2. Las Vegas, Nevada
Although Vegas vacationers will still find plenty of cheap buffets to enjoy after a long night of casino hopping, the town has reinvented itself into a foodie haven. Many celebrity chefs have set up shop at the top hotels on the strip, including Gordon Ramsay, Boby Flay and Mario Batali. Many glamorous eateries, innovative restaurants and molecular gastronomy hotspots have popped up to attract hordes of hungry diners. With plenty of high-end fare, Las Vegas is a must for fans of gourmet cuisine who love over-the-top meals.