World's Best Street Food - Slideshow

By Miriam B. Weiner, Staff WriterJan. 11, 2011
By Miriam B. Weiner, Staff WriterJan. 11, 2011, at 11:20 a.m.
U.S. News & World Report

World's Best Street Food - Slideshow

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12. Paris, France

12. Paris, France

Dining in the City of Love can send shivers through your bank account. But thanks to Paris' many crêperies (crepe stands), finding a cheap and tasty snack is never a difficult feat.
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11. Philadelphia, Pa.

11. Philadelphia, Pa.

Cheesesteaks have become a staple of American cuisine and are now served throughout the country. However, if you're in search of the true cheesesteak, Philadelphia is the place to go.
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12. Paris, France

Dining in the City of Love can send shivers through your bank account. But thanks to Paris' many crêperies (crepe stands), finding a cheap and tasty snack is never a difficult feat.
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11. Philadelphia, Pa.

Cheesesteaks have become a staple of American cuisine and are now served throughout the country. However, if you're in search of the true cheesesteak, Philadelphia is the place to go.
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10. Hanoi, Vietnam

There's no better place to sample Vietnam's favorite soup than Hanoi, which has been dubbed the country's "Pho Capital."
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9. Berlin, Germany

New York hotdogs have nothing on the German brat. While visiting Berlin, stop by one of the many street vendors and sink your teeth in to some succulent currywurst (bratwurst doused in a tangy honey sauce).
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8. Tel Aviv, Israel

No trip to Israel is complete without a taste of falafel -- fried balls or patties made from ground chick peas or fava beans and served on a pita with creamy sesame sauce. If chick peas aren't your cup of tea, opt for a sabich, made from fried eggplant.
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7. Mexico City, Mexico

While many Mexican dishes have made their way across the border and on to American menus, you'll have to head south to sample this taco variety. Made from marinated pork and pineapple, tacos al pastor are a favorite Mexico City snack.
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6. Los Angeles, Calif.

The street food scene in L.A. is an all-out turf war. But with so much competition between food vendors, you're guaranteed an out-of-this-world meal at any of Los Angeles' roaming food trucks.
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5. Marrakech, Morocco

Every evening, Marrakech's Djemma el Fna (the main square) becomes a culinary mecca, with hundreds of vendors serving up hearty portions of Morroco's favorite eats.
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4. Bangkok, Thailand

Although it's not technically "street food," the snacks prepared on the boats of Bangkok's floating market are sure to make your mouth water. If you're feeling adventurous, pick up some steamed grasshoppers to munch on. If bugs aren't your choice protein, you can't go wrong with crab.
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3. Istanbul, Turkey

No matter the time of day, Istanbul's got a roadside treat to meet your needs. From coffee and pastries to a full-on suppertime smorgasbord, the city's street vendors have it all.
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2. Singapore

For a more refined street-food experience, head to Singapore. This small island country has found a way to meld the variety and low prices of street food stalls with the comfort and service of a sit-down restaurant. Not convinced? Stop by a hawker center and see for yourself.
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1. Portland, Ore.

Home to several hundred food vendors, the diversity, quality and affordability of Portland's street food scene have put it at the top of our curb-side dining list.
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