Most would agree that NY, Chicago, NO, SF, LA, and Las Vegas Represent the upper echelon of USA food. Right? Whenever bests are discussed all conversation gravitates to these locations, it seems.
Surely the 6 listed above are not the only food centers?
So here's an alternate question- out and about in America, where are your best, your most unlikely and your regionally unique places, cities, regions?
What makes it Wonderful? A dish, cuisine, or cultural connections?
What are the best places in America's 2nd tier?