'Jane and Michael Stern' on Serious Eats

Weekend Book Giveaway: 'Roadfood'

The Sterns have been seeking out the best in sleeves-up dining since the '70s, traveling coast to coast and back again, seeking out regional American specialties from fried chicken and lobster rolls to lesser-knowns like hangover-curing New Orleans yakamein and Mennonite-German-Russian bierocks from Kansas. They've released a revised and expanded edition of Roadfood. Enter to win a copy here! More

Brigham City, Utah: The Idle Isle Café

When Jane and Michael Stern hailed the Idle Isle Cafe in Brigham City, Utah, as "Worth Planning a Day Around" they weren't kidding. A cross-country road trip afforded me the opportunity to experience this worth-the-detour destination in person over an unforgettable lunch of mountain trout and their famous Idleberry pie. More

Roadfood Roundup: Illinois

As is the custom on Mondays here at Serious Eats, we asked our friends Jane and Michael Stern to help us get the week rolling with their take on the best comestibles in the nation. Instead of focusing on a single food item as we have in the past, we asked them to zero in on Illinois. Inside: Chicago dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, "horseshoes," and more. More

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