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    34 Meals That Are Actually Worth Traveling The World For

    The ultimate foodie bucket list.

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    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best meals they've eaten while traveling. Here are some of their responses...

    1. Swedish Meatballs from Bakfickan (Stockholm)

    Juls B. via Yelp / Via

    "This was hands down the most delicious meal I had during my semester abroad." —Darby Malkin

    2. Chicken from Le Noailles (Bordeaux, France)

    @wmbrownproject / Via, Chantal Carrere Cuny/Google Images

    "I ordered chicken in mustard cream sauce with crispy, buttery potatoes, and I'd buy a thousand dollar plane ticket just to go back to Bordeaux and eat it again." —Marybeth20

    3. Rugelach from Marzipan Bakery (Jerusalem)

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    "They're so warm, gooey, chocolatey, and pretty much out of this world." —Savannah Smith

    4. Hot dog from Baejarins Beztu Pylsur (Reykjavik, Iceland)

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    5. Bread from Moran's Oyster Cottage (Galway, Ireland)

    @macighandskate / Via, @gracehelen / Via

    "Come to this cottage for the seafood and don't miss the homemade brown bread" —hmainc4cb00822b

    6. Fish sandwich at Jake's Pickup (Bainbridge Island, Washington)

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    "It's a little restaurant in the back of a gas station so at first we were skeptical, but I still dream about the food." —saraw404d110a6

    7. Falafel from l'As du Falafel (Paris)

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    "Don't let the lines deter you. Once you try one of the messy sandwiches — warm pita bread overflowing crispy falafel, pickled cabbage, amazing hummus, and spicy harissa — you'll understand why this place lives up to all the hype. —Hannah Loewentheil

    8. Bangers and mash from The Brazen Head (Dublin)

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    9. Xiao Long Bao from Din Tai Fung (Singapore)

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    "I'll never forget these soup dumplings." —charisrb

    10. Fried chicken from Hattie B’s (Nashville)

    @supremediningcourt / Via, @tdaly9 / Via

    "Easily the most amazing chicken sandwich you'll ever try." —asiah47d3ed90a

    11. Gelato from Bella Gelateria (Vancouver)

    @eliniruby / Via, @_dasharenee / Via

    "Best. Gelato. Ever." —writergirl1029

    12. Salmon from Van Kerkwijk (Amsterdam)

    @katia_shenberger / Via

    "The menu changes daily based on what's available at the market. I still tell everyone about this meal." —maureenc47ee43546

    13. Pizza at Dar Poeta (Rome)

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    —Danielle Kaidanow, Facebook

    14. Tom yum soup from Pratunam Market (Bangkok)

    @monsterhazel / Via

    "Eat it with the grilled chicken and flatbread, and your stomach will thank you." —elizaf2

    15. Hamburger from MASH (Shenzen, China)

    @im_jiali_ / Via

    "This gastropub makes the best goddamn hamburgers I have ever tasted." —edster42

    16. Seafood pasta from La Fontelina (Capri, Italy)

    @thefatboyeats / Via, @bellahunter / Via

    This spot in Capri is the definition of a lunch with a view. And as I ate my way through Italy, this is the pasta I'll never forget. — Hannah Loewentheil

    17. Pastrami from Katz’s Delicatessen (Manhattan)


    "The meat literally melts in your mouth." —alyssal4d9f9166b

    18. Zapiekanki from Endzior (Krakow, Poland)

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    "They're baguettes that are hollowed out and filled with tomato sauce, cheese, and more cheese." —alelceko

    19. Garlic butter shrimp from Giovanni's Shrimp Truck (Oahu, Hawaii)

    Via, @rob_uy / Via

    "I've tried to re-create it at home — it's just not the same."—cofresim

    20. Pasta from La Tagliata (Positano, Italy)

    @nasparcat / Via

    "Everything about this place is perfect. It's a family-run farm tucked in the hills of Positano with amazing views and even more amazing food." —bream3

    21. Tapas from Tickets (Barcelona)

    Via, @kumikolauraumeno / Via

    "We ate over 20 courses at this Michelin-starred restaurant themed like a movie theater. Everything was imaginative and to die for. —laurene416c71895

    22. Sandwich from Zunzi’s (Savannah, Georgia)

    Ricky O. via Yelp / Via

    "These sandwiches ruined all other food for me." —Sweetief

    23. Tacos from El Fogon (Playa del Carmen, Mexico)

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    "They slice the pork and the pineapples right in front of you." —avanim

    24. Scallop Po' Boy from 167 Raw (Charleston, South Carolina)

    Via, @s_xiques / Via

    "My husband ordered the po' boy, but I took one bite and made him swap our lunches." —kellyl452a1587a

    25. Langostinos a la Papi from La Casita de Papi (Cabarete, Dominican Republic)

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    "The prawns in curry is, to this day, the best seafood dish I have ever tasted." —alelia

    26. Ruby chicken and black daal from Dishoom (London)

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    "I will forever dream about this Indian food from London." —terumarie

    27. Fish tacos from Spencer Makenzie's Fish Company (Ventura, California)

    Mark E. via Yelp / Via

    "I am literally planning a trip around this place." —kailabt

    28. Anything from Comme Chez Soi (Budapest)

    Via, @cdszidi / Via

    "From the amazing food to the abundant alcohol and the great service, it was the best meal I've had." —morganp424efec55

    29. Ramen from ABC Ramen (Tokyo)

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    "I've tried ramen all over Japan and this was by far the best I've ever had." —sophiee4801b161f

    30. Bánh mi from Bánh mì Phượng (Hoi An, Vietnam)

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    31. Sushi from Miku Sushi (Vancouver)

    Via, @cuhristina / Via

    "The most delicious sushi I've ever tried." —erinc44d78243a

    32. Montaditos from Quimet & Quimet (Barcelona)

    Via, @unmuntdeplats / Via

    Grab a table at this standing-room-only tapas bar and sample all of the montaditos. Each of these open-face, bite-size sandwiches is a complete flavor explosion, especially the smoked salmon with yogurt and honey. —Hannah Loewentheil

    33. Beecher's Handmade Cheese (Seattle)

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    "I will never visit Seattle and not eat at Beechers." —rlaybourn730

    34. Steak tartare and frites from Le Cap Horn (Courchevel, France)

    Via, @texaztaste / Via

    "Eat an amazing meal and then enjoy some of the best skiing in the Alps. —Cam B

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