1 Tasmania - Australia
If you are a seafood lover, Tasmania's east coast is perfect for you. Tasmania offer some of the best fish and seafood you could wish for. Tasmania produces more seafood than any other state in Australia. A typical Tasmanian dish includes salmon, rock lobster, abalone, olyster, scallops, ocopus or squid. The Tasmanian Seafood Seduction cruise is the ultimate experience for seafood lovers as local guides bring visitors straight to the source.
2 Palermo - Italy
Sicilian cuisine it shows traces of all cultures that have existed on the island over the last two millennia. Although Sicilian Food has a lot in common with Italian cuisine also has Greek, Spanish and French influences. After the pasta, the typical Sicilian menu includes a main dish based on fish. Main dishes based on seafood are couscous al pesce and Pesce spada alla ghiotta (Swordfish). In addition to tuna, sea bass, and cuttlefish, Palermo features species less common to other cities: sea urchin, sardines, anchovies and swordfish.
3 Lima - Peru
Peruvian cuisine, considered among the best in the world, inherited its innovation, mix and flavors from Peru's history. It's been influencing global cuisine for centuries, but Peruvian cuisine is finally getting the attention it deserves. In Lima you could find some of the top restaurants around the world such as Central and Maido. Maido's tasting menus are a colorful journey through Nikkei cuisine, with highlights including a fish hotdog, nigari from the catch of the day, dim sum with squid and sea snail cau-cau and sea urchin rice.
Peru's flagship dish, is Ceviche, you could found it almost in all Peruvian restaurants on the coast. It consists generally of bite-size pieces of white fish (such as corvina or white sea bass), marinated raw in lime juice mixed with chilis. Ceviche is served with raw onions, boiled sweet potatoes (camote) and toasted corn (cancha).
4 Madrid - Spain
Madrid has the best seafood in Spain. Though your meal won't come with an ocean view. Spain's capital city doesn't disappoint when it comes to seafood. The landlocked city is home to the world's second largest fish market and serves some of the best seafood from Spain's coastal regions.
Madrid is a melting pot for the cuisines from all over the peninsula, the capital of Spain has enriched its gastronomy with the contributions of the Andalusians, Galicians, Austrians and other inmigrants who settled here. Some of the top dishes of Madrid include prawns with garlic, dishes in which bacalao (cod) is the main ingredient, Caracoles (snails) and bocadillo de calamares (fried squid sandwich).
5 San Francisco - USA
San Francisco is a culinary trendsetter specializing in California fusion cuisine that every sea-food lover's love. San Francisco has more restaurants than any other American city, it's home to some of the best chefs in the U.S. and exceptional seafood restaurants. With fresh seafood delivered daily, customers can enjoy several local specialities such as fresh oyster, clam chowder bread bowls, copping and Crab Louie and other longtime staples like calamari and grilled salmon. Fisher man's Wharf in San Francisco is the ideal place to find fresh Dungeness crab in outdoor stands, as well as gourmet restaurants, freshly made sourdough bread and even chocolate. The fish market is open on weekdays from 10am to 7pm and on weekends from 10am to 5pm.
6 Tokio - Japan
Japanese cuisine offers plenty gastronomical delights with a boundless variety of regional and seasonal dishes as well as international cuisine. Sushi is Japan's most famous and popular dish. It's fair to say that fish is an integral part of the Japanese diet. Wheter it's eaten almost live (odorigui-still dan-cing!) raw (nama or sashimi), grilled (yaki) or deep fried (tempura). The vast array of fish on offer is simply mind-boggling.
If you're a lover of fish then a trip to Tsukiji Fish Market (the world's largest wholesale fish and seafood market) is a must for an early morning breakfast of some of the freshest sushi in the world. For those that don't like the sound of a fish breakfast in the early hours there are plenty of conveyorbelt sushi restaurants (kai-ten zushi) all over Japan.
7 Hong Kong - China
Seafood in Hong Kong is a passion, an important part of Cantonese cuisine. Cantonese-style seafood make Hong Kong a prime seafood destination. Most of the city's chefs have become master at cooking up creatu-res from the deep. Many Cantonese restaurants keep aquariums or seafood tanks on the premises. In Cantonese cuisine, as in cuisines from other parts of Asia, if seafood has a repugnant odour, strong spices are added; the freshest seafood is odourless and, in Cantonese culinary arts, is best cooked by steaming. For instance, in some recipes, only a small amount of soy sauce, ginger and spring onion is added to steamed fish. In Cantonese cuisine, the light seasoning is used only to bring out the natural sweetness of the seafood. As a rule of thumb, the spiciness of a dish is usually inversely proportionate to the freshness of the ingredients.
8 Jimbaran - Bali
Jimbaran Bay Seafood is a group of more than 30 restaurants, that offer a unique and memorable dining experience in this fishing village. Jimbaran Bay Seafood is the only restaurant in Jimbaran beach Kuta Bali, that is right on sand and has its own private beach. At this you can select your own freshly caught, live seafood and it is grilled on the spot over a fire of coconut husks. Red snapper, prawns, and lobster, among other shellfish, are enjoyed while watching the beautiful sunset. The North is known for 'nicer' and 'fancier' restaurants that are more expensive. The middle section is a little more rustic. and in the South, located between the Inter-Continental and the Four Seasons, they are more casual and relaxed with a greater emphasis on tables on the sand.