1) Bangkok, Thailand
The Som Tam (Papaya Salad) in Bangkok definitely is a must try food during your visit to Bangkok. Som Tam is a popular salad that can be found in street food stalls in Thailand. It is a green papaya salad made from shredded unripened papaya mixed with beans, lime, basil, pepper, and garlic. The fresh and wonderful blend of all the flavors of sweet, spicy, salty and sour on a single plate will definitely get you craving for more. After all, it is not only delicious but also a low-calorie and healthy food.
2) Penang, Malaysia
Penang’s laksa is ranked 7th out of 50 most delicious food in the world. Most of the travelers who pay a visit to Penang will definitely have Laksa in their food bucket list. Asam laksa (which is a famous type of laksa here) is a spicy-sour, fish-based soup served with thick, white noodles. One of the best Asam Laksa in Penang can be found at the Air Itam Market.
3) Taipei, TaiwanOyster Mee Sua
Like many other Asian cities, Taiwan is also well-known for their street food. Ah Chung’s Mee Sua is one of the popular and must-eat street food when you pay a visit to Taipei, Taiwan. Usually preferred on a cold and rainy day, this Mee Sua will help you keep warm and satisfy your taste buds.
4) Seoul, Korea
One of the must-try street food in Seoul is Ddeokbokki (Spicy Rice Cake). Ddeokbokki is a stir-fry mixture of soft rice cakes in a sweet and spicy red chili sauce called Gochujang, which is made from red Korean peppers.
Singapore is certainly a slice of heaven for food lovers. One of Michelin-starred street food in Singapore is Hainanese Chicken Rice. It is the humble hawker stall, now home to the world’s cheapest Michelin-Star meal. There are two chicken rice stalls which always has a long queue: Liao Fan Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle and Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice. You can find this Michelin-starred street food at Singapore Chinatown.
So, what are you waiting for? Be sure you try out these mouth-watering snacks on your next trip to Asia.