Sampling delicious pintxos along the grid of narrow streets in San Sebastián’s old town has been named the #1 best food experience in the world, according to global travel authority Lonely Planet ’s Ultimate Eatlist.
Ultimate Eatlist is Lonely Planet ’s collection of the planet’s most thrilling and famous culinary experiences; each entry in the list details an experience, the culture behind it, and what makes it so special. It also includes favourite food experiences as nominated by 20 of the world’s top chefs and food writers – from José Andrés to Andrew Zimmern .
The Top 10 ranked experiences are:
1. Pintxos in San Sebastián, Spain
2. Curry laksa in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3. Sushi in Tokyo, Japan
4. Beef brisket in Texas, USA
5. Som tum in Bangkok, Thailand
6. Smørrebrød in Copenhagen, Denmark
7. Crayfish in Kaikoura, New Zealand
8. Bibimbap in Seoul, South Korea
9. Pizza Margherita in Naples, Italy
10. Dim sum in Hong Kong