If you are anything like me, some of the coolest parts about the different places you travel can be the different kinds of food you eat and the different restaurants around the city. While you can find about any cool restaurant in any city if you look hard enough, here are four cities that have some of the best restaurants and dining experiences!

1. New York City

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The city that never sleeps has to get its energy somehow! If you are craving a specific kind of food, New York probably has it. With destinations like DO Cookie Dough Confections, Ice & Vice, Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, NOMO Kitchen, The Nugget Spot, Merchant's RiverHouse, and Clinton Hall, it is impossible to choose the wrong place to eat.

2. Cincinnati

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Being a city right along the Ohio River, this city will never fail to disappoint in the way of food. Cincinnati-style chili is what makes this city famous for its food and what defines "Midwest-style food." Cincinnati has many choices of unique dining experiences from the Moerlein Lager House, to Skyline Chili, to Graeter's Ice Cream, and LaRosa's Pizza.

3. Chicago

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Famous for their deep dish pizza, Chicago is the destination for all lovers of pizza. Some of the best places to try these deep dish pizzas are at Giordano's and Pizano's. If you aren't in the mood for some pizza though, some other amazing places to try out are Margi's Candies, The Chicago Diner, Alinea Restaurant, The Purple Pig and SafeHouse

4. New Orleans

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New Orleans has deep roots with a rich culture, so it would make sense that the food is top notch. The city is known for its beignets, jambalaya, and gumbo. New Orleans has many favorites including Bubba-Gump Shrimp Co., Commander's Palace, Cafe du Monde, and LUCA eats.

While these are restaurants that many foodies have already enjoyed, there are many waiting to be discovered! Go out there and try new places, and eat new foods! Some of the best foods and the best restaurants may be right in the town you live in!

Now go out there and explore!