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.

China, South Korea, Japan

Rice and noodles are staple ingredients in East Asian recipes, and the cultivation of rice in the region has existed for thousands of years. Japan is famous as the creator of sushi, which has existed for thousands of years. Dishes like hotpot, dumplings, and brothy soups are abundant in authentic Chinese cuisine. In South Korea, pickling, salting, and steaming are common methods of food prep, and mealtimes are an important communal experience.