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

Release Date: 12-15-2018


Food writers Jane and Michael Stern discuss wintertime comfort grub served in America's roadside restaurants, then culinary-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 a tour guide from Prague describes the traditions that at the heart of a cozy Czech Christmas.


  • 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 It's 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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