302 restaurants. 32 countries. Thousands of dishes.

Presenting our Top 50 favorite dishes around the world in chronological order.


Single Thread Farms, Healdsburg, California, USA

1. Single Thread Farms, Healdsburg, California, USA
Breakfast spread
Visited in January 2017 |
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Babi Guling Pak Dobiel, Bali, Indonesia

2. Babi Guling Pak Dobiel, Bali, Indonesia
Spicy suckling pig, pork satay, blood sausage, fried intestines & lungs, crispy pork skin
Visited in February 2017 |
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Locavore, Bali, Indonesia

3. Locavore, Bali, Indonesia
The Mackerel: Broccoli stems, savory cracker, sauce tiram, garlic, spray of pumpkin vinegar, kaplan, daun kelor
Visited in February 2017 |
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Azura, Jerusalem, Israel

4. Azura, Jerusalem, Israel
Moussaka: Stuffed eggplant in a tomato piquant sauce
Visited in March 2017 |
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Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle, Singapore

5. Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle, Singapore
Gan Mian: Noodles tossed in a savory vinegary sauce filled with tender pork and liver slices, minced pork, dumplings, and fried sole fish
Visited in March 2017 |
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Je Aoun Chicken Rice, Bangkok, Thailand

6. Je Aoun Chicken Rice, Bangkok, Thailand
Khao mun gai
Visited in April 2017 |
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Paste, Bangkok, Thailand

7. Paste, Bangkok, Thailand
Roasted duck, nutmeg, curry paste, and sawtooth coriander served on rice crackers
Visited in April 2017 |
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Rankan, Fukuoka, Japan

8. Rankan, Fukuoka, Japan
Tamago sandwich
Visited in April 2017 |
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Tenzushi, Fukuoka, Japan

9. Tenzushi, Fukuoka, Japan
Ika with uni, sesame, and tobiko
Visited in April 2017 |
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Beef Steak Semmon Hiyoko, Kanazawa, Japan

10. Beef Steak Semmon Hiyoko, Kanazawa, Japan
Kuroge wagyu beef steak
Visited in April 2017 |
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11. Kona, Kanazawa, Japan
Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki
Visited in April 2017 |
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Tsuruko, Kanazawa, Japan

12. Tsuruko, Kanazawa, Japan
Uni, crab, greens, tomato
Visited in April 2017 |
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Sushi Sugita, Tokyo, Japan

13. Sushi Sugita, Tokyo, Japan
Sabazushi
Visited in April 2017 |
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La Marine, Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, France

14. La Marine, Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, France
L’Huitre Noire “Erika”: Black oyster marinated with squid ink
Visited in May 2017 | Full Album


Neige d’ete, Paris, France

15. Neige d’ete, Paris, France
Merling fish with light tempura batter, finger lime
Visited in May 2017 | Full Album


Alain Passard’s Garden, Normandy, France

16. Alain Passard’s Garden, Normandy, France
Roasted chicken and potatoes
Visited in May 2017 |
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Noma Mexico, Tulum, Mexico

17. Noma Mexico, Tulum, Mexico
Just cooked octopus with “dzikilpak”
Visited in May 2017 |
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Dad’s Luncheonette, Half Moon Bay, California, USA

18. Dad’s Luncheonette, Half Moon Bay, California, USA
Hamburger Sandwich: Grassfed beef, Ben/Erin’s coast side egg, melty cheese, red onion sauce, red onion pickle, dad’s sauce, oak lettuce on grilled white bread
Visited in May 2017 |
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Hoja Santa, Barcelona, Spain

19. Hoja Santa, Barcelona, Spain
Suckling pig black recado infladita “Yucatán”
Visited in June 2017 |
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Els Casals, Sagas, Spain

20. Els Casals, Sagas, Spain
Sobrassada raw cured pork sausage with honeycomb
Visited in June 2017 |
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Estimar, Barcelona, Spain

21. Estimar, Barcelona, Spain
Creamy cheesecake
Visited in June 2017 |
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RTB, San Francisco, USA

22. RTB, San Francisco, USA
Northern Coast: 45-day aged lamb, coastal succulents, abalone, mermaid’s hair seaweed, okra
Visited in July 2017 |
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Chambre Separee, Ghent, Belgium

23. Chambre Séparée, Ghent, Belgium
Pigeon aged in hay for 4 weeks
Visited in July 2017 |
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Souvenir, Ypres, Belgium

