10 party foods from around the world and the perfect cocktails to pair with them

10 party foods from around the world and the perfect cocktails to pair with them

The best part of traveling is getting to know the local culture through sampling their traditional cuisine. However, with busy schedules and budgets many of us aren't able to travel as often as we'd like. Luckily America has attracted people from all over the world who have brought a diverse assortment of culinary flavors so you can sample international foods in your own city. Check out our favorite dishes below and their perfect cocktail counterparts!

Thailand

Traditional Thai appetizers and lemongrass, lime and Thai basil mojito.

Mexico

Mexican tamales and micheladas.

Mexican tamales for $12/person available in Boston

Mexican tamales for $12/person available in Boston

Spicy Michelada recipe from spoonforkbacon

Spicy Michelada recipe from spoonforkbacon

Australia

Aussie pies and Bundaberg rum punch.

Savory pies +kale salad for $12/person available in New York City

Savory pies +kale salad for $12/person available in New York City

Bundaberg rum punch recipe from the Bundaberg rum website

Bundaberg rum punch recipe from the Bundaberg rum website

Hawaii

Hurritos (Hawaiian burritos) and Mai Tais.

Hurritos for $10/person available in San Francisco/Bay Area

Hurritos for $10/person available in San Francisco/Bay Area

Mai Tai recipe from MyRecipes

Mai Tai recipe from MyRecipes

Italy

Sicilian mini cannolis and negronis.

Sicilian mini cannolis for $4/person available in New York City

Sicilian mini cannolis for $4/person available in New York City

Negroni recipe from Esquire magazine

Negroni recipe from Esquire magazine

Cuba

Tapitas (Cuban hors d'oeuvres) and mojitos.

Tapitas for $10/person available in New York City

Tapitas for $10/person available in New York City

Mojito recipe from Food Nework

Mojito recipe from Food Nework

Korea

Korean BimBimBap bowls and soju wine cocktails.

Korean soju cocktail recipe from The Kim Chronicles

Korean soju cocktail recipe from The Kim Chronicles

Ireland

Irish baked potato bar and a drunken leprechaun (Guinness and Jameson).

Baked potato bar for $8/person available in New York City

Baked potato bar for $8/person available in New York City

Drunken leprechaun recipe from Sugar and Charm.

Drunken leprechaun recipe from Sugar and Charm.

France

French Crepes and a French 75.

French 75 cocktail recipe from Serious Eats

French 75 cocktail recipe from Serious Eats

India

Indian wraps and Mango Lassi.

Mango rose lassi recipe from Little Ferraro Kitchen

Mango rose lassi recipe from Little Ferraro Kitchen

The CaterCow team experiences Blue Hill at Stone Barns

The CaterCow team experiences Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Why packages? How CaterCow reinvented the catering menu.

Why packages? How CaterCow reinvented the catering menu.