Whether it’s out the back of a van, a street market stall, or in a literal hole in the wall, some of the best-tasting cuisine is on the street. Thousands of cities around the world are known for their unique street foods, and we’ve chosen our top locations when it comes to authentic, delicious street food. So, which destination will you be visiting first?
From fried chicken to crispy pancakes, everywhere you look in Bangkok, there is a variety of street food that is bound to entice you. Sidewalk vendors on almost every street offer the best, most authentic Thai food the city has to offer. From the basics, like pad-thai noodles, fried rice, and curries to out-of-this-world luxuries like squid and insects, there’s something for everyone!
If you ever find yourself in Bali, you should know that the island has a variety of street cuisine for you to choose from. It’s known that the best-tasting food you’ll find in Bali is located at different street vendors. Seafood, fish, and an array of meats await you — don’t forget to try the famous Balinese suckling pig!
Never trust anyone that doesn’t love Italian food. What’s there not to love? If you want some real Italian dishes, the best place for you to visit is the streets of Rome. Stone-backed pizzas, freshly baked loaves of bread, cured meats, and of course, proper Italian servings of pasta are all waiting for you in Roma!
Durban, South Africa
This may come as somewhat of a surprise, but Durban’s street food revolves around its delicious curries. Durban is heavily influenced by India, with each generation creating local recipes that are to die for. The city’s most famous dish, which has not made its way around the world, is the Durban Bunny Chow, a curry served in a hollowed-out loaf of bread. Doesn’t get any better than curry and bread, now does it?