It’s late, you’re hungry and you want something quick. In America, fast food restaurants like McDonalds, Taco Bell and Wendy’s are an easy and cheap option for quick (mediocre) food. While many countries also have chain fast food restaurants like the ones listed above, many have local spots that offer food catered to local and tourist taste. Here’s a list of countries that are doing fast food right.
Spain. Los Bocadillos. From the early hours of 6 a.m. to the wee hours of 12 a.m. this spot provides a localized bar atmosphere that provides Spanish sandwiches, coffee and more for at an affordable price. In a hurry? Los Bocadillos works with tight schedules preparing Spanish cuisines to customers tight on time.
Italy. Pizzeria Spontini. Good, cheap pizza in Italy… No shock here. Locals recommend this pizza spot to not only other locals but also to people who travel to visit Milan, Italy. You can expect real Italian margherita Za for a bargain of five dollars. Along with the cheap and delicious Italian pizza Spontini offers, the location is perfect for a pre-movie meal as it is located next to a cinema in Milan.
Thailand. Kanom Krok. Street food in Thailand ranks as one of the most popular and cheap ways to satisfy a hunger crave. But, according to Thai Food & Travel Kanom Krok ranks as, “Possibly the favorite street food of Thailand.” Coconut hotcakes. Enough said.
Mexico. Pujol. Over thousands of ratings land Pujol at a 4.5 out of 5 stars. Anything from, “Mexican creativity at its finest” to “Epic, sublime, nothing short of incredible” are stated about the Mexican restaurant located in Mexico City. It also rated 4 out of 5 stars on value and atmosphere and 4.5 out 5 on food and service.
Whether you are in a hurry, looking for a quick bite or are just plain hAngry (mad you are so hungry and need food STAT)… these places provide quick, affordable local food designed to curb and satisfy the hunger of residents and tourists.
Speaking of food… meet Nina, Kenzie, Alex and Maddy who discuss their culture food “norms” and why they enjoy their favorite foods.