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Friday Fun: Top 25 Destinations for Foodies

Readers of Travel + Leisure voted for their the top food destinations. Keep this list in mind for when we can travel more freely.
October 30, 2020, 8am PDT | clementkhlau | @clemusc
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The streets of Trastevere, Rome are foodie heaven.
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What are the world's best cities for food? According to the readers of Travel + Leisure, here are the top 25:

  1. Oaxaca (Mexico)
  2. Beirut (Lebanon)
  3. New Orleans (USA)
  4. San Sebastian (Spain)
  5. Florence (Italy)
  6. Rome (Italy)
  7. Kyoto (Japan)
  8. Charleston (USA)
  9. Tokyo (Japan)
  10. San Miguel de Allende (Mexico)
  11. Singapore
  12. Paris (France)
  13. New York City (USA)
  14. Lyon (France)
  15. Bologna (Italy)
  16. Chiang Mai (Thailand)
  17. Mexico City (Mexico)
  18. Aix-en-Provence (France)
  19. Chicago (USA)
  20. Bangkok (Thailand)
  21. Barcelona (Spain)
  22. Mendoza (Argentina)
  23. Osaka (Japan)
  24. Hong Kong
  25. Madrid (Spain) 

Obviously, food preferences and tastes vary widely. The list above just reflects the votes of readers of Travel + Leisure and is not meant to be an objective or exhaustive list. Nevertheless, if you are a foodie and/or just planning ahead for your next vacation, I suggest giving this article by Kendall Cornish a quick read to get a flavor of the food scenes and offerings in these 25 cities.

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Published on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Travel + Leisure
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