Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations Travel Guide

Find out where to get all the iconic food from your favorite cities around the world with the Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations Travel Guide.


Activities
Lin Heung Kui Tea House
The specialty at the Lin Heung Kui Tea House in Hong Kong is dim sum. The small bites served from a rolling cart are one of the most iconic Cantonese dishes. 
  • 2-3/F, 46-50 Des Voeux Rd W
  • Hong Kong, Sheung Wan China

Lin Heung Kui Tea House

The specialty at the Lin Heung Kui Tea House in Hong Kong is dim sum. The small bites served from a rolling cart are one of the most iconic Cantonese dishes. 
2-3/F, 46-50 Des Voeux Rd W Hong Kong, Sheung Wan, China
Phone: +852 2156-9328

Restaurants & Bars
Hee Kee
Hee Kee restaurant is known for its top-secret spicy sauce, which is added to Hong Kong’s typhoon-shelter crab dish — a combination of chilies, garlic, scallions and crab.
  • 440 Jaffe Rd
  • Hong Kong, China

Hee Kee

Hee Kee restaurant is known for its top-secret spicy sauce, which is added to Hong Kong’s typhoon-shelter crab dish — a combination of chilies, garlic, scallions and crab.
440 Jaffe Rd Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2575-7565
Mui Kee Congee
Mui Kee Congee Shop in the Fa Yuen Street Market serves up China’s favorite breakfast food. Congee, a rice porridge flavored with meatballs, bamboo shoots or seafood, is Mui Kee’s signature dish.
  • Hong Kong, Shop 11-12, 4/F, Fa Yuen Street Market China

Mui Kee Congee

Mui Kee Congee Shop in the Fa Yuen Street Market serves up China’s favorite breakfast food. Congee, a rice porridge flavored with meatballs, bamboo shoots or seafood, is Mui Kee’s signature dish.
Hong Kong, Shop 11-12, 4/F, Fa Yuen Street Market, China
Phone: +852 2789-0198
Good Hope Noodle
Noodle dishes have long been a staple in China’s culinary history, including today’s iconic version, wonton noodle soup. But at Good Hope Noodle, these dishes are still made the old-fashioned way.
  • G/F, 123 Sai Yee St
  • Hong Kong, China

Good Hope Noodle

Noodle dishes have long been a staple in China’s culinary history, including today’s iconic version, wonton noodle soup. But at Good Hope Noodle, these dishes are still made the old-fashioned way.
G/F, 123 Sai Yee St Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2393-9036
Sister Wah
At Sister Wah, customers are willing to wait in line for the restaurant’s famous beef brisket noodle dish: rice noodles topped with slow-cooked, tender brisket in a sweetly aromatic broth. Each batch of soup broth is made from scratch and topped with 40 pounds of both fatty and lean beef brisket; Sister Wah sells 400-500 bowls every day.
  • 13A Electric Rd
  • Hong Kong, China

Sister Wah

At Sister Wah, customers are willing to wait in line for the restaurant’s famous beef brisket noodle dish: rice noodles topped with slow-cooked, tender brisket in a sweetly aromatic broth. Each batch of soup broth is made from scratch and topped with 40 pounds of both fatty and lean beef brisket; Sister Wah sells 400-500 bowls every day.
13A Electric Rd Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2807-0181
Yung Kee
Yung Kee restaurant is known around the world for its tried-and-true, 70-year-old recipe for roast goose, which is coated with a secret sauce.
  • 32-40 Wellington St
  • Hong Kong, China

Yung Kee

Yung Kee restaurant is known around the world for its tried-and-true, 70-year-old recipe for roast goose, which is coated with a secret sauce.
32-40 Wellington St Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852 2522-1624
Conditorei Peclard im Schober
In an area of Zurich’s Old Town known as the “sweet corner,” people from all over the city come to Conditorei Peclard im Schober to buy zopf, a sweet, braided, buttery Swiss bread.
zopf, a swiss plaited loaf against white background
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  • Napfgasse 4
  • Zurich, 8001 Switzerland

Conditorei Peclard im Schober

In an area of Zurich’s Old Town known as the “sweet corner,” people from all over the city come to Conditorei Peclard im Schober to buy zopf, a sweet, braided, buttery Swiss bread.
Napfgasse 4 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44-251-51-50
Zunfthaus Zur Zimmerleuten
At Zunfthaus Zur Zimmerleuten, the cooks shred and melt hundreds of pounds of cheese every day to make the oldest and most iconic of all Swiss dishes: fondue!
  • Limmatquai 40
  • Zurich, 8001 Switzerland

