Florida City Shines Among Nation’s Foodie Favorites
Traveling has expanded beyond the traditional exploration of landmarks and attractions. For many, the journey has become an avenue for foodie discoveries, allowing travelers to experience the essence of a place through its food. From savoring street delicacies to enjoying a leisurely café brunch or indulging in an upscale dining affair, the significance of sampling local flavors has evolved into a modern-day travel experience.
Recognizing this trend, Best Life, a lifestyle website, has compiled a list of the 12 best foodie cities across the United States. Their selection process combines personal encounters, comprehensive reviews, and valuable input from fellow travelers who have traveled to these culinary hotspots. From food trucks to upscale eateries graced with Michelin stars, these cities showcase the nation’s diverse culinary heritage.
A Florida city ranks in the top 3
Coming in strong at number 3 is Miami, known for its beaches and vibrant nightlife. Yet beyond its club scene, the city has an array of seafood joints with ocean views, brunches that are basically parties, and authentic Cuban cuisine. “Drop by Joe’s Stone Crab for some finger-licking good stone crabs, try the tasting menu at Stubborn Seed, and make reservations well in advance for a coveted table at Carbone in South Beach,” they wrote.
Austin, Texas takes number 1
Snagging the top spot as number one is Austin, Texas. This city has several BBQ joints and food trucks dishing out inventive tacos and farm-to-table goodness. Best Life suggests that the next time you’re in Austin, take yourself on a self-guided barbecue and taco tour to sample the best of the best. “Don’t skip out on the world-famous Franklin’s Barbecue and make sure to swing by the Micklethwait Craft Meats BBQ food truck and chow down at the nearby picnic tables,” they said.
Joining the lineup are cities like San Francisco, CA, New York City, Nashville, TN, and New Orleans, LA. You can check out the complete rundown of top foodie cities here.