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.
Conch Salad: A mixture of finely diced conch (a tropical mollusk), tomatoes, red onions, scotch bonnets, bell peppers, celery, citrus juices and herbs.
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.
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).
Kimbap: Very popular as a street food and similar to Japanese sushi.
Taamiya: Falafel served in soft bread.
Churro: A fried dough pastry typically eaten for breakfast and serverd with dipping chocolate.
Aloo Tikki: Potato patties with chickpea curry.
Poutine: Originating in Quebec, made with french fries and cheese curds and topped with a light brown gravy.
Bánh mì: A savory fish or meat sandwich served on a french baguette.
Suya: Shish kebab made with minced beef, peanuts, onions and ginger.
Coxinhas: Chopped and shredded chicken meat inside deep fried dough.
Curry served in leaf bowls.
Gelato: A denser version of typical ice cream, mixed with fresh cream, fruit purees, chocolate or nuts.
Croques: Toasted, gooey cheese sandwiches. Meats like ham or eggs are sometimes added.
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.
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.
Takoyaki (Octopus Balls): A snack that consists of minced octopus, balled up and fried in a flour-based batter.
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.
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.
Sfogliatelle: Phyllo dough with candied fruit and ricotta.
Pasteis de Belem: An egg custard pastry.
The Hot Dog: Made with mostly Icelandic lamb, this is a surprising national favorite and is sold at every gas station and convenience store.
Baklava: A rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey.
Mulled Wine: Warm red wine sweetened and fused with citris and spices.
Copos: Shaved ice with powdered milk, kola syrup and condensed milk.
Roasted Chestnuts: Chewy, fire roasted nuts served hot in paper bags.
Bubble Tea: A tea based drink shaken with fruit or milk, to which chewy tapioca balls or fruit jellies are often added.
Maya Kumpir: Loaded baked potatoes with your choice of topings (favorites are olives, corn, cabbage and yogurt).
Arepas: Savory griddled corn cakes
Jerk Chicken: Grilled or smoked chicken marianted in a special blend of spices.
Halo Halo: A dessert of mixed sweetened beans, sweetened fruits, flan, ube jam, shaved ice and milk.