Zunfthaus Zur Zimmerleuten

At Zunfthaus Zur Zimmerleuten, the cooks shred and melt hundreds of pounds of cheese every day to make the oldest and most iconic of all Swiss dishes: fondue!
Limmatquai 40 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44-250-53-63
Raclette Stube
At the Zurich restaurant Raclette Stube, the specialty is a classic Swiss dish made by heating a block of cheese on a special grill, scraping off the melted part and serving it with potatoes and pickled vegetables. It is as delicious as it sounds.
raclette cheese, zurich, switzerland
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  • Zähringerstrasse 16
  • Zurich, 8001 Switzerland

Raclette Stube

At the Zurich restaurant Raclette Stube, the specialty is a classic Swiss dish made by heating a block of cheese on a special grill, scraping off the melted part and serving it with potatoes and pickled vegetables. It is as delicious as it sounds.
Zähringerstrasse 16 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44-251-41-30
Les Gourmandises de Miyuko
Swiss chocolate takes on a new twist at Les Gourmandises de Miyuko, which uses unique ingredients and colorful graphic designs to create handmade truffles.
  • Beckenhofstrasse 7
  • Zurich, 8006 Switzerland

Les Gourmandises de Miyuko

Swiss chocolate takes on a new twist at Les Gourmandises de Miyuko, which uses unique ingredients and colorful graphic designs to create handmade truffles.
Beckenhofstrasse 7 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44-350-21-43
Crazy Cow Restaurant
Alplermagronen, also known as herdsman’s macaroni, is the house specialty at the Crazy Cow Restaurant, where this Swiss version of mac and cheese also contains sauteed onions, apples and bacon.
alplermagronen, zurich, switzerland, macaroni, potato, onion, cheese, cream, apple sauce
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  • Leonhardstrasse 1
  • Zurich, 8001 Switzerland

Crazy Cow Restaurant

Alplermagronen, also known as herdsman’s macaroni, is the house specialty at the Crazy Cow Restaurant, where this Swiss version of mac and cheese also contains sauteed onions, apples and bacon.
Leonhardstrasse 1 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44-261-40-55
Cicero’s
Cicero’s in St. Louis strives to make the best version of the city’s unique pizza. The cracker-thin crust has to stand up to the sweet sauce and Provel cheese that give it a taste that can be classified only as St. Louis-style.
  • 6691 Delmar Blvd
  • St. Louis, MO 63130 US

Cicero’s

Cicero’s in St. Louis strives to make the best version of the city’s unique pizza. The cracker-thin crust has to stand up to the sweet sauce and Provel cheese that give it a taste that can be classified only as St. Louis-style.
6691 Delmar Blvd St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-862-0009
Ms. Piggies' Smokehouse
St. Louis is known for its barbecue, and at Ms. Piggies’ Smokehouse, that means pork steaks that are smoked low and slow and then served up wet, with plenty of barbecue sauce.
  • 10612 Page Ave
  • St. Louis, MO 63132 US

Ms. Piggies' Smokehouse

St. Louis is known for its barbecue, and at Ms. Piggies’ Smokehouse, that means pork steaks that are smoked low and slow and then served up wet, with plenty of barbecue sauce.
10612 Page Ave St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-428-7776
C&K Barbecue
C&K Barbecue draws crowds of people who can’t get enough of its St. Louis-style ribs, which are covered in a special vinegar-based barbecue sauce.
  • 4390 Jennings Station Rd
  • St. Louis, MO 63121 US

C&K Barbecue

C&K Barbecue draws crowds of people who can’t get enough of its St. Louis-style ribs, which are covered in a special vinegar-based barbecue sauce.
4390 Jennings Station Rd St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-385-8100
Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill
Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill still uses the original 1940s recipe to make its toasted ravioli, producing about 10,000 deliciously deep-fried raviolis a week.
  • 5226 Shaw Ave
  • St. Louis, MO 63110 US

Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill

Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill still uses the original 1940s recipe to make its toasted ravioli, producing about 10,000 deliciously deep-fried raviolis a week.
5226 Shaw Ave St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-772-8898
Park Avenue Coffee
St. Louis is the birthplace of gooey butter cake, and Park Avenue Coffee has created more than 70 varieties of the sweet treat.
  • 5105 Columbia Ave
  • St. Louis, MO 63139 US

