Global Street Food

From Hong Kong To Your Kitchen: Hawker Stall Chicken Skewers Recipe

Asian street food is what's for dinner tonight
Jul 15, 2014 3:00 pm
hawker-style chicken skewers

You may have other culinary goals if you're in Manchester, England, but put Sweet Mandarin on your "to-visit" list in case you feel like deviating from regional fare. Twin sisters and Sweet Mandarin owners Helen and Lisa Tse put modern Chinese food on the map with their popular restaurant, and recently released their first cookbook. First up, hawker-style chicken skewers you don't have to leave your kitchen to enjoy. 

 

When In Cartagena, Colombia, Head For The Food Carts

From bollis to bollos, the city is rife with eats
Jun 2, 2014 11:00 am

Snoop around the verdant public squares, church plazas and along the ancient wall of colonial-era Cartagena, and you’ll find some of the city’s best eats. Though the UNESCO World Heritage site has recently trended towards the tony, locals keep it real — taking their meals on the cobblestoned avenues and alleyways that wind through town. Follow their lead, with this street food field guide of Colombia’s port city.

10 Places To Eat Pani Puri In America. And You Can Hold The Cholera!

Just get it to your mouth before it disintegrates!
Apr 23, 2014 1:00 pm

Pani puri is a fried crisp with a hole punched in the top, stuffed with onion, whole chickpeas, potato, tamarind chutney and some chili-fueled spice mix, dunked in a spiced water and ferried to the mouth immediately. It's some of the most addictive street food around. Want to try? Head to one of these 10 places around the United States.

We Didn’t Know Much About Nigerian Street Food Until We Read This Crucial Story

A colorful dispatch from Lagos
Sep 25, 2013 3:00 pm

When it comes to African street food, we sort of draw a blank. It’s no secret that African foodways are sort of a blind spot, though chefs like Sean Brock are starting to travel there for research and inspiration. With that in mind, here's a closer look at Nigerian street food.

Watch Spicy, Buttery Dosa Porn Straight From A Mumbai Streetside

You haven't been this vegetally aroused in a while
Aug 28, 2013 3:00 pm

"Dosas are just okay," said nobody, ever. Check out this absolutely pornographic tribute to crispy-chewy South Indian rice and lentil crepes. I don't utter the words "food" and "porn" in the same sentence unless I mean it. Or if it's Wednesday. Hey!

How To Make The Best Elote Of Your Life (Or At Least This Summer)

Learn the secret ingredient to perfect Mexican corn
Jul 23, 2013 2:01 pm
recipe for elote

Restaurateur, cookbook author and TV personality Alex Garcia's AG Kitchen and Amigos both serve exceptionally delicious elote. Learn the secret technique behind the sweetest, most tender Mexican corn you've ever eaten. 

In Which I Deviate From My Halal Cart Habits

I broke a 20-year streak with one extra condiment
Jul 11, 2013 11:31 am

I wrote about New York's halal carts a couple of years back as one of the very first lunch suggestions I ever threw out there. That's because I've been eating combo rice since I was a wee thing. I find a container of meat-laden rice covered with tart yogurt sauce and fiery harissa to be a little styrofoam-contained piece of heaven. And then I did something crazy. To be perfectly truthful, I blame society for my actions. But I stand by them.

Play The Thai Street Food Guru Game!

Skewers, noodles, fried stuff and garnishes galore!
Jun 14, 2013 2:31 pm

The Bangkok Post published a comprehensive crash course in Thai street food. Well, we're treating it as a crash course because we don't know the answers to any of these questions! But thanks to the answer key, you too can be a master of the Thai grilled tubesteak nugget-thing (answer key sez: Isan-style sausage) and possess the knowledge to serve it with lettuce, ginger and chiles. Meat skewers, fried noodles and other delicious bites after the jump. 

 
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