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What's your favorite meal?

October 5th, 2010
12:34 PM ET

Whether its steak tartar, spaghetti bolognese or a grilled cheese sandwich - your favorite meal can be as extravagant or as bland as you want.

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caption="Does the Japanese dish of sushi interest you?"]

The age old question of what you would want as your last meal on earth has been discussed in movies, books and even amongst inmates on death row.

Most countries around the world can lay claim to at least one or two national dishes, but whether your geographic location influences your personal tastes is another story.

Americans may say they are home to the apple pie and cheeseburger while people in Canada call the beaver tail - a pastry like dessert - their national dish.

In South America, Brazilians have their version of BBQ meat called churrasco and Peruvians are brilliant using a grain called quinoa.

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caption="Like the English meal of fish and chips?"]

Travelling east to Europe, the English are famed for their fish and chips and the Italians are infamous for everything pasta related.

In Africa, the corn dish fufu is generally regarded as a staple and any goat dish is also very popular in the region.

Of course, Indian cuisine is synonymous with curry dishes and for its use of dozens of fragrant spices.

In Asia, Japanese food can range from sushi to vegetable tempura and Koreans are famous for their national dish, pickled cabbage called kimchi.

As we can see, cuisine around the globe can be as different as apples and oranges, but this is where we want you to come in.

We want to know what your favorite meal is - whether it's from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, Australia or any mix in between. Maybe it's something you've had once and will always remember or is it something you eat every day?

We also want you to send in your photos of your favorite dishes so we can show them on CNN International's Connect the World - send your pictures to connecttheworld@cnn.com

Please leave your comments below and if you have some photos you want to share, please e-mail us on the address above.

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  1. Brooks

    As a Canadian, its simple for me; a massive plate of poutine, a glass of crown royal and for desert, a tim hortons donut

    October 5, 2010 at 1:51 pm | Reply
  2. Anurag Sinha

    Goat meat curry with Indian flat bread

    October 5, 2010 at 1:54 pm | Reply
  3. Michelle

    Sushi! Sushi! Sushi!!

    October 5, 2010 at 2:10 pm | Reply
  4. carine

    Talking about food and never mentionning France? This is weird...

    October 5, 2010 at 2:17 pm | Reply
  5. Jesse Tong

    to be honest, I've been "victim" to many cultures and foods, but personally I am a Canadian Chinese mix.

    I'll list them out, and if it's my last meal, I guess all of them together will seem nice:

    Japan: Pufferfish sashimi (never tried)
    Korea: Korean BBQ
    Taiwan: Bubble tea
    Canada: Poutine, Tim Hortons Iced Cap.
    USA: Krispy Kreme, seafood from Alaska
    Europe: Fish and Chips.

    choose only one? Pufferfish Sashimi.

    October 5, 2010 at 2:18 pm | Reply
  6. Vimal Dixit

    Spiced Red Kidney Beans with fragrant steamed Basmati rice – a.k.a Rajma Chawal

    October 5, 2010 at 2:19 pm | Reply
  7. DinahCat

    My last meal- I have a huge appetite:

    "Pepper Lunch" (http://www.pepperlunch.com.sg/menu_ppl.asp)
    1 order of Tokusen Rib Eye Steak served on a sizzling hot plate with garlic steak sauce, bean sprouts, string beans, corn and Japanese rice.

    2 pieces of tempura soft shell crab

    3 pieces of uni (sea urchin) gunkan

    1 chicken shawarma with all the fixings and a generous helping of garlic sauce (toum) and basmati rice

    1 large slice of piping hot, traditional apple pie, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

    1 large glass of fresh squeeze watermelon juice

    October 5, 2010 at 2:24 pm | Reply
  8. cappuccino

    Who says it's gonna be your last meal?
    Are we all atheists here?

    October 5, 2010 at 2:27 pm | Reply
  9. wayne

    ahhhhh thats easy, a dozen lobsters and a case of cold beer

    October 5, 2010 at 2:31 pm | Reply
  10. Yeon Jin Kim

    I would have a big Korean feast!!

    October 5, 2010 at 2:44 pm | Reply
  11. Samson

    Let's hope the last meal is a fresh breath of Air.