Park Avenue Coffee

St. Louis is the birthplace of gooey butter cake, and Park Avenue Coffee has created more than 70 varieties of the sweet treat.
5105 Columbia Ave St. Louis, MO, US
Phone: +1 314-717-1900
Ti Jos
Ti Jos takes pride in serving traditional Brittany galettes de sarrasin, otherwise known as salted crepes.
  • 30 Rue Delambre
  • Paris, 75014 France

Ti Jos

Ti Jos takes pride in serving traditional Brittany galettes de sarrasin, otherwise known as salted crepes.
30 Rue Delambre Paris, France
Phone: +33 1-43-22-57-69
Arnaud Larher
Arnaud Larher has a wide variety of small wafer cookies, from vanilla and pistachio to absinthe and Champagne.
  • 53 Rue Caulaincourt
  • Paris, 75018 France

Arnaud Larher

Arnaud Larher has a wide variety of small wafer cookies, from vanilla and pistachio to absinthe and Champagne.
53 Rue Caulaincourt Paris, France
Phone: +33 1-42-57-68-08
Le Moulin de la Vierge
Le Moulin de la Vierge is famous for the way it makes baguettes, slowly and by hand in the oldest wood-burning oven in Paris.
baker in france holding 3 baguettes
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  • 105 Rue Vercingétorix
  • Paris, 75014

Le Moulin de la Vierge

Le Moulin de la Vierge is famous for the way it makes baguettes, slowly and by hand in the oldest wood-burning oven in Paris.
105 Rue Vercingétorix Paris,
Phone: +33 1-45-43-09-84
Gerard Mulot
At Gerard Mulot, a mixture of flour and butter becomes a warm, flaky, buttery treat.
baker in france holding 3 baguettes
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  • 76 Rue de Seine
  • Paris, 75014 France

Gerard Mulot

At Gerard Mulot, a mixture of flour and butter becomes a warm, flaky, buttery treat.
76 Rue de Seine Paris, France
Phone: +33 1-43-26-85-77
Café de la Palette
La Palette in Paris serves the simple yet classic ham and cheese sandwich known as croque monsieur
  • 43 Rue de Seine
  • Paris, 75006 France

Café de la Palette

La Palette in Paris serves the simple yet classic ham and cheese sandwich known as croque monsieur
43 Rue de Seine Paris, France
Phone: +33 1-43-26-68-15
Le Bistrot Paul Bert
Bistrot Paul Bert serves french fries next to a hearty portion of filet steak sauteed in butter.
Steak cut into strips with french fries on a plate (steak frites)
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  • 18 rue Paul Bert
  • Paris, France France

Le Bistrot Paul Bert

Bistrot Paul Bert serves french fries next to a hearty portion of filet steak sauteed in butter.
18 rue Paul Bert Paris, France
Phone: 01 43 72 24 01
Zum Augustiner
In a city famous for its beer, hearty sustenance is necessary to keep the party going. So to get the action started, stop in at the Zum Augustiner beer hall for brotzeit, a second breakfast. You can enjoy delicious veal sausage, Bavarian weisswurst and, of course, a morning pint.
Weisswurst and wheat beer
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  • Neuhauser Strasse 27
  • Munich, 80331 Germany

Zum Augustiner

In a city famous for its beer, hearty sustenance is necessary to keep the party going. So to get the action started, stop in at the Zum Augustiner beer hall for brotzeit, a second breakfast. You can enjoy delicious veal sausage, Bavarian weisswurst and, of course, a morning pint.
Neuhauser Strasse 27 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89-23-18-32-57
Wirtshaus Kurgarten
t Wirtshaus Kurgarten in Munich, the house specialty is spaetzle, a Bavarian comfort food made out of rich egg dumplings, perfect for soaking up your next beer.
  • De-la-Paz Strasse 10
  • Munich, 80639 Germany

Wirtshaus Kurgarten

t Wirtshaus Kurgarten in Munich, the house specialty is spaetzle, a Bavarian comfort food made out of rich egg dumplings, perfect for soaking up your next beer.
De-la-Paz Strasse 10 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89-17-99-90-81
Golfhotel Kaiserin Elisabeth
While many countries have their own versions of schnitzel, you’ll find only Munchner schnitzel at the restaurant in the Golfhotel Kaiserin Elisabeth, which has been making it for the past 200 years.
woman holding weiner schnitzel on a plate with a lemon wedge
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  • Tutzinger Strasse 2
  • Feldafing, 82340 Germany

