There are some things that exist only in New York, but the city’s traditional foldable, thin-crust pizza is no longer one of them.

“These days, you can find decent, or even excellent, New York–style pizza in almost any medium-sized to large city in America,” says Brooklyn-based writer Jeff Turrentine. “But finding even passable Chicago-style pizza outside of Chicago—that still poses a challenge.”

That only-in-Chicago factor helps explain why the Windy City once again won the No. 1 spot for best pizza city, according to Travel + Leisure readers. This year’s America’s Favorite Cities survey—in which readers rank 35 cities for such enticements as luxury stores, live music, and good-looking locals—revealed voters’ reverence for Chicago’s deep-dish magic.

Check out the slideshow above to see if your city made the list.

America's Best Cities for Pizza
America's Best New BBQ
America's Best Stadium Food
Best French Fries in the U.S.
America's Best Comfort Foods

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