Blue Plate Specials & Blue Ribbon Chefs: The Heart and Soul of America's Great Roadside Restaurants

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Lebhar-Friedman Books, 2001 - Cooking - 228 pages
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The celebrated authors of Roadfood have packed up their bags and hit the highways once again in search of the tastiest dishes and most fascinating chefs. The result is an amazing journey across America's heartland, with stops along the way for a few down-home meals and delightful desserts at the coziest, friendliest, and busiest diners and roadside cafes, including "Al The Wop" (Locke, CA), "Bon Ton Mini Mart" (Henderson, KY), "Katz's" (New York City) and "Ma Goover's Pig and Plate" (Valdosta, GA).Complete with incredible recipes like Liver 'n' Onions, Emmy's Big Buns, Fried Green Tomatoes, Snoot Sauce (i.e. barbecue sauce), and Dagwoodburgers, fascinating chef profiles, and charming photographs, Blue Plate Specials and Blue Ribbon Chefs is the perfect addition to Jane and Michael Stern's incredible Roadfood collection.

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User Review  - Whitney 'Thompson' Jenkins - Goodreads

Some great recipes and interesting detail about the diners/café. While I enjoyed most of the book I sometimes felt that the writing style was a bit condescending. Read full review

Review: Blue Plate Specials & Blue Ribbon Chefs: The Heart and Soul of America's Great Roadside Restaurants

User Review  - Goodreads

Some great recipes and interesting detail about the diners/café. While I enjoyed most of the book I sometimes felt that the writing style was a bit condescending. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

JANE and MICHAEL STERN are the authors of the best-selling "Roadfood "and the acclaimed memoir "Two for the Road. "They are contributing editors to Gourmet, where they write the James Beard Award-winning column "Roadfood," and they appear weekly on NPR's "The Splendid Table. "Winners of a James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award, the Sterns have also been inducted into the Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America.

Stern is America's foremost expert on regional food. He is married to Jane Stern.

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