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The Best Food Neighborhoods in the U.S. - AFAR. You don’t need the internet to tell you that there’s good eating in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Miami’s Little Havana, New Orleans’s French Quarter, or Charleston’s everywhere. These neighborhoods are the stuff of legend—their reputations precede them. But what about lesser-known global food havens in places like St. Louis, Missouri; Boise, Idaho; and Amarillo, Texas? What does their multicultural existence say about what it means to be American? Admittedly, our interpretation of the word “neighborhood” is loose here. In some cases, it’s a tidy number of blocks nestled between clear cross streets.

In others, the thoroughfare runs like a life-sustaining artery through multiple neighborhoods, feeding the divergent communities that flock to them. And so, we introduce AFAR’s best food neighborhoods in the United States, in no particular order . . . Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York It’s 5 o’clock, now what? East Amarillo Boulevard in Amarillo, Texas The Grove in St.

Gerard Craft. The Best City For Foodies, According To Yelp. So, which city was named the top place for foodies to live or visit? That would be Asheville, North Carolina. According to Yelp's press release, Asheville's cuisine features restaurants that "blend the flavors of the American South with Appalachian fare" and has a "unique mountain-to-urban creative food scene. " It also topped Yelp's list in 2020 (via Food & Wine). But Asheville isn't the only city in North Carolina to make Yelp's Top 10 list. Kill Devil Hills, in the Outer Banks, was number four on the list, and Wilmington, NC apparently "has a must-try food scene filled with Southern cuisine and seafood. " Joining those cities in the southeast are Charleston, SC (Yelp recommends restaurants Jackrabbit Filly and Lola), and Savannah, GA, the home city of James Beard Award-winning chef Mashama Bailey and restaurant The Grey. Whether you're a food obsessive who's looking for a new city to call home or just a hungry vacationer, these smaller food cities are a sure bet.

UN PEDACITO DE SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO EN DTLA - Home. Goose Hollow. Best Beer States in America: Every State, Ranked by Its Craft Beer. 12. New York Look, it’s not all about NYC, OK? But since you mentioned it, Gotham’s bringing serious beer thunder courtesy of classics like the world-dominating Brooklyn, the cultishly beloved Sixpoint, and Other Half, which consistently shows its head among the nation’s best right along with batshit legend Evil Twin.

But beyond that, New York’s got enough heat to justify a trip throughout the state without pretending to just really love leaves, among them Peekskill and its award-winning IPA, Oceanside’s beloved Barrier, and, of course, Americanized Belgian trailblazer Ommegang, which shares a hometown with the Baseball Hall of Fame. There’s also, of course, Genesee Cream Ale, the pride of Rochester that pairs excellently with a garbage plate, and has been keeping grandpas happy and hydrated since 1957. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. First and foremost, let us all hail the fertile grounds of Washington for providing an overwhelming majority of North American hops. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 10 unexpectedly romantic U.S. cities. Minneapolis's Stone Arch Bridge is made for romantic strolls. (Photo: Meet Minneapolis, Scott Larson, MNDOT, and … Sure, we leave our hearts in San Francisco, and we want to be a part of it, New York New York.

Romance easily blooms in cities that can boast the Golden Gate Bridge or the top of the Empire State Building. But take a closer look, and you will find special places for memory-making moments all over America. MinneapolisFor natural beauty with a big-city vibe Minneapolis, with its booming big-city feel, combined with its 180 parks, 22 lakes, and 80 miles of bike paths and trails, is a perfect destination for couples who want a mix of sophistication and time alone with nature.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame offers big-time nostalgia. Cleveland, Ohio For rock 'n' roll nostalgia and more What can be more romantic than reliving special musical moments together? The Hotel Lanai is a cozily romantic spot to stay in Lanai City. Lanai City, Lanai, HawaiiFor Old Hawaii away from the crowds.


EAST COAST. SOUTH. WEST. Spices Retail Stores. The Best Craft Brewery in Every State in America. If you have a beer in your hand, life is probably good. And if you have the best beer brewed in your state, life is even better. But with more than 6,000 breweries in the US, which beers are truly the best? We've assembled a crack team of experts to lay on the superlatives. How are we defining "best brewery" here? Obviously, making fantastic beer is a must. Does size matter? About that panel: We’ve divided the country into four sections and selected our favorite experts for each.

Alabama TrimTabBirmingham No doubt about it, Alabama is becoming a state to be reckoned with, and Birmingham is the main catalyst. Alaska Anchorage Brewing CompanyAnchorage When Anchorage Brewing first began producing beers, they quickly became known for their wild and eccentric recipes that utilized wild yeasts and barrels. Arizona Arizona WildernessGilbert Arizona is a big state full of natural beauty, from their cacti-dotted landscape to one of the greatest wonders in the world. Arkansas California Colorado Hawaii. Best US Cities to Spend a Weekend - Nashville, Austin, Charleston, Providence. Sometimes you just want to get away and explore a totally new city.

