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StrEATING inside

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If the gallery above shows how street food is traditionally thought of in Britain, we should probably add the caveat that it is increasingly out of date. Street food has been steadily making… Continue reading

Can They Sell Street Food?

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The monstrosity of a graph above was originally compiled to show the differences in the rules governing street food trading in the 33 boroughs of London.

Three of the best Programmes about Street Food.

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Hopefully, you will have been reading this blog for a while by now. Your lunchtime search for sustenance will have been broadened out beyond limp sandwiches and hotdogs of dubious intent.

Three Street Foods Missing from London.

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Recently we have been talking about how international the street food scene is in London. To a certain extent, it’s all true.

It Started on the Streets: Buttermilk

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Look. Did you see it? No. Look again, its definitely there. Somewhere in your favorite street food market there is a stand selling something with buttermilk.

Portobello and Golborne Road Market wins award

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Portobello Market: it’s that special kind of hell, full of ignorant tourists and self-righteous trustafarians*.  However, the good people at the National Association for British Market Authorities seem to disagree

Burgers, Ribs & Fried Chicken: London’s Top Five Meaty Delights

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We all know that the best cuts of meat are found in London’s street markets.

Kabanos.

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(image sourced from commons.wikimedia.com) Every foodie on the street has that moment-when red meat is craved but the thought of a burger (yes, even a Venison one) just turns their stomach. Enter Kabanos.

When is Streating Not Streating (and other questions)?

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I’ve noticed something since we started doing this blog.

StrEAT Writing.

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While most food journalism still tends to focus on the more “traditional” eateries, StrEAT is going to do its best to collect and summarise the best writing relating to street food on the web.