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.


Falafel is a patty of ground chickpeas or fava beans, garlic, onion, fresh herbs, and cumin, deep-fried or pan-fried, and served in a pita dressed with yogurt, tahini, or hummus and topped with tomatoes, lettuce, onion, and crumbled cheese. Falafel is a popular plant-based street food all over the Middle East.