Thinking of what to eat ? This ultimate list will save you

What should I eat ? What to eat ? What do you want to eat ? — The age-old questions that have caused dilemmas and arguments for individuals, friends, and families worldwide. No more indecisiveness! We have curated some options in this list for you to simply choose from. Stop thinking & Start eating!

Can’t go wrong with Pizza or Italian food in general, delizioso !

Can you really say no to pizza? The Italians gave the world many delicious food that most people would appreciate. Pick anything from the Italian menu and it will probably turn out right.

Italian food does not need much explanation, let the food do the talking and give your tastebuds a sensory delight. Top it off with a delightful personal beverage and I would call it a perfect day.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Bruschetta
  • Carbonara Pasta with truffle oil
  • Margherita Pizza
  • Mushroom Risotto
  • Tiramisu
  • Italian Coffee (The real deal)
  • Lasagna
  • Authentic firewood baked pizza
  • Caprese salad

What ice-cream to eat ?

Honestly, who could resist ice-cream? Go and get some right now. Grab it from your fridge, get it delivered, head down to your favourite ice-cream chain or from the grocery store. Doesn’t matter if you’re a kid or adult, it is fantastic.

What flavours ? Here’s some suggestions : 

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Green Tea
  • Caramel
  • Coffee
  • Cookies & Cream
  • Bubble gum
  • Cotton Candy
  • Mint
  • Pistachio
  • Rose
  • Rum Raisin
  • Salted Caramel
  • Raspberry.

Get a bowl of salad, Hooray for the vegans !

Vegans rejoice! For everyone else, you would be the judge of this dish. Salad is available anywhere, everywhere. It can be absolutely delicious and is undoubtedly healthy. Super easy to make and pleasant to the mouth.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Caesar Salad
  • Coleslaw
  • Greek Salad
  • Panzanella
  • Garden Salad
  • Chilean Salad

Good old fried chicken. Everybody loves it, it’s irresistible.

It’s fried chicken, is there even a need for an explanation? Be it deep-fried or oven-fried, that crisp and flavour on every bite, is simply out of this world.

How can someone not love fried chicken? Unless they have an allergy. Fried chicken is love, it is food for the soul and a food for all occasions. Different variations are available throughout the world and they all have one thing in common — they are absolutely delicious! Get yours and start digging in already! You could even pair it with beer for the perfect meal. 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Southern Fried Chicken
  • Korean Fried Chicken
  • Fast-Food Fried Chicken
  • Popcorn Chicken
  • Prawn paste Fried chicken
  • Buffalo Wings
  • Japanese Karaage Chicken
  • Black Pepper & Herbs

Japanese Food. Let your tastebuds be filled with umami goodness

Sushi? Sashimi? Fried-Tempura? Wagyu beef? Japanese food is beautiful and delicious, adored by nearly everyone around the world. Their cultural influences and exquisite crafting of their food provided the world with glorious food to enjoy.

Whatever the Japanese create, they ensure it is perfect and that really shows in their food. What to eat ? Problem solved. Nearly every country has Japanese food available so why not start digging in !

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Sushi
  • Sashimi (Salmon, Tuna, Swordfish, etc..)
  • Uni sushi
  • Grilled Fish
  • Seafood Tempura
  • Ramen
  • Shabu-shabu
  • Japanese Charcoal BBQ
  • Wagyu beef (Kobe beef, etc..)
  • Ikura (Japanese caviar – Salmon Roe)
  • Giant Japanese Spider/Snow Crab

Savoury Chinese food

Chinese cuisine, the available selection and flavours is tremendous. You would definitely know if you have ever been to a Chinese restaurant or frequently eat Chinese food. Chinese takeout is simply comfort food as well.

The flavours can’t be denied for certain dishes and we all have certain days where we crave it. Soup, Vegetables, Carbs, Proteins, you name it they probably have it. Still thinking of what to eat ? Problem solved.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Sweet & Sour Chicken or Pork
  • Kung Pao Chicken
  • Dumplings
  • Fried Rice
  • Chinese Soup (Herbal, Chicken, They have tons of varieties honestly)
  • Pork Ribs Soup
  • Hot pot
  • Wonton
  • Mala-Style food
  • Fried Noodles (Chow mien)
  • Peking Duck
  • Dim Sum
  • Beef Noodles

Try some incredible Russian cuisine

Beef stroganoff is one of the dishes that comes to people’s minds at first when asked about Russian food. Everyone knows about Russia but their cuisine is still rather shrouded in mystery.