And for that, we've got you covered. This year at Thrillist, we're rolling out massive, comprehensive travel guides to great American cities like NOLA, San Diego, Miami, Austin, and Vegas (spoiler: all on this list). From bars and restaurants, iconic foods, and live tunes, to museums, outdoor activities, and where to stay (not to mention beaches, parks, and ease of getting around), we know what it takes to have a damn good time in a new place. Which is why we tapped our crack staff of writers and editors across the country to whittle down 300-plus American cities (with populations over 90k) to the absolute 25 best for spending three days.

It wasn't easy, but, in the end, we came up with a bucket list we think stands up to the test. And one we think you'll want to start working your way through right away -- 'cause, you know, there are only 41 weekends left in the year! Best New Breweries Near Me - Thrillist. Good news, everyone: We've officially broken through the beer ceiling. That's right! As of 2016, there are now more breweries operating than at any other point in American history. And by that token, this also means that we've never been faced with so many options for great beer. Oh, the options! But seeing as breweries opened at a rate of about two each day last year, it can be a daunting task to stay up on the most promising stars of the freshman class, especially as a casual observer. As always, we've come through with some of the breweries who opened their doors in the past 18 months and wasted no time pumping out some of the most adored beers in the corners of the country, as picked by us, our colleagues, our friends, our families, and in at least one case, a rap duo.

Richmond, Virginia If you haven't been to Virginia recently, you really should pay it a visit. Brooklyn, New York New Yorkers aren't always accustomed to waiting very long for good things to come their way. IPA - America's 25 Essential IPAs. Surly Brewing Co. Furious 6.6%, 100 IBUMinneapolis, MN The good people at Surly label this literal can of taste bud whoop-ass (in the best possible way) an ESB/IPA hybrid thanks to the pleasing dose of Scottish malt it gets to round out the flavor profile. But make no mistake, the soul of this beer (and brewery) is in the almost confrontational but ultimately refreshing hit of hops. Despite the name, it's a hard combo to be mad at. Deschutes Inversion IPA 6.8%, 80 IBUBend, OR In the Pacific Northwest, IPA is king, with hundreds and hundreds of worthy contenders vying for the throne. Lone Pint Brewery Yellow Rose 6.8%, 62 IBUMagnolia, TX If you didn't guess by the name that this beer hails from Texas, you are really bad at guessing things.

Fat Head's Brewery Head Hunter IPA 7.5%, 87 IBUNorth Olmsted, OH How good is Fat Head's? Toppling Goliath Brewing Golden Nugget IPA Sign up here for our daily Thrillist email, and get your fix of the best in food/drink/fun. Overlooked Beer Cities - Best Beer Cities in America. Cincinnati can sometimes even feel a little overlooked within its own state, what with regional giant Great Lakes and Fat Head’s headlining a strong Cleveland lineup and college-town fave Jackie O’s consistently turning heads out in Athens.

But that just isn’t right, dammit! MadTree has some seriously sexy cans, but there’s plenty of beauty on the inside, too (see Galaxy High), and its barrel-aging game is on point, too (see Axis Mundi). Rhinegeist might just be a few years old, but its home was an old 1895 bottling plant. When you name your flagship IPA “Truth,” you better back it up, and luckily Rhinegeist did. Rivertown’s founder started building a name for himself in homebrew competitions, and now you can pair his excellent lambic with a side of video games and pinball, as the brewery’s equipped with a 100-machine-strong arcade. The 19 Best Breweries to Visit - Beer Experiences.

There’s a certain energy to visiting a brewery that makes it different from any other beer-drinking experience. Maybe it’s the unmistakable aroma of the brewing process, the atmospheric enhancement of gleaming steel tanks, or the opportunity to drink around like-minded beer nerds who made a special excursion just to drink there. Regardless, the sum total always seems to make the beer taste a little better.

Oh, the beer being so damn fresh could have something to do with that, too. But not all brewery experiences are created equal. Ruth Tobias/Thrillist Save Venue With No Dish Neighborhood/Location ​Boulder, CO Description When our pick for Colorado's best brewery (not, mind you, an easy call to make) started out, Avery was brewing stupendous beers in a tiny space in the back of an industrial park, and it was still a destination. Continue Reading Blue Mountain Brewery Afton, VA Flickr/Anne White Cooperstown, NY Cascade Brewing Barrel House Portland, OR Flickr/Daniel Lobo Pittsburgh, PA Milton, DE.