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CNN poll: Taiwan has world's best food

Which country has the best food in the world? Well CNN conducted a Facebook poll and the people has spoken! Taiwan is the destination to go for all die-hard foodies!

According to CNN.com, the poll was conducted "to highlight the most popular cuisines on the planet right now", and not surprisingly, Asian countries dominated the list.

The only non-Asian countries to make the top 10 list is Italy and Greece.

One may ask, 'why Taiwan'? But we say 'why not'? From Taiwanese street food to a fusion of Teochew, Hokkien and more, one of the country's city, Tainan, is nicknamed 'food capital' after all.

Get ready to drool as we check out the Top 10 list and their respective votes below:

1. Taiwan: 8,242 votes
Taiwanese beef noodle soup. (www.mission-food.com)
2. Philippines: 1,528 votes
Filipino Chicken Abodo. (www.theperfectpantry.com)
3. Italy: 810 votes
Crabmeat pasta. (www.ouritaliantable.com)

4. Thailand: 470 votes
Tom yam goong. (www.bigoven.com)
5. Japan: 443 votes
Okonomiyaki. (www.closetcooking.com)
6. Malaysia: 265 votes
Nasi lemak. (www.macaronmagazine.com)
7. Hong Kong: 236 votes
Dim Sum. (www.asiatatler.com)
8. India: 205 votes
Indian thali rice. (www.masalazone.com)
9. Greece: 167 votes
Meat gyros with fried potatoes. (www.discovergreece.com)
10. Vietnam: 162 votes
Pho rice noodle soup. (www.gimmesomeoven.com)
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