A heaping plateful of pretty.
We've been known to indulge in a late night chow session at a local greasy spoon, or even dabble in the adventurous world of street meat, but nothing quite sets our hearts aflame like a delicious meal savored in even more delicious surroundings.
While hunger may fuel the starving artists, it certainly puts a damper on our creative muse, so our chief order of business when landing in a new city is to seek out the tastiest (and chicest) fare in town.
Below, we've gathered some of our favorite and most inspiring restaurants from around the world. Pull out your passport, save room for dessert, and feast your eyes on these heaping plates of pretty: