Law firm Bott + Co, experts in travel insurance claims, recently launched an interactive guide looking at food diversity around the world, analysing the number of different national cuisines offered in the world's biggest and most popular cities, ranking the 50 most diverse. The results made for interesting insight, and we look at the key findings from their guide.
The Most Diverse
New York was listed as the most diverse city in the world, with 94 different national cuisines on offer. Of the cuisines, European was the most highly represented, ahead of Asian. In contract to New York, at the other end of the scale the Russian capital Moscow only has 34 cuisines represented.
The second most diverse US city was Chicago, with 66 national cuisines represented, followed by Los Angeles with 61 and San Francisco with 60.
London sits second overall around the world just behind New York with 89 national cuisines represented in the British capital with 27 of both European and Asian cuisines represented. Manchester was the only other UK city represented with 43 cuisines represented.
Following London, Paris sits in 5th with 65 national cuisines, ahead of Berlin with 64, Madrid with 53, Brussels with 50, and both Amsterdam and Vienna with 49.
As expected, several Australian cities featured on the list of 50, with Melbourne joint 6th with 64 cuisines represented, with Asian coming out top with 23 cuisines just ahead of European with 22. Sydney came next with 56 cuisines, then Adelaide with 44.
View the full list over on the company's website.