Program 467: Holiday Roadfood; Best Chocolates in Europe; Holiday Travels; Prague Christmas

Release Date: 12-17-2016


Writers Jane and Michael Stern discuss wintertime comfort food served in America's roadside restaurants, then food and culture expert Fred Plotkin explores the various kinds of chocolate available across Europe. And listeners share the experiences that made their Christmas vacations in Europe really special — plus we'll hear how locals get into the Christmas spirit in Prague.


  • Jane Stern 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" (10th edition, published by Clarkson Potter), plus "500 Things to Eat Before Its Too Late" (Houghton Mifflin), and "The Lexicon of Real American Food" (Lyons Press)
  • Fred Plotkin, author of "Italy for the Gourmet Traveler" (Kyle Books)
  • Katerina Svobodova, tour guide based in Prague

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