Local cuisine is an integral part of a trip to many countries and for certain destinations the gastronomy merits the journey itself. Those seeking the highest of standards should choose their hotel with a great amount of care as countries that are not particularly renowned for their cuisine may be hiding some real surprises. So, where is the best place to head off to tickle those taste buds? Below is a (non-exhaustive) selection of 10 destinations where you'll not be able to bear the wait until dinner time, certain to eat well, but each with their own distinctive style. Bon appétit!