Top 5 Foodie Favorites Around The World

Check out the list below of some of our favorites.

Lovers of food, wine, and travel recognize that food is a great equalizer. It can help start conversations, build friendships, and evokes memories. Of course, we have our personal favorites and wanted to share a few of them with you.

If you have a long list of places you want to experience but don’t know where to get started – this list if for you.

If you are a little adventurous when it comes to food and are willing to try something outside of your comfort zone – then your food options are ENDLESS!

Here are five foodie-favorite places around the world that you must visit or revisit. Dive deeper into these destination’s culinary history and traditions and have a culinary experience of a lifetime!

1.  New Orleans, Louisiana

Starting right in our own backyard, is New Orleans. No matter if this is your first time visiting or your 20th time, you must take the New Orleans French Quarter Food Tour. Bring an appetite for everything from beignets to brisket. You won’t be disappointed with what you will discover and see behind the scenes at the most famous kitchens of the French Quarter!

This customizable experience will have you exploring 3 or 4 Virginia wineries with you own private guide. You’ll learn about the winemaking process while taking in the natural beauty of the countryside. A mouthwater picnic is included with this tour.

2.  Kyoto, Japan

There is nothing like strolling the ancient streets of Kyoto and taking in the life of the city. This magical city and its culinary traditions are something you much experience! Explore the wooden teahouses of Gion. Taste your way through the ancient Nishiki market and learn about Kyoto’s original food culture. You must take part in the Kyoto Food Drink Tour – Nishiki Street & Gionso. This immersive experience will not disappoint.

3.  Florence, Italy

Explore Florence like a Florentine. Taking a private cooking class learning Florence Cooking Lesson: From The Market To The Table. Here you’ll have the opportunity to go to shopping for your ingredients at the Sant’Ambrogio market with the chef. Then prepare a four-course meal with what you selected. There’s no better way to experience the culinary traditions other then to make it yourself!

4.  Mexico City, Mexico

Stray from the touristy areas, and experience Mexico City’s local way of life.  On the New York Times Journeys – Arts, Food and Markets of Mexico City tour, you’ll learn the ancient Mexican culinary traditional, immerse yourself the art of local artisan, and discover hidden gems missed my most tourist. You won’t regret this experience, we promise!

5.  Barcelona, Spain

Get to know the city in a local way. You’ll explore some of the city’s most famous tapas bars around La Rambla, La Boqueria food market and the Gothic Quarter with an expert food guide. By the time you are done with this private Barcelona Tapas and Wine Tour, you will know how to order this iconic appetizer like a local.

There you have it. Are any of these destinations on your culinary bucket list? Or do you plan to add of them to your list? As you know this is just the tip of the iceberg. 

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