10 best cities for foodies
The term "foodie" — a person keenly interested in food, especially in eating or cooking, according to Dictionary.com — was only coined in the 1980s, and today being a foodie is a perfectly respectable hobby. For those who follow their taste buds around the globe, U.S. News Travel has put together a list of the top 10 cities for foodies.
Text by Emily H. Bratcher | Photo editing by Mike Hipple
How to identify people who don't know what they are talking about: They mention "foodie" and "Australia" and then pick Sydney over Melbourne.
It may be true that the top few restaurants in Australia are in Sydney; but, the next dozen or so are in Melbourne. That's why, of all the "15" restaurants that Jamie Oliver opened, his biggest fear was the one in Melbourne, because the food standard and knowledge is so very high.
If you're going to shoot for food in Oz ... hit Melbourne or you'll miss out.
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