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Austin ranks among top foodie cities in US

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Tech town or city of foodies?


Austin's flourishing food scene was ranked fifth for best foodie city, according to a new report by financial site WalletHub. The site compared 180 U.S. cities across 29 categories, including affordability, accessibility of high-quality restaurants and food festivals per capita.

Getting Austin so high on the list was its diversity, accessibility and quality ranking at No. 11 and affordability ranking at No. 14.

Source: WalletHub

Rising above Austin were Portland, Oregon; Orlando and Miami, Florida; and San Francisco. Of the top five, Austin had a significantly higher affordability ranking.

Don't know where to get started? Austin's numerous food trucks are a great place to start for affordable options. And if you're looking to get immersed in the culinary world, Ausitn's Food + Wine Festival are just around the corner from Nov. 5-7.

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