Maryland — From where to find the best crab cakes to oysters and other delicacies, Marylanders can endlessly debate what the best culinary hotspots are in the state. Two cities have made it into the top 100 of the new “Best Food Cities in America for 2022” list.
The term “foodie” means different things to different people. According to personal finance company WalletHub, tasting good food doesn’t mean going bankrupt without explaining everything it means to be a foodie. Comparison of 182 US cities.
“These budget-friendly cities cater to diners who prefer to cook at home, explore local flavors, or both,” the site said, adding that food costs, high-quality restaurants describes a methodology that considers the affordability and accessibility of the per capita food festival.
These Maryland cities made the list:
- Baltimore, No. 85
- Columbia, No. 129
Portland, Oregon ranked highest on WalletHub’s list, with Pearl City, Hawaii at the bottom.
To rank the cities, WalletHub took into account the cost of food, wine and alcohol. restaurants per capita; ratio of full-service to fast-food restaurants; Number of ice cream and frozen yogurt outlets per capita. Number of craft breweries and wineries per capita. number of coffee shops per capita; number of gourmet or specialty grocery stores per capita;
WalletHub included the 150 most populous cities in the country, plus at least two of the most populous cities in each state. As a result, many of New Jersey’s quality culinary hotspots, from Hoboken to Cape He-May, failed to qualify for the rankings.