Once upon a time, the world's food capitals were a mere few well-known locales like Paris, New York, and Bangkok. All the action #and the eyes, and the forks# were focused there.
Recently, though, many areas of the world have expanded and improved both their menus and their talents in the kitchen, resulting in far more places staking their claims in the classy world of quality dining. Similarly, other cities have quietly cultivated some of the most amazing farmer's markets on the globe, and their passion for fresh food has spread throughout their communities. Taken together, the following are the crème de la crème -- the Greatest Cities in the World for Foodies.