These U.S. cities are the best places for foodies to visit

New York City: A melting pot of cultures with diverse cuisine options from around the world.

New Orleans: Known for its flavorful Cajun and Creole dishes like po'boys, jambalaya, and beignets.

Chicago: Famous for its deep-dish pizza and hot dogs, along with a thriving culinary scene featuring James Beard Award winners.

San Francisco: Offers a variety of Michelin-starred restaurants and casual dining options, with a focus on locally sourced ingredients.

Houston: A diverse food scene with options ranging from Vietnamese-Cajun fusion to Japanese street food.

Tucson: Designated as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy, known for its Native American and Mexican cuisine featuring locally sourced ingredients.

Cleveland: An underrated food scene showcasing diverse ethnic cuisines and local favorites like pierogies and comfort food.

Asheville: Known for its evolving culinary scene, featuring James Beard Award-winning restaurants and traditional BBQ joints.