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Relishing Alaska’s Roadside Fare

Alaska’s old log roadhouses used to be placed a day apart along major trails so travelers could count on hot food and safe lodging.

Now, with better and longer highways, faster cars, and many more tourists, Alaska road food is still a significant travel experience, as much for locals as visitors.

We’ll pick the traveling tastebuds of  some  long-distance road warriors. We’ll also talk to roadside chefs about the comfort foods they prepare.

But we really want to  hear your highway culinary adventures. What’s your definition of great road food, and where do you indulge? Share some favorites and learn about new places.

Join us Wednesday at 2. We plan to make you hungry!

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EATERIES MENTIONED DURING SHOW:

GUESTS:

  • George Bryson, Alaska traveler and writer
  • Lisa Lee, former Alaskan, chef, contributor to Roadfood.com
  • John Fuhrman, Tok Thai Food proprieter, Glennallen
  • Annie Hopper and Casey Welch, Lodge at Black Rapids, Mile 227.4 Richardson Highway

PARTICIPATE:

  • Call 550-8433 (Anchorage) or 1-888-353-5752 (statewide) during the live broadcast (2:00 – 3:00pm)
  • Send e-mail to hometown@alaskapublic.org before, during or after the live broadcast (e-mails may be read on air)
  • Post your comment or question below (comments may be read on air)

HOST: Kathleen McCoy

LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, June 6, 2012. 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Alaska time)

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