table." They host the interactive Web site,, which Yahoo declared "site of the year," and frequently contribute book reviews to the "New York Times." They live in Connecticut

Praise For Roadfood

“[ROADFOOD] is a bible for motorists seeking mouth-watering barbecue or homemade pie.” --USA Today