A Foodie’s Dream: World’s Best Food Festivals

Are you a traveling foodie? Does your mouth salivate at the thought of trying new and exotic dishes. Then, we’ve got you covered for your next trip. Here are the best food festivals around the world sure to make your taste buds and tummy happy.

The Onion Market (Bern, Switzerland)

Does an onion make you cry of happiness? It certainly does for the attendees of the Onion Market in Bern. The market boasts 50-tons of onion braids, rings, tarts, and soups. There are also various crafts and toys on sale honoring the bulbous plant. The festival is held on the fourth Monday of every November. The hustle and bustle begins around 5 a.m., however, the most popular event, the confetti war, begins at 4p.m.

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Salon de Chocolate (Quito, Ecuador)

Chocolate lovers line-up to take part in Ecuador’s Salon de Chocolate. Ecuador produces some of the world’s best quality chocolate, and this is the place to taste all that sugary goodness. This year the festival will take place in late May. Attendees can partake in not only tasting sessions but also cooking classes.

Bacon Festival (Sacramento, California)

Everyone’s favorite food becomes the highlight of this January Californian Festival. The Bacon Festival in Sacramento allows local chefs and craft brewers to pair everyone’s favorite meat with perfectly selected drinks. There’s also some special dishes such as bacon gelato, bacon ramen, and bacon salad.

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Pizza Village (Naples, Italy)

Neapolitan pizza is considered one of, if not the best, pizza in the world. The usage of the freshest ingredient create the most amazing delicacy. Therefore, it’s no surprise that thousands of people flock to the Italian city, for the annual Pizza Village. “An impressive exhibition, a stunning village of 30,000 square animated by the presence of 50 of the most famous pizzerias and pizza makers from hundreds of top players from around the world and ready to churn out more than 100,000 pizzas in 9 days.” This year the festival will take place from the 17-25 of June.

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