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      L     obstar

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.