    October 5, 2010 at 2:52 pm | Reply
  12. Kerry

    I happen to enjoy many cuisines - Japanese especially sushi, Chinese, Malay, Indian, Italian, you name it. If we are talking about comfort food then a nice plate of spaghetti and meat sauce, a glass of red wine, a nice leafy lettuce salad, and I'm all set.

    October 5, 2010 at 2:53 pm | Reply
  13. José Bonilla

    Last meal on earth? Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperonchini (that would be spaghetti with garlic, olive oil an hot peppers) and a glass of Lambrusco (red wine from my dear Parma)

    October 5, 2010 at 2:57 pm | Reply
  14. Oh the irony

    1. The "sushi" picture you have is either whale meat or horse.

    2. This article is, at best, mediocre. What's the intent or purpose?

    3. See #1

    October 5, 2010 at 2:59 pm | Reply
  15. grammar cat

    last meal:
    huge portion of wood-grilled salmon seasoned with....nothing
    root-beer float
    zelianica (aka spanakopita) with sour cream on top
    matsun (yogurt)
    khachapuri (cheesy pie)
    gaodze (pot stickers)
    beef rendang (indonesian one, not malaysian, just my taste)
    barely steamed broccoli florets and long green beans
    that is plenty....need 2 days!

    October 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | Reply
  16. Wu

    Triple Chili Cheese Burger with extra fat cheese


    October 5, 2010 at 3:00 pm | Reply
  17. DinahCat

    I forgot, add one piece of to die for double chocolate and walnut chocolate brownie from MRS. FIELDS!!!

    October 5, 2010 at 3:01 pm | Reply
  18. cjb

    salad. my favorite food. (:

    October 5, 2010 at 3:01 pm | Reply
  19. Vincy Varghese

    I would like to have a Large Nan with tandoori chicken fillings and Yogurt salad with onions, tomatoes and lettuce..

    October 5, 2010 at 3:04 pm | Reply
  20. José Bonilla

    It seems to be Horse, therefore delicious .... muy rico... buonissimo... hmmm....

    October 5, 2010 at 3:13 pm | Reply
  21. Desmond omondi

    I would take sizzling chicken wid safron vegetable rice

    October 5, 2010 at 3:15 pm | Reply
  22. Dag

    Oi! I am Polish so I will go for California Roll!!! And a big bottle of vodka!

    October 5, 2010 at 3:18 pm | Reply
  23. Vincent Terry


    During my vacations in South America, the greatest dish I had was CEBICHE in Peru. If you love sashimi, you'll also be crazy about this dish.

    October 5, 2010 at 3:19 pm | Reply
  24. toktoktok

    1. Fish + Beef meatball in a soup of noodle + singapore noodle + very hot chilli sauce.

    2. Tuna Mayonnaise Onigiri (from japanese/korean 711 is the best!) + KFC drum (original recipe NOT the crispy one).

    October 5, 2010 at 3:21 pm | Reply
  25. Tejas

    Thick slab of bone-in ribeye, loaded cheese fries, 4-cheese macaroni & cheese, Maine lobster tail, tomato mozzarella salad, bottle of red wine and a knife with a handle made of baby whale tusks...joke

    October 5, 2010 at 3:27 pm | Reply
  26. John Verco

    CNN, what's the matter with you?!? What kind of caption is "What would you make your last meal?" when the article is actually called "What's your favorite meal?"

    Such horrible manipulation. I thought this article would be about prison last meals...but its not!

    This is two minutes of my life that I will never get back.

    October 5, 2010 at 3:28 pm | Reply
  27. Onome

    Sandwish,chills n fish

    October 5, 2010 at 3:35 pm | Reply
  28. phill

    i would surely have a brazilian traditional dish called "feijoada", wich consists of a variety of pork, beef, black beans stew along with rice, vinagrette, oranges and of course a glass of caipirinha!!!
    the best and most nutritious dish in the world! yum

    October 5, 2010 at 3:41 pm | Reply
  29. P. Belgium

    When visiting NY I had a multi-course vegetablemenu at Gramercy's and it was spectacular what a taste vegetables have to offer.

    October 5, 2010 at 3:43 pm | Reply
  30. Lukas

    Roasted goat ribs.

    October 5, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Reply
  31. ezinne

    My last meal would be pounded yam(fufu) and nsala soup with fresh fish(catfish) and utazi leaves

    October 5, 2010 at 3:53 pm | Reply
  32. ezinne

    As an igbo lady from nigeria, My last meal would be pounded yam(fufu) and nsala soup with fresh fish(catfish) and utazi leaves!!

