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6 Trips for Foodies in the U.S.

New York Visit the Union Square Greenmarket, or take advantage of some of the finest dining in New York City.

New York

Visit the Union Square Greenmarket, or take advantage of
some of the finest dining in New York
City. You can have everything from a fine dining
experience at Le Cirque to a Southern barbeque
at Southern Hospitality. Or take
advantage of top sushi eateries such as Sushi Samba and Bond
Street
, indulge in world-famous pizza at Lombardi’s
Pizzeria
, take the kids to Alice’s Tea Cup, or get a classic New
York hot dog at Gray’s Papaya.

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Chicago

The Windy City has plenty of places to keep foodies busy, and
of course deep dish pizza in Chicago
is a must. Try the famous stuffed pizza of Giordani’s. Also visit the famous sushi
restaurant Japanois Chicago or the
award-winning Charlie Trotter’s. For
French cuisine, make reservations at Tru of Chicago, and for a fine dining
experience, try “culinary wunderkind” Alinea.

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Los Angeles

The al fresco L.A.
food scene is not only healthy and fresh, but you also have a fantastic
diversity of authentic cuisines with everything from Asian, Latino, and
American fusion. Try the famous beachside-eatery Moonshadows, upscale Chinese
restaurant Mr.
Chow
or master chef Wolfgang Puck’s Cut and Spago. For budget-friendly
dining, try classic West Coast hamburgers at In-N-Out Burger, get a
legendary Pink’s hot dog on Hollywood Blvd, or
eat under the California
sun at Joan’s on Third. To get your dessert
fix, stop by celebrity-favorite Sprinkles Cupcakes or Diddy Riese cookies and ice
cream.

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Northern California

Arguably one of top foodie destinations in the world, Northern California boasts innumerable wineries, ocean
access, and a strong multicultural presence to tantalize your taste buds with a
variety of sights and smells. In San Francisco, eat
authentic Chinese cuisine in Chinatown, or
sample fresh seafood and sourdough bread at Fisherman’s Wharf. Get an Irish coffee
at the Buena Vista Café or go Italian
with North Beach Restaurant
in Little Italy. French restaurant Fleur de Lys is a must, as is The Cliff
House
, where the views are as good as the food. And of course, don’t forget
about the wineries of Napa and Sonoma.

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New Orleans

Taste the best French flavors and Creole cuisine in the Deep South. To start your day, make sure to stop by the original French Market Coffee Stand, Café Du Monde. For seafood, try Acme Oyster House. For a romantic meal, visit Bayona, a well-known cottage in the historic French Quarter. Commander’s Palace serves legendary cuisine in the Garden District, and Muriel’s Jackson Square Bistro is said to be haunted!

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Miami

Sample Cuban-inspired flare and get your seafood fix while
soaking up the Florida
sun. Chef Emeril Lagasse has his Emeril’s Miami
Beach
restaurant here. Also try upscale sushi at Nobu Miami Beach,
or for a more casual vibe check out Joe’s Stone Crab. Shorty’s BBQ
is another great place for finding yummy food at cheap prices. And for all
things Cuban head over to Bongo’s Cuban Café.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest