10/05/2012 07:55 am ET Updated Dec 05, 2012

The World's Weirdest Restaurants (PHOTOS)

Food is central to travel, especially when it reflects the culture of the people and places you're visiting. Restaurants can offer travelers an authentic taste of new cities, regions and countries, an insight to the customs of territories unexplored.

And sometimes they can just be weird.

The travel experts at have taken a culinary tour of the world and present to you the weirdest restaurants around.

Top 10 Weirdest Restaurants