Best Street Food Around the World

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Budget travelers and foodies alike can agree that it’s worth trying the popular street foods of whatever locations you visit. Here are just some of the most popular street foods you can come across around the world.

Aloo Chaat — Pakistan and India

A very popular street food in North India, West Bengal in Eastern India, Pakistan, and parts of Bangladesh, aloo chaat is made of fried potatoes, spices, and chutney.

Arepa — Colombia and Venezuela

Originating from the northern region of South America in pre-Colombian times, the arepa is a cornmeal cake that can be baked, fried or grilled.

Banh Mi — Vietnam

A French-Vietnamese classic, the banh mi is a sandwich made with a baguette, pickled daikon and carrot, cilantro, chilis, cucumber, and a protein like pork, pate, or sardines.

Crepe — France

While the crepe may have a reputation for being fancy, in France it is actually eaten as a street food offered with a large variety of toppings both savory and sweet.

Currywurst — Germany

Consisting of pork sausage seasoned with curry ketchup, the currywurst melds together traditional German cuisine with flavors from the East for a delicious and easy-to-eat fast food street dish.