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.


Lamb, chicken, or goat is marinated with herbs and spices, then stacked on a vertical, rotating spit and slowly roasted to produce tender meat with complex flavors. Shawarma is thinly sliced from the spit, piled onto pita, and topped with tahini, tabbouleh, or hummus, but never tzatziki.