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.

Pacific Islands & Australia

The Pacific Islands use their surroundings to create native dishes inspired by Asia and the South Pacific, while Australia offers up eccentric favorites like vegemite and fairy bread. Root crops like taro and sweet potato, bananas and plantains, and breadfruit all feature heavily on islands like Samoa and Tahiti. Seafood makes a regular appearance on menus across the Pacific Islands, like oka and Poisson cru, while Hawaii has a signature all its own, inventing the poke bowl and Spam musubi inspired by Japanese sushi.