Travel & Culture

6 Places To Find Sweet Street Food Specialties Around The World

April 7, 2023

Hungry? There are many destinations around the world that are famous for their street food specialties. Each destination below has its own unique flavours and dishes to try, making them must-visit locations for foodies and travellers alike. Here are some top destinations for sweet street food lovers. —Vita Daily

Paris, France: Paris is known for its patisseries and bakeries, offering a wide range of sweet treats such as croissants, macarons, and eclairs. Don’t forget to try some crepes from the street vendors!

Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo’s street food scene is also famous for its sweet offerings, such as fluffy pancakes, mochi (sweet rice cakes), and matcha-flavoured desserts.

Istanbul, Turkey: Turkish desserts are a must-try when visiting Istanbul. Try baklava (layers of phyllo pastry filled with nuts and sweet syrup), lokum (Turkish delight), and kunefe (a warm pastry filled with cheese and sweet syrup).

Mexico City, Mexico: Mexico City is known for its sweet street food offerings such as churros (fried dough pastry coated in cinnamon sugar), pan dulce (sweet bread), and raspados (shaved ice with fruit syrups).

Bangkok, Thailand: Bangkok is famous for its sweet street food offerings, such as mango sticky rice, coconut ice cream, and traditional Thai desserts like kanom krok (coconut pudding).

New York City, USA: New York City is home to many sweet street food offerings, including classic American desserts like cheesecake and cupcakes, as well as international options like Italian gelato and French pastries.


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