With Oct. 16 being World Food Day and restaurant prices rising 6.5% between August 2022 and August 2023, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best Foodie Cities in America.
To determine the best and cheapest local foodie scenes, WalletHub compared more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities across 28 key metrics.
The data set ranges from affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants to food festivals per capita to craft breweries and wineries per capita.
Foodie-Friendliness of Orlando (1=Best; 91=Avg.):
- Overall rank for Orlando: 1st
- 1st – Restaurants per Capita
- 1st – Affordability & Accessibility of Highly Rated Restaurants
- 1st – Gourmet Specialty-Food Stores per Capita
- 15th – Craft Breweries & Wineries per Capita
- 1st – Coffee & Tea Shops per Capita
- 5th – Number of Grocery Stores per Capita
For the full report, please visit:
‘WalletHub’ made a list of the greatest food cities in the U.S. based on affordability and diversity – and Orlando beat out 180 other cities that were graded on things like grocery cost, restaurant diversity, and food trucks per capita. Over 180 U.S. cities were surveyed to find data like grocery cost, restaurants per capita, and number of food festivals — and Orlando took the top spot.
The ranking is based on the diversity and quality of its restaurants; the large number of ice cream and frozen yogurt shops; the number of coffee shops per capita; affordability; and the most specialty-food grocery stores.
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