Andrea's Turnip Soup - Andrea Reusing's Key 3, Claudia Kolker on monthly rice, Elaine Sciolino on peas, Sandor Katz on kombucha.
401 East State Street
When the Sterns discovered Belgrade Gardens in Barberton, Ohio, a suburb of Akron, Michael was enthralled with the sauerkraut balls, a tangy and savory blend of sauerkraut and ground meat that's a favorite hors d'oeuvre in the area. Jane says the area around Akron is worth a visit for the sensational food influenced by the Eastern European immigrants who settled in the region. If you go, don't miss Belgrade Gardens. Open since 1933, its huge dining room is packed to the gills every night.