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.


Poi is a staple food in Hawaiian cuisine, made from fermented taro root and pounded into a paste. It has a vibrant to muddy purple color, vaguely sweet flavor, and often accompanies fresh fish or pork lau lau. It is still traditional and acceptable to eat poi with one’s fingers.