Readers voted on readers which major cities have "the best big-name eateries, neighborhood cafés, ethnic cuisine, and farmers' markets." New Orleans took the top spot, ranking highly in cafés and ethnic food.
Number 3 defies expectations: Providence, Rhode Island.
"For Rhode Island foodies, farm-to-table is just the beginning. Some great restaurants in Providence-such as Chez Pascal on Hope Street, or Nick's on Broadway, in the West End-offer "boat-to-table" seafood that comes direct from local fishermen.
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