Beef Noodle Soup with Liver Dumplings (Hovezi Polevka s Nudlemi a Jatrovymi Knedlicky)

Thin noodles and hearty liver dumplings make this rich, hearty soup a mainstay of the 86-year-old Klas Restaurant in Cicero, Illinois. Just outside Chicago, Cicero was once home to a thriving Czech community, reflected in Klas's old-world decor and cuisine. For more about Klas Restaurant and other delicious stops on the road, see Adventures in Good Eating.