Program 255a: More Summer Road Food USA; Interstate-75 Road Trip; Richard Bangs' Adventures

Release Date: 07-28-2012


Get inspired by Jane and Michael Stern for a summer road trip to find classic American dishes with a regional twist, like chowder and barbecue — and a few treats that are definitely one of a kind. We'll also meet the author of a guidebook with tips for navigating Interstate-75 between Michigan and Florida. Also, Rick swaps tales with Richard Bangs on how adventure travel can change the way you view the world.


  • Jane and Michael Stern, authors of “Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 700 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More” (7th edition, published by Broadway Books), and “500 Things to Eat Before Its Too Late” (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Dave Hunter, author of guidebooks “Along Interstate 75” and “Along Florida’s Expressways” (Mile Oak Publishing)
  • Richard Bangs, host of “Richard Bangs’ Adventures with Purpose” on public TV, and author of 19 adventure travel books