Dessert queen Pooja Dhingra cues us in on the best food trips to indulge in
The best food trips to take in 2019
The queen of sweets, Pooja Dhingra points her nose and fixates her eyes on the world’s
tastiest destinations and the most burgeoning foodie scenes of 2019.
Follow her footsteps to indulge like never before...
Le 15’s founder, master chef and super woman, Pooja Dhingra may put Paris on the top of her list when it comes to the world’s tastiest destination. But she also has many other drool-worthy picks under her chef’s hat, that you will absolutely love. Take note and start planning your indulgences around the world!
The world’s tastiest destination then, now and forever more… “Paris! I love going back each year and discovering new influences and chefs in the city.”
The food festivals to look forward to in 2019… “Pizzafest in Naples in July and the White Truffle Festival in Alba this November. Yummy!”
The last destination you travelled to purely for food… “Tokyo, Japan is another beloved food destination for me. It is the perfect blend between the East and the West.”
The international foods or ingredients you bring back with you… “I always look for interesting ingredients when I travel. My suitcase comes back full of things I find in small grocery stores. I love scouring and collecting spices, teas, coffees and salts.”
The foodie destination of the future is… “Asia! The trend is steadily moving from Europe to the East. Whether its Ho Chi Minh, Tokyo, Seoul or even Mumbai—these cities are getting to shine in the international spotlight for their diverse range in food and flavours.”
Pastry chef, author, entrepreneur, pod caster and founder of Le15 India, Pooja Dhingra is best known for her macarons and massive digital presence. With over 3 million followers, there is nothing this Le Cordon Bleu graduate cannot do!
T HE T OP 5 RESTAURANT S AROUND T HE WORLD
AND WHAT TO ORDER ...
Central in Lima, Peru… “It is my all-time favourite. I tried the chef’s menu and was blown away with each course
Indian Accent in New Delhi, India… “I am one of Chef Manish’s biggest fans. And this is my go-to restaurant when I am in Delhi.”
Nomad in New York, USA… “Order the truffl e and chicken and end with
the milk and honey dessert—you won’t be
Els Brancs in Roses, Spain… “This 1 Michelin Star restaurant is a true gem. Again, go for the chef’s menu and pair it with some wine.”
Iwai Tempura in Tokyo, Japan… “This ten-seater tempura restaurant changed the way I see tempura. Don’t leave without trying the Uni tempura here—it is life-changing!”