And sometimes, it's worth lining up for hours just to get to try something really special.
Like Franklin Barbecue, in Austin, where people can wait three hours for a plate of this deliciousness.
Or Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, with croissants that apparently rival those found in Paris.
Then there's Da Enzo in Rome, which has some of the best pasta and tiramisù in the whole country.
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