    October 5, 2010 at 3:54 pm | Reply
  33. halil ibrahim görmüş

    Best Caucacus choise : Firstly i have a lentil soup, then goose which cooked in boiling water with bulghur pilaf and by its side stewed fruit 🙂

    October 5, 2010 at 3:55 pm | Reply
  34. Zoomshorts

    I would eat 6 Lobster, plenty of guacamole, freshly made, with a hot salsa and a nice steak, well marbled, like Kobe beef nearly 2 pounds in weight. Followed by an endless bucket of Pho, with all the trimmings, merging into Crown Royale dessert, a whole bottle.
    Then it WOULD be time to say goodbye.

    October 5, 2010 at 4:00 pm | Reply
  35. DJ

    A cynical and sick story that sends shivers up my spine.
    Being from a civilised country, where thankfully no one has to answer this question.

    October 5, 2010 at 4:10 pm | Reply
  36. Jurgen R. Brul

    Dear CNN friends,

    Heri HEERI is the Favorite Meal of All Suriname Men and
    the Ladies love preparing this Meal for Their Men.
    When the Suriname Men eat This Meal,
    They feel like a True Gentlemen and their Ladies know It!

    Jurgen R. Brul

    October 5, 2010 at 4:12 pm | Reply
  37. aleeyu g

    pounded yam (fufu) nd nsala soup wth fresh fish (cat fish).

    October 5, 2010 at 4:20 pm | Reply
  38. sunny

    the lat meal i want is my grandmother's freshly cooked wonton

    October 5, 2010 at 4:40 pm | Reply
  39. sheila

    It would have to be Maryland crabcakes, Malaysian satay and a Malaysian 'iced batu campur' to finish it off!

    October 5, 2010 at 4:44 pm | Reply
  40. Pbt

    An Argentine Asado;
    Mollejas (sweetbreads) with lemon
    Chorizo (in a sandwich with chimichurri and salsa creolla)
    potato and egg salad
    and either a lamb roasted on spit or some good Tapa de Asado (ribs)
    acompanied by some delicious Malbec!

    October 5, 2010 at 4:44 pm | Reply
  41. Lovelyn

    As a nigerian girl, my best meal is banga soup made with dried fish, served with starch. Try it, u'll love it.

    October 5, 2010 at 4:47 pm | Reply
  42. MIchael B

    Roast Beef
    Yorkshire Puddings
    Roast Potatoes

    October 5, 2010 at 4:54 pm | Reply
  43. Victor

    Mc Donalds Big Mac meal.

    October 5, 2010 at 4:55 pm | Reply
  44. Paula

    I am brazilian, but I would have to say I would choose Korean food, hehe, and if I had to choose only one dish it would be jyajamyun (I really don't know how to spell that!)

    October 5, 2010 at 4:56 pm | Reply
  45. Lil hamster

    Pepper steak and froyo! Carrot cake from Singapore! Wonton noodles from hong kong!

    October 5, 2010 at 5:05 pm | Reply
  46. Rachel

    My Last meal : Lots and lots of Mexican food definitely! Some fried chicken chimichangas, refried beans, with sour cream! Some Authentic Mexican Tacos! A plate of Nachos, My mum's Crab Dip, Hoss's Salad Bar, Chili Cheese Dog, And a Chicken Korma Pizza! And for desert some Texas Delight cake and some Pecan Pie. It would take me days to eat my final meal, but then I think I could truley die fat and happy.

    October 5, 2010 at 5:16 pm | Reply
  47. Rachel

    Oh yeah and I agree with Victor...A Big Mac..also...

    October 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm | Reply
  48. asteriska

    As a starter i would have foie gras as main course fresh tuna fish in roughly ground green pepper, shortly fried in olive oil, inside raw, but covered with crispy crust, served with fresh greensalad and cherry tomatoes caramelised with brown sugar. Then old goat cheese and mousse de chocolate as a dessert. All washed down with French champagne. And I m not French by the way:-)

    October 5, 2010 at 5:18 pm | Reply
  49. Dan

    A Halifax style donair, washed down with eggnog.

