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.

South America

Food in South America has many different influences and origins, ranging from indigenous, African, Asian, and parts of Europe like dishes brought over from Spain and Portugal. Like Central American and Caribbean food, you’ll often find plantains, yucca, and corn-based recipes. In South American tradition, humble rice and beans are seasoned to perfection, often alongside smoked or grilled meats and spicy sauces.