Around the world in 80 dishes

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Hope you’re hungry! Take a photo tour of the world with these 80 local dishes.

Gazpacho
Seville, Spain

Gazpacho | Seville, Spain (Image: tomatoes and friends)
Gazpacho | Seville, Spain (Image: tomatoes and friends)

Feijoada
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Feijoada | Sao Paulo, Brazil (Image: raphaelstrada)
Feijoada | Sao Paulo, Brazil (Image: raphaelstrada)

Masala dosa
Chennai, India

Masala dosa | Chennai, India (Image: mckaysavage)
Masala dosa | Chennai, India (Image: mckaysavage)

Apple pie
Portland, Oregon, United States

Apple pie | Portland, Oregon, USA (Image: avlxyz)
Apple pie | Portland, Oregon, USA (Image: avlxyz)

Dim sum
Hong Kong, China

Dim sum | Hong Kong, China (Image: chacrebleu)
Dim sum | Hong Kong, China (Image: chacrebleu)

Tres leches torta
Caracas, Venezuela

Tres leches torta | Caracas, Venezuela (Image: @joefoodie)
Tres leches torta | Caracas, Venezuela (Image: @joefoodie)

Jerk chicken
Kingston, Jamaica

Jerk chicken | Kingston, Jamaica
Jerk chicken | Kingston, Jamaica (Image: stu_spivack)

Churrasco con chimichurri
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Churrasco con chimichurri | Buenos Aires, Argentina (Image: goodiesfirst)
Churrasco con chimichurri | Buenos Aires, Argentina (Image: goodiesfirst)

Nasi goreng
Jakarta, Indonesia

Nasi goreng | Jakarta, Indonesia (Image: stu_spivack)
Nasi goreng | Jakarta, Indonesia (Image: stu_spivack)

Bobotie
Cape Town, South Africa

Bobotie | Cape Town, South Africa (Image: Jon Mountjoy)
Bobotie | Cape Town, South Africa (Image: Jon Mountjoy)

Massaman curry (kaeng matsaman)
Koh Samui, Thailand

Massaman curry (kaeng matsaman) | Koh Samui, Thailand (Image: markguim)
Massaman curry (kaeng matsaman) | Koh Samui, Thailand (Image: markguim)

Moussaka
Athens, Greece

Moussaka | Athens, Greece (Image: avlxyz)
Moussaka | Athens, Greece (Image: avlxyz)

Neapolitan pizza
Naples, Italy

Neapolitan pizza | Naples, Italy (Image: stu_spivack)
Neapolitan pizza | Naples, Italy (Image: stu_spivack)

Pierogi
Krakow, Poland

Pierogi | Krakow, Poland (Image: Ana Paula Hirama)
Pierogi | Krakow, Poland (Image: Ana Paula Hirama)

Clam chowder in bread bowl
Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Clam chowder in bread bowl | Boston, New England, USA (Image: Simon Shek)
Clam chowder in bread bowl | Boston, New England, USA (Image: Simon Shek)

Falafel in pita
Tel Aviv, Israel

Falafel in pita | Tel Aviv, Israel (Image: Marshall Astor - Food Fetishist)
Falafel in pita | Tel Aviv, Israel (Image: Marshall Astor – Food Fetishist)

Sachertorte
Innsbruck, Austria

Sachertorte | Innsbruck, Austria (Image: Jen SFO-BCN)
Sachertorte | Innsbruck, Austria (Image: Jen SFO-BCN)

Thali
Goa, India

Thali | Goa, India (Image: Melanie-m)
Thali | Goa, India (Image: Melanie-m)

Moules marinières
Bruges, Belgium

Moules marinières | Bruges, Belgium (Image: archangel 12)
Moules marinières | Bruges, Belgium (Image: archangel 12)

Maple sugar pie
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Maple sugar pie | Montreal, Canada (Image: stu_spivack)
Maple sugar pie | Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Image: stu_spivack)

Ful medames
Cairo, Egypt

Ful medames – Cairo, Egypt (Image: avlxyz)
Ful medames | Cairo, Egypt (Image: avlxyz)

Pupusa
San Salvador, El Salvador

Pupusa – San Salvador, El Salvador (Image: stu_spivack)
Pupusa | San Salvador, El Salvador (Image: stu_spivack)

Grand Marnier soufflé
Paris, France

Grand Marnier soufflé | Paris, France (Image: stu_spivack)
Grand Marnier soufflé | Paris, France (Image: stu_spivack)

Philly cheesesteak
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Philly cheesesteak | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Philly cheesesteak | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (Image: lmnop88a)

Currywurst
Berlin, Germany

Currywurst | Berlin, Germany (Image: WordRidden)
Currywurst | Berlin, Germany (Image: WordRidden)

Doro wat
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Doro wat | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Image: stu_spivack)
Doro wat | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Image: stu_spivack)

