When considering a gluttonous getaway — a culinary escape, if you will — most foodies are apt to turn to one of the usual food city suspects: New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles. But tucked away somewhere outside of big city hype and national coverage, lie genuinely great, underrated food cities. There are several advantages to these small markets, too, including a more direct source of local suppliers and a tighter sense of community. After all, talent is everywhere — you just have to dig a bit to find the best options. From Asheville’s active chef community to Minneapolis/St. Paul’s fresh farm fare (and home to the “only real farmhouse ale” in America), we’ve got you covered with ‘7 of the Most Underrated Food Cities in America’ here.