24. Souvenir, Ypres, Belgium
Courgette with gazpacho and lemon basil
Visited in July 2017 | Full Album


Meliefste, Wolphaartsdijk, Netherlands

25. Meliefste, Wolphaartsdijk, Netherlands
Langoustine from Faroe Islands coated with cauliflower and hazelnuts
Visited in July 2017 |
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Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington

26. Willows Inn, Lummi Island, Washington
Ivory king salmon
Visited in July 2017 |
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Koks Restaurant, Faroe Islands

27. Koks Restaurant, Faroe Islands
Pan fried langoustine, smoked in the turf
Visited in July 2017 |
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Kadeau Bornholm, Denmark

28. Kadeau Bornholm, Denmark
Last year’s pumpkin, beach rose, wood ants, white asparagus
Visited in August 2017 |
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Kebabistan, Copenhagen, Denmark

29. Kebabistan, Copenhagen, Denmark
Chicken schwarma
Visited in August 2017 |
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Relae, Copenhagen, Denmark

30. Relæ, Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish trout, brown butter, crispy trout skin, roasted trout fat
Visited in August 2017 |
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Daniel Berlin, Skane Tranas, Sweden

31. Daniel Berlin, Skåne-Tranås, Sweden
Turbot, fermented mushroom, grilled cabbage, beach herbs, cream of cauliflower, sauce of roasted bone marrow
Visited in August 2017 |
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White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia

32. White Rabbit, Moscow, Russia
Salty napoleon with beluga caviar, served with corn milk
Visited in August 2017 |
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Jeong Kwan, Baekyangsa Temple, South Korea

33. Jeong Kwan, Baekyangsa Temple, South Korea
Stuffed acorn squash with tofu, peppers from the garden, 5 year old sea salt and 3 year old homemade spicy sauce, roasted sesame seed
Visited in August 2017 |
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La Yeon, Seoul, South Korea

34. La Yeon, Seoul, South Korea
Braised Korean beef short ribs in sweet soy sauce with chestnut and dates
Visited in August 2017 |
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Jin Sha, Hangzhou, China

35. Jin Sha, Hangzhou, China
Pyramid braised soy pork and bamboo shoots served with pumpkin bun
Visited in November 2017 |
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Longjing Manor, Hangzhou, China

36. Longjing Manor, Hangzhou, China
Preserved mustard greens with the tip of winter bamboo
Visited in November 2017 |
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Seventh Son, Hong Kong

37. Seventh Son, Hong Kong
Suckling pig
Visited in November 2017 |
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SoftBank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong

38. SoftBank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong
Snake soup made from 5 different types of snake
Visited in November 2017 |
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Bun Cha Huong Lien, Hanoi, Vietnam
39. Bun Cha Huong Lien, Hanoi, Vietnam
Bún chả
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Kim Chau at Dong Ba Market, Hue, Vietnam

40. Kim Chau at Dong Ba Market, Hue, Vietnam
Bún bò Huế
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Madam Khanh, Hoi An, Vietnam

41. Madam Khanh, Hoi An, Vietnam
Bánh mì
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Den, Tokyo, Japan

42. Den, Tokyo, Japan
Black cod rice
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Hirasansou, Shiga, Japan

43. Hirasansou, Shiga, Japan
Kuma nabe
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Ishigaki Yoshida, Tokyo, Japan

44. Ishigaki Yoshida, Tokyo, Japan
Ishigaki beef curry over beef consommé rice
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Kagero+, Tokyo, Japan

45. Kagero+, Tokyo, Japan
Abalone with liver sauce, karasumi, and spaghettini
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Ogata, Kyoto, Japan

46. Ogata, Kyoto, Japan
Female taiza gani meat, miso, and roe over glutinous rice
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Rock’n Billy, Amagasaki, Japan

47. Rock’n Billy Super 1, Amagasaki, Japan
Shio ramen with Akita chicken
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Sushi Saito, Tokyo, Japan

48. Sushi Saito, Tokyo, Japan
Tako and awabi
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Unagi Uomasa, Tokyo, Japan

49. Unagi Uomasa, Tokyo, Japan
Wild unaju
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album


Jumbo Hanare, Tokyo, Japan

50. Yakiniku Jumbo Hanare, Tokyo, Japan
Wagyu over chicken bouillon and beef consommé rice
Visited in December 2017 | Full Album

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One Comment

  1. Great list as always, guys! LOL at 302 restaurants in 365 days – that is insane! Here is my list :)

    https://andershusa.com/top-25-best-dishes-of-2017-from-casual-and-fine-dining-restaurants

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