How Flavorful Is Chicago?

Apparently, quite flavorful.

McCormick has identified America's top 10 "Super-Spiced" cities based on consumption of "Super Spices and Chicago ranks number two on the list.
"Chicago is known for its famous "Little Italy" neighborhood and restaurants, Chicago consumes 25,000 pounds of oregano per year. That's six times the weight of the Field Museum's T-Rex skeleton "Sue". Similar to Sue, the most powerful dinosaur, oregano is the number one "Super Spices" because it has one of the highest antioxidant levels of all the herbs," sites McCormick & Company, Inc. press release.
The full list of 10 includes:
1. New York
2. Chicago
3. Los Angeles
4. Dallas/Ft. Worth
5. San Antonio/Corpus Christi6. Houston
7. Memphis
8. Philadelphia
9. Charleston, SC
10. Jackson, MS

For a full list of the top 50 "Super Spiced" cities, healthful "Super Spice" tips and recipes to spice up your plate with flavor and antioxidants, visit

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