    October 5, 2010 at 5:27 pm | Reply
  50. Florence

    I like our cultural Mukimo with njahi, ( fried Mashed potatoes mixed with beans, maize, pumpkin leaves n meat stew escort)

    October 5, 2010 at 5:28 pm | Reply
  51. DinahCat

    You cant beat a chicken SHAWARMA with tons of TOUM...............!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And Im not even lebanese!

    October 5, 2010 at 5:28 pm | Reply
  52. msquare

    hmm.as an african i wuld like 2 hav fufu served hot with a bowl of pepper soup with goat head.and in addition wit a light acholic drink in suport of it. This are d last tins i wuld love 2 hav as my last meal!

    October 5, 2010 at 5:41 pm | Reply
  53. D, UK

    I would go for vine leaves stuffed with meat served with yogurt. Nice and simple...

    October 5, 2010 at 5:44 pm | Reply
  54. Elena

    I'm from Russia,
    I guess red caviar filler crepes would be very good choice for the last meal,
    also Cha siu baau(Cantonese barbecue pork buns), I would also have tomato cream soup, lots of seafood and for dessert probably creme brule;)

    October 5, 2010 at 5:47 pm | Reply
  55. Oladeji

    In africa,our favourites are solid food and d taste of pounded yam and egusi elefo soup is awesome.

    October 5, 2010 at 5:51 pm | Reply
  56. Agatha

    Pounded yam with bushmeat will do for a Tiv girl from Nigeria.

    October 5, 2010 at 5:53 pm | Reply
  57. ZL_SK

    Pizza Prosciutto or "Holúbky" (stuffed cabbage).

    October 5, 2010 at 6:00 pm | Reply
  58. Jim Fristoe

    My request as a last meal would be 4 full jars of my sister's home-made pickles.

    October 5, 2010 at 6:01 pm | Reply
  59. Keira

    Looks like I'm the only Puerto Rican in the midst, so here it goes: rice, bean & cube steak!!! Best meal EVER!!!! For dessert, something called "Tres Leches" - it a very spongy cake made with, 3 types of milk. I might have gained gained 10 lbs just thinking about it...

    October 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm | Reply
  60. Eugene

    korean bbq + soju

    October 5, 2010 at 6:25 pm | Reply
  61. L Areas


    I am Brazilian/American and live in France. I have travelled all over the World and must admit my favorite dish is a good brit or irish Shepard's PIE...............The best ones I have savored were made by either Sandie or Trevor from Dagenham, Essex, England! 🙂

    My best regards,

    L. Areas

    October 5, 2010 at 6:26 pm | Reply
  62. Tom

    Prime scots aberdeen angus roast beef topside with Maris Piper roast potatoes, roast peppers, roast parsnips, boiled carrots, sweetcorn, peas, broccoli, home made yorkshire pudding, home made gravy and horseradish sauce.
    With a keg of Doombar ale to wash the meal down, and me on my way to valhalla and eternal feasting.

    October 5, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Reply
  63. Steve

    Freshly prepared Fugu fish.

    Possibly incorrectly prepared so that I get the best of death row.

    October 5, 2010 at 6:35 pm | Reply
  64. Linda de Leve

    If it would be the last meal I would ever be able eat I would ask for pan-seared dodo breast.

    October 5, 2010 at 6:43 pm | Reply
  65. Jc

    come on CNN. at least find a real picture of sushi and not some double stacked un-authentic nigiri. Try premium toro on perfectly cooked sushi rice.

    October 5, 2010 at 6:47 pm | Reply
  66. William Shelton

    ¡Tacos de carnitas! With a bottle of Jarritos, either tamarind or mandarin flavor.

    October 5, 2010 at 7:08 pm | Reply
  67. Bent

    As a real last meal, I would have something that gave me a cronic case of the runs.

    They would have to let me go again and again, forcing me to keep it in would be a cruel and unusual punishment.

    (ty two and a half men)

    October 5, 2010 at 7:14 pm | Reply
  68. cat

    This is the most hilarious article I've ever seen! Man, people like the weirdest things, don' t they?! My daughter was a missionary in Nigeria and said that that soup they make there-banga soup-is the most horrible thing she's ever tasted! Oh my! and did that guy really mean that he would eat HORSE for his last meal??? Whatever! The world is such a varied place!

    October 5, 2010 at 7:27 pm | Reply
  69. gabiz

    I would eat of course the Israeli famous dish "Hara-Baleben"...yummy!