Unless you are Russian, have Russian heritage or a big Russian community in your local area, chances are, Russian dishes isn’t something that pops right into one’s mind. But every culture has delicious food so why not try it out! Still don’t know what to eat ? Problem solved.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Bliny (Russian Pancakes)
  • Pelmeni (Russian Dumplings)
  • Pirog (Stuffed Pie)
  • Borscht (Reddish-purple soup)
  • Beef stroganoff
  • Chicken Kiev
  • Kvass (Fermented Russian beverage)

Go Mexican. It is irresistible

Mexican food is absolutely delicious and appreciated by most. It is fresh, vibrant, fun, and delicious. The use of spices is superb and their avocado dips are to die for. Tacos and Quesadillas are packed with delicious herbs, spices, and meat. When topped with cheese, it makes anyone salivate. You could even pair it with a nice cold beer. What to eat ? Problem solved.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Tacos
  • Burrito
  • Nachos
  • Quesadillas
  • Tortillas
  • Salsa
  • Lentil soup
  • Enchilada
  • Queso flameado

If you’re feeling wild and luxurious, get some premium caviar.

Tiny balls of luxury as some would call it, its truly unique taste paired with other ingredients, create an exquisite dish that will definitely make your tastebuds go wild. There are different types of caviar ranging from cheap non-sturgeon caviar to premium Japanese Ikura and then the king of all caviars, the renowned black Russian caviar. It’s honestly a nice dish and if you’re feeling fancy or accustomed to its taste, go for it. It enhances a dish, unlike any other ingredients. Fancy pants still thinking about what you should eat?

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Beluga
  • Osetra
  • Sevruga
  • Ikura

Grilled meat, simple and blissful.

Meat lovers rejoice! Meat imparts a flavour that can’t be resisted. BBQ, grilled, oven-baked, or fried — safe to say, it is all delicious. With the right marinade, the flavours are enhanced to a divine level, heck, some meat taste wonderful without seasoning too. For instance, premium wagyu beef. What to eat ? Doesn’t matter what animal, meat is delicious, problem solved.

Here’s some suggestions (some meats are rarer in certain countries): 

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Pork
  • Alligator
  • Catfish
  • Salmon
  • White Snapper
  • Duck
  • Deer
  • Lamb

Instant noodles, soothing memories of a college kid.

‘Cheap and comforting’ is what most would say. Modern cup noodles are also tweaked to be “healthier” so you could indulge without guilt. MSG fears were also overhyped and scientific findings showed it is actually not that bad but like anything else, one has to consume it in moderation. Otherwise, it is absolutely delicious. What to eat solved in an instant !

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Go to your kitchen cabinet, choose a flavour, prepare hot water, that’s it, it’s that simple.
  • If you don’t have it, get it from an online or physical grocery store.

Sausages and beer ? Get some German dishes

Alles hat ein Ende, nur die Wurst hat zwei “. It’s German for everything has an end, but sausages has two. Very well said, can’t agree more. Sausage and beer is a winning combination, unbeatable, just get it, an absolute work of art.

German food seems simple, but it is very delicious. Often paired with tasty mash potatoes and sauerkraut which is a pretty healthy side dish to have. German beer is simply class, you can’t go wrong. Wonderful pairing. What to eat ? Problem solved.

Here’s some suggestion:

  • Bratwurst
  • Weisswurst
  • Frankfurter Wurstchen (Vienna Sausage)
  • German Pork Knuckle
  • Bavarian Pork Ribs
  • Sauerbraten (Roast Beef Stew)
  • Potato pancakes

Can’t go wrong with Pasta

Does pasta even need further explanation? Name someone from any culture or country that hasn’t tried or heard of pasta. Most of us have travelled and safe to say, even some of the most rural regions on Earth has pasta available.

Truly a timeless dish brought by the Italians. Simple, delicious, and ready to go. There are different types of pasta and dishes you can create. For instance, the varieties are Ravioli, Lasagne, Fettuccine, and the famous Spaghetti.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Carbonara
  • Aglio e Olio
  • Mac & Cheese (Arguably American)
  • Creamy Tomato
  • Creamy Garlic Mushroom
  • Pesto

Get some Greek dishes, if your local area has it.

Mediterranean cuisine is versatile and delightful. It revolves around simplicity yet packs a delicious punch. Why not give your tastebuds some fresh new delights?

