Lebanon's Souk el Akel makes it on the cover of the World Atlas of Street Food. We are proud!
Street food is fresh, cheap, plentiful, varied and available in an increasing number of metropolitan locations. Food that was previously only obtainable from Saharan roadsides can now be found in New York City; Patagonian village foods are picked up in downtown Hong Kong.
Millions of people all over the world are choosing to eat street food every day, and their numbers are rising year on year. The World Atlas of Street Food surveys the whole phenomenon and celebrates one of the most amazing commercial and culinary success stories of the early 21st century. It shows readers the best places to buy mouthwatering fast foods and drinks from hawkers and vendors in the major cities of the world.
The book includes the authors’ own recipes so readers can make 72 of the finest dishes from the comfort of their own kitchens.
The World Atlas of Street Food identifies the best places around the globe to find street food and surveys the mouth-watering range of food and drink being purveyed. Organized geographically and sumptuously illustrated, the book covers North America, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Australasia. For several major cities in each region, Carol Wilson and Sue Quinn describe what the locals eat in the best and most established food markets. The authors suggest which trademark delicacies to try and selected recipes are featured to enable readers to re-create the stand-out dishes at home. The most complete guide of its kind, The World Atlas of Street Food belongs on the shelf of everyone who craves an imaginative, original alternative to homogeneous fare.