The Delta features vast farmlands, including acres of white cotton, hundreds of catfish ponds, and a variety of agricultural communities. This region is recognized worldwide as the birthplace of the blues. Greenville, Clarksdale, Carrollton, and Greenwood are the historical jewels of the region, with a rich heritage that embraces music, literature, and agriculture. The area also features Chinese, Lebanese, and Italian settlements, and some of the best restaurants in the South. Tunica is a top 10 gaming destination in America. Yazoo City, descending from the ridge overlooking the Mississippi Delta, features Victorian homes and a magnificent, well-preserved main street.