XtremeFoodies searches for, discovers, celebrates and shares the world's most Essential Eats. As the world's largest network of local food experts from over 275 cities, we are on a mission to find the tastiest locally sourced and freshly prepared food from all around the globe.

Our local food experts are prominent food specialists, who use years of local expertise to handpick the Essential Eats in their region, giving you an insight into food that is not only delicious, but that also reflects the authentic cultures, traditions and trends of their local neighbourhoods, cities and regions.

To find the Essential Eats near you on the go, we not only have our mobile-friendly site, but we also have also developed an app that allows you to easily track the best places to eat wherever you travel.

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    December 10th, 2016

  • “Last year she won the award for “Best Breakfast in the World,” according to XtremeFoodies, an international culinary guide that takes into account the opinions of travelers and foodies from all over the world. Esthela’s machaca con huevos (dried meat with eggs) was distinguished among 4,000 nominations in 150 cities.” Read more

    September 10th, 2016

  • “A few months later, on Merrihue’s site, XtremeFoodies, he named Damon Baehrel the best restaurant in the world for 2015.” Read more

    August 29th, 2016

  • “Why not check out Restoran Sek Yuen?...XtremeFoodies recently had the gall to deem it the world’s greatest Chinese restaurant.” Read more

    July 14th, 2016

  • “Someone really did it. And the rest of us can’t help but be green with envy.” Read more

    June 1st, 2016

  • “One man eats his way through all of The World's 50 Best Restaurants.” Read more

    May 16th, 2016

  • “To welcome in the Year of the Fire Monkey, XtremeFoodies writers share their top tips for Chinese restaurants in Asia and beyond.” Read more

    February 12th, 2016

  • “There is nowhere better in the world to eat than Bangkok – at least according to food website XtremeFoodies, which recently named the Thai capital the world’s 'foodiest city'.” Read more

    April 30th, 2014

  • “While these dishes are not surprised by their exoticism, the list has the merit of putting forward the quality and variety of regional cuisine in the world around.” Read more

    April 28th, 2014

  • “Street food is still setting the agenda for restaurant trends around the world, so it’s only fitting that it has its own equivalent of the Oscars: the XtremeFoodies Awards.” Read more

    March 23rd, 2014