Seasoned travelers reveal the BEST meal they’ve ever eaten abroad
Foodies reveal BEST meal they’ve ever eaten on overseas trip – from kebabs in Aleppo to seafood platters at an Icelandic shack
- Seasoned travelers shared the best meals they’ve ever eaten abroad
- Many were served in unusual places like rural Uganda and a Myanmar jungle
- But woman said the best dinner ever was a Taco Bell eaten at a bus stop
Seasoned travelers fondly remember the best meals they’ve ever eaten while on vacation.
Dozens of people responded to a Twitter thread started by American author Matthew Kepnes, recalling the most delicious dishes of their lives in unexpected places, including an Icelandic seafood shack and a jungle on the Myanmar border. and Thailand.
Others said they found it hard to ignore unique dinners such as a buffet on the banks of the Nile in Uganda, hand-made sandwiches from street vendors in Guatemala, and a lamb kebab at a restaurant in Aleppo, Syria. .
But some shared less exotic experiences, with one woman claiming the best meal of her life was a Taco Bell she ate at a bus stop in the middle of the night.
One person said this dish of salted egg tart from a restaurant in Budapest was the best meal they had ever eaten on a trip abroad
‘Mine is much less majestic. A 2 am Greyhound bus stop (after 10 am and almost stopped by road hackers) in a Taco Bell next to a gas station, ”she wrote.
“I keep all Taco Bells at their level, but I’ve never had anything like it since.”
Best-selling writer Cheryl Strayed said she enjoyed an “unforgettable delicious” meal at the home of a family she was staying with on a trek through Thailand.
“I was in an isolated house in the jungle in Thailand, near the Burmese border,” she recalls.
“The woman who greets me has prepared half a dozen exquisite dishes for our dinner in her rustic kitchen. We didn’t speak the same language so I couldn’t ask what it was, but it was incredibly delicious.
This seafood dish served at a restaurant in Dubrovnik, Croatia was at the top of the list
Another traveler said that this ‘juicy goulash’ they ate in Prague, Czech Republic was their favorite meal abroad.
A self-proclaimed “travel addict” said he ate food “that changed his life” in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, Istanbul in Turkey and Maine in the United States.
‘Sægreifinn in Reykjavik, a cabin in the wall near the waterfront and an unexpected find. I had sea trout skewers with lobster soup which changed my life and I met new German friends while I was eating, ”he wrote.
“Very Honorable Quotes to Turkish Breakfast at Café Privato in Istanbul and my First Lobster Roll at Bite Into Maine in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.”
Another man said he was still thinking of a plate of gnocchi he had eaten in a small cafe at the foot of Mount Vesuvius on the west coast of Italy, and a seafood platter he had ordered during her honeymoon in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Others raved about the dinners in Thailand (like the one pictured) and buffets on the banks of the Nile in Uganda
European capitals were on many “Most Memorable” lists, with foodies referring to plates of “juicy goulash” in Prague, Czech Republic, and salted egg pies in Budapest, Hungary.
Iconic destinations in the United States have also been mentioned, with many raving about the Creole restaurants in New Orleans and the seafood trucks in San Francisco.
A woman said she was in the center of town about to have a second bite of the best crab sandwich she has ever eaten when she was attacked by a seagull.
“He tried to steal it from me,” she wrote.
“We fought fiercely for a good two minutes. I finally prevailed, burst into tears of relief, and then continued my journey to heaven.