You would think that writing a 140-page thesis on this topic would make me want to run away from food trucks, but who could resist an afternoon filled with delicious food, refreshing drinks, and, of course, a little friendly competition?
The reason we travel is to experience new places and cultures and a big part of that is trying new foods. Besides home cooking, street stalls are the next best place to get the most delicious and authentic foods.
There was an extreme presence in everything that surrounded me, except it had only imperceptible movement, the invisible growth of trees, of bamboos growing under the earth, the quiet trace of a dragonfly in the air.
Eating well in Brussels isn't known for being cheap but counting on Belgian beer binges for your caloric needs isn't going to cut it on an empty stomach. Luckily, you don't have to be sitting in a an art nouveau palace to try some traditional Brussels treats.
New York City doesn't lack for good food, but I've yet to find satisfying Singapore hawker (street food) fare. On a recent trip back, I ate my way through all my favorite local places. Here's a smattering of (just about) everything I miss.