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10 Best Street Foods to Eat (If You Dare)

There’s no better means to get a taste of a local culture than through street food. It’s a great way to strike up a conversation, and the stories behind the local delicacies are often a springboard to history and culture. If you have any doubts about hygiene, listen to your gut: This is food that will stick to your ribs—but it just might bite you back.

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Matt Jenkins is a former editor at Nature Conservancy magazine and the High Country News. He has also written for