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Savor the Best Food Cities Worldwide: A Delectable Journey with Yampu Tours


Indulge your taste buds and explore the world through its diverse and delectable cuisines. While the experiences are rooted in pre-pandemic travels, these culinary destinations are timeless, promising to inspire your future adventures. Join us as we unveil the top 25 food cities across the globe, curated based on Travel + Leisure’s reader-voted destinations. 

Oaxaca, Mexico

The birthplace of mezcal, Oaxaca tops our list with its marriage of traditional and innovative Mexican flavors. 

Beirut, Lebanon 

Manaqish with Minced Lamb 

A consistent winner for food tourists, Beirut draws culinary talent from around the world, offering exceptional traditional dishes. 


New Orleans, USA 

Crawfish and Shrimp Boil  

Known for outstandingly delicious traditional dishes, New Orleans continues to impress food enthusiasts from all walks of life. 


San Sebastián, Spain

Home to the best seafood globally, San Sebastián boasts a high concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants and inventive pintxos. 


Florence, Italy


From fettunta to ravioli nudi, Florence’s food travels worldwide, making it a must-visit for authentic Italian cuisine. 


Rome, Italy 

Gelato, pasta carbonara, and pizza are just the beginning in Rome, where culinary hotspots abound. 


Kyoto, Japan

Gion, Kyoto offers a unique restaurant-hopping experience with its waterfront neighborhood filled with diverse dining options. 


Charleston, USA 

Charleston’s rich food scene, rooted in its people, showcases amazing American soul food with a touch of Southern hospitality. 


Tokyo, Japan 

A haven for food lovers, Tokyo’s themed, renowned, and hidden restaurants make it a culinary paradise. 


San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 

Baja Fish Taquito 

A cosmopolitan city in Mexico, San Miguel de Allende is home to talented chefs, blending innovation with traditional local dishes. 



The hawker centers across Singapore make it a diverse and exciting food destination with perfected dishes passed down through generations.  


Paris, France


A legendary locale for foodies, Paris is a dream for culture and fashion enthusiasts with its iconic croissants and steak frites. 


New York City, USA  


A melting pot of global cuisines, NYC’s diverse food scene reflects the creativity and ingenuity of its inhabitants. 


Lyon, France 

A city with a century’s worth of culinary delights, Lyon serves French classics and modern dishes without the Parisian waiting lists. 


Bologna, Italy

Dubbed Italy’s culinary city, Bologna’s way of life revolves around its exceptional food, featuring quality ingredients and traditional dishes. 


Chiang Mai, Thailand

Renowned for its street food, Chiang Mai offers quick and casual dining experiences with a rich cultural influence. 


Mexico City, Mexico

As chefs combine global and national flavors, Mexico City has become a major draw for foodies worldwide. 


Aix-en-Provence, France

A university city with traditional French cuisine, Aix-en-Provence showcases both popular and hidden side-street establishments. 


Chicago, USA

Beyond American staples, Chicago’s fine dining scene merges warm hospitality with culinary luxury.


Bangkok, Thailand 

A legendary destination for Thai street food, Bangkok’s culinary atmosphere reflects its confidence and diverse offerings. 


Barcelona, Spain

Eating and drinking go hand in hand in Barcelona, where tapas keep you energized during nights out, rooted in tradition. 


Mendoza, Argentina

Nestled in Argentina’s wine country, Mendoza boasts gastronomic excellence with unreal cuts of meat and fresh produce. 


Osaka, Japan


Known as the “Nation’s Kitchen,” Osaka invites you to savor takoyaki, okonomiyaki, and izakayas in a city that never sleeps. 


Hong Kong

A vast city with more culinary adventures than one can experience in a lifetime, Hong Kong’s dim sum is just the beginning. 


Madrid, Spain 

Wine and tapas are a way of life in Madrid, offering paella and an array of other dishes to satisfy your culinary cravings. 

Discover Lima’s Gastronomic Brilliance: Lima, Peru 

Discover how Peru’s food culture has propelled Lima to ‘world’s best restaurants’ fame. With four restaurants securing spots on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, Lima’s culinary success is rooted in rich Indigenous bounty and ecological knowledge. Chef Virgilio Martínez’s Mater initiative, a culinary research institution, showcases Peru’s diverse traditions and biodiversity, leading the gastronomic world. Join Yampu Tours to explore Lima’s culinary wonders, where every dish narrates a story, and each bite is a journey into the heart of Peruvian culture. 

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony took place on June 20th, and we have a brand-new winner to celebrate. Central, located in Lima, Peru, has been crowned the world’s best restaurant for 2023.

The Full List


Explore top food cities and savor Lima’s culinary excellence. Book with us for an unforgettable journey through the world’s best cuisines. 

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