Move over, New York — it's St. Louis' turn in the spotlight.
On Monday, Condé Nast Traveler announced its "6 U.S. Cities to Watch in 2017." While often overshadowed by New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, the magazine notes, these places are gaining attention for their affordability, spaces to create, and cultural and food scenes, even as their counterparts become more crowded and expensive. And yes, St. Louis made the cut.Condé Nast Traveler covers quite a bit of ground in its short summary, starting with our food. And no, it's not just about our barbecue (though Bogart's Smokehouse and Pappy's Smokehouse rightfully get recognition, too):
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