There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A., or Melbourne. But when you’re faced with the make-or-break travel dilemma of where to eat in Hong Kong, Dubai, Mykonos—destinations where trustworthy recommendations are harder to come by—you have one shot to get it right. That’s why Insignia enlists guidance from our network of chefs, food specialists, and restaurateurs.
For those of you in search of truly world-class cuisine, the most lauded restaurateurs, fine chefs, peerless wine lists, impeccable service and stimulating environments – some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around. What follows here, is a globe-spanning hit list of the coolest foodie haunts and bucket list eateries.
Feast your eyes on seasoned stalwarts never falling out of fashion to tasty newcomers doing bold new things in the kitchen. We’ve got celebrity haunts, neighbourhood superstars, glitzy destinations, Michelin star hotspots, and places serving down-to-earth street food pop-ups. If you’re looking for an exciting meal, you’ve come to the right place.