We all know that America is full of incredible food. From pizza to burgers to fried chicken, the US is a major player when it comes to satisfying our cravings. But in such a big country with so many cuisines, it’s important to know exactly where to go if you want the meal of a lifetime. Here are some of our favourite foodie cities to get you started! Your taste buds can thank us later!
New York City
We all know that New York is famous for its food. Pizza by the slice, cheesecake or a street cart hotdog are all on the menu in the city that never sleeps, but alongside these old classics, you’ll also find some of the most interesting food in the world! New York is one of the most diverse cities on the planet, and with that comes more cuisines than you can possibly imagine! There aren’t many places you can have Armenian for lunch followed by Venezuelan for dinner!
Struggling to know where to start in NYC? Check out our Top 5 Foods You Need To Try!
The Chicago food scene has many of the same staples as New York, but done in a way that only the Windy City could pull off! No trip would be complete without trying a deep dish pizza, but don’t get too greedy as these pies are so well stuffed you won’t have room to try the other Chi-Town delicacies. An Italian Beef sandwich from Portillo’s is an absolute must, as well as a Chicago style hot dog, gherkin and all!
Whether you opt for fresh seafood down by the wharf or grab a burrito in the trendy mission district, San Fransisco will be able to offer you a world class meal. An area known for innovation, that by no means stops at the restaurants! The city is no stranger to Michelin Stars but also has it’s fair share of farmers markets and independent local eateries. Also, if you’re looking to get away from the city, take the short trip up to Napa Valley to experience some of the best wine and farm to table cooking in the world!
You can’t beat some good, Southern hospitality and New Orleans has it by the bucket load! packed full of traditional Creole cooking, flavour is not something that’s hard to find on these streets. Be sure to chow down on gumbo, po boys, jambalaya and some fresh sea food, before finishing off with some of NOLA’s world famous Beignets!
Of course the hipster paradise of Portland would make this list! Unsurprisingly, Portland is home to some of the best independent restaurants and food start ups in the countries. You’ll find great food on every corner, and it won’t break the bank either, especially if you give one of Portland’s 600 food trucks and outdoor markets a try! You won’t be disappointed!