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THE WORLD'S FIRST GLOBAL STREET FOOD COMPETITION


Big-name, high-end, fancy-pants restaurants may have their place, but for us, we prefer to take it to the streets. We’re more into slurping noodles from nameless shops, grabbing tacos from street corner carts, and snacking on all things on sticks, served piping-hot from a sidewalk grill.

The inaugural #streetfood50 Awards are the first-ever all-international food awards honouring pushcarts, streetside pop-ups, market stalls, no-name diners and take-out shops. 

The top 10 voted vendors for the best street food are in:   

Bucharest | 
Chiang Mai | Hanoi |  Jerusalem | Kuala Lumpur | Mallorca |  Marrakech | Mexico City | New Delhi | Singapore 

Thanks to AirAsia, a film crew was sent to make a mini-documentary of each of the nominated vendors. See their videos below! Based on the story of the vendors shown, the judges will give one vendor the title of Best Global Street Food and the winner will receive $1000USD to go back into their business.

Winner will be announced on Instagram 
@TheStreetFood50 on November 1, 2018

In partnership with

KHAO SOI KHUN YAI

PINKY MILK

KHAO KHA MOO PRAI SA NEE

Thanks to Anthony Bordain, the North Gate cowgirl is the most famous vendor in town serving khao kha moo… but she’s not the only one.

When you first walk into Pinky Milk you’d be forgiven for thinking you had stumbled into a cartoon-like alternate universe.

You can’t come to town and not try the most classic dish of Chiang Mai at the most classic place. Consider this a cheat in our off-the-grid list.

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Travelling? Search by country and city below for our communities local recommendations. And be sure to follow @thestreetfood50 on Instagram to be first to know who wins!

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Forn de La Gloria literally means ‘Bakery of the Glory’ — an apt name since eating one of their llonguets is a heavenly experience.

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FALAFEL IN PARIS

*We're defining street food as any ready-to-eat or on-the-go dish, served from pushcarts, pop-ups, hawkers, street side stalls, takeaway windows or travelling trucks.

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Forn de La Gloria literally means ‘Bakery of the Glory’ — an apt name since eating one of their llonguets is a heavenly experience.

Come rain, shine or even snow, you’re always sure to find a long line leading up to this family-owned Middle Eastern restaurant..

READ MORE

Hungry for one of the best fried calamari sandwiches in Valencia? Our local Valencia tour guides recommend Bar El Tostadero, for their...

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Take your favourite rock songs, add in homemade hamburgers and good beers, and you have the makings of a perfect meal in Budapest.

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How long can you keep a delicious recipe a secret, when there’s a steady stream of people begging to expose you?

You can’t turn a corner in New York City without finding a hot dog vendor — but there’s only one guy in town who can stake claim to selling...

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Nominations have now closed for 2018. 

Check @thestreetfood50 on Instagram to see who made it to the Top 50 and drop back here to see the mini documentaries on the Top 10 Street Food vendors in the World.

The Top 10 and winner of World's Best Street Food will be announced on Nov 1 in a live feed. 

Follow @TheStreetFood50 on Instagram or Twitter for full details

Global Street Food Awards 2018

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