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Tucson ranks 35th in Wallethub's 2018 Best Foodie Cities in America

Posted at 7:44 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 10:44:34-04

We've all heard the word "foodie" and now Tucson is being recognized by the website Wallethub as one of the "Best Foodie Cities in America." 

Going out to eat can be expensive sometimes, considering restaurant prices have risen 2.8% between July 2017 and July 2018. 

luckily, restaurants all over the U.S. are now offering plenty of affordable dining options, and Wallethub has done its research. The website compared more than 182 U.S. cities across 29 key indicators, ranging from cost of groceries, affordability, accessibility, high-quality restaurants, and food festivals per capita.

In the end, Tucson came in at number 35. Not too far behind was Phoenix ranked at 38, and then Tempe sits at 41. 

Here's the top 20 if you're in the mood to nibble on something outside of the city:

Top 20 Foodie Cities in America
1 Portland, OR   11 Atlanta, GA
2 San Francisco, CA   12 Tampa, FL
3 Miami, FL   13 Chicago, IL
4 New York, NY   14 Denver, CO
5 Los Angeles, CA   15 Washington, DC
6 Orlando, FL   16 Sacramento, CA
7 Las Vegas, NV   17 Philadelphia, PA
8 Seattle, WA   18 Houston, TX
9 San Diego, CA   19 Oakland, CA
10 Austin, TX   20 Charleston, SC


Source: WalletHub