'Street Food' on Serious Eats

Serious Eats' Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White SauceĀ 

Manhattan is home to many smells, but perhaps the most delicious is the chicken-y, savory scent that emanates from from the city's countless halal carts. Serving lunch to late-night, these carts dish up a container full of chicken rice that tastes like nothing else, crave-worthy and totally singular. To taste this particular chicken and rice you can get yourself to Midtown or try the home version, Kenji's Halal Cart-Style Chicken and Rice with White Sauce, a spot on rendition of the street food classic. More

Cook the Book: Thai Chicken Karaage

Parked in the backyard of an Austin dive bar, East Side Kings is imaginative Asian-inspired drinking food done right, run by talented chefs from the city's best sushi restaurant. SE editors Erin Zimmer and Robyn Lee tried it last year on their SE book research trip, and left a little obsessed with the late-night fried beets, fried brussel sprouts, and this Thai Chicken Karaage. It's genius drinking food: the sort of crunchy, fried, salty, spicy stuff that was born to be paired with cold beers. More

Aloo Gobi Kati Roll

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz] Kati rolls are one of my favorite forms of street food. They're like burritos, but are often much better. For starters, wan flour tortillas are replaced by thick, buttery parathas, a superb South Asian flatbread. The meaty... More

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