Spanish food is hot on the menu with travellers this year, according to a recent study of the top 100 food cities around the world. The nation's San Sebastian ranked as the best food destination with a diverse and affordable food scene, the best high-end restaurants and an excellent regard from food critics.
Japan's Tokyo came in at second, with a vast and diverse range of cuisine and history of outstanding high-end restaurants. Following and making up the top five was New York City, Barcelona and Sinapore. Representing Australia, Sydney ranked as number 78 on the list.
Conducted by online catering marketplace, Caterwings, the 2017 Best Food Destinations Index was based on diversity of cuisine, quality, affordability and the opinion of food critics, ranked “Whether you’ve always dreamed of trying percebes in San Sebastian or okonomiyaki in Osaka, this study is the ultimate foodie bucket list.” comments Manuel Queiroz, CEO of Caterwings. The research began by analysing thousands of cities based on the number of restaurants per capita, as well as established international restaurant rankings to determine the final list of top 100 cities. Food journalists and restaurant critics were also asked to rate the quality of both the food scene and the food service in their city.
To see the full list of destinations, visit the website here.