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Creators Of Netflix Series Street Food Reveal Where Their Favourite Grub Is

Creators Of Netflix Series Street Food Reveal Where Their Favourite Grub Is

People were pretty keen to feast their eyes and their tastebuds onto Netflix's newest culinary show Street Food which looks into the weird and wonderful world of grub you can't find in a restaurant.

Street Food comes from the creators of glossy Netflix original series Chef's Table, which highlights the work of world-renowned chefs - with all the production value of a Hollywood blockbuster, no less, so hopefully we can expect our new fill to follow suit.

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Focusing on the casual dining that makes our streets - and bellies - sing, across nine episodes Street Food will celebrate the local heroes of various countries across the globe, with an instalment each for Thailand, Japan, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore and The Philippines.

But with all those locations, surely there's got to be a favourite for our show creators David Gelb and Brian McGinn?

They told LADbible: "Each city's personality is reflected in its street food, so it really depends on what mood you're in, and what you're looking for. In Bangkok, Delhi, Seoul, Osaka and Saigon, you're in the heart of huge metropolitan cities, and things move a mile a minute.

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Credit: Netflix
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"In Yogyakarta, for example, the pace is different; there's a long history of tradition there. Chiayi and Cebu, the same thing. Singapore, because their street food culture is in hawker centers, has a completely different feel.

"We think each of the vendors we've featured are special for their own reasons. Truoc, in Saigon, was the first vendor we filmed with, so that will always be a special episode. Toyo, in Osaka, was a wild experience for the crew, as was Mbah Satinem in Yogyakarta.

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Credit: Netflix

"We were blown away by the skill of the street food vendors we profiled. These are incredibly talented artisans who have honed their dishes over 30, 40 or 50 years of work - watching them work was a privilege.

"Food is the great unifier. In many of our stories, experts and vendors spoke of how at the best vendors, you would see men and women and children of all levels of wealth and power, sitting on chairs or the curb, enjoying their meals. It's powerful that food can unite people in a shared experience like that."

People are now hoping the show will have a second season and explore other regions like South America, Africa and Europe.

Street Food is now available to stream on Netflix.

Featured Image Credit: Netflix

Topics: Entertainment, TV and Film, Netflix

Stewart Perrie

Stewart Perrie is a Trending Journalist at LADbible. His first job was as a newsreader and journalist at the award winning Sydney radio station, Macquarie Radio. He was solely responsible for the content broadcast on multiple stations across Australia when the MH17, Germanwings and AirAsia disasters unfolded. Stewart has covered the conflict in Syria for LADbible, interviewing a doctor on the front line, and has contributed to the hugely successful UOKM8 campaign.

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