What makes street food so appealing? Perhaps it is the fact that it is available anywhere in the world and reflects the local area’s culture and cuisine in a cheap, delicious and fun way.
It is also fast and convenient but bursting with a distinctive quality that is rarely available anywhere else. The rise in popularity of street food has created competition that has pushed standards high and kept costs down.
Given the huge variety available it is difficult to say what the best street food is, but in what follows we look at 20 delicious examples of street food from around the world.
France is well known for its cuisine and crepes are a popular street food in Paris, filled most often with sweet but also savoury ingredients. A delicious version of the crepe is the galette of Brittany.
Made of buckwheat, it’s thicker than a crepe and can be filled with bacon, chicken, vegetables, mushrooms; any delicious ingredients you can think of.