Will You Fly For Food?

A survey of OpenTable diners revealed that travellers are choosing their destinations based on a city’s restaurant and food culture. Feed your appetite for adventure with OpenTable, discover 25 Fly to Try dishes, and enter to win a trip for two to Mexico City, featuring dinner at Pujol

 

 

66%

Two-thirds of American diners say they will fly to try a restaurant.

84%

Most Australian diners say they’d pick a holiday destination based on its culinary scene. 

55%

Over half of UK diners say they’ve booked air travel with dining in mind.

84%

Most Canadian diners say they’d pick a destination for its cuisine.

 

25 Dishes to Fly to Try

Just in time for summer travel, OpenTable has your guide to can’t-miss dining around the world. We’ve curated 25 travel-worthy dishes from Munich to Melbourne. 

 

 
Bangkok Coconut and turmeric curry of blue swimmer crab with calamansi lime Find a table at Nahm

Bangkok

Coconut and turmeric curry of blue swimmer crab with calamansi lime

Find a table at Nahm

Chicago Spinach margherita deep dish pizza Find a table at Gino’s East

Chicago

Spinach margherita deep dish pizza

Find a table at Gino’s East

Dublin Whole split lobster Find a table at Lobstar

Dublin

Whole split lobster

Find a table at Lobstar

Florence Tagliatelle al sugo Find a table at Trattoria Sabatino

Florence
Tagliatelle al sugo

Find a table at Trattoria Sabatino

Guanacaste Trilingual ceviche Find a table at HiR Fine Dining

Guanacaste
Trilingual ceviche

Find a table at HiR Fine Dining

Hong Kong Sunday brunch dim sum Find a table at Duddell's

Hong Kong
Sunday brunch dim sum

Find a table at Duddell's

London Sunday Roast Find a table at Roast

London
Sunday Roast

Find a table at Roast

London Meat fruit Find a table at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

London
Meat fruit

Find a table at Dinner by
Heston Blumenthal

London Afternoon tea Find a table at Jubilee Tea Salon

London
Afternoon tea

Find a table at Jubilee Tea Salon

Los Angeles Zucchini lasagna Find a table at Plant Food + Wine

Los Angeles
Zucchini lasagna

Find a table at Plant
Food + Wine

Madrid Jamón joselito Find a table at TATEL Madrid

Madrid
Jamón joselito

Find a table at TATEL Madrid

Melbourne Sticky pork belly Find a table at Red Spice Road

Melbourne
Sticky pork belly

Find a table at Red Spice Road

Mexico City Mole madre Find a table at Pujol

Mexico City
Mole madre

Find a table at Pujol

Montreal Disco poutine Find a table at Deville Dinerbar

Montreal
Disco poutine

Find a table at Deville Dinerbar

Munich White sausage and pretzel Find a table at Wirtshaus zum Straubinger

Munich
White sausage and pretzel

Find a table at Wirtshaus
zum Straubinger

New Orleans Oyster po'boy Find a table at Emeril’s 

New Orleans
Oyster po'boy

Find a table at Emeril’s 

New York City Porterhouse steak Find a table at Keens Steakhouse

New York City
Porterhouse steak

Find a table at Keens Steakhouse

Oranjestad Scallops tempura Find a table at The Kitchen Table

Oranjestad
Scallops tempura

Find a table at The Kitchen Table

Paris Steak frites Find a table at Le Relais de l'Entrecote

Paris
Steak frites

Find a table at Le Relais de l'Entrecote

San Francisco Roast chicken with bread salad Find a table at Zuni Cafe

San Francisco
Roast chicken with bread salad

Find a table at

Zuni Cafe

Shanghai Double boiled fish maw soup, crab claw, sea whelk in coconut Find a table at Jin Xuan

Shanghai
Double boiled fish maw soup, crab claw, sea whelk in coconut

Find a table at Jin Xuan

Singapore Beef buah keluak Find a table at Candlenut

Singapore
Beef buah keluak

Find a table at Candlenut

Sydney Wood-roasted moran family lamb Find a table at CHISWICK

Sydney
Wood-roasted moran family lamb

Find a table at CHISWICK

Tokyo Kobo Rainbow Sushi Find a table at Itamae Sushi Edo

Tokyo
Kobo Rainbow Sushi

Find a table at Itamae Sushi Edo

Vancouver Chilled seafood platter Find a table at COAST

Vancouver
Chilled seafood platter

Find a table at COAST

 
 

#WillFlyForFood Contest

Prize includes two round-trip tickets to Mexico City and three nights in a hotel, featuring dinner at the legendary Pujol restaurant and a walking tour of the city’s unbeatable street food. Contest
runs 6/21-6/30.

 

 

Win a trip to eat and explore in
Mexico City. To enter:

  1. Share a photo of a delicious dish you flew for. Post it on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, or visit our blog for more options and tell us where else you dream of flying for your next culinary adventure.
     
  2. Follow and tag @OpenTable and use the hashtag #WillFlyForFood to be sure your entry is visible.