In Case You Missed It: New England’s 25 Best Food Towns

Saturday, March 02, 2013


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Craigie On Main was one of the many restaurants who culinary excellence led to Cambridge, MA landing in the Top 3 of GoLocal's rankings.

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read. Check out what dominated the news cycle this week in Rhode Island and get all the details with these easy links.

What are the best food towns in New England?

New England's restaurants are among best in the country, and New Englanders are passionate about their food. Which cities and towns combine the best of those two worlds? For the first time, GoLocal released a ranking of the Top 25 in the region.

To see New England's 25 Best Food Towns, go here. 

How to put a city or town's foodiness into numbers began with restaurants. To find those places where great food was the centerpiece, GoLocal's researchers uncovered the highest-rated restaurants in New England, and used their hometowns as a base for analysis. We looked at James Beard awards, Diamonds from AAA, Stars from Mobil/Forbes, and "best ofs" in national press such as Food & Wine and Bon Appetit.

To read more about GoLocal's methodology, go here. 

The result? Not only a ranking of towns based on high cuisine and food culture, but also a great list for where to travel if you love food. Start planning to culinary dream escape now. 


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