Verizon Lists 25 Tastiest U.S. Cities Based on Restaurant Listings

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Online local search and shopping site's travel guide ranks cities with most restaurants.

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From neighborhood bagel shops to world-class steakhouses, New York City is the Tastiest City in the U.S., according to a survey of restaurant listings on Verizon the premier online shopping and local search site.

Texas has three of the Tastiest Cities in the Top 10, while New York and California each have two cities. The rankings are based on the number of eating establishments in each city listed in the “restaurants” category on

The Tastiest Cities are:

1. New York City

2. Chicago, Illinois    

3. Los Angeles, California

4. Houston, Texas

5. Brooklyn, New York

6. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

7. San Francisco, California

8. Dallas, Texas

9. Atlanta, Georgia

10. San Antonio, Texas

11. San Diego, California

12. Miami, Florida

13. Washington, D.C.

14.Seattle, Washington

15. Las Vegas, Nevada

16. Phoenix, Arizona

17. Portland, Oregon

18. St. Louis, Missouri

19. Austin, Texas

20. Indianapolis, Indiana

21. Baltimore, Maryland

22. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

23. Memphis, Tennessee

24. Minneapolis, Minnesota

25. Denver, Colorado

"Verizon is your best resource for finding the right restaurant for fine or casual dining," says Eric Chandler, vice president of e-commerce marketing for "And these 25 cities have the most restaurant choices in the U.S."

The Web site also includes travel tips from Samantha Brown of the Travel Channel. Her advice covers shopping for trip supplies, packing your luggage, coping with problems en route and finding local information once you arrive at your destination.

To find a restaurant's phone number or location, Brown likes the versatility of superpages on the go – a complete information resource on Verizon Wireless Get It Now phones. For one low monthly fee, subscribers get maps and driving directions, restaurant reviews, weather forecasts and directory information – right over the cell phone.

"If you have a Verizon Wireless phone, sign up for superpages on the go," she says. "It allows you to find hotels, restaurants or tourist attractions along your route -- or at your destination. Imagine – no stopping at the gas station to ask the attendant!"

The complete list of Samantha Brown's travel tips is available on Verizon, the nation’s best Internet directory.

About Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown is a travel expert and the host of several popular programs on the Travel Channel including Passport to Europe with Samantha Brown, Great Hotels, Interstitials, Girl Meets Hawaii and Great Vacation Homes.

Before becoming a travel television personality, Brown was a working actress in New York City, starring in off-Broadway hits like June Moon and Brutality of Fact. She graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theater.

About Verizon

Verizon Information Services, a division of Verizon Communications Corp. (NYSE: VZ), is the nation’s most advanced provider of yellow pages and related shopping information. It has $3.6 billion in revenues from products including: Verizon SuperPages yellow pages; Verizon (, the nation’s number 1 Internet directory and a leading online shopping resource; and the superpages on the go information directory offered through Verizon Wireless Get It Now services and on other wireless carriers. The company is the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. and the first to provide a Hispanic online shopping resource (

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