Food Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe

National Geographic's beautiful new book, "FOOD JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME: 500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe," takes readers on a mouthwatering journey around the world's most delectable foodie destinations. We've partnered with National Geographic on a series of exclusive excerpts, listed here.
SPICE OF LIFE: A market full of grains and spices in the Fes Medina, Morocco (Martin Child/Digital Vision/Getty)

Top Ten Sea Views to Dine For
Blissful vistas, the crash of waves on the shore, and fresh, salty air to whet the appetite make these oceanside eateries a treat for all the senses.

Top Ten Literary Watering Holes
Many writers have used bars, pubs, or cafés as temporary or even permanent offices. Some remain haunts of writers, while others are merely haunted by their ghosts.

Top Ten Bike Tours for Foodies
What better way to sample the culinary delights of a region than by pedaling along its backroads, enjoying the scenery and working up an appetite for the next meal.

Top Ten Travelers' Restaurants
Although most travelers’ restaurants are places for people on the go, some are destinations in their own right, offering excellent food in stylish surroundings.

Top Ten Street Markets
Scruffy and chaotic or orderly and refined, the world's street markets offer fresh, local—and often cheap—seasonal produce, alongside a slice of local life.

Top Ten Great National Dishes
Most countries have a favorite or national dish. Popular with residents and forming part of a country?s identity, they are an essential experience for visitors.

Published: 10 Nov 2009 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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