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Taramasalata
  • Olives, yes olives. They make pretty decent ones.
  • Moussaka
  • Roasted seafood (Absolutely delicious)
  • Greek-style skewered meat (Chicken Kebab is a better known one)
  • Who can forget greek yogurt

English breakfast. It’s delicious anytime of the day to be honest.

Some might argue the English breakfast is pretty generic and similar everywhere else. You’re probably right and that’s why people love it! Simple yet delicious. What to eat ? Problem solved.

There’s honestly no perfect timing, one could even eat a whole plate at 8p.m and it would still be amazing. Who could forget pairing it with a nice cup of tea, perhaps Earl Grey? Like with most food, there are variations throughout, but no doubt, they still retain those amazing flavours. 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Roasted Tomatoes
  • Bread with/without spread
  • Eggs
  • Sausages
  • Baked Beans
  • Bacon/Ham
  • Waffles
  • Sandwich 
  • Grilled mushrooms
  • And of course, some tea if you want.

Find some fruits and devour it.

Eat your fruits and vegetables! That’s what all mothers and doctors have always told you and they ain’t wrong. It’s delicious and healthy. A good replacement for your sweet tooth in the modern day sugar driven society. 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Banana
  • Apple
  • Orange
  • Dragonfruit
  • Kiwi
  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Honeydew
  • Blueberries
  • Grapefruit
  • Mango

Get some Caribbean dishes

Sunny beaches, delicious food and an overall chill vibe being felt, what more can you ask for. That’s what Caribbean dishes exudes. Why not grab some.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Jerk Chicken
  • Goat Curry
  • Saltfish Fritters
  • Mojito
  • Creole Pork Ragout
  • Charcoal Barbecued Seafood

Get some curry and rice. Simple & delicious.

Curry and rice, a worthy award winning combo that can’t be denied. Adjust the spices to your own preference. There are tons of variations out there regarding curry and different types of rice in the market. Stop thinking and start eating !

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Chicken Curry
  • Beef Curry
  • Mutton Curry
  • Fish Curry
  • Thai Green Curry

Get some bread and spread whatever you got, toast it if you want.

What do I have to say, it’s bread, loved by all, eaten by all. However you cook it, it’s gonna be pretty tasty. Peanut butter to grilled cheese sandwiches and loved by all ages. You can’t go wrong with this honestly. Easiest choice to solve the age old question — “what should I eat ?”.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Simply spread butter
  • Spread a fruit jam of your choice
  • Make grilled cheese
  • Ham & egg sandwich
  • Tuna mayonnaise
  • Bacon, Avocado and Cheese combo sandwich
  • Vegemite (Some people enjoy this apparently)

Make your favourite stew !

Carrot stew, Lobster bisque, Grandma’s old recipe … warm, cold, or hot, there is a soup or stew for everyone. Doesn’t matter if you’re sick or healthy, a hearty bowl of delicious liquid is soothing for the soul. Personally, I love hot soup when it’s cold outside or simply having it on a rainy day, absolutely wonderful. 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Chicken soup
  • Carrot soup
  • Lobster bisque
  • French onion soup
  • Clam Chowder
  • Beef stew
  • Vegetable stew
  • Mushroom soup

Enjoy afternoon tea like the British, with pastries and stuff

Feeling posh ? Feeling fancy ? Nah, just kidding. Tea and good pastries are simply loved by many. As a person who indulges in tea as well, I can’t recommend it enough. Tea is soothing no matter what season it is and when paired with delightful pastries, it simply completes the relaxation vibes and generates euphoria to your day. 

Here’s some Suggestions:

  • Tea (Earl Grey, Matcha, Jasmine, Rose, Black, Herbal, Flowers)
  • Scones
  • Macarons
  • Biscuits
  • Fruits or pastries with fruit toppings
  • Cakes
  • Shortbread cookies
  • Buttery cookies
  • Spongecake
  • Pudding

Indian food is pretty good too.

At some point in your life, you would have definitely tried or heard of Indian food. The delightful spices, flavours and style of cooking Indian food truly whips up a good appetite. Butter Chicken and Naan ? That is a party by itself. What to eat ? Problem solved. Just grab some Indian food now !

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Butter Chicken with Naan
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Fish Curry
  • Mutton Curry
  • Indian Rice (Different varieties and style)
  • Palak Paneer (Spinach and cottage cheese)
  • Tandoori Chicken
  • Biryani (Indian rice with Chicken/Mutton)
  • Dosa (Indian Pancakes)
  • Masala Chai (Indian tea)
  • Roti Prata/Roti Canai

Get some eggs and make an omelette, toppings of your choice.