Golfhotel Kaiserin Elisabeth

While many countries have their own versions of schnitzel, you’ll find only Munchner schnitzel at the restaurant in the Golfhotel Kaiserin Elisabeth, which has been making it for the past 200 years.
Tutzinger Strasse 2 Feldafing, Germany
Phone: +49 81-57-93-090
Augustiner-Keller
Whether it’s the freshly tapped home brews, the Bavarian specialties or the traditional décor, the Augustiner-Keller beer hall has something for everyone.
Roast pork with pickled cabbage and dumpling on plate
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  • Arnulf Strasse 52
  • Munich, 80335 Germany

Augustiner-Keller

Whether it’s the freshly tapped home brews, the Bavarian specialties or the traditional décor, the Augustiner-Keller beer hall has something for everyone.
Arnulf Strasse 52 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89-59-43-93
Cafe Luitpold
Almost every restaurant in Munich serves the iconic German pretzel — but Cafe Luitpold has been doing it since 1888, and it is still known for the delicious treat. 
german pretzels on a wooden table
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  • Brienner Strasse 11
  • Munich, 80333 Germany

Cafe Luitpold

Almost every restaurant in Munich serves the iconic German pretzel — but Cafe Luitpold has been doing it since 1888, and it is still known for the delicious treat. 
Brienner Strasse 11 Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89-24-28-750
Ginza Sushi-Ko Honten
At Ginza Sushi-Ko Honten, you will find endless varieties of sushi served in 2 primary forms: pressed sushi and Edomae sushi.
  • 6-3-8 Ginza
  • Tokyo, Chuo-ku 104-0061 Japan

Ginza Sushi-Ko Honten

At Ginza Sushi-Ko Honten, you will find endless varieties of sushi served in 2 primary forms: pressed sushi and Edomae sushi.
6-3-8 Ginza Tokyo, Chuo-ku, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3571-1968
Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishoken
While ramen has grown in popularity worldwide, in Tokyo, it is still an art form. At Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishoken, cultlike followers flock for a taste of “god of ramen” Kazuo Yamagishi’s original tsukemen recipe.
  • 2-42-8 Minami Ikebukuro
  • Tokyo, Toshima-ku Japan

Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishoken

While ramen has grown in popularity worldwide, in Tokyo, it is still an art form. At Higashi-Ikebukuro Taishoken, cultlike followers flock for a taste of “god of ramen” Kazuo Yamagishi’s original tsukemen recipe.
2-42-8 Minami Ikebukuro Tokyo, Toshima-ku, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3981-9360
Bird Land
After a long day at the office, Tokyo professionals like to kick back with a drink and some yakitori — an array of skewered chicken parts, a specialty at chef Toshihiro Wada’s Bird Land restaurant. 
  • 4-2-15 Ginza
  • Tokyo, Chuo-ku 104-0061 Japan

Bird Land

After a long day at the office, Tokyo professionals like to kick back with a drink and some yakitori — an array of skewered chicken parts, a specialty at chef Toshihiro Wada’s Bird Land restaurant. 
4-2-15 Ginza Tokyo , Chuo-ku, Japan
Phone: +81 3-5250-1081
Matsuyoshi
Kabayaki is Tokyo’s dish of grilled eel smothered in a sweet and savory sauce. At Matsuyoshi restaurant, the recipe for this iconic meal hasn’t changed in 50 years!
  • 9-5 Nihonbashi-Kabutocho
  • Tokyo, Chuo-ku Japan

Matsuyoshi

Kabayaki is Tokyo’s dish of grilled eel smothered in a sweet and savory sauce. At Matsuyoshi restaurant, the recipe for this iconic meal hasn’t changed in 50 years!
9-5 Nihonbashi-Kabutocho Tokyo, Chuo-ku, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3666-0732
Isen
No one serves tonkatsu (a tender, deep-fried pork cutlet, dredged in panko breadcrumbs) quite like Isen in Tokyo. And it’s no surprise at all: It has been serving the dish since the 1930s!
  • 3-40-3 Yushima
  • Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku Japan

