Around The World In 20 Street Foods [Infographic]

Posted on Sep 9 2016 - 11:56pm by James Brockbank

One of the best things about visiting new parts of the world is getting to try the many different delicacies on offer and whilst, for some, fine dining is the only way to go, for most, food whilst travelling is all about street food!

From Jerk Chicken and Arepas to Churros, Bakso and a whole host of others, there’s certainly no shortage of street foods to try, regardless of where you’re travelling to.

A Look At The World’s Favourite Street Foods recently launched an infographic titled ‘Around The World In 20 Street Foods‘ which does a fantastic job of outlining some of the world’s most delicious delicacies. Want to know more? Here’s a look at our favourite street foods from across the globe:

  1. Jerk Chicken – Jamaica
  2. Gelato – Italy
  3. Arepas – Colombia
  4. Ta’amiya – Egypt
  5. Bakso – Indonesia
  6. Churros – Spain
  7. Chilli Crab – Singapore
  8. Gimbap – South Korea
  9. Tostada – Mexico
  10. Xiaolongbao – China
  11. Poutine – Canada
  12. Pulled Pork Sandwich – USA
  13. Bubble Tea – Taiwan
  14. Pierogi – Poland
  15. Halo-Halo – Phillipines
  16. Banh Mi – Vietnam
  17. Bunny Chow – South Africa
  18. Simit Bread – Turkey
  19. Bhelpuri – India
  20. Ceviche – Peru

Whether you’re travelling to Italy, Jamaica, Canada, Taiwan or literally anywhere in the world, there’s absolutely no doubting that you won’t need to look far to find a delicious street food to try out!

For some, the opportunity to try something a little bit different whilst in another country is one of the most attractive things about travelling. Who wants to eat those foods which they frequent at home when the opportunity for something far more exotic is around every corner?

Street food is affordable, delicious and oozes culture and character of the country in which it’s famous. Whilst there’s nothing wrong with sitting down to a fancy meal when on your travels, you’ll struggle to beat the same feeling you get when queueing at a market stall or similar and eating fresh street food! It’s the perfect way to try something new and right at the top of many people’s travel-lists!

In the meantime, to whet your appetite and introduce you to just a few of our favourite street foods from around the world, take a moment to have a look at SousVideTools’ aforementioned infographic:

Around The World In 20 Street Foods – An infographic by the team at

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