Lonely Planet Writer

Street food: your top picks

bangkok_streetfoodLast week's post about street food around the world sparked a lot interest, and we received a flurry of votes for the best street food destinations in the blog comments, on our Facebook page, and on Twitter. Perhaps responders were swayed by the tasty looking picture of khanom krok in the post because Thailand (Bangkok in particular) emerged as the clear favourite. Here is a breakdown of your top choices for street food destinations around the world:


Surprisingly, the US, where many cities have at most a hot dog cart and a wandering ice cream truck, beat out countries like Malaysia and Singapore where street food is a more established part of the culture.

What missed the list that deserves to be there? Where is the next frontier for foodie travellers?

[Photo: Street food by notashamed]