Three local cities rank among the 50-worst for food lovers

Posted at 2:43 PM, Sep 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-04 14:43:54-04

Chesapeake, Va. – Love local food?

You might not love this ranking from the real estate site MOVOTO.

The site ranked the 50 worst cities in the nation for ‘foodies’ and Chesapeake came in at #10. Norfolk and Virginia Beach didn’t fare much better, placing 23rd and 38th respectively.

The list was compiled using the following criteria:

  • Restaurants per capita
  • Bakeries per capita
  • Food Trucks per capita
  • Ice Cream Shops per capita
  • Candy Shops per capita
  • Food and Wine Festivals per capita
  • Caterers per capita
  • Gourmet Grocery Stores per capita

Click here to see the full rankings and explanation of the site’s methodology.

Disagree with the rankings? Tell us your favorite foodie places in Hampton Roads in the comments.