    October 5, 2010 at 7:32 pm | Reply
  70. Camila

    I'm Brazilian and here in my country we have many kind of food, because we have internationals influences!...
    I love almost all of them!...and "churrasco", which is tipical from Brazil is very good!!...
    Our original dessert is Brigadeiro, it tastes very good!
    (i'm sorry about my English!)

    October 5, 2010 at 7:47 pm | Reply
  71. Emma

    I am from Miami, FL, USA, and my favorite food is Daimyo Maki Sushi

    October 5, 2010 at 7:48 pm | Reply
  72. Israel

    I would take it the african pap and stew(sadza nenyama)

    October 5, 2010 at 7:56 pm | Reply
  73. Tsunami

    To start Beluga Cavier / toast, followed by Lightly seared Foie Gras with orange sauce, Main Course Osso Buco with a bottle of Shiraz.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:16 pm | Reply
  74. Opeyemi ojo-faloni

    I am an african,Nigeria precisely i will like pounded yam with egwusi soup

    October 5, 2010 at 8:20 pm | Reply
  75. Fang


    October 5, 2010 at 8:23 pm | Reply
  76. Dave8488457

    Beefaroni. What the heck, I'm gonna die anyway.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:27 pm | Reply
  77. Nick J.

    Tortilla Soup w/Chicken Soft Tacos from Alamo Cafe, I haven't had for years, but if I was going to die tomorrow, that is the dish I would ask for!

    October 5, 2010 at 8:30 pm | Reply
  78. Babak from LA

    Well of course that is easy! Persian food!!
    I would have Tah-chin; Rices cooked with chiecken and currents, with plenty of safrann. A little crunchy in the bottom so I can put yougart on it! Can tell I love food?

    October 5, 2010 at 8:42 pm | Reply
  79. Karen

    Wouldn't matter...if it were my last meal I would be too upset to enjoy it!!!!

    October 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | Reply
  80. Diana

    Very large Alaskan king crab legs with a bucket of lemon, garlic butter. With Cheesy bisquits from Reb Lobster.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | Reply
  81. Bill

    An 18 ounce, 2" thick New York Strip with a very large side of hot, thick, wide noodles smothered in butter, lightly salted and with coarse ground pepper. A meal fit for a King.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:46 pm | Reply
  82. Summer LaForce

    Pho, Acai Bowl, Homemade Macaroni and Cheese, Red Vines, Pinot Noir from Oregon and Bacon.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:49 pm | Reply
  83. Erika

    grilled cheese sandwiches and brownies, perfect dying wish

    October 5, 2010 at 8:56 pm | Reply
  84. Obvious

    Vanilla Tea with two sweet and lows and a soy milk topper. Also, a pack of cinnamon trident gum. These two things always aid my anxiety...I might be a bit anxious at this point!

    October 5, 2010 at 8:57 pm | Reply
  85. nwankwo echelon

    white yam and red oil.

    October 5, 2010 at 8:58 pm | Reply
  86. Daniel

    In nigeria there is a popular barbecue know n as SUYA it awesome

    October 5, 2010 at 8:59 pm | Reply
  87. yaw


    October 5, 2010 at 9:00 pm | Reply
  88. Christiana ifeoma okeke (ANAEKWUONYE)

    My favorite dish is ofe onugbu with ogiri igbo(fresh)bitter leave and akpu .

    October 5, 2010 at 9:03 pm | Reply
  89. Benjamin

    1) What Canadian calls beaver tails their national dish? Has the article writer ever actually met a Canadian? I mean, they're good, but national dish? Really?

    2) For me, a big plate of homemade nachos, with everything that would have killed me: lots of melted cheese and sour cream.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:08 pm | Reply
  90. Efetobor Elijah

    Honestly,I will take eba and banga soup well flavoured with dried fish.A cold water will prepare the way also.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:16 pm | Reply
  91. Andrew

