When traveling the world the most important thing that every traveler must do is taste the local cuisine, and not only taste it, but taste the best of it. If you ever find yourself in these locales across the globe, an you can afford it, then it’s absolutely imperative that you go and sample these decadent meals.
1. El Celler de Can Roca, Spain
Named the best restaurant in the world by Restaurant magazine and boasting an incredible three Michelin star rating. El Celler de Can Roca, is a must visit for every world traveler at least once in his or her life. Local ingredients from the Catalan region of Spain are given a surrealist twist using molecular gastronomy. Favorites include caramelized olives in a bonsai tree and the calamari crackers.
2. Eleven Madison Park, New York City
Based in the prominent city of New York, Eleven Madison Park is one of the most high end eateries in the United States. At 295 dollars per person, this place isn’t cheap, but the food is more than worth it.
3. Noma, Denmark
Another veteran of the best restaurant in the world’ list, this Copenhagen restaurant features a parade of several small plates all of them given a creative swirl that makes the food almost unrecognizable, but completely delicious. Take, for example, their first two courses disguised as the table’s centerpiece: flowers made from juniper-dusted malt flatbread and red edible flowers stuffed with escargot.
4. The Fat Duck, England
This high-end eatery based in Bray, England specializes and prides itself on traditional English food given a gourmet, modern twists. Favorites include a red cabbage gazpacho and snail porridge. This may sound unappetizing, but nothing ventured, nothing gained, and there is much to gain here.
5. White Rabbit, Russia
This restaurant based in Moscow is one of the finest in Russia. With a menu the includes tasting sets, salads, fish, poultry, and beef there’s something for everyone. Make sure to try the milk veal with corn in a morel mushroom sauce. This decadent dish will send you to heaven.
6. Quintonil, Mexico
Moving onto South America, this Mexican restaurant serves traditional Mexican food given a gourmet spin. They are wildly known for their praised pork jowl with blue corn, spring lettuce, and pickled rajas.
7. Nanka, Peru
Continuing of our South American excursion, Nanka serves a tasty plate of Peruvian food in Lima. Like most of the restaurants on this list, they specialize in traditional cuisine modernized to the current era. Their famous arroz con pata, is wonderfully spiced rice served with a roasted pigs foot, a decadent piece of meat that melts in your mouth.
8. Piazza Duomo, Italy
This restaurant posts top quality food stylishly served. With a menu fool of Italian classics like carbonara and prawns and cacio e pepe, this place is a must for any diehard fan of Italian food.
9. Arpége, France
Located in Paris, France, the food capital of the world, Arpége is a decadent French eatery that no foodie should miss. Serving French classics such as sea scallops, oysters with leeks, and roasted duck, this restaurant understand that sometimes simple is best.
10. Narisawa, Japan
The last restaurant on this list is Narisawa in Tokyo, Japan. They boast innovative Satoyama cuisine and often feature courses of fresh vegetables such as mountain yams and daikon radish.