Eggs. Super easy to get, super easy to make. Minimal seasoning or preparation required, but stunning taste results. Staple amongst billions of people across the world. Another easy answer to solve the age old question of “what should I eat ?”.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Tamagoyaki style, Japan.
  • French omelette, France.
  • Tortilla De Patatas, Spain.
  • Fried eggs with cheese.
  • Sunny side up.
  • Soft boiled eggs.
  • Hard boiled eggs.
  • Marinated Eggs.
  • Chawanmushi (Japanese steam egg)
  • Black pepper, butter egg.
  • Eggs benedict.

Get some amazing Korean food

Korean food is surprisingly healthy and delicious. The cuisine consists of balance meats and vegetables, they really LOVE vegetables. Ranging from the famous kimchi dish to various vegetable pairings. From hearty soups to delicious grilled beef and who can forget Korean fried chicken, the selection is insane and delicious ! 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Korean Charcoal Barbecue (Pork, Beef, Mushrooms)
  • Ginseng Chicken Soup
  • Bulgogi (Marinated beef)
  • Raw seafood (Fish, Octopus, Crabs, etc.. Prepared and eaten the Korean way)
  • Bibimbap (Mixed Rice Dish)
  • Haemul Pajeon (Seafood pancake)
  • Pumpkin Porridge
  • Tteokbokki (Korean rice cake, Multiple variations such as a cheese version)
  • Vegetable side dishes (There is ALOT, vegetables never felt so delicious)
  • Hanwoo (Korean bred premium beef)

Good old salmon. Marinate, butter, cook. Can’t really mess this up.

Salmon, the default go-to fish for most when we crave something ‘seafoody’. It’s super easy to prepare and doesn’t require much. Salt, pepper, oil, butter and you’re ready to go.

Bake it or grill it, it is delicious. And if you’re still having trouble, well, there are tons of short simple videos by renowned chefs like Gordon Ramsay that teach you how to cook it and take their advice, it will turn out amazing.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Simple Salmon with asparagus
  • Honey garlic Salmon
  • Garlic butter baked Salmon
  • Teriyaki Salmon

Get something French, I mean actual French dishes

I know what you’re thinking, Baguettes and Croissants, but you aren’t wrong to think that. Those are in fact delicious as well. Also, if you’re feeling adventurous, you can try escargot (Yes, that French snail dish). But the French do make some pretty neat dishes that one might fancy. So, what to eat ? Problem solved with delicious French food.

Here’s some suggestion:

  • French butter with bread
  • Macarons
  • Soupe à l’oignon (Onions and Beef Soup)
  • Boeuf bourguignon (Beef braised in red wine)
  • French Wine
  • Chocolate soufflé
  •  Confit de canard (Duck)
  • Foie Gras 
  • Mouclade Charentaise (Mussels)

Get a bowl of authentic ramen, or packaged ones if you’re limited.

At some point, we have seen a video or picture of it, Japanese Ramen. Absolutely delicious. Hearty broth and excellent tasting noodles with delicious toppings. Simple yet sophisticated surprisingly, especially the preparation process of authentic ramen.

For the best taste, we suggest eating it fresh at a proper ramen restaurant or Japanese restaurant in your local area. However if your limited, well, instant noodles is one of the best modern inventions for such situations. Some big ramen franchises do produce decent instant ramen. Ramens do have different bases, so make sure you know what you’re getting.

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Shoyu base Ramen. (Shoyu means ‘soy sauce’ in Japanese)
  • Shio base Ramen. (Shio means ‘salt’ in Japanese)
  • Miso base Ramen. (Loved in Hokkaido, based on Japanese Miso)
  • Tonkotsu base Ramen. (Means ‘Pork bone’ in Japanese)
  • Instant noodles (Available online and in nearly every grocery store)

The awesomeness of grilled steak, delicious since forever.

Grilling steak made from quality beef is always delicious no matter the occasion. You honestly can’t go wrong with this when thinking “what should I eat”. 

Some argue they could eat only steak for an entire month and not get sick of it and it’s hard to argue with that, because well, steak IS delicious every single time you eat it. Different marinades and cooking style helps in giving the beef a variety of flavours that you can experience. 

Here’s some suggestions:

  • Charcoal Barbecued Steak
  • Butter, Salt, Black Pepper
  • Butter, Garlic, Herbs
  • Truffle enhanced
  • Diverse Spice Rub
  • Steak wrapped in vegetables, dip in personal choice of sauce
  • Mushroom Sauce Steak

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