Category: Where to go for the World’s Best Street Food


Two words: jerk chicken. The irresistible smy flavor comes from the charcoal and green pimento wood, which the chicken is coed over; as well as the rich spices and peppers rubbed into the meat.


For carnivores, Berlin is a street food haven, serving up plates of ubiquitous currywurst; chopped up bratwurst sausages drowned in ketchup and dusted with curry powder.


Hawaii’s of migrants and fresh seafood have combined to create a thriving street food culture. Try pe (raw fish salad), often served with tuna or octopus, with flavors ranging from kimchi to ceviche.


Italian food is bed all over the world, so picking just one Italian city is extremely difficult. Sicily’s Palermo beat Rome to the punch with Italian favorites such as sliced pizza and focaccia, plus Sicilian originals such as arancini (fried rice balls) and pani câ mèusa (bread with spleen, often served with ricotta cheese).


Head to the markets of South Korea’s capital and you’ll discover a plethora of exciting street eating options.


The plazas of Colombia’s Cartagena are filled with stalls serving up skewers of carne, cups of tangy ceviche, plus the local favorite of arepas.


Think of French cuisine and you may conjure images of frogs’ legs, or snails drizzled in garlic. However, the city’s most humble of dishes is also one you can simply find on a cobbled Parisian street corner: the crêpe.


Think of street food and you might well be conjuring images of Singapore’s hawker centers, with a variety of Asian flavors available, including Chinese, Indian, and Malay. Although stricter health regulations have set high standards for the hawkers (and therefore moved much of the street food off the street), there are still plenty of authentic and flavorsome dishes to sample.


A blend of Zulu, Indian, and European influences have converged in the South African city of Durban to create icious street food options.


The souks of Marrakech’s medina transform into a lively assortment of street food stalls, performances, and entertainment when the sun goes down, creating a festival-like atmosphere.