DC Offers the Most Diverse Food Options in the Nation

Sweet breads over squash risotto at the Belgian restaurant, Brasserie Beck | YELP, Lynn N. 

Sweet breads over squash risotto at the Belgian restaurant, Brasserie Beck | YELP, Lynn N. 

The DC dining culture is a melting pot of different cuisines. A recent map put together by The Huffington Post labeled as "The Most Disproportionately Popular Dishes In Each State" shows which regional cuisines are the most popular in each state and specifically some cities– including DC. 

So what are the cuisines that saturate the DC restaurant market?

  • Belgian restaurants- 1,711% more than the 50 states.
  • Ethiopian restaurants- 1,560% more than the 50 states.
  • African restaurants- 555% more than the 50 states. 
  • Food stand- 332% more than the 50 states.
  • French Restaurants- 250% more than the 50 states.

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