A WalletHub ranking puts D.C. in the top 15 on its Best Foodie Cities in America list, based on 29 metrics. When it came to affordability, the District didn't come out so well.
WASHINGTON — D.C.’s restaurant scene gets nationwide accolades, but when the bill comes to the table, it doesn’t look quite as good.
A WalletHub ranking puts D.C. in the top 15 on its Best Foodie Cities in America list, based on 29 metrics including affordability, accessibility of high-quality restaurants, food festivals, breweries and wineries.
Washington ranks sixth in restaurants per capita, and 20th for accessibility to highly-rated restaurants, but — but 146th for restaurant affordability.
Eating out in general is getting more expensive. The USDA reports restaurant prices nationally rose 2.8 percent between July 2017 and July 2018.