Singaporeans love their churros

And trending dishes in other cities that you’ll never guess. 

Singaporeans love their churros
Singaporeans love their churros
30 Jul 2015

Singaporeans love their churros

The world is obsessed with food, and nowhere else is this more apparent than on Instagram.

As we collectively drool over photos of tantalising meals on the social media platform, photoworld.com decided to do a little detective work and find out which dishes get hashtagged the most in different cities.

Does it mean that they are truly popular, or could it be that they are simply more photogenic? Either way, the project churned out some unexpected results:

1. Churros
1. Churros
30 Jul 2015

1. Churros

Churros aren’t exactly new in Singapore, but are seeing a revival in popularity. We are third, behind Madrid and Sao Paulo, at hashtagging the fried-dough pastry. 

2. Sushi
2. Sushi
30 Jul 2015

2. Sushi

New Yorkers love their sushi much more than the Japanese — The Big Apple came in first, while Tokyo is fifth.

3. Katsu curry
3. Katsu curry
30 Jul 2015

3. Katsu curry

Katsu curry is officially a hit in Los Angeles. Following just behind is Jakarta

4. Burgers
4. Burgers
30 Jul 2015

4. Burgers

Enough of fusty fish pies. London shows its support for the American burger.

5. Poutine
5. Poutine
30 Jul 2015

5. Poutine

Poutine has not made its presence felt overseas. The top five cities with the most number of poutine hashtags are all in Canada, birthplace of the fries-cheese-and-gravy dish.

6. Dumplings
6. Dumplings
30 Jul 2015

6. Dumplings

Xiao long bao has the most fans in New York City, while Singapore and Taiwan are right behind.

7. Bacon
7. Bacon
30 Jul 2015

7. Bacon

No major revelations when it comes to bacon, which finds favour in five cities in predominantly Caucasian countries: New York, London, Los Angeles, Sydney and Melbourne.

8. Macarons
8. Macarons
30 Jul 2015

8. Macarons

We thought macarons were popular everywhere, but Bangkok is where it finds the most love.

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