Meet the finalists for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Meet the finalists for the 2018 #streetfood50 Awards

Big-name, high-end, fancy-pants restaurants may have their place, but for us, we prefer to take it to the streets. We’re more into slurping noodles from nameless shops, grabbing tacos from street corner carts, and snacking on all things served on sticks, served piping hot from a sidewalk grill. The inaugural...

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A guide to Shanghai street food

A guide to Shanghai street food

With one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, Shanghai is home to a range of lip-smacking adventures! But you don’t need to go to a fancy restaurant for quality grub — the city’s street food is guaranteed to make any visitor salivate. Here are our top picks for...

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Where to get the best cendol in Kuala Lumpur

Where to get the best cendol in Kuala Lumpur

Cendol is an icy treat you’ll find all over Kuala Lumpur (as well as much of Southeast Asia) — but locals know the best cendol in KL comes from one place: the husband-and-wife-run stall called Ah Keong ABC & Cendol in the Brickfields district. Made from shaved ice, a scoop...

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How to eat your way through the streets of Seoul

How to eat your way through the streets of Seoul

My wife and I were sitting on an overcrowded and overly warm city bus, anxiously checking the time as we inched along a similarly overcrowded street towards our meeting point for our Urban Adventures Seoul street food tour. When we finally got off, we were standing on a busy street...

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He left Syria and now serves Dubai’s best falafel

He left Syria and now serves Dubai’s best falafel

Ghanem Makhoul has been in the falafel business for 30 years. Originally from Syria, he used to run five different restaurants in his homeland, all of them serving just one thing: falafel. But as the war unfolded in Syria, Makhoul fled to Dubai, where he opened his current little stall,...

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This NYC lobster roll is a bite of buttery heaven

This NYC lobster roll is a bite of buttery heaven

When The Lobster Place first opened in 1974, Mr. and Mrs. MacGregor would drive the eight hours up to Maine in an old pick-up truck twice a week, to bring back loads of live lobster — racing back as quickly as possible to to keep the seafood fresh. Today, The...

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Where to find the best tom yum in Bangkok Phra Nakhon

Where to find the best tom yum in Bangkok Phra Nakhon

There are only four tables in Som Sri’s tom yum shop in front of Bangkok City Hall. That means if you come for lunch, either get here early or be prepared to wait. But the wait is worth it. That’s because the tom yum in Sor Naa Wang might just be...

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Where to get Prague’s best burgers

Where to get Prague’s best burgers

Some years ago, Radovan and Zuzana, a husband and wife duo from Slovakia, decided to quit their jobs and buy a food truck. In their very old Mercedes, they started preparing food and soon became so popular that whenever there was a farmers’ market or food festival happening, it just...

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Los Angeles locals are falling in love with cortados (and here’s where to get the best)

Los Angeles locals are falling in love with cortados (and here’s where to get the best)

Short and sweet. It’s finally hit LA’s hippest coffeehouses and I’m in a cortado craze. Also called a “Gibraltar,” this perfect little package of an espresso drink combines equal parts espresso and steamed milk in a glass tumbler. It’s the livelihood of most Moroccan café owners — where men sip...

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Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

Where to find the best mici in Bucharest

The most beloved street food in Romania is skinless sausage, known as mici or mititei. Similar to a Turkish kebab or Arabic kofta, mici are clearly oriental, but due to Romania’s long and complicated history with the Ottoman Empire — which heavily influenced local cuisine — the street snack has...

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