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Travels & Traditions in Spfld IL Wed, 03/31/10 7:35 PM (permalink)
This coming Saturday (April 3) at 2pm CDT Wisconsin Public Television will be showing an episode of "Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions" that was recorded in Springfield, Illinois.  I don't know any other details but I think it's reasonable to expect to see the Cozy Dog and/or Joe Rogers'.

As PBS schedules vary across the country it's best to check your local listings.


    Re:Travels & Traditions in Spfld IL Wed, 03/31/10 7:57 PM (permalink)
    There was an article in The Wall Street Journal today about Springfield and Horseshoe sandwiches.

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      Re:Travels & Traditions in Spfld IL Sat, 04/3/10 4:07 PM (permalink)
      It was a pretty interesting episode but because it covered subjects other than food it didn't really go into a lot of depth.  The Cozy Drive In, Mel-O-Cream and Donley's Maid-Rite received the most coverage with Joe Rogers', Coney Island, Jungle Jim's, and Maldaner's getting mentioned in some form.

      The Route 66 segment featured Burt cruising around in a '69 442 convertible.  I wonder how nervous the owner got when Burt would occasionally look into the camera and away from the road...

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