Whether you are planning a DIY culinary adventure or a food tour with a local travel company, here are some of the best places in the world that should be on your list.
The charming city of Bruges is not only known for its canals and medieval architecture. It is also famous for its chocolates and beers. Walk along cobbled streets and medieval alleys and make sure to look out for shops that sell some of the best quality Belgian chocolates you will find in the city. Or you can head out one of the local breweries or bars and restaurants where you can grab some of Belgium’s famous beers. Food-themed attractions you might not want to miss in Bruges include the Choco-story, De Halve Maan, and Frietmuseum.
India’s diverse culinary scene means you have to travel across the country for the ultimate Indian food experience. But if you have to pick one city, Delhi would be a good place to start. The country’s capital city is famous for its North Indian cuisine and street food scene. There are plenty of dining options to choose from including roadside restaurants or dhabas, cafes, and other food shops. Some of local dishes you need to try include chole bhature, paranthas, and butter chicken among others.
A top cultural destination in Morocco, Fes is a city that boasts not just of attractions that date back to the medieval times. It is also famous for its vibrant food scene. It is a great place to try the best of Moroccan cuisine like the tagine (slow cooked dishes that come in clay cooking pots with conical lids), couscous, briwat (a type of pastry), pastiall (chicken or pigeon pie), shebakia, zaalouk, and mint tea.
Vietnam is one of Asia’s best food cities with a delightful cuisine begging to be explored. In Hanoi, you can take your pick of the city’s famous and affordable street food tours. Enjoy culinary adventures at the streets and markets where you can eat some of the country’s famous dishes and then some. Must try dishes and treats include the bánh cuốn (steamed pork wraps), bánh mì, bánh xèo, Gỏi cuốn, Phở (Vientamese noodle soup), sinh tố (Vietnamese smoothie made with fruits and condensed milk), Vietnamese egg coffee, and more.
Hong Kong, China
From dim sums to barbecue pork buns and so much more in between, Hong Kong is teeming with scrumptious foods that you can find in a wide array of places including street food stalls and fancy gourmet restaurants. It is a place for food tours where, either on your own or equally curious groups of people from around the world. Some of the city’s best places for food include Ah Shun’s Kitchen in Cheung Chau, Tim Ho Wan in Sham Shui Po, the dimsum chain Din Tai Fung, and more.