Michael Stern

Michael Stern of Roadfood.com drives around America looking for good food and exploring popular culture. From the hottest restaurants to the quirkiest out-of-the-way gems, the site lists the best and most interesting food spots the country has to offer. He is also the co-author of several books, including Roadfood and 500 Things to Eat Before It's Too Late.

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Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com traveled around Quebec trying to find an answer to the question: Is there such a thing as good poutine?
The introduction to the 2014 edition of Roadfood by Jane and Michael Stern.
Certain soups -- like gumbo, pot liquor and artichoke soups -- really sing of where they are from, according to Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com.
From Key lime to peanut butter pie, Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com list six places that will send unique regional pies.
Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com list their favorite non-chain steakhouses.
Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com pick their favorite regional pizzas.
Across the country there are different versions of sandwiches: heros, hoagies, grinders, wedges, zeps, po' boys and submarines.
Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com pick their six favorite restaurants for chicken dinner.
Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com list four restaurants that serve some of the hottest food in America.
Forget fine attire and forks for every dish -- “sleeves-up” cuisine is served at places that are really, really casual. Jane and Michael Stern of Roadfood.com list their top three casual places to eat.

Simple, basic, and infinitely adjustable to one's own palate (by adding beans or asparagus instead of peas, or using cream of potato or celery soup instead of mushroom), and yet just about impossible to improve upon, this Campbell's recipe is the classic tuna casserole.

This rich custard reminds us of good vanilla soft-serve.

Pepsi, peanut butter and miniature marshmallows -- what could be better?