Istanbul is located near the intersection of Europe and Asia, and that fusion is clear in the city's food. Restaurants offer an array of kebabs and turnovers that will have you begging for more, and Turkish coffee will delight all the caffeine addicts out there.
Brussels has become one of the must-visit culinary destinations in the world. Not only will you be able to munch on their famous sweet treats like chocolate and Belgian waffles, but your stroll down the streets will be resplendent with bistros, brasseries, and up-scale restaurants.
India is a large country with a wide array of culinary styles, but Bombay offers up all of them. The restaurants will advertize that they serve northern Indian food or southern Indian food, so that you can get a taste of both. Tandoori crab and shark masala are a must.
You won't get real, traditional Mexican cuisine from the big cities, so instead plan your trip for Oaxaca. Here, traditional Mexican buffets rule all. The city is also known for its chocolates and sweets, and you'll have close your eyes and try chapulines (roasted grasshopper).
When it comes to seafood, nowhere in the world can hold a candle to Sydney. The city's seafood markets are teeming with fresh fish, scallops, crabs, and every other delectable morsel that the sea has to offer. You'll also notice several cultural influences from around the globe, particularly Japanese and Thai.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
With a mixture of European influence and its own Argentine flair, Buenos Aires has easily become the culinary capital of South America. Of course, you'll need to try the famous Argentine beef, and you can also find wonderful barbeque and Mediterranean restaurants in the city.
New Orleans, USA
The United States is perhaps the most varied country in the world when it comes to regional food, btu everyone can agree that the Cajun food offered in New Orleans is the best there is. While Cajunis king, you can also find some great French and Vietnamese influenced restaurants in the city.
Cooking is a huge part of Thai culture, and a day in Bangkok will show you just why. Restaurants in the city utilize unique ingredients and cooking styles, and they may even offer to teach you a thing or two. The markets offer exotic surprises such as snakes and mangosteens.
We all love pizza, but you haven't truly tasted a pizza until you've had it in Rome. The city is brimming with all of your favorite foods, like pasta and gelato. And along with these Italian classics, Rome has some of the best seafood in Europe.
You knew this was coming. Tokyo is known world-wide as the place to go to get amazing sushi. Along with the sushi, the city is known for its fusion foods, in particular foiegras and caviar with various tasty twists.
Hong Kong, China
For the best cuisine in China, look no further than Hong Kong. The city offers both the most elegant restaurants alongside some accessible and delicious street food. Be sure to try some roasted goose, and some soft-shelled crab as well.
Grab a baguette and some traditional cheeses for the most beautiful picnic of your life by the Eiffel Tower. Paris has a number of extravagant restaurants known around the globe for their dedication to quality, as well as street carts with croque monsieurs and other delicious snacks.
Let's be honest, England isn't exactly known for having exotic food choices, but the foods that London does produce are simply excellent. For comfort food galore, like cheese, battered fish, and steaks, then look no further than London.