Recently, whereas on a visit to Seoul to go to his new pizza restaurant, Street Pizza, Gordon Ramsay stopped to chat with YouTuber Cho Seung-yeon.
In an interview titled “Gordon Ramsay on UK food’s terrible reputation” (lol), the 2 talked about every little thing from the obsession round celeb cooks to his ideas for locating good meals in London.
At one level, Cho requested Ramsay, “Where would you say is the No. 1 food destination?” And Ramsay, who has gained a complete of 18 Michelin Stars all through his profession, named three international locations (effectively, two international locations and one metropolis):
Destination No. 1: Laos. “I recently came out of Laos,” he mentioned. “Going back to the provinces and spending time in the countryside, away from the tourist traps, the food was just off the charts.”
Destination No. 2: Vietnam. “Extraordinary melting pot of great food. I fell in love. Such a humble approach to eating incredible food,” he mentioned.
Destination No. 3: Spain. Or, extra particularly, Madrid. “There’s so many exciting things going on in Madrid as well,” he mentioned.
“I get to challenge my palate by traveling all over the world and finding the best locations,” Ramsay added to Cho. “But, yeah, Laos. Beautiful.”
Laos — a rustic in Southeast Asia that borders Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and China — is possibly finest recognized for larb (alternatively spelled “laap,” a meat salad), tam muk muang (a inexperienced papaya salad), and sticky rice.
So, the following time you intend a visit, make certain so as to add Laos to your record of locations! And when you’ve got a No. 1 meals vacation spot of your individual to share, tell us within the feedback under!