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EAT AROUND THE WORLD FROM HOME

"To live is to eat!" is our favourite mantra! There is so much joy in our food memory that is inextricably linked to the joys of travel from the aroma of freshly baked breads, the bustle of traditional bazaars, to the vibrant colours of fresh produce. 

One can still eat your way around the world during this Circuit Breaker, thanks to 10 of our favorite "exotic" dining establishments, bringing their cuisine right to your doorstep!

*opinions expressed and recommendations are our own, in no particular order. 

PERSIAN CUISINE

Taste the richness of the Persian history as well as her warm hospitality through its cuisine. With flavours from ingredients like saffron, pomegranates and pistachios, the cuisine is a reflection of the Silk Road trade.

Recommended Restaurant: Shabestan 

SICILIAN CUISINE

A real melting pot of flavours, Sicilian cuisine is a mix of French, Greek, Roman, Arab, all of whom have left a legacy on this Mediterranean island.

Recommended Restaurant: Gattopardo 

SRI LANKAN CUISINE

From the bountiful seafood off the coast of the Indian Ocean to the tea plantations up in the cool climate of the hill stations, Sri Lanka's cuisine is both hearty and flavourful. 

Recommended Restaurant: Kotuwa 

PERUVIAN CUISINE

A reflection of local practices and the richness of the land, Peruvian cuisine is known not only for their traditional culinary methods but also creative and innovative styles, with Lima making its mark on the international stage. 

Recommended Restaurant: Tono Cevicheria 

RUSSIAN CUISINE

More than just vodka and caviar, Russian cuisine is influenced by her connections to Europe and Asia and a geographically harsh climate. Check out her hearty comfort foods.

Recommended Restaurant: Ang Moh Dumplings 

TURKISH CUISINE

A nod to its Ottoman heritage, Turkish cuisine is a fusion Asian of European and Middle Eastern influences. Venture beyond the doner kebab.

Recommended Restaurant: Sofra 

CARIBBEAN CUISINE

Soak up the laid-back vibes and rhythms of the caribbean through its cuisine. A generous blend of spices, herbs and seasonings will surely awaken your senses!

Recommended Restaurant: Lime House 

OKINAWAN CUISINE

The people of Okinawa are famous for their longevity and many attribute this to the island's food culture, based on the concept of ishoku dogen, meaning "eat well, live well".

Recommended Restaurant: Nirai-Kanai 

CENTRAL ASIAN-FUSION CUISINE

Considered the crossroads of culture and the heart of the fabled Silk Road, the hearty Central Asian cuisine combines elements of the East and the West, generously flavored with spices, such as cumin and cardamom, traded along the way. 

Recommended Restaurant: The Nomads

BASQUE CUISINE

Basque country is one of the best fine-dining destinations in the world with nearly 40 Michelin-starred restaurants, thanks to the abundance of marine produce and the fertile Ebro valley, and influenced by French and Spanish cuisine. Instead of Tapas, one will discover Pintxos, individual portioned-tapas usually enjoyed with drinks. 

Recommended Restaurant: Basque Kitchen by Aitor 

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