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Top 10 New Foodie Cities

Where to find the most talked-about bites from coast to coast, and what else to do when you get there
Grab a fresh lobster roll and welcome the day’s catch in the historic Old Port neighborhood—still home to active fishing wharves.

1 THE HIP WATERFRONT SCENE

Portland, Maine

This quaint coastal hub has more to offer than oysters and lighthouses—though visitors should absolutely slurp the former (Eventide Oyster Co. serves 12 local varieties) and Instagram the latter (Portland Head Light is postcard perfect). The beer scene is buzzing, thanks to upstarts like Allagash and Bissell Brothers breweries. Conveniently two of the best lobster rolls in town—Bite Into Maine Airstream and High Roller truck—are often parked outside. While you’re there, ride the Casco Bay Mailboat or visit Victoria Mansion, a landmarked house museum.

Grab a fresh lobster roll and welcome the day’s catch in the historic Old Port neighborhood—still home to active fishing wharves.

Portland has among the most breweries per capita in

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