Best Places to Eat On Earth?

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  1. Steerforth

    Steerforth Friend of Leo's

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    Where are the best geographical locations to eat on Earth? I don’t mean particular restaurants, I mean places where just about all the restaurants are good.

    I had a mutton curry in Wan Chai district in Hong Kong once that I still daydream about decades later. But I’m not sure if all the restaurants are great there, because after that I went off to get drunk and raise hell.

    I’ve had very good luck with San Francisco. I’ve picked restaurants at random every time that I’ve been there and never been disappointed.

    But in my opinion, the area in and around New Orleans is possibly the greatest place on Earth for restaurants. I’ve had food at truck stops in that vicinity that would put most fancy, big city restaurants elsewhere to shame.

    Where have you had good fortune with the restaurants?
     
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    I am italian..I'm not that patriotic but when I ear peope around the world talking about food..I ' m always smiling
     
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    I am Greek..I'm not that patriotic but when I ear peope around the world talking about food..I ' m always smiling

    :)

    Kidding aside Greece, Turkey,Italy, Singapore and Japan would be my first choices.
     
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    I grew up on Italian food, so that’s a huge favorite for me. And I love Greek food!
     
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    my wife is a great cook. from what I understand from family and friends, my house is a pretty good place to get a meal.
     
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    And because we haven’t been able to go this year, the 3 of us had home made lamb kebabs, chicken gyros, tzatziki, cucumber onion and tomato salad, flatbreads, crispy potatoes, and probably some other stuff, fab. Greece just hits it out the park
     
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    Singapore, London, Portugal, most of Spain, Italy...
     
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    Los Angeles - authentic Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican, Persian, Armenian...and just about anything else. High end places to strip malls, food trucks and sidewalk vendors.
     
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    I live in a city that seems to have one restaurant for every two people. I don't know how we do it! Being on the prairies, though, there's a market for every different type of food, and we have restaurants that provide that. Representatives of the usual and the more exotic. I have no desire to live anywhere else to eat.
     
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    In the USA, San Francisco remains the king in my book. LA is maybe better, but hardert o find places / get around. Portland Oregon is incredible compared to the size of the city, and prices are much lower than in NY and so on. Worldwide, I'd have to say Singapore and Rome (well, everywhere I have been in Italy) are pretty stellar. In the "underrated" category I would put Mexico City, Oaxaca, and Saigon. I lived in Japan for years and although there is a lot of great food in Japan, it's just not my favorite cuisine overall.
     
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    In addition to Italian and Greek, I love Mexico and Mexican food. If you start at the northern border and work your way south, by the time you hit the southern border, you’ll be thoroughly impressed with Mexican cuisine.

    And I like French food. I’m not allowed to do anything but like French food, LOL!
     
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    Sticking with the US...no doubt LA and NY are contenders...but there are some really bad restaurants mixed in. In LA even the "top" class restaurants, especially if old...are very dirty in the back. I used to install Ansul FSS equipment in LA.....I had to crawl thru it.

    We prefer to make and eat our own food. :)

    If you ever get out to So Cal...I recommend a old time restaurant that I used to go to as a kid...they serve the best Baby back caramelized ribs around...no competition.

    Chris' & Pitt's BBQ
     
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    Could have been lamb, could have been rat, cat, or small dog. I'm sorry Alex, I promise we won't eat you, you can come out from under the desk now, daddy was only kidding.
     
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    Its off of the list for most people, but Albuquerque has some of the best restaurants in the country. Not just Mexican food, either.
     
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    You should not.

    Paying for water and bread is a shame.
     
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    Of the cities I’ve spent enough time in to speak knowledgeably, it would have to be Montréal. Cuisines from all over the world, reasonable prices and very few bad restaurants.
     
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    The Italians eat like kings.
     
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    I've been to 31 different countries in my life (aside from my own one), but none comes even remotely close...
     
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