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4 International Vacation Spots Where D.C. Food Lovers Should Dine & Drink

By Gary Duff | January 18, 2018 | Food & Drink

We turned to Leiti Hsu and Susan Ho, founders of new travel concierge startup Journy, to find out four locations where D.C. foodies should travel this fall and the spots to dine and drink in each.

Berlin, Germany

Spots for Foodies: Pauly Saal, a Michelin-starred restaurant set in a contemporary art gallery space that was once a Jewish girls’ school; Buck and Breck, a secret speakeasy boasting some of the best (and most potent) cocktails in the world; and Tim Raue, an Asian-fusion fine-dining establishment from the famed two-star Michelin chef of the same name.

Mexico City, Mexico

3 Spots for Foodies: Pujol, world renowned Mexican restaurant helmed by Mexico City’s king of cuisine Enrique Olvera; Contramar, a 365 day seafood eatery beloved by locals; and M.N. Roy, an invite-only nightclub that gathers local tastemakers for dancing and imbibing in eclectic drinks.

Lisbon, Portugal

3 Spots for Foodies: Topo, a rooftop bar with tasty craft cocktails and seasonal fare; Can The Can, an ultra-gourmet canned fish shop in Palace Square; and Mini Bar Teatro, Lisbon's innovative resto for small plates helmed by prolific chef Jose Avillez.

Osaka, Japan

3 Spots for Foodies: Hajime features French and Japanese-inspired dishes designed to make your mouth water; Yamachan, a takoyaki stall that serves some of the crispiest treats in Osaka; and Takamura Wine & Coffee Roasters, a veritable haven for wine and coffee enthusiasts.