Verizon superpages.com Lists 25 Tastiest U.S. Cities Based on Restaurant Listings

DALLAS - From neighborhood bagel shops to world-class steakhouses, New York City is the Tastiest City in the U.S.,

according to a survey of restaurant listings on Verizon


[superpages.com] the premier online shopping

and local search site.

Texas has three of the Tastiest Cities in the Top 10, while New York and California each have two cities. The rankings

are based on the number of eating establishments in each city listed in the "restaurants" category on


The Tastiest Cities are:

  1. New York City
  2. Chicago, Illinois
  3. Los Angeles, California
  4. Houston, Texas
  5. Brooklyn, New York
  6. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  7. San Francisco, California
  8. Dallas, Texas
  9. Atlanta, Georgia
  10. San Antonio, Texas
  11. San Diego, California
  12. Miami, Florida
  13. Washington, D.C.
  14. Seattle, Washington
  15. Las Vegas, Nevada
  16. Phoenix, Arizona
  17. Portland, Oregon
  18. St. Louis, Missouri
  19. Austin, Texas
  20. Indianapolis, Indiana
  21. Baltimore, Maryland
  22. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  23. Memphis, Tennessee
  24. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  25. Denver, Colorado

"Verizon superpages.com is your best resource for finding the right restaurant for fine or casual dining," says

Eric Chandler, vice president of e-commerce marketing for superpages.com. "And these 25 cities have the most

restaurant choices in the U.S."

The Web site also includes travel tips from Samantha Brown of the Travel Channel. Her advice covers shopping for trip

supplies, packing your luggage, coping with problems en route and finding local information once you arrive at your


To find a restaurant's phone number or location, Brown likes the versatility of superpages on the go - a complete

information resource on Verizon Wireless Get It Now phones. For one low monthly fee, subscribers get maps and driving

directions, restaurant reviews, weather forecasts and directory information - right over the cell phone.

"If you have a Verizon Wireless phone, sign up for superpages on the go," she says. "It allows you to find

hotels, restaurants or tourist attractions along your route -- or at your destination. Imagine - no stopping at the gas

station to ask the attendant!"

The complete list of Samantha Brown's travel tips is available on Verizon


[superpages.com], the nation's best Internet


About Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown is a travel expert and the host of several popular programs on the Travel Channel including Passport to

Europe with Samantha Brown, Great Hotels, Interstitials, Girl Meets Hawaii and Great Vacation Homes.

Before becoming a travel television personality, Brown was a working actress in New York City, starring in off-Broadway

hits like June Moon and Brutality of Fact. She graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor of fine

arts degree in musical theater.

About Verizon superpages.com

Verizon Information Services, a division of Verizon Communications Corp. (NYSE: VZ), is the nation's most advanced

provider of yellow pages and related shopping information. It has $3.6 billion in revenues from products including:

Verizon SuperPages yellow pages; Verizon superpages.com (


), the nation's number 1 Internet directory and a leading

online shopping resource; and the superpages on the go information directory offered through Verizon Wireless Get It Now

services and on other wireless carriers. The company is the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. and

the first to provide a Hispanic online shopping resource (


) .

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