The 10 Best Countries in the World to Travel with Their Traditional Food

Taste Atlas released a list of the best countries to eat in, evaluating their traditional food. Are you ready to pack your bags and start your culinary journey?

Traveling around the world is a pleasure for most people, and doing so through its cuisine has become more rewarding and enjoyable, which is why Taste Atlas has already shared the 10 best countries in the world to travel through traditional cuisine.

While each country has its own culture and history, it is also characterized by the mix of flavors found in its typical food. Mexico is not far behind, but there are also many other parts of the world that promise to offer a unique culinary experience.

According to the Taste Atlas website, the ranking was based on the “public vote for ingredients, dishes and drinks”, so with this list you can already start tracing the path to embark on your next trip around the world and get to know each country not only for the its history, but also for its traditional gastronomy.

List of Countries in the World Where it is Best to Eat

Italy: It placed first with its traditional dishes such as Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto Toscano, Nduja, Risotto ai funghi porcini and Pesto Genovese.

Greece: Greek cuisine was the second favorite of Kalamata, Festiki Aeginas, Rudakina Naousas, Saganaki and Dakos.

Spain: Spain, in turn, captivated the public’s palate with its 100% acorn-fed Iberian ham, acorn-fed Iberian ham, manchego, asbestos and grilled shrimp.


Japan: This country has become famous in recent years for its cuisine, which is why it occupies this place thanks to its ikura, cup beef, ramen noodles, karaage and bento.

India: India entered the top five with its traditional food e.g. Garam Masala, Ghee, Malai, Butter Garlic Naan and Keema.

Mexico: La Tierra Azteca reached stage six with its best value foods such as Vanilla Chinantla, Oaxaca Cheese, Cajeta, Carnitas and Chilaquiles.

Turkey: Turkish cuisine has also earned a place in the top 10 countries with the best cuisine because it fell in love with the world with Kaymak, Afyon Sucugu, Aydin Inciri, Cag kebabi and Bal kaymak.

United States: While this country suffers from stereotypes with its food, it actually has some unique foods like Honeycrisp Apples, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Florida Oranges, Texas Brisket Sandwich, and Central Texas Style BBQ.

France: Despite being last on the list, its gastronomy cannot be left out, as it is found in Mont d’Or, Rochebaron, Aoli, Steak au poivre and Crème brûlée.

Peru: Finally, this list is closed by Peru with dishes that have been conquering the palate of the world, for example, Cocona, Aji Amarillo, Algarrobina, Leche de tigre and Mixed Ceviche.

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