Global Eats: Street Food Around The World

Heading on your next adventure? Don't worry, we got you! Check out the best food you can grab and go all over the world- you jet setter, you.

Joslyn Winkfield Apr, 13, 2016

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Heading on your next adventure? Don't worry, we got you! Check out the best food you can grab and go all over the world- you jet setter, you.

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THE BAHAMAS

Conch Salad: A mixture of finely diced conch (a tropical mollusk), tomatoes, red onions, scotch bonnets, bell peppers, celery, citrus juices and herbs. 

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Escargot (snails): Served in upscale restaurants in other countries, here it is served on the street after they are simmered in a broth seasoned with aniseed, licorice root, thyme, sweet and spicy pepper, mint, bitter orange peel, and crushed gum. 

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Balık ekmek: A freshly caught (seriously, the boat is right in front of you) fish sandwich served with a glass of şalgam (pickle and raddish juice).

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Kimbap: Very popular as a street food and similar to Japanese sushi.

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Taamiya: Falafel served in soft bread.

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Churro: A fried dough pastry typically eaten for breakfast and serverd with dipping chocolate.

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Aloo Tikki: Potato patties with chickpea curry.

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Poutine: Originating in Quebec, made with french fries and cheese curds and topped with a light brown gravy.

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Bánh mì: A savory fish or meat sandwich served on a french baguette. 

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Suya: Shish kebab made with minced beef, peanuts, onions and ginger.

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Coxinhas: Chopped and shredded chicken meat inside deep fried dough.

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Curry served in leaf bowls.

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Gelato: A denser version of typical ice cream, mixed with fresh cream, fruit purees, chocolate or nuts.

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Croques: Toasted, gooey cheese sandwiches. Meats like ham or eggs are sometimes added.

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Gyro: A dish made of meat (pork, chicken, beef, veal, or lamb) slow cooked on a vertical rotisserie. Usually served wrapped in a flatbread such as pita or sandwich, with fries, tomato, onion, and tzatziki (cucumber yogurt) sauce.

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Xiao Long Bao (Soup dumplings): A liquid and meat filled steamed dumpling. Take a tiny bite to make a hole, slurp out the soup and then eat the rest. 

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Takoyaki (Octopus Balls): A snack that consists of minced octopus, balled up and fried in a flour-based batter.

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Bake N Shark: Consists of a fried flatbread ("bake") filled with fried pieces of shark meat, lettuce, coleslaw, tomatoes and/or pineapple; mustard, ketchup, garlic sauce, chili sauce and/or a sauce made from cilantro.

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Crêpes: A very thin pancake, usually made from wheat  or buckwheat flour. Served with a variety of fillings, from sugar or chocolate to ham and cheese.

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Sfogliatelle: Phyllo dough with candied fruit and ricotta.

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Pasteis de Belem: An egg custard pastry.

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The Hot Dog: Made with mostly Icelandic lamb, this is a surprising national favorite and is sold at every gas station and convenience store.  

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Baklava: A rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey.

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Mulled Wine: Warm red wine sweetened and fused with citris and spices.

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Copos: Shaved ice with powdered milk, kola syrup and condensed milk.

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Roasted Chestnuts: Chewy, fire roasted nuts served hot in paper bags.

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Bubble Tea: A tea based drink shaken with fruit or milk, to which chewy tapioca balls or fruit jellies are often added.

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Maya Kumpir: Loaded baked potatoes with your choice of topings (favorites are olives, corn, cabbage and yogurt).

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Arepas: Savory griddled corn cakes

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Jerk Chicken: Grilled or smoked chicken marianted in a special blend of spices.

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Halo Halo: A dessert of mixed sweetened beans, sweetened fruits, flan, ube jam, shaved ice and milk.

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