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

Sonoran Hot Dog
Posted at 2:48 PM, Dec 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-19 17:56:07-05

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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