Since coining the term Roadfood and pointing the way to America's best eats, Jane and Michael Stern have written more than forty books and are weekly guests on Public Radio's award-winning "The Splendid Table." Their website,, pioneered internet food reporting and photography. They were monthly columnists for Gourmet magazine for 17 years and currently are contributing editors of Saveur magazine and regularly write for Parade.

Pit Stop

In honor of National Ice Cream Month, take a pit stop in Bethel, CT, where the richest, thickest ice cream is handmade daily. Warning: Dr. Mike's sundaes are not for the faint of heart.

Pit Stop

No breadbaskets on the Maine border! On the northeasternmost point of the U.S., pancake-like ployes are a daily staple, whether covered in syrup or soaking up gravy.

Melted Perfection

Connecticut may not be the first spot that comes to mind when thinking of the perfect burger, but that all changes once you try the glorious, cheesy creation from Shady Glen.