The Best and Worst Foodie Cities in America

October 11, 2016

With October 16 being World Food Day and Americans spending more money at food establishments than at grocery stores in 2015, the personal-finance website WalletHub took a close look at 2016’s Best & Worst Foodie Cities.

To find the best and cheapest foodie scenes in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 150 most populated cities across 21 key metrics, ranging from “cost of groceries” to “affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants” to “number of food festivals per capita.”

Best Foodie Cities

1. Orlando

2. Portland, Oregon

3. Miami

4. Tampa

5. San Francisco

6. Cincinnati

7. St. Louis

8. Salt Lake