50 famous foods you should eat in your lifetime

From iconic desserts such as Belgian waffles to salty dishes such as dim sum, Thai pad and Polish pierogies, almost every corner of the world is full of famous restaurants and must-try dishes.


Naples, Italy, is home to the world's best pizza, and New Orleans, Louisiana is a destination of choice for Southern American cuisine. restaurants near me for dinner

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In the name of the adventurous restoration, we have compiled a list of some of the most famous foods and restaurant dishes that food lovers should try during their lifetime. restaurants near me for dinner

All gourmands should taste a classic Spanish tapas, a combination of small plates such as grilled peppers, anchovies and other local dishes. restaurants near me for dinner

The San Miguel Market is one of the most famous gastronomic places in Madrid, Spain, and has several rows of sellers offering tapas in abundance.

You may need more than one person to help you finish the paella, another traditional Spanish dish of rice, seafood and vegetables, all cooked and served in a giant pan.

Paella is believed to be from Valencia, Spain. Now the traditional dish of rice and seafood has become synonymous with Spanish culture.vegetarian restaurants

For dessert, enjoy a Spanish favorite: crunchy churros dipped in a hot chocolate sauce.

The Chocolatería San Ginés is a famous place for churros in Madrid, but most cafés offer the famous combination of crispy churros with iconic hot chocolate sauce, and it's hard to go wrong.


In London, try fish and chips, one of England's most iconic dishes. restaurants near me for dinner

Locals dip their crispy fish and chips in a vat of malt vinegar.


And do not forget to try a full English breakfast, a traditional take of the first meal of the day.

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Full English breakfast. Carlos Osorio / Toronto Star via Getty Images

The famous full English breakfast offers a small sample of potatoes, baked beans, roasted vegetables, sausages and eggs. Terry's Café, located in South East London, offers a famous version of the classic meal.

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Take a bite in a perfect macaroon, a dessert with meringue that is commonly found in France.


Macaroons are a dessert with a sweet meringue. Ann Hermes / The Monitor of Christian Science via Getty Images

The meringue biscuits originate in Italy, but food experts say they went to France in the 16th century, according to The Atlantic. The first French macaron store was Laudrée, which opened in 1892 and is now present around the world.

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Adventurous eaters should try the snail, the traditional French snail dish.

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The snail is a French dish. Shutterstock

Taste the gourmet dish at L'Escargot Montorgueil, a renowned restaurant in Paris.

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Everyone should bite into a traditional Italian pizza in their life.

Pizza in Naples, Italy

Pizza in Naples, Italy. Shutterstock

Antica Pizzeria da Michele, reputed to be one of the most renowned pizzerias in the world, is located in Naples, Italy. The pizzeria of Naples appeared in "Eat Pray Love" and also opened a branch in Los Angeles in May 2019.

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Dine at the Osteria Francescana restaurant in Modena, Italy, which has always been named one of the top rated restaurants in the world.

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Osteria Francescana. David Silverman / Getty Images

Osteria Francescana has been named the World's Best Restaurant in 2018 according to the list of the top 50 restaurants in the world, established by more than 1,000 chefs, culinary writers and restaurant experts. Although the list is not a panacea for the restaurant world, Osteria Francescana is a unique culinary experience.

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Eat an Italian salad with tomatoes, basil and a dollop of mozzarella cheese.

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The Caprese salad is focused on mozzarella. Max Cavallari / REDA & CO / Universal Pictures Group via Getty Images

Caseificio La Fattoria, a restaurant in the Italian region of Campania, prepares fresh mozzarella in giant spheres weighing up to 20 kg.french restaurant near me

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Try dim sum, a Cantonese-Chinese meal consisting of dumplings.

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Dim sum is just as delicious as it is aesthetic. Kia Nakriz / Shutterstock

The translation of "dim sum" means "with a touch of heart", according to Mental Floss. Condé Nast Traveler calls the Koi Palace in San Francisco's Chinatown one of the best dim sum in the California Bay Area.


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Warm up with a bowl of steaming noodles from Ichiran, a Japanese restaurant famous for its ramen.

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