On the last Monday of May each year, locals in the English town of Brockworth chase a 3.5-kilo roll of cheese down a steep hill in an annual event that dates back to the 1800s. In Belgium, diners cough up tidy sums to have Dinner in the Sky: multi-course meals prepared by award-winning chefs and served on a table that floats 150ft above the ground. And in buzzing Sao Paolo, locals and tourists flock to bars in the unlikeliest places, from former butcher’s shops, to bookstores, and cinema halls. Partaking in these experiences is a great way to get a sense of a place, and in most cases, great food, too. Scroll through for snapshots from around the world—our list is rich in flavour, and steeped in culture.
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