Chapel Hill and Asheville made RewardExpert’s 2017 list of the Best American Foodie Towns.
Asheville and Chapel Hill came in at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the list of top food towns in the South Atlantic region. Asheville came in first in RewardExpert’s national list of food towns; Chapel Hill came in third on the national list.
RewardExpert recommended Chapel Hill restaurants Elements and Lantern Restaurant for fine dining. Elements won the OpenTable Diners Award in both 2015 and 2016, as well as awards of excellence from Trip Advisor and Wine Spectator. For a classic Southern chicken biscuit, RewardExpert recommended Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen or Time-Out.
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Other towns that were No. 1 in their region were Burlington, Vermont, in the Northeast; Traverse City, Michigan, in the Midwest; Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the Mountain West; Healdsburg, California, in the Pacific West; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the South Central region.