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Are These the Worst American Cities for Food Lovers?

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The world's first McDonald's, San Bernadino, CA.
The world's first McDonald's, San Bernadino, CA.
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Are these the worst American cities for food lovers? Real estate blog Movoto says yes, based on a ranking system that crunched numbers for the amount of restaurants, bakeries, food trucks, and gourmet grocery stores (among other "foodie" haunts) per capita for the United States' 100 largest cities. (Warning: Movoto says "our data comes from crowdsourced reviews site Yelp.")

Although North Las Vegas, NV ranked last in the restaurant category (with one restaurant for every 808 residents), San Bernardino, CA — ironically, home of the world's first McDonald's — landed the dubious #1 distinction, ranking near the bottom in restaurants, bakeries, candy stores, and ice cream shops. The state of Texas also did not fare well, with five Texan cities in the top 10.

Worst Cities in America for Food Lovers

1. San Bernardino, CA
2. Garland, TX
3. North Las Vegas, NV
4. El Paso, TX
5. Laredo, TX
6. Fort Worth, TX
7. St. Petersburg, FL
8. Corpus Christi, TX
9. Detroit, MI
10. Chesapeake, VA

· Worst Cities in America for Food Lovers [Movoto]
· All Arbitrary Listicles Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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