Isen

No one serves tonkatsu (a tender, deep-fried pork cutlet, dredged in panko breadcrumbs) quite like Isen in Tokyo. And it’s no surprise at all: It has been serving the dish since the 1930s!
3-40-3 Yushima Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
Phone: +81 3-3834-2901
Café du Monde
At Café du Monde, you’ll find near-perfect New Orleans doughnuts topped with powdered sugar, called beignets. But don’t ask for much else, because that’s all this place does, 24/7!
german pretzels on a wooden table
  • 800 Decatur Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70116 US

Café du Monde

At Café du Monde, you’ll find near-perfect New Orleans doughnuts topped with powdered sugar, called beignets. But don’t ask for much else, because that’s all this place does, 24/7!
800 Decatur Street New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-525-4544
Johnny’s Po-Boys
Johnny’s Po-Boys serves up this sub sandwich with a choice of 45 different fillings, from surf to turf.
  • 511 St. Louis St
  • New Orleans,, LA 70130 US

Johnny’s Po-Boys

Johnny’s Po-Boys serves up this sub sandwich with a choice of 45 different fillings, from surf to turf.
511 St. Louis St New Orleans,, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-524-8129
Central Grocery
Central Grocery is famous for its olive salad relish, which tops its “real” muffuletta sandwiches with salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone cheese.
  • 923 Decatur St
  • New Orleans, LA 70116 US

Central Grocery

Central Grocery is famous for its olive salad relish, which tops its “real” muffuletta sandwiches with salami, mozzarella, ham and provolone cheese.
923 Decatur St New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-523-1620
Palace Café
Palace Café serves its world-famous bananas Foster with all the theatrics of a Mardi Gras parade.
  • 605 Canal St
  • New Orleans, LA 70130 US

Palace Café

Palace Café serves its world-famous bananas Foster with all the theatrics of a Mardi Gras parade.
605 Canal St New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-523-1661
Antoine's Restaurant
Antoine’s is the oldest family-run restaurant in the United States and has been serving up authentic NOLA dishes from the start — none of which are more famous than oysters Rockefeller, which was invented in Antoine’s kitchen in 1899.
  • 713 Saint Louis Street
  • New Orleans, LA 70130 US

Antoine's Restaurant

Antoine’s is the oldest family-run restaurant in the United States and has been serving up authentic NOLA dishes from the start — none of which are more famous than oysters Rockefeller, which was invented in Antoine’s kitchen in 1899.
713 Saint Louis Street New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-581-4422
Commander's Palace
Commander’s Palace is a culinary legend where you can get a delicious Creole gumbo filled with rice, seafood, meat and vegetables.
  • 1403 Washington Avenue
  • New Orleans, LA 70115 US

Commander's Palace

Commander’s Palace is a culinary legend where you can get a delicious Creole gumbo filled with rice, seafood, meat and vegetables.
1403 Washington Avenue New Orleans, LA, US
Phone: +1 504-899-8221
Granja M. Viader
To wash down the taste of tapas and jamón, Barcelonians indulge in crema Catalana, a fourth-century dessert that is similar to a French creme brulee, with the addition of cinnamon and lemon peel. It has been served at Granja M. Viader since 1870!
Crema Catalana, like creme brulee, is popular in spain
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  • Carrer d’en Xuclà 6
  • Barcelona, 08001 Spain

Granja M. Viader

To wash down the taste of tapas and jamón, Barcelonians indulge in crema Catalana, a fourth-century dessert that is similar to a French creme brulee, with the addition of cinnamon and lemon peel. It has been served at Granja M. Viader since 1870!
Carrer d’en Xuclà 6 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 933-18-34-86
Cinco Jotas
Cinco Jotas treats the art of curing black Iberian ham extremely seriously — and it shows in every bite!
jamon iberico, extremely thin slice of meat
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  • Rambla de Catalunya 91-93
  • Barcelona, 08008 Spain

Cinco Jotas

Cinco Jotas treats the art of curing black Iberian ham extremely seriously — and it shows in every bite!
Rambla de Catalunya 91-93 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 934-87-89-42
Chiringuito Las Sardinitas
Paella is a Spanish dish of rice and whatever meat or seafood is available — or, as chef Jordi Campos of Chiringuito Las Sardinitas puts it, a celebration of the sea and of friends. 
small saucer of seafood paella, shrimp, mussels
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  • Avinguda del Litoral 36
  • Barcelona, 08005 Spain