Goulash
Budapest, Hungary

Goulash | Budapest, Hungary (Image: Lennart Tange)
Goulash | Budapest, Hungary (Image: Lennart Tange)

Dal makhani
Amritsar, India

Dal makhani | Amritsar, India (Image: Charles Haynes)
Dal makhani | Amritsar, India (Image: Charles Haynes)

Polow
Tabriz, Iran

Polow | Tabriz, Iran (Image: Canadacow)
Polow | Tabriz, Iran (Image: Canadacow)

Zabaglione
Turin, Italy

Zabaglione | Turin, Italy (Image: jbcurio)
Zabaglione | Turin, Italy (Image: jbcurio)

Tekka maki
Kōbe, Japan

Tekka maki | Kōbe, Japan (Image: avlxyz)
Tekka maki | Kōbe, Japan (Image: avlxyz)

Beef bulgogi
Seoul, South Korea

Beef bulgogi | Seoul, South Korea (Image: KFoodaddict)
Beef bulgogi | Seoul, South Korea (Image: KFoodaddict)

Chicken fajitas
León, Mexico

Chicken fajitas | León, Mexico (Image: ugod)
Chicken fajitas | León, Mexico (Image: ugod)

Acarajé
Salvador, Brazil

Acarajé | Salvador, Brazil (Image: Claudia Baiana)
Acarajé | Salvador, Brazil (Image: Claudia Baiana)

Ceviche
Lima, Peru

Ceviche | Lima, Peru (Image: LWY)
Ceviche | Lima, Peru (Image: LWY)

Lumpia
Manila, Philippines

Lumpia – Manila, Philippines (Image: Jametiks)
Lumpia | Manila, Philippines (Image: Jametiks)

Fettuccine Alfredo
Rome, Italy

Fettuccine Alfredo | Rome, Italy
Fettuccine Alfredo | Rome, Italy (Image: Robert Banh)

Chili crab
Singapore

Chili crab | Singapore (Image: megawatts86)
Chili crab | Singapore (Image: megawatts86)

Southern fried chicken with country gravy
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Southern fried chicken with country gravy | Jackson, Mississippi, USA (Image: Dan4th)
Southern fried chicken with country gravy | Jackson, Mississippi, USA (Image: Dan4th)

Poutine
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Poutine | Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Image: mastermaq)
Poutine | Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Image: mastermaq)

Waldorf Salad
New York, New York, United States

Waldorf Salad | New York City, New York, USA (Image: Smabs Sputzer)
Waldorf Salad | New York City, New York, USA (Image: Smabs Sputzer)

Boxty
Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Boxty | Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland (Image: LWY)
Boxty | Derry~Londonderry, Northern Ireland (Image: LWY)

Fufu
Accra, Ghana

Fufu | Accra, Ghana (Image: sshreeves)
Fufu | Accra, Ghana (Image: sshreeves)

Poke
Maui, Hawaii, United States

Poke | Maui, Hawaii, USA (Image: arnold | inuyaki)
Poke | Maui, Hawaii, USA (Image: arnold | inuyaki)

Pho
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Pho | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Image: avlxyz)
Pho | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Image: avlxyz)

Bibimbap
Jeonju, South Korea

Bibimbap | Jeonju, South Korea (Image: avlxyz)
Bibimbap | Jeonju, South Korea (Image: avlxyz)

Xiaolongbao
Shanghai, China

Xiaolongbao | Shanghai, China (Image: Gary Soup)
Xiaolongbao | Shanghai, China (Image: Gary Soup)

Hamsi tava
Black Sea coast, Turkey

Hamsi tava | Black Sea coast, Turkey (Image: gulinvardar)
Hamsi tava | Black Sea coast, Turkey (Image: gulinvardar)

Lamb tagine
Marrakech, Morocco

Lamb tagine | Marrakech, Morocco (Image: fredsharples)
Lamb tagine | Marrakech, Morocco (Image: fredsharples)

Amok trey
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Amok trey | Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Image: Mat Connolley)
Amok trey | Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Image: Mat Connolley)

Fish and chips
Tyndrum, Scotland

Fish and chips | Tyndrum, Scotland (Image: Adam_T4)
Fish and chips | Tyndrum, Scotland (Image: Adam_T4)

Bacalhau a gomes de sa
Lourinhã, Portugal

Bacalhau a gomes de sa | Lourinhã, Portugal  (Image: Lourdes Cristina)
Bacalhau a gomes de sa | Lourinhã, Portugal (Image: Lourdes Cristina)

Gallo pinto
San José, Costa Rica

Gallo pinto | San José, Costa Rica (Image: Lablascovegmenu)
Gallo pinto | San José, Costa Rica (Image: Lablascovegmenu)

Tonkotsu ramen
Fukuoka, Japan

Tonkotsu ramen | Fukuoka, Japan (Image: avlxyz)
Tonkotsu ramen | Fukuoka, Japan (Image: avlxyz)

