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America's Top 10 Favorite Street Foods
International Snacks Image Gallery
International Snacks Image Gallery

Many city-dwellers turn to street food as a quick, delicious solution to lunch on the run. See more pictures of international snacks.

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Packed with history and regional flair, street food is a culinary gem hidden in plain sight. These days, thanks to the pace of contemporary life, many of us are eating on the run. That's where street food comes in -- these delicious specialties are custom-made for high-speed living. As befits a nation of immigrants, we eat immigrant street food. The 10 street foods that follow were all born abroad but grew up stateside, and there's a distinctly American twist to their fascinating stories. Read on to find out what part of a pizza is native to the New World and how a Jewish guy from Wisconsin made a Greek snack into a classic American street food.

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