Route 66 News

The Straight Dope about Route 66

The popular The Straight Dope column, which is run by the Chicago Reader newspaper and about 14 other alternative newspapers across the country, has answered this question from a reader: “Where is Route 66?” Rico, a Straight Dope staff member,…

High-end start for ABQ restaurant guide

Eckleburg & Grumblecake have posted their first restaurant review on their I8Route66 site, in which they plan on eating in every Central Avenue restaurant in Albuquerque. The restaurant reviewed is the pricey Scalo Northern Italian Grill. The review is remarkably…

No, you don’t wear Bun Huggers

Bun Huggers is a small hamburger chain in Flagstaff, including one on Route 66. I hadn’t heard of it, but Seth Chadwick of the Feasting in Phoenix blog wrote a review of it, including photos. I may have to check…

Illinois county springs for two tourism billboards

One is near Broadwell. The other is near Atlanta. Logan County Tourism hopes the billboards draw motorists off Interstate 55 to check out the county’s attractions, including Route 66. The Bloomington Pantagraph has the story. Like this:Like Loading…

It ain’t the Joads …

… but Mitch Teich, a public radio producer, of his 19 Minutes Past the Hour blog still had an arduous trip across Arizona and New Mexico, much of it on Route 66, during a recent move. In Gallup, he endured…

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