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noun

[mass noun]
  • Prepared or cooked food sold by vendors in a street or other public location for immediate consumption: Chinatown comes alive during the summer with night markets where hawkers sell sizzling street food after dark [count noun]: the chefs have created dishes inspired by traditional street foods
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    • Chichingas, like kebabs, and chawarma, similar to a doner kebab, are popular street foods.
    • Many of the street foods available across the city, derive from village traditions and are packaged in plant materials such as banana leaves - natural wrappers which function as biodegradable serving dishes when unfolded.
    • However, potatoes as street food in the early 19th century mostly took the form of hot baked potatoes and these were a seasonal trade.

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