Must try street food in Brisbane – A treat to your palate!

Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland. The city is home to a population of diverse cultural backgrounds and a vibrant array of international cuisine and it is drenched with a myriad of Street food stall which serves them. Here is a list of must-try street food dishes in Brisbane and where to get them.

Duck tacos, Red Hook

Treat your palate with succulent duck meat that is served with an assortment of goodies that includes fresh and crunchy coleslaw and cucumber served on tortillas. You can find this delicious goodness at the creek street in Brisbane.

Miss Kay’s Burgers

On the lookout for the best burgers in Brisbane? Miss Kay’s serves you with burgers that rival even the best Brisbane hotel CBD. Made with fresh ingredients and lots of love you should at least visit here once during your stay in Brisbane.

Tonkatsu Ramen, Taro’s Ramen

Enjoy the Japanese stable breakfast – Ramen in the streets of Brisbane at Tonkatsu Ramen. If you don’t know what a ramen is; it is a noodle soup made from meat broth, handmade noodles, free-range eggs a variety of spices. The ones served here are made the authentic way and they also don’t contain MSG!


Brisbane is home to a myriad of stalls and restaurants where you can satiate your craving for sweets. Nutella doughnut at Doughnut Time, Salted caramel cupcakes at Jocelyn’s Provisions, Soft and delicious cakes at Wild Canary and rich creamy gelatos you can have them all around the streets of Brisbane. Most of these shops are located near popular places and accommodation options the likes of iStay River City and are easily reachable.

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Penang Street Food – A Feast of Flavours!

If you are a foodie then you are going to love a visit to Penang in Malaysia! Just imagine street upon street packed with vendors or food hawkers as they are called making and selling every imaginable local delicacy; these dishes can be sweet or sour, savoury or sizzling or sometimes a combination of all these too! Penang is not only known for its colourful culture but culinary concoctions as well and one of the great things about its street food scene is that dishes are made right then and there.

Be it barbequed, deep boiled, fried or sizzled, these dishes are bursting with colour and flavour and visitors will find it hard to stop at just one dish. What you will find here is something like a food court setting outdoors, with locals and tourists all brought together through a love of food. With so much to eat and savour throughout the day it’s important to find a place to stay that is close to the areas where you can enjoy this street food. The Penang property belonging to Berjaya Hotels & Resorts is an ideal option since it lets you get into the thick of the action as well as being a great place to give weary legs and content tummies a good rest after your foodie tours.

The best way to soak up the atmosphere is to stroll along its busy streets, checking out each stall or eatery and following your nose as different aromas battle for your attention. Some ‘must try’ highlights would most definitely include Mee Goreng which is a kind of juicy noodle dish infused with spices, egg and meat varieties, Laksa Lemak a type of soup dish with noodles and shrimp or fish, Wanton Mee which also has noodles generally in a broth with pork, prawns or chicken and Rojak Pasembur which comes with tofu, bean sprouts, hardboiled egg and cucumber slivers topped off with spicy gravy. Of course these are by no means the only dishes on offer and juicy kebabs, freshly made roti and naan and even fruit mixed with chilli powder and salt all are worth trying out.

What’s a good meal without dessert! Part of the speciality of Penang street food is its yummy sweet treats. Probably the most popular is what is known as Ais Kacang (sometimes referred to as ABC) which is made up of milk, shaved-ice and rose and sugar syrups. Beneath the ice you will find jelly, sweet corns and even kidney beans which give it an amazing taste. If you want some good refreshment after all your adventures, Ais Kacang would be perfect. Other popular desserts for those with a sweet tooth to try include Cendol which is another dish that has shaved ice along with coconut milk, sugar and jelly noodles as well as Apom which is an Indian pancake of sorts that is sweet and which has a crispy out layer followed by a soft fluffy centre.


After you have had your fill, the best way to burn off those calories would be to take a leisurely stroll through Georgetown where you will find some real intriguing street art. Once your waistline has receded and you have worked up an appetite make sure you try some more street food and introduce your taste buds to a whole new world of flavours.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


Discover Jakarta’s Thriving Food Scene Digging in to its Street Side Delights

Eating like a local is often regarded as one of the best methods to discovering a country’s or a city’s true identity and the Indonesian capital of Jakarta is no different. Street food is of course a tried and true favorite of tourists the world over as the affordable and readily available treats capture the essence of the local cuisine while also showcasing many of the influences, both cultural and culinary, that have shaped the pallets and the lifestyles of the city’s inhabitants.
Littered with street food vendors the roads and by ways of Jakarta are a food lover’s dream come true as snacks, whole meals, desserts, and a range of refreshments can be found along the streets of this thriving metropolis. Those looking to explore one of Jakarta’s most popular food hubs should heads down to the hawker centre in the southern fringes of the city, dubbed Block S. Located near a football stadium this sprawling community style hawker centre brings together the finest street food in the city to one location. Sold at unbelievable prices guests can dine seated in long tables that can accommodate several diners simultaneously.
Some of the must-try items at the venue include Bakso meatballs and Sate Kambing that are grilled to perfection on charcoal powered grills. Steaming plates of Nasi Goreng, Indonesia’s signature dish can also be enjoyed here along with soups the likes of Soto Betawi. Siomay fish dumplings in peanut sauce is another local favorite while visitors should also try Roti Bakar and shaved ice desserts the likes of Es Podeng with one’s own choice of toppings ranging from chocolate chips, jelly, peanuts and avocado.

Other major food districts include Tanah Abang’s Blok G Market while main thoroughfares the likes of Jenderal Sudirman are also littered with small-scale food vendors. Other must-try street food highlights include Ayam Balado, Mung Bean Porridge, Ikan Asam Pedas fish stew, and Fried Gourami Fish. Fried Tofu and Tempeh dishes are also commonly sold along Jakarta’s streets which are equally popular for Melinjo Chips.
Kopi Soda and spiced ginger tea are other hot-pick favorites when it comes to local refreshments while
Pretty Sweet Pearl Cakes and coconut Pandan crepes are also worth a taste.

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Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and hopes to visit them all someday.