The INSIDER Summary:Food halls filled with dozens of vendors touting the latest viral and trendy cuisines are popping up all over the country.Chelsea Market in NYCboasts 54 food and drink vendors and restaurants, including a secret bar in the basement. The Eastern Marketin Detroitis 43 acres wide and takes upan entirehistoric district.The days of sitting down at a table and ordering from a waiter or waitress to eat are long gone.From food trucks to food festivals, there are dozens of new ways to enjoy your favorite eats without trying to score a hard-to-get dinner reservation. And the hottest new trend in gastronomy' Food halls.For a long time, these giant spaces filled with multiple food and drink vendors selling everything from charcuterie to viral dessertswere pretty much found exclusivelyin the biggest, trendiest cities across the US.However, food halls, markets, and fancy food courts are opening up all over the place now, with emphasis on local vendors, fresh ingredients, and sometimes even with their very own celebrity chefs.We've rounded up 27 of the best food halls around the country to add to your travel bucket list, from Chelsea Market in New York to Market House in Nashville, along with must-eat dining suggestions for each.Chelsea Market, New YorkThis urban market boasts 54 food and drink vendors and restaurants, including a secret bar in the basement called the Tippler.Must-eat culinary highlights Any of the sandwiches at the Num Pang sandwich shop, which offers gourmet, meaty twists on theSoutheast Asian bahn-mi. If you want to sit down, try a four-course pasta-tasting meal at Giovanni Rana.Chicago French Market, ChicagoThis year-round indoor European-style food market located in Chicago's West Loop has more than 30 food, drink, and flower vendors.Must-eat culinary highlightsThe VBQ Wagyu beef sandwich from Saigon Sistersorclassic macarons at authentic French bakery Vanille Patisserie.There's alsowhat has beendubbed the best pastrami sandwich inChicago at Fumare Meats.DeKalb Market Hall, BrooklynDekalb Market Hall is a newcomer to the throngs of food halls flourishing in the ever-hungry New York City. Here, you can find Brooklyn and other New York vendors in a 60,000-square foot industrial setting.Must-eat culinary highlightsThe classic cheese and potato pierogi from Pierogi Boys,or a cheesy cornbread arepa from the iconic Arepa Lady.See the rest of the story at Business Insider Click here to read full news..