http://www.roadfood.com/ is a website devoted to finding great regional meals eating along highways in small towns and in city neighborhoods. The meals generally are informal and inexpensive. The best roadfood restaurants are colorful places enjoyed by locals. So if you are planning a trip within the US go to the website and click on an area to find some good food recommends. The founders Jane and Michael Shade have an easy website to access and have written several books about their eating travels.
Sara Foster is a chef, entrepreneur and cookbook author. She and her husband run two restaurants called Foster's Market in Durham and Chapel NC. Her website posts easy to follow recipes often adding a southern twist.