Food is one of the most important ingredients of any journey. Your holidays can turn into the most memorable trip of your life if you spend enough time to properly taste what the country of your destination has to offer. It is also true that some cities are ‘tastier’ than others and have some truly amazing dishes that will send your taste buds to heaven. From crazy food markets in Bangkok to restaurants in Italy, there’s no limit to amazing foods and drinks you can try. Here’s a list of 10 most gourmet cities in the world.
Lima is Peru’s #1 city when it comes to a variety of foods. Thanks to Chef Gaston Acuri Peruvian cuisine became world famous and his very own restaurant Astrid y Gastуn is among the best in the world. Lima’s restaurants feature Andean cuisine as well as Asian, European and classic dishes like ceviche, chocolate desserts, fruity cocktails and seafood stews.
China’s independent city-state has a lot to offer in terms of foods and drinks. It is home to some authentic (and quite cheap) dishes like wonton noodles and dim sum. Gourmets will also be pleased to find a whole variety of other cuisines including Argentinian (visit Tango) and French (head to Caprice Hong Kong).
India is world renown for its spicy dishes that are filled with all kinds of flavors. Street food in Mumbai has the most affordable and tasty meals in India. The city is also home to some old-school restaurants that have become popular all over the world like the famous Highway Gomantak, Delhi Darbar, and many others.
Istanbul is a city where everything is possible when it comes to food and restaurants. Even Istanbul’s street vendors offer some really amazing dishes ranging from simple skewers to meals like grilled sheep intestines, stuffed mussels, and sweet doughnuts. Turkish kebabs and the Kunefe cheese pastry are also extremely delicious.