Buenos Aires Rated as Top Worldwide Gastronomic Destination
Buenos Aires continues to improve its position among the world´s top gastronomic cities in the rankings. This year, it placed 37th among the 100 best cities in the world to eat, in the traditional list made by Caterwings, a global catering company that every year produces the esteemed highly sought-after rankings.
Buenos Aires received a total score of 6.63 which takes into account restaurant reviews, the number and variety of street food venues, the quality of the ingredients and the average price. It was only surpassed by Lima (eighth place) if the list is filtered by Latin American cities. Mexico City was ranked 60, Bogotá 72, Mendoza 73, Rio de Janeiro 84, and Cartagena 86.
The Basque city of San Sebastián, famous for its pintxos and for its renowned restaurants such as Elkano and Mugaritz, came in first place. The second place went to Tokyo, which a few days ago was established as the city with the most Michelin stars in the world.