Around the World in 20 Street Foods

“One of our favourite things about travelling the world is trying out the street foods each country has to offer. It’s fascinating (and tasty!) to see what cultures from across the globe grab for a bite to eat when they’re on the move, so we’ve taken a look at 20 of the best. Some might be instantly recognisable and some you may never have heard of, but trust us, they’re all worth trying if you get the chance!”

20 Street Foods Infographic #1: Jerk Chicken, Jamaica

Jerk Chicken

Where: Kingston, Jamaica

Cost: 400 Jamaican dollars / £2.35 for a quarter chicken

Calories: 271

Ingredients: Chicken on the bone and secret recipe marinade (usually consists of allspice, thyme, scotch bonnet chilies, ginger and spring onions

20 Street Foods Infographic #2:

Gelato

Where: Rome, Italy

Cost: €2.00 / £1.65 for two small scoops

Calories: 90

Ingredients: Cream, milk and sugar

20 Street Foods Infographic #3:

Arepas

Where: Bogotá, Colombia

Cost: 2000 Colombian Pesos / £0.50 each

Calories: 150

Ingredients: Corn flour

20 Street Foods Infographic #4:

Falafel / Taʿamiya

Where: Cairo, Egypt

Cost: 3 Egyptian pounds / £0.25 each

Calories: 488

Ingredients: Falafel (made from fava beans) in pita bread with pickled vegetables, salad and tahini sauce

20 Street Foods Infographic #5:

Bakso

Where: Jakarta, Indonesia

Cost: 17,500 Indonesian rupiah / £0.99 for a bowl

Calories: 303

Ingredients: Beef meatballs, tapioca, noodles, rice vermicelli, beef broth and salted vegetables

20 Street Foods Infographic #6:

Churros

Where: Barcelona, Spain

Cost: €1.50 / £1.25 each

Calories: 234

Ingredients: Flour, usually rolled in cinnamon sugar or dipped in hot chocolate

20 Street Foods Infographic #7:

Chilli Crab

Where: Singapore

Cost:  25 Singaporean dollars / £14 for 1 kg

Calories: 565

Ingredients: Crab in sweet and sour tomato, egg and chilli sauce

20 Street Foods Infographic #8:

Gimbap

Where: Seoul, South Korea

Cost: ₩2,300 / £1.50 each

Calories: 295

Ingredients: White rice and seaweed with additional fillings such as fish, meat and eggs

20 Street Foods Infographic #9:

Tostada

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

Cost: 55 Mexican pesos / £2.20 each

Calories: 173

Ingredients: Toasted tortilla, common toppings include refried beans, guacamole, salsa and cheese or seafood options

20 Street Foods Infographic #10:

Xiaolongbao

Where: Shanghai, China

Cost: ¥37 / £4.20 for ten

Calories: 309

Ingredients: Dough, minced pork and aspic

20 Street Foods Infographic #11:

Poutine

Where: Québec, Canada

Cost: 7 Canadian dollars / £4

Calories: 740

Ingredients: Chips, cheese curds and gravy

20 Street Foods Infographic #12:

Pulled Pork

Where: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Cost: $6 / £4.5

Calories: 283

Ingredients: Pork, bun and BBQ sauce

20 Street Foods Infographic #13:

Bubble Tea

Where: Taipei, Taiwan

Cost: 35 New Taiwanese dollars / £0.60

Calories: 160

Ingredients: Tapioca, milk, brewed tea, sugar and water

20 Street Foods Infographic #14:

Pierogi

Where: Kraków, Poland

Cost: 12 Polish złoty / £2.30 per dish

Calories: 170

Ingredients: Flour, egg, water and salt dough dumpling, filled with meat, potato or cheese

20 Street Foods Infographic #15:

Halo-Halo

Where: Manila, Philippines

Cost: 47 Philippine pesos / £0.75 for a cup

Calories: 153

Ingredients: Shaved ice, milk and various fruits

20 Street Foods Infographic #16:

Bánh Mì

Where: Hanoi, Vietnam

Cost: 15,000 Vietnamese dong / £0.50

Calories: 579

Ingredients: Crispy baguette filled with a mix of coriander, pickled carrot, daikon and meats

20 Street Foods Infographic #17:

Bunny Chow

Where: Durban, South Africa

Cost: 10 South African rand / £0.50 for a quarter-loaf

Calories: 178

Ingredients: Loaf of bread filled with a variety of thick curries

20 Street Foods Infographic #18:

Simit Bread

Where: Istanbul, Turkey

Cost: 75 Kuruş / £0.20

Calories: 325

Ingredients: Bread with sesame seeds and molasses

20 Street Foods Infographic #19:

Bhelpuri

Where: Mumbai, India

Cost: 5 rupees / £0.05 for a cone

Calories: 322

Ingredients: Puffed rice, vegetables and tangy tamarind sauce

20 Street Foods Infographic #20:

Ceviche

Where: Lima, Peru

Cost: 25 Peruvian Nuevo Sol / £5

Calories: 226

Ingredients: Raw fish marinated in lime juice, salt and chilli

This infographic was created for SousVideTools.com. It was edited down here into separate slides to reduce the page load time of the entire, large graphic, but you can find the full infographic here »

And, our own article about the benefits of eating street food here »

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