All living creatures need food for sustenance, but for some, it’s an experience. If you’re a food-lover, then this data-backed index is for you. Here is a list of the best cities around the world perfect for foodies. The data was collected by Resonance Consultancy, a global adviser on the world’s development on economic and tourism and was based on both residents and locals.
The list was made through analyzing a range of high-quality restaurants as well as culinary experiences gathered from online channels like Facebook, Google, TripAdvisor, and Instagram. They filtered more than 200 cities to come up with a solid list on where to experience the most tantalizing dishes!
Immerse yourself in British food culture through the bustling streets of the Borough Market. Where numerous vendors peddle their way around carrying with them freshly caught seafood, producer, blue-ribbon baked goods, and artisan cheeses. Finish off the British experience with some fish and chips at the classic Golden Hind or a full English breakfast at the Regency Cafe. End the day with a fantastic dinner at The Hand Flowers pub. They are famous for contemporary cuisine. If that’s not enough, it is also England’s lone Michelin two-star pub.
Omoide Yokocho is a journey into old Japanese nostalgia down, that also literally means memory lane in Japanese. Here, tourists and locals visit mini food stands serving yakitori sizzling chicken skewers fresh off the grill. You can also head down to the Kichijoji neighborhood and feast at the Harmonica Yokocho’s standing bars.
Gwangjang Market has over 5,000 vendors selling iconic dishes like the soondae or blood sausages. If you’re a Korean barbecue fan, then head straight to the high-end Yeontabal BBQ restaurant or the local favorite, WooShung Galbi.
The City of Light is known to dazzle food lovers with its Michelin three-star establishments known as the Arpège and Gagnaire. A more casual option would be to go to the buzzing street markets. Cheese lovers should also visit Quatrehomme as it stocks more than a thousand varieties of prefect cheese.
From the rich knishes in Little Odessa of Brooklyn to the spicy curries by Murray Hill in Manhattan, locals can experience global dishes. If you’ve got some room left in your stomach, maybe you could stop by Absolute-Bagels at the Upper West Side.