Street food, the gourmet fast food

Street food, the gourmet fast food

17.SEP.2014
A gastronomic trend that has arisen during the last months is the street food concept. This type of food is freshly prepared, it is directly sold on the street and, usually, it is delivered from trucks or vans, for which motive it is also known as truck food. A reason why these business are mushrooming is provided by the worldwide acknowledged Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio: “This kind of business are a great opportunity for young chefs who are beginning their career and are able to offer excellent dishes for a much lower price than the one the consumer might pay at a restaurant, a strategy that helps them to become widely known among the general public”. This kind of “fast restaurants” has its roots on the traditional wagons in which the vendor wandered the streets in order to sell his or her products. In fact, this system was already used in Ancient Greece, since not many households could afford to have a kitchen. Since then, street food has evolved into nowadays concept: high-tech equipped automobiles, ready to…
20 days a year to enjoy ElBulli

20 days a year to enjoy ElBulli

28.FEB.2014
Food lovers are in luck as the new space for creativity, ElBulli1846, will open its doors 20 days a year enabling a small group of people to… (More..)
GOURMET FAST FOOD: A RISING TREND

GOURMET FAST FOOD: A RISING TREND

18.SEP.2013
A simple hamburger with chips is no longer enough to satisfy the stomachs of British consumers. This appears to be the conclusion of a study… (More..)

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