Chiringuito Las Sardinitas

Paella is a Spanish dish of rice and whatever meat or seafood is available — or, as chef Jordi Campos of Chiringuito Las Sardinitas puts it, a celebration of the sea and of friends. 
Avinguda del Litoral 36 Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 932-21-14-01
Betlem Miscelánea Gastronómica
Chef Victor Ferrer at Betlem is inspired not only by tapas, but also by the experience they represent, that of sharing food. 
tapas being shared on a table from an extreme overhead view
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  • Carrer de Girona 70
  • Barcelona, Barcelona 08009 Spain

Betlem Miscelánea Gastronómica

Chef Victor Ferrer at Betlem is inspired not only by tapas, but also by the experience they represent, that of sharing food. 
Carrer de Girona 70 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 932-65-51-05
Maitea
Another variety of tapas is pinchos, Basque-region treats that come speared on a toothpick — and no one does them better than the Montaner brothers at Maitea. 
pinchos at basque restaurant in spain
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  • Carrer de Casanova 157
  • Barcelona, Barcelona 08036 Spain

Maitea

Another variety of tapas is pinchos, Basque-region treats that come speared on a toothpick — and no one does them better than the Montaner brothers at Maitea. 
Carrer de Casanova 157 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 934-39-51-07
Quimet y Quimet
The city of Barcelona is famous for fun finger foods known as tapas, and no form of tapas is more popular than montaditos, the specialty at Quimet y Quimet, a restaurant in the Poble Sec neighborhood.
tapas at quimet y quimet in barcelona spain
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  • Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes 25
  • Barcelona, Catalonia 8004 Spain

Quimet y Quimet

The city of Barcelona is famous for fun finger foods known as tapas, and no form of tapas is more popular than montaditos, the specialty at Quimet y Quimet, a restaurant in the Poble Sec neighborhood.
Carrer del Poeta Cabanyes 25 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Delmonico's
Delmonico’s serves up a deliciously messy, 12-ounce patty that will satisfy burger cravings large and small.
  • 56 Beaver St
  • New York, NY 10004 US

Delmonico's

Delmonico’s serves up a deliciously messy, 12-ounce patty that will satisfy burger cravings large and small.
56 Beaver St New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-509-1144
Russ & Daughters
At Russ & Daughters, bagels are served “your way,” with varieties of cream cheese, salmon and other toppings.
  • 179 East Houston Street
  • New York, NY 10002 US

Russ & Daughters

At Russ & Daughters, bagels are served “your way,” with varieties of cream cheese, salmon and other toppings.
179 East Houston Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-475-4880
Bagel Hole
At Bagel Hole, we learn how the famous bagels sold at Russ & Daughters are made.
  • 400 Seventh Ave
  • Brooklyn, NY 11215 US

Bagel Hole

At Bagel Hole, we learn how the famous bagels sold at Russ & Daughters are made.
400 Seventh Ave Brooklyn, NY, US
Phone: +1 718-788-4014
John's of Bleecker Street
John’s of Bleecker Street serves New York-style pizza from 2 coal-fired brick ovens.
  • 278 Bleecker Street
  • New York, NY 10014 US

John's of Bleecker Street

John’s of Bleecker Street serves New York-style pizza from 2 coal-fired brick ovens.
278 Bleecker Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-243-1680
Katz's Deli
Katz’s Delicatessen makes a pastrami sandwich on rye the old-fashioned way, using the same secret recipe for the past 125 years.
  • 205 East Houston Street
  • New York, NY 10002 US

Katz's Deli

Katz’s Delicatessen makes a pastrami sandwich on rye the old-fashioned way, using the same secret recipe for the past 125 years.
205 East Houston Street New York, NY, US
Phone: +1 212-254-2246
No. 11 Cadogan Gardens
Learn the do’s and don’ts of afternoon tea at No. 11 Cadogan Gardens.
afternoon tea, no 11 cadogen gardens, pastries, london, england
  • 11 Cadogan Gardens
  • London, SW3 2RJ United Kingdom

No. 11 Cadogan Gardens

Learn the do’s and don’ts of afternoon tea at No. 11 Cadogan Gardens.
11 Cadogan Gardens London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20-7730-7000
Newman Street Tavern
The sticky toffee pudding at Newman Street Tavern is a local London favorite.
  • 48 Newman St
  • London, W1T 1QQ United Kingdom

Newman Street Tavern

The sticky toffee pudding at Newman Street Tavern is a local London favorite.
48 Newman St London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20-3667-1445
Punjab
Punjab serves some of the best chicken tikka masala in London and has been doing it for more than 60 years.
chicken tikka masala, punjab restaurant, london, england
  • 80 Neal St
  • London, WC2H 9PA United Kingdom

