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.


Lau lau is a native Hawaiian dish made with fatty pork or miso-marinated or salted butterfish (black cod) wrapped first in taro and ti leaves, tied, and steamed. The outer leaf is removed and discarded to reveal a juicy, melt-in-your-mouth bundle served alongside rice or poi.