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Top Street Food Destinations

klyeoh | Jul 22, 2012 07:12 PM

Bangkok, Singapore & Penang snared the top 3 places in Virtual Tourist's global survey on the top street food dining cities around the globe:

Interesting article from the Star Malaysia today predicting another "food fight" between Singapore & Penang: both multi-ethnic/mainly-Chinese island-states with similar British-colonial history:

Personally, I thought Singapore & Penang are almost indistinguishable in terms of socio-cultural and culinary history. Some things Penang do well (Assam laksa, char koay teow, koay teow t'ng, oh chien, sar hor fun, curry mee, lor bak, orh kueh, Indian rojak/pasembor, koay chiap), and some things Singapore does so much better (Hainanese chicken rice, chye tow kueh, Nyonya curry laksa, lor mee, chwee kueh, fruit rojak, chilli crab, soon kueh, kaya toast).

Anyway, the top 10 street food cities as per Virtual's list published last week:

1. Bangkok
2. Singapore
3. Penang
4. Marrakech
5. Palermo
6. Ho Chi Minh City
7. Istanbul
8. Mexico City
9. Brussels
10. Ambergris Caye, Belize

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