Punjab

Punjab serves some of the best chicken tikka masala in London and has been doing it for more than 60 years.
80 Neal St London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20-7836-9787
Toff’s of Muswell Hill
Toff’s of Muswell Hill is a famous chippie known for its large pieces of battered fish and an abundance of chips (aka french fries) served hot and fresh.
Toff's of Muswell Hill, Busy Exterior, Chip Shop, London, England, Europe
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  • 38 Muswell Hill Broadway
  • London, England N10 3RT United Kingdom

Toff’s of Muswell Hill

Toff’s of Muswell Hill is a famous chippie known for its large pieces of battered fish and an abundance of chips (aka french fries) served hot and fresh.
38 Muswell Hill Broadway London, England, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20-8883-8656
Goddards at Greenwich
Goddards at Greenwich sells more than 2,000 meat pies each day. Try one with a side of mash potatoes and eel liquor.

Goddards at Greenwich

Goddards at Greenwich sells more than 2,000 meat pies each day. Try one with a side of mash potatoes and eel liquor.
22 King William Walk London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20-8305-9612
Roast Restaurant (in Borough Market)
The Sunday dinner served at Roast includes sirloin, boiled carrots and potatoes — and it wouldn’t be complete without the Yorkshire pudding.
  • Stoney Street
  • London, SE1 9AA United Kingdom

Roast Restaurant (in Borough Market)

The Sunday dinner served at Roast includes sirloin, boiled carrots and potatoes — and it wouldn’t be complete without the Yorkshire pudding.
Stoney Street London, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 84-50-34-73-00
Bairaktaris Taverna
At Bairaktaris in Athens, learn the difference between souvlaki and gyros and the various ways these dishes are served.
  • Platia Monastiraki 5
  • Athens, 105 55 Greece

Bairaktaris Taverna

At Bairaktaris in Athens, learn the difference between souvlaki and gyros and the various ways these dishes are served.
Platia Monastiraki 5 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210-321-3036
Krinos
Krinos in Athens serves up loukoumades, a very popular Greek snack that’s drenched in hot honey syrup. 
  • Aiolou 87
  • Athens, 105 51 Greece

Krinos

Krinos in Athens serves up loukoumades, a very popular Greek snack that’s drenched in hot honey syrup. 
Aiolou 87 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210-321-6852
Bougatsa Thessaloniki
Bougatsa Thessaloniki, in the Psirri neighborhood of Athens, is famous for its Greek pies, called spanakopita, and its paper-thin phyllo, which is used as the layers of pastry around a spinach filling.
  • Platia Iroon 1
  • Athens, 105 54 Greece

Bougatsa Thessaloniki

Bougatsa Thessaloniki, in the Psirri neighborhood of Athens, is famous for its Greek pies, called spanakopita, and its paper-thin phyllo, which is used as the layers of pastry around a spinach filling.
Platia Iroon 1 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210-322-2088
Pnyka
Pnyka in Athens is famous for serving up koulouri, which is circular bread topped with sesame seeds. It’s one of Greece’s most popular snacks.
  • Pratinou 13
  • Athens, 116 34 Greece

Pnyka

Pnyka in Athens is famous for serving up koulouri, which is circular bread topped with sesame seeds. It’s one of Greece’s most popular snacks.
Pratinou 13 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210-725-1941
Taverna Louizidis
Taverna Louizidis in Athens is famous for its version of a classic Greek dish called dolmades, which are stuffed with minced beef and topped with an egg and lemon sauce.
  • Ermou 2
  • Vouliagmeni, Greece

Taverna Louizidis

Taverna Louizidis in Athens is famous for its version of a classic Greek dish called dolmades, which are stuffed with minced beef and topped with an egg and lemon sauce.
Ermou 2 Vouliagmeni, Greece
Phone: +30 210-896-0591
Stani
Stani dairy bar in Athens is known for its strained yogurt, or straggisto, and uses a process to make it so famously thick that it almost becomes solid.
  • Marika Kotopouli 10
  • Athens, 104 31 Greece

Stani

Stani dairy bar in Athens is known for its strained yogurt, or straggisto, and uses a process to make it so famously thick that it almost becomes solid.
Marika Kotopouli 10 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 210-523-3637
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