Supposedly, iconic labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez once said, “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him — the people who give you their food give you their heart.” If you’re the kind of person that hears that statement and gets a sudden urge to shout, “Preach it!” then you came to the right place. One of the best ways to experience a people and their culture is to visit their homeland and sit down for a traditional meal. You can learn so much by simply letting your taste buds do the walking. If you’re a lover of people and a lover of all things delicious, then you just might be a born traveling foodie — but where to take this wanderlust? Allow us to offer a few suggestions on where to go to sate your need for travel and your need for the best food in the world.
1. No Matter Which Coastal Country You’re in, Try the Lobster
Let’s kick things off with some general advice — try the lobster. From Maine to Thailand, talented chefs the world over have put their own mouth watering spin on lobster and you owe it to yourself to try every nation’s take on this naturally delicious animal.