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Travel experts rank Tucson as one of the top foodie cities in the country

Posted: 2:48 PM, Dec 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-19 17:56:07-05
Sonoran Hot Dog

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Old Pueblo's food scene is once again getting national attention, this time from destination experts at Travelzoo .

Tucson was recognized by the website as one of six top foodie cities in the country. The list was put together with a special focus on below-the-radar cities.

The write up is featured in's "The Feast" section and says the following about Tucson:

"The nation’s first UNESCO City of Gastronomy has beguiled the Travelzoo team thanks to delicious, approachable fare like the bacon-wrapped Sonoran hot dog at El Güero Canelo’s , plus plenty of brunch hotspots , bakeries , and a new bean-to-bar chocolate spot , plus temporary pop-up dinners and other special foodie events."

The other cities includes are Detroit, Greenville, Houston, Oakland, and Portland.

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