Light but luscious pasta from Scratch. Photo by TH Carlisle.

On their list of the top 10 global destinations where foodies should dine in 2019, BBC Good Food included just one U.S. city.

Yes, Pittsburgh. Once again, it’s you.

“Need an alternative East Coast city break?,” BBC Good Food asked its readers this week. “In April this year (2019), British Airways starts direct flights from Heathrow to Pittsburgh, making this little-known Pennsylvanian city easier to visit. Andy Warhol is Steel Town’s best-known local boy, and its post-industrial landscape is littered with vibrant street art. And an arty vibe defines its burgeoning food scene, where cheap rents (by American city standards) have seen young chefs pursuing ambitious, creative cuisine catering to Pittsburgh’s demographic of young upwardly mobile urban migrants.”

Other recommended cities for foodies include Amsterdam, Corsica, the city of Matera in Italy and, decades after its famine drew worldwide attention, the country of Ethiopia.

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Melissa Rayworth

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