Best beer food: Frites in Belgium.

The world's 12 best national dishes

First: the worst. Let's get it out of the way early. Many countries produce fantastic food, national dishes that manage to encapsulate thousands of years of history and a rich gastronomic culture.

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Adriatic idyll: Sveti
Stefan dates from about 1440.

Treated like royalty

Leisa Tyler visits a 15th-century Montenegrin village that has been transformed into a resort.

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