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Countries With Best Food Every Foodie Must Travel To

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Nov 29, 2019
Only a hardcore foodie will agree on how difficult it is to list only a few countries with the best food. Food is another common language around the world after love that brings people together. Let’s take a quick peek into some of the countries with the best food every foodie must travel to.

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1. South Korea

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South Korean cuisine is rich in flavor and spiciness. From Dosobap to Kimchi, Jokbal to Kongguksu, Japchae to Bulgogi, Sundubu-jigae to Bibimbap, there is definitely more to Korean food than just Rameon.

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2. Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is another destination no foodie should miss. From Fish Ambul Thiyal to Appam, Lamprais to Parippu, Wambatu moju to Polos, you will find a variety of flavors to relish in the Lankan cuisine.

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3. Italy

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Italian food is more than Pizza and Pastas. You will love feasting on Arancini, Bottarga, Ribollita, Osso bocu Alla Milanese, Risotto, Fiorentina Steak and yes, the world-famous Lasagna, Gelato, Torrone and more in Italy.

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4. Spain

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No one cooks their food with as much passion as the Spaniards. They cook meals as if they are performing the Flamenco dance. Must try Spanish food includes Croquettes, Pisto, Pulpo a la gallega, Gazpacho, Tortilla Española, etc.

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5. China

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You will definitely have a neighborhood Chinese take away to overcome your late night hunger pangs. Chǎo má shi, Yáng ròu pào mó, Chòu dòu fu, Bō cài miàn and endless other traditional Chinese cuisines are a must try for every foodie.

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6. South Africa

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South African cuisine is highly influenced by its Dutch, French, Indian, Malaysian as well as indigenous population. The spectacular cuisine includes Boerewors, Cape Malay curry, Malva pudding, Chakalaka & pap, Shisa nyama, Bobotie, and more will keep your taste buds busy.

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7. UAE

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Every foodie must travel to the UAE to enjoy the flavorsome, traditional Arab food. The taste of Arab food is similar to Indian food due to the use of spices. Do try stuffed camel, Al Harees, Al Machboos, Hummus, Shawarma, and more when in UAE.

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8. Mexico

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Mexican food has the best flavors and a true foodie will not rest till he/she tries Chilaquiles, Pozole, Tacos al Pastor, Tostadas, Mole, Guacamole, Tamales, etc.

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9. Japan

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Japan spells sushi, sukiyaki, and tempura. However, a true food junkie knows traditional Japanese food also includes other must try such as Tsukemen Ramen, Kare raisu, Okonomiyaki, Shabu Shabu, Miso soup, Yakitori, and more.

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10. Thailand

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When in Thailand, don’t forget to enjoy the delicious local food. Tom Yum Goong, Pad Thai, Som Tam, Gai Med Ma Moung, Geng Kheaw Wan Gai, etc. are just a few of the dishes a foodie must try from the massive Thai menu.

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11. India

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You are no foodie till you have tried Indian food. India is more than curry and tandoori. It has a wholesome vegetarian and non-vegetarian menu. From Lucknowi Tunde Kabab to Rajasthani Daal Bhati Churma, Mutton Biryanis to Veg Pulao, Pani Puris to Dosas, Kashmiri Kawa to Punjabi Chole, each Indian state will take you on a memorable gastronomical journey.

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The world seems vast when it comes to trying out new food and local menus. If you are a keen traveler, do not just focus on the beauty of the country, but also watch out for the local food. Just a whiff of dish will help you recollect many memories associated with that particular meal of that country you had travelled to.