The world's must-try bites
For an exotic blend of sights, sounds and smells, why not visit some local street-food sellers the next time you’re abroad? Here we reveal five of our favourite street food bites and where in the world you’ll find them.
Whether it’s Noma in Copenhagen or Eleven Madison Park in New York, world-famous restaurants sit at the top of many a foodie’s travel bucket list. But for a true taste of your holiday destination, you can’t beat a trip to its local markets and street-food stalls.
They might not appear on the traditional tourist trail, but street food hotspots are becoming an increasingly popular part of travel itineraries. As well as showcasing the finest local dishes and ingredients, they provide an authentic snapshot of everyday life in your destination. Just remember to have some local cash at the ready.
Our top five street foods
1. Sausage and rice cake skewers (Seoul, South Korea)
2. Norwegian waffles (Oslo, Norway)
3. Churrasquinho (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
4. Bunny chow (Durban, South Africa)
5. Cag kebab (Istanbul, Turkey)
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