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America's Top 10 Favorite Street Foods


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Crêpes
Crêpes come sweet or savory, making them perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacktime.
Crêpes come sweet or savory, making them perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacktime.
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Legend has it that in the 1930s, the great French chef Charpentier invented crêpes suzette with its signature orange sauce for the future King Edward VII of England. But long before that, it was the favorite food of French peasants. Originating in Brittany in northwest France with the simple ingredients of buckwheat flour, eggs, butter and milk, the crêpe has proven to be one of the most versatile foods ever created. Made on the spot by sidewalk vendors around the world and filled with everything from cheese and ham to strawberries and cream, crêpes are beloved by all.


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