With around 195 countries in the world, there are an endless amount of cuisines to indulge your taste buds in!
Trying to visit all the countries in the world to sample their cuisines is most definitely not practical; however, adventure holiday travel company The Bucket List Company has done some research to find the top 10 most popular cuisines from around the world.
By looking at average monthly searches, rankings from Ranker.com social media engagement, sentiment & views and combining these stats, they were able to uncover the top 10 cuisines you must try in 2023!
The Top 10 Ranked Cuisines
|Rankings||Cuisine||Ranker.com votes||Average Monthly Searches 2022||Love Reactions (%)||Total Engagements||Instagram #||TikTok Views||Reddit Sentiment Score|
Korean – Taking first place is Korean cuisine which has a huge social media ‘love’ reaction of 95%, over 9500,000 Instagram hashtags and an average of 40500 monthly searches! The national dish of Korea is kimchi, a traditional fermented side dish.
Italian – In second place is Italian food, with over 26 thousand votes on Ranker.com, a HUGE 368000 average monthly searches and a total of over 150,000 social media engagements. Ragù alla Bolognese is considered the national dish of Italy, which is unsurprising as most people associate Italy with either pasta or pizza!
Mexican – Finally, Mexican food takes a very impressive third place with over 242,000 social engagements, a ‘love’ rating of 66% on social media and over 4,900 average monthly searches. The national dish of Mexico is Mole, a sauce made from hot chillies and has many different variations across the country.
Calculated an overall score of the cuisines. This was done by multiplying the votes on ranker.com by Reddit sentiment and then adding the social media hashtags, number of Google searches, and total engagements. Lastly, divided this number by 100 and multiplied it by the percentage of love reactions.
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