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Are These the Best 'Hidden Gem' Destinations in the US?

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Cooking Light is on a mission to find all of America's most "inspiring, less-well-known nabes devoted to the fresh, the local, the sustainable—and the drinkable." And why would they be doing that? Obviously because a "Great American Food Revolution is under way across this mighty, delicious land." What counts as a hidden gem these days? Well, how about Chicago's West Loop, where there are these great restaurants you may not have heard of called the Girl & the Goat, Next, Aviary and Publican Quality Meats. Here's the full list:

Cooking Light's Hidden Gems and Delicious Destinations:

Portland, Oregon’s Distillery Row
Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood
Santa Barbara County’s wine-tasting revolution
San Francisco's Bi-Rite
Los Angeles’ New Gastropub Scene
Phoenix’s Historic Coronado Neighborhood
The Intersection of Federal Boulevard & Alameda Avenue in Denver
Viroqua, Wisconsin
West Side Market, Cleveland, Ohio
Chicago’s West Loop
Kansas City's New Roots
Detroit's Eastern Market
New Orleans' Freret Street
Houston, Texas' Sustainable Seafood Scene
Atlanta's Buford Highway Farmers' Market
The Florida Keys' Best Foodie Finds
Philadelphia's Italian Market
Area Four in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Brooklyn's New Italian Comfort Food
Portland, Maine

· Hidden Gems and Delicious Destinations [Cooking Light]
· All Listicles on Eater [-E-]

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