World Famous Dishes

Explore unfiltered reviews of popular foods from around the world.

Over 9.6 million social media posts were analyzed to identify the world’s most famous dishes. Discover the most talked-about food on the planet—and how people felt about it—in this interactive piece. Find a new favorite dish to try on your next adventure.


Balut is a boiled duck egg embryo commonly sold as street food in the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia. Balut is described as having an egg-like texture, but creamier, and is an acquired taste.