Chart of the Day: US Cities by Tacos and Transit

Here is a chart that arrived via Carter Rubin’s Twitter feed, showing a simple quadrant graph of US cities on the “transit” and “tacos” spectra.

Here is one person’s placement of Minneapolis, ranked according to tacos / transit:


Keep in mind that cities receiving high marks for “tacos” include Los Angeles (#1) and San Diego.

Here are some other highlights:

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What do you think? Personally I think Nate Fuerst’s ranking is pretty close to where I’d put Minneapolis. And he’s right about pho, of course. is a non-profit and is volunteer run. We rely on your support to keep the servers running. If you value what you read, please consider becoming a member.

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5 Responses to Chart of the Day: US Cities by Tacos and Transit

  1. Tim December 7, 2018 at 8:23 am #

    We do better than that for tacos. You just have to know where to go around here.

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