Whether we’re in our own cities or exploring a new region of the country, we often explore with our taste buds. We want to find the best food outlets the United States has to offer, including the best public and farmers markets, food tours, food halls and fast casual restaurants.
A panel of experts have made their nominee selections, and now it’s your turn to vote for your favorite places to get food – whether it’s to prepare an incredible meal at home or have one brought to your table. Voting ends on Monday, July 3 at noon ET, and you can vote once per day, per category.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best Farmers Market
According to the Farmers Market Coalition, a farmers market is “a public and recurring assembly of farmers or their representatives selling the food that they produced directly to consumers.” And the explosion of the farm-to-table movement in the United States has led to a steadily growing number of markets, with more than 8,600 registered in the USDA Farmers Market Directory.
Which farmers market do you return to week after week?
Best Fast Casual Restaurant
Fast casual restaurants have become more popular than ever in the United States, thanks to their convenience and affordability. Diners love that these eateries offer easy and quick access to food without sacrificing quality.
An expert panel has selected 20 nominees, and now it’s up to you to decide the winner. Which fast casual restaurant is your favorite?
Best Food Hall
Offering a variety of cuisines and dishes to suit different tastes and preferences, food halls are great spots for trying new flavors and meeting up with friends and family. Not to mention, many food halls put the spotlight on up-and-coming chefs, giving them a chance to grow their business, so you can support the local food scene instead of big chains while enjoying a top-notch meal.
These 20 food halls have been selected by an expert panel for their fantastic selection of eateries and their positive contributions to their communities. Which one gets your vote?
Best Food Tour
What’s better than exploring a new place and tasting its delicious cuisine? Going on a food tour is not only a great way to discover the local culture, history and flavors of a destination, but also a fun way to meet new people who share your passion for food and travel.
These 20 food tour companies were chosen by a panel of experts because they excel at providing a variety of dishes to sample and teach about the ingredients, traditions and stories behind them.
Which food tour company is your favorite?
Best Public Market
A visit to a public market often offers insight into a community through its foods and artisan goods. Many of these 20 public markets – nominated as the best in the U.S. by a panel of experts – occupy historic landmark buildings as well.
Which is your favorite for getting the flavor of a city?
Remember, you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday, July 14.