Greenville: A Foodie Destination Named among the New York Times’ Top 52 Places to Visit in 2023

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Greenville, South Carolina, has made yet another prestigious list, this time the New York Times’ “52 Places to Go in 2023,” and we’re happy to say it’s not the first time. The city was also included on the list five years ago.

Greenville and Charleston are the only two South Carolina cities on the list, which is quite impressive. Greenville joins the ranks of some incredible cities from around the world, including London, Odense, Denmark, Bergamo, Italy, and Eastern Townships, Quebec. The list includes 11 places within the U.S., and we’re proud Greenville is among them.

So, what makes Greenville such a top spot? Well, to begin with, Greenville’s food scene is out of this world! Within the downtown area alone, there are over 200 restaurants serving a wide variety of cuisines from around the world.

Visitors may come for the access to outdoor adventures, but they’ll most likely leave having been introduced to flavors from around the world


Soby’s, Mr. Crisp, Lewis Barbecue, Keipi, Aryana, and Califas are among the Greenville restaurants highlighted by the New York Times. These restaurants are well-known for their delectable cuisine and distinctive atmosphere. Soby’s, for example, is a southern-inspired restaurant serving delectable food. Mr. Crisp is a modern seafood restaurant. Lewis Barbecue is a must-see for BBQ fans, and Keipi serves delectable Georgian cuisine. Both Aryana and Califas are known for their flavorful Mediterranean cuisine.

The article also credited Greenville’s popular food events, such as Euphoria and Fall for Greenville, with helping to establish a food-loving culture. These events bring together top chefs and foodies to showcase the best of Greenville’s food scene. Greenville’s food community is truly special, and we’re proud to be a part of it.

But Greenville is more than just food; we have so much more to offer. We have a thriving arts scene, with numerous galleries, museums, and theaters to visit. We also have plenty of outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and kayaking. Our city is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, and there are numerous parks and amenities to enjoy.

Greenville is a diverse city with something for everyone. You’ll find something to enjoy here whether you’re a foodie, an art lover, or an outdoor enthusiast. Greenville’s inclusion in the New York Times’ “52 Places to Go in 2023” makes us proud, and we we look forward to welcoming visitors from all around the world.

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