Food Vacation Spots - Top 7 US Food Towns
Food Lovers? Our Top 7 Must visit US Food Towns
Plan your next Vacation around these great top 7 United States Food Cities.
If you're going on vacation soon but can't decide which U.S. city most appeals to you, the food culture of certain communities may be a deciding factor. Following are seven cities that are known for having distinct regional culinary identities.
7. Seattle - With its proximity to the rich fishing grounds of the Pacific Ocean, Seattle is the place to be for fresh seafood. Seattle is also the city that gets the first commercial shipment of Alaska's famous Copper City Red Salmon.
6. Napa Valley - Drawn to the bucolic elegance of Northern California wine country, some of the best chefs in the world live and work in Napa Valley.
5. New Orleans - Creole cooking -- need we say more? Generations of tradition go into the creation of this fabulous fare.
4. Chicago - You can't get Chicago-style pizza anywhere else -- it simply doesn't taste the same outside of the Windy City. Chicago is a must-visit for pizza aficionados.
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3. Kansas City - Kansas City is where true Southern barbecue gets a Western twist. With over 100 barbecue restaurants within its city limits, visiting barbecue lovers never want to leave.
2. Dallas - Those who love a good steak can't go wrong with Dallas. Located in the heart of cattle country, Dallas chefs grew up learning the art of succulent steak preparation.
1. Portland - Oregon's largest city is experiencing a farm-to-table movement that means local restaurants are serving fresh, expertly crafted cuisine. From wild salmon poached in Oregon pinot noir and served with a drizzle of blueberry sauce to herbed cocktails, everything here is fresh and fabulous.