Fish calulu
Luanda, Angola

Fish calulu | Luanda, Angola (Image: elingunnu)
Fish calulu | Luanda, Angola (Image: elingunnu)

Baklava
Beirut, Lebanon

Baklava | Beirut, Lebanon (Image: alixanaeuphoria)
Baklava | Beirut, Lebanon (Image: alixanaeuphoria)

Crni rižot
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Crni rižot | Dubrovnik, Croatia (Image: kalamita)
Crni rižot | Dubrovnik, Croatia (Image: kalamita)

Shrimp and andouille gumbo
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Shrimp and andouille gumbo | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (Image: Southern Foodways Alliance)
Shrimp and andouille gumbo | New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (Image: Southern Foodways Alliance)

Peking duck
Beijing, China

Peking duck | Beijing, China (Image: www.bluewaikiki.com)
Peking duck | Beijing, China (Image: www.bluewaikiki.com)

Kaeng khiao wan (Thai green curry)
Bangkok, Thailand

Kaeng khiao wan (Thai green curry) | Bangkok, Thailand (Image: Charles Haynes)
Kaeng khiao wan (Thai green curry) | Bangkok, Thailand (Image: Charles Haynes)

Scones, cream and jam
Dorset, England

Scones, cream and jam | Dorset, England (Image: avlxyz)
Scones, cream and jam | Dorset, England (Image: avlxyz)

Chicken yassa
Dakar, Senegal

Chicken yassa | Dakar, Senegal (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Chicken yassa | Dakar, Senegal (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Coq au vin
Burgundy, France

Coq au vin | Burgundy, France (Image: jules:stonesoup)
Coq au vin | Burgundy, France (Image: jules:stonesoup)

Quindim
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Quindim | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Image: Roberto Berlim)
Quindim | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Image: Roberto Berlim)

Haggis
Dalbeattie, Scotland

Haggis | Dalbeattie, Scotland (Image: tjmwatson)
Haggis | Dalbeattie, Scotland (Image: tjmwatson)

Gelato
Florence, Italy

Gelato | Florence, Italy (Image: Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar)
Gelato | Florence, Italy (Image: Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar)

Jalebi
Mumbai, India

Jalebi | Mumbai, India (Image: dr_vaibhavahuja)
Jalebi | Mumbai, India (Image: dr_vaibhavahuja)

Knafeh
Jerusalem, Israel

Knafeh | Jerusalem, Israel (Image: watashiwani)
Knafeh | Jerusalem, Israel (Image: watashiwani)

Laksa
Singapore

Laksa | Singapore (Image: avlxyz)
Laksa | Singapore (Image: avlxyz)

Oysters
Jersey, United Kingdom

Oysters | Jersey, United Kingdom
Oysters | Jersey, United Kingdom (Image: naotaken)

Seafood paella
Barcelona, Spain

Seafood paella | Barcelona, Spain (Image: PincasPhoto)
Seafood paella | Barcelona, Spain (Image: PincasPhoto)

Caldo verde
Lisbon, Portugal

Caldo verde | Lisbon, Portugal (Image: Girl Interrupted Eating)
Caldo verde | Lisbon, Portugal (Image: Girl Interrupted Eating)

Tuna nigiri
Tokyo, Japan

Tuna nigiri | Tokyo, Japan (Image: stu_spivack)
Tuna nigiri | Tokyo, Japan (Image: stu_spivack)

Bouillabaisse
Marseille, France

Bouillabaisse | Marseille, France (Image: chrisliang82)
Bouillabaisse | Marseille, France (Image: chrisliang82)

Lechón (suckling pig)
Cebu, Philippines

Lechón (suckling pig) | Cebu, Philippines (Image: dbgg1979)
Lechón (suckling pig) | Cebu, Philippines (Image: dbgg1979)

Caviar on toast
St. Petersburg, Russia

Caviar on toast | St Petersburg, Russia (Image: Dinner Series)
Caviar on toast | St Petersburg, Russia (Image: Dinner Series)

Fried momo (dumplings)
Kathmandu, Nepal

Fried momo (dumplings) | Kathmandu, Nepal (Image: LilyinNepal)
Fried momo (dumplings) | Kathmandu, Nepal (Image: LilyinNepal)

Lamb kebab
Lahore, Pakistan

Lamb kebab | Lahore, Pakistan (Image: Valters Krontals)
Lamb kebab | Lahore, Pakistan (Image: Valters Krontals)

Wiener schnitzel
Vienna, Austria

Wiener schnitzel | Vienna, Austria (Image: Jen SFO-BCN)
Wiener schnitzel | Vienna, Austria (Image: Jen SFO-BCN)

Chicago deep-dish pizza
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Chicago deep-dish pizza | Chicago, USA (Image: musicisentropy)
Chicago deep-dish pizza | Chicago, USA (Image: musicisentropy)

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Around the world in 80 dishes was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
Author: Brett Ackroyd (523 posts)

Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.