Best Small Towns for Food Slideshow

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Walla Walla, Wash.

Originally a farming community, the Walla Walla Valley is pretension-free and wine- and food-obsessed. It is popping up on many a wine-taster’s radar as the country's new region to explore, and the town of Walla Walla boasts great places to find good food and cool company. The Walla Walla Valley Farmers Market is proof of the region's bounty, but so are dishes like the fish tacos at Green Lantern, the pastas and flatbreads from Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen (pictured), and the seasonal menus at Whitehouse-Crawford.

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