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Travel anywhere in the world to eat...where to go?

Got 2 weeks in September for birthday vacation...need some fresh ideas.
Loved to know where you all would go...your fave places and what to order.
Coming from San Diego..
Many thanks!

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  1. my first choices are the most obvious for Americans - Paris/France and then Italy.

    If I wasn't counting out where I've already been - my next choice is southeast asia, not 100% sure where I'd pick exactly but it is on my food bucket list.

    1. San Sebastian, Spain
      Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido...Japan
      Hong Kong, Macau, Shanghai...China

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      1. re: Charles Yu

        Love both of your places for great eats!

        1. re: Charles Yu

          Oooh, picking Shanghai over Beijing. I smell a food fight.

          1. re: Charles Yu

            Isn't their a Wynn property in Macau?

            1. re: Beach Chick

              I typed two words into the search engine GOOGLE: WYNN MACAU

              http://www.wynnmacau.com/en/homepage

              Yes.

              1. re: thegforceny

                My bad...just got done responding to 10+ posts..
                I'm a Wynn LV gal and I bet the Wynn Macau is off the chain.
                Thanks again thegforceny!

            2. re: Charles Yu

              Oh yeah, you guys, and then on to Australia for the lamb and shrimp- or is that just a culinary cliche any more?

            3. l will be in France in September, one week in Basque country just over the border from San Sebastian, rest of the month in Paris. Thus the advantage of both France and northern Spain. l would add Hanoi as a possibility for some of the best food ever eaten, and damn near free.

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              1. re: Delucacheesemonger

                I was going to rent an apartment in the 7th for the month of September and bring my dog but just don't have enough time..
                Love your trip your doing in Sept...have a wonderful time!

                1. re: Beach Chick

                  I'll be in the 7th in June and then again in July after being in Cannes. My fave restaurant in Paris--Frenchie. I've had the best lamb AND the best Chinese food in Sydney, Australia. However, Morocco is the one place I would love to go to so I could enjoy the food!!!

              2. I would go to Morocco! The spices, the markets, the colors...The thought of exploring the Djemma al Fna in Merrakech sounds like heaven.

                1. Spain. But then I love Spain and usually visit once or twice a year.

                  That said, I've never planned a holiday on the basis of eating. It's always been, first, where do I want to go and, second, what can I find that's OK to eat there.