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San Francisco ranks No. 1 on Yelp's 2019 list of best food destinations

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Look no further than your very own backyard for what's being called the best food destination in the country! 

Yelp ranked San Francisco No. 1 as the best destination for foodies.

According to Yelp, the city's highest rated restaurants are Michelin-starred restaurants Liholiho Yacht Club and Tony's Pizza Napoletana. 

San Francisco also received recognition for diverse cuisine.

To create the list, researchers at Yelp compared restaurant ratings, reviews, percentage of food photos, cuisine diversity, and new restaurants to figure out where majority of Yelpers were eating in 2018.

Here's the top 10 in order: 

1. San Francisco

2. St. Louis, Missouri

3. Honolulu, Hawaii

4. Plano, Texas 

5. San Diego 

6. Las Vegas, Nevada

7. Richmond, Virginia 

8. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

9. Baltimore, Maryland

10. Austin, Texas

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