10 Mouth-Watering Destinations for Unashamed Foodies
Food glorious food, who doesn't enjoy eating local dishes offered in different corners of the world? Whether it's sweet or savory, every country has something a little different on offer, the choice is yours!
1. Bologna, Italy
Italy has much to offer when it comes to cultural and delicious dishes, and with Bologna being considered the food capital of the nation, you're in the right place for authentic Italian cuisine. Known for their stuffed pastas (stuffed with cheese and meat) and mouth-watering lasagne, Bologna is the home of the hearty Italian dishes that we covet today. Do I hear you ask what to try first when in this amazing city?
Well, bolognese and tortellini are the two dishes you must try when travelling to Bologna, as these classic dishes will truly tantalise your taste buds. Check out travellers' reviews for the best places to eat pasta whilst in Bologna! Plus, we heard Trattoria da Serghei is a fantastic family-run spot for authentic dining. There's no menu and the owner simply makes what they like each day! Don't forget to get your gelato fix, too.
2. Munich, Germany
Home to traditional German food such as Bratwurst (a sausage made with finely minced pork or veal), sauerkraut (pickled cabbage), Weisswurst (white sausage) and white asparagus, German food will truly warm your heart.
If you love hearty, filling food, you will fall in love with the German cuisine. Filled with beer and pretzels, the Germans offer it all. Why not try out some traditional German cakes such as Bienenstich ("Bee Sting Cake") which is a soft, fluffy vanilla cake filled with honey and flaked almonds? Or perhaps try their traditional black forest cherry cake? You'll be begging for more!
3. Paris, France
Have you thought about trying out new cuisines, and unique cultural dishes to surprise your taste buds? France offers the most memorable cuisines and delicacies one could ask for. With a variety of dish options available to tantalise your taste buds, including French onion soup, fromage boards, or even France's world-famous souffle, which one will you try first? France is also well-known for their handcrafted macaroons, yum!
Tripadvisor recommends these top 10 bakeries to try whilst in Paris!
4. Hanoi, Vietnam
If you were looking for food a little different to traditional Western food, why not try out some of Vietnam's cuisines? On the list of authentic food to eat (and not to be missed) includes Bún Chả (barbecued pork with rice vermicelli), Chả Cá, (grilled fish with dill and turmeric) or the classic and well known dish, Pho (Vietnamese noodle soup). These dishes all offer local flavours of Vietnam, the top restaurants to visit can be found here!
5. Warsaw, Poland
Thinking about visiting Poland? Wanting some funky food but don't know where to start? Warsaw has all your answers! Filled with pickled cucumbers, smokey mountain cheese and sausages, Poland is one country which offers many styles of food to suit any traveller. But maybe you're visiting just for the desserts? I know that's what I'll be eating! Polish desserts are well-known for using in season fruits. This includes their delicious Szarlotka (freshly picked apple pie), Sernik (cheesecake), or their Makowiec (poppy seed cake), yum! For the best local restaurants, have a look at tripadvisors top recommendations.
6. Yorkshire, UK
Heading to Yorkshire anytime soon? If not, you really should put this destination on your bucket list! Filled with Yorkshire pudding, black pudding and artisan drinks, Yorkshire can put up a unique feast.
If you're having trouble choosing a restaurant to eat at, the UK have put up their top restaurants to eat at whilst visiting.
7. New York, USA
New York has the largest selection of food to offer, whether you want a burger, pizza, bagels or just ramen, New York will make sure it's the best you've ever had. Why not browse tripadvisor's top restaurants in New York city?
8. Tokyo, Japan
Pairing culture and food, Japan has a cuisine unlike any other. For traditional Japanese food, why not try out some mouth-watering sushi? Made with TLC, sushi in Japan in a delicacy and is crafted to perfection. Ramen and soba noodles are also on our top dishes, offering the true taste of Japan's flavours. Browse our top places to visit whilst travelling in Japan!
9. Cape Town, South Africa
South Africa has been home to many cultures over the past century due to settlement and cultivation by the Dutch, this in turn has brought about many cultural and well-known dishes to the area.
Known as Gatsby, the dish is common in Cape Town with it popular in many small eateries. The dish is a style of a long (lengthwise) sandwich filled with extras such as cheese, meats or egg. Try this one out the next time you visit South Africa to tantalise your taste buds! Sweet dishes are also popular in South Africa, such as Malva pudding (sweet and spongy apricot pudding of Dutch origin) or the Melktert, a milk-based tart or dessert made out of sweet pastry crust containing a creamy filling, of milk, flour, sugar and eggs. All I can say is, YUM!
10. Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
Known for their alps and wilderness, Switzerland offers some tempting food choices for the tourist. Dishes include the creamy cheese fondue, hot rosti's made out of grated potatoes fried in hot butter or fat, or for your sweeter side, why not try out some local Swiss chocolate? For the best cheese fondue, why not try out Restaurant Fritschi in Lake Lucerne.