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Milwaukee Public Market ranked as 8th best public market in the country

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Posted at 4:04 PM, May 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-06 17:04:49-04

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Public Market is ranked as the 8th best public market in the country in 2021, according to a ranking from

The ranking states a panel of experts partnered with 10Best to pick the initial nominees. The top 10 winners were then chosen by popular vote.

Here's where Brew City's public market fell in the ranking, according to 10Best:

  • Reading Terminal Market - Philadelphia
  • West Side Market - Cleveland, Ohio
  • Findlay Market - Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Pike Place Market - Seattle
  • Lancaster Central Market - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Eastern Market - Detroit
  • Flint Farmers' Market - Flint, Michigan
  • Milwaukee Public Market - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Chicago French Market - Chicago
  • Boston Public Market - Boston

The ranking describes the Milwaukee Public Market as a place where "foodies will find a selection of artisan products and prepared foods from numerous independent merchants. Sit down to taste your purchases at the second floor Palm Garden, or sign up for a cooking class at the Madame Kuony Demonstration Kitchen."

The ranking acknowledges that public markets serve as an outlet into a city's community and heritage, writing:

"A visit to a public market often offers insight into a community through its foods and artisan goods. Many of these 10 public markets, voted on by our readers, occupy historic landmark buildings as well," according to 10Best.

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