    My last meal would be (and not in any order)
    Pho, Kimchi noodles, Tacos, Burritos, Chocolate Milkshake, Lasagna, Penne pasta with red sauce, Chocolate Milk, In-and-Out cheeseburger, Naan/Roti, Chicken Curry, Orange Chicken, Rice, Pumpkin Pie, Cool Whip, Mashed Potatoes, Chili Cheese Dog, Pizza, Tostadas, Edamame Chicken Salad, Red Velvet Cake, Chocolate Croissants, Peas, Chorizo burrito, chips and salsa, Samosas, Mamuliga (Romanian dish; idk how to spell it), mozerlla cheese sticks, brownies, my mom's cookies, apple pie (warm), Coffee flavored ice cream with cookie dough from cold stone :), orange juice, Tea!!!, Milky Way Cake, Horchata, Krispy Kreme, turkey sandwich, french fries from FRANCE! (seriously best fries i have ever had surprisingly), chocolate pudding, and a lot of other food. Obviously this would be my last meal but i would die fat and happy. 🙂

    October 5, 2010 at 9:16 pm | Reply
  92. bob

    Well it's FISH N Chips innit.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:19 pm | Reply
  93. Carlos

    Fried egg with potatoes.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:21 pm | Reply
  94. The Klutzy Cook

    As an Aussie, it's a toss up between beef and seafood. So I'll go with two options.
    1. Baked Tasmanian Salmon served with smashed, roasted potatoes and some fresh greens.
    OR 2. A big piece of Angus steak, served with homemade chips and salad.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:23 pm | Reply
  95. sang

    for me, it's not what i eat, but who i eat the meal with. i will eat at McDonald's with my favorite person any day over the best steak and lobster at the most fancy restaurant alone.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:38 pm | Reply
  96. Seven

    Red thai curry, Spicy salsa and chips, avocado sushi, and rice pudding. YUM

    October 5, 2010 at 9:43 pm | Reply
  97. Leigh

    Chicago deep dish pizza...a WHOLE pie! Nummm...

    October 5, 2010 at 9:44 pm | Reply
  98. Bobby Camacho

    I live on the U.S. island of Guam in the far Western Pacific and the indigenous people here, the Chamorros, have some pretty good food. I'm 1/4 Chamorro. For my last meal I would choose the Chamorro food of red rice (it is actually orange in color and not red), barbecue chicken and coconut milk for the drink.

    October 5, 2010 at 9:46 pm | Reply
  99. Tuan

    A bowl of Pho

    October 5, 2010 at 10:26 pm | Reply
  100. yeahwa

    whatever my momma makes, all yummy! it's amazing how a person's taste developed by what he/she has been eating...

    October 5, 2010 at 10:32 pm | Reply
  101. Nasser maj

    Mansaf, the Jordanian national dish which consists of lamb meat, yogurt and rice. Served in a big dish and eaten by hand. A Super treat.

    October 5, 2010 at 10:52 pm | Reply
  102. yutomama0307

    Hey I am a Japanese who living in Japan.
    "boiled hot rice and miso soup and Natto (made of soy beans)" please!

    October 5, 2010 at 11:08 pm | Reply
  103. goggtfctfv

    wow such a BOOOOOORE

    October 5, 2010 at 11:11 pm | Reply
  104. goggtfctfv

    but if i had 2 choose it would be duck after all i am a world class chef hahahahaa i can only make a grilled cheese!!! talk about internatiol

    October 5, 2010 at 11:13 pm | Reply
  105. Bill

    For my last meal, I would have a lot of canned beans with sauerkraut, fried onions and boiled eggs with a couple of Canadian beers to wash it down. Guess why.

    October 5, 2010 at 11:18 pm | Reply
  106. lucky

    A Kurdish dish named (iprakh) is rich of vitamins and very delicious. I recommend every family worldwide to make it weekly because it is very good for health besides it is extremely delicious.

    October 5, 2010 at 11:25 pm | Reply
  107. frank etuonu

    Breastplate of righteousness and eba with draw soap

    October 5, 2010 at 11:33 pm | Reply
  108. frank etuonu

    I would prefer Eba with draw soup and pepper soup

    October 5, 2010 at 11:35 pm | Reply
  109. Scott

    Appetizer: Sweetbreads in a Brown butter/Sage sauce

    Salad: Roast Beet tossed w/goat cheese in a warm bacon dressing

    Entree: 2 LB. Maine Lobster w/drawn butter and the Porterhouse from Peter Lugar Steak House. 1961 Chateau Latour to go w/the steak.

    Dessert: Glazed Poached Pears w/Ginger Lime Mousse, Turkish coffee on the side. 1990 Chat. d'Yquem

    Over the top: Cohiba w/a big dram of 30 yr. Laphroaig

    October 5, 2010 at 11:56 pm | Reply
  110. Roseanne

    At that point I really don't think it would matter because I don't think it could be tasteful ,whatever ,you chocked down, preparing to Die..... Don't be to happy to pick your last meal. If we are lucky we don't have to choose... I'd be glad not to choose ..

    October 6, 2010 at 12:29 am | Reply
  111. John

    beer! beer!!!

    October 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | Reply
  112. Justin

    For my last meal I would have meatloaf and mashed potatoes with brown gravy and green beans, and a nice cold beer.

    October 6, 2010 at 12:36 am | Reply
  113. john c.

    It would be about 4 lobsters for the first course,with lemon & butter.
    second course ,- would be griled cod fish,oven roasted potatoes with roasted green peppers,soaked in virgin olive oil, a traditional dish of PORTUGAL.

    October 6, 2010 at 12:41 am | Reply
  114. Robert Feierbach

    Nothing better for your "last meal" than a nice Bolivian spicy pork fricasé, served on a bed of warm hominy with a side of black "chuño" potato...and some Paceño beer to accompany it. Yummm!

    Here's a picture of this delectable plate: http://degustarycomer.blogspot.com/2009/03/fricachito-de-chancho-para-su-paladar.html

    October 6, 2010 at 12:42 am | Reply
  115. asker

    Why on earth is this an important question. Is there something being planned that we don't know about yet? If you knew this would be your last meal, would you have apetite?

    October 6, 2010 at 12:55 am | Reply
  116. Dennis Parton

    Aloha, Your story line is a good one,, if we could choose one last meal, or 'dish" if you will,,, I have been around the world,in search of the most fine Sushi, or simply put,,fine Japanese delectable. Here it is, In my opinion,,, the best there is on this planet, prepared by famous Japanese Master Chef,, Watanabe san, Sushi paradise, in Kihei Maui, Hawaii. The dish is " Seared Salmon" quite simply named, but but be advised it is a world class simplicity divine! Made from the "Toro" or special slice of the salmon belly, that he saves for us special people,,, the most rich portion, hand seared with a special torch, bound with shiso leaf, fresh ground spicy dikon radish, scallion, and fresh ground ginger,, now,,, just a few drops of Watanabe's infamous ponzu sauce,,, so here is the anecdote and special quote for your story,, when people ask me about it I have always said,,,, well,, if the Captain comes out of the cockpit and says , ladies and gentleman, we are going down,, "is there anything else you would like?" Then here it is, the very last taste i could imagine ,,, in the end,,, DP Maui Hawaii
    ps: If you are ever here visting Hawaii, You must have it here! I sent fab photos of this dish as well, to connecttheworld@cnn.com

    October 6, 2010 at 6:51 am | Reply
  117. Domnica

    My best meal is beans

    October 6, 2010 at 8:03 am | Reply
  118. mohamed banda

    as ghanaian fufu and goat light soup.cocoanut water

    October 6, 2010 at 8:06 am | Reply
  119. abumaryam

    i want zamzam water to be my last food

    October 6, 2010 at 10:51 am | Reply
  120. Ronald weller

    My last meal on earth has to be about one dozen White castle hamburgers with mustard, large order of fries and one coke.

    October 6, 2010 at 2:39 pm | Reply
  121. roger tafari

    bcoz i liv in swahili land il hav a chicken biriani wid shawarma on the side a bucket of kfc drumsticks(coz kenya wasnt blesed wid a kfc brnch)a slice of blackforest n a twist of keri hilson by my side..i think by the end of this i wont die afta ol:)

    October 6, 2010 at 5:26 pm | Reply
  122. Godson

    I'm a Nigerian and my favourite food is fufu and 'Afia Efere' soup. The soup is a white soup full of goat meat. I'm already salivating.

    October 7, 2010 at 8:31 am | Reply
  123. Qaisar hasan Lahore Pakistan

    Assalam o alykum, God Bless All !

    Here in our country people love to have everything with spices, among popular dishes few are
    Biryani ( Rice mixed with chicken or beef or mutton ), Haleem ( meshed pulses mixed with beef or chicken) are a few to name among long list of high spiced dishes.............National dish ( im not aware of ?) can any one tell..

    October 7, 2010 at 8:05 pm | Reply

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