Which Southern city has the tastiest food?

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  1. rwoman
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    USAToday/Southern Living: Which Southern city has the tastiest food?

    And the winner is...Lafayette, LA...not sure the folks in Baltimore consider themselves SOUTHERN! :)

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    I have definitely heard that Lafayette has the best cajun food outside of someone's grandma's house, and cajun is a particularly delicious style of cuisine. New Orleans has got to win overall though. The selection from fine dining all the way down to bar/grocery dives is impossible to beat anywhere in the world. Rival? yes? Beat? no. I'm biased though. I was born in the New Orleans area--although I don't actually remember living there because of how young I was when my family moved away. I do, however, remember lots of trips to NOLA as a kid, and do remember all the incredible restaurants I have had the pleasure of visiting, including Commander's, Galatoires, Emeril's and his NOLA, the now-gone Christians and La Louisiane, and the "new guy to the block" Jacque-Imo's, in addition to a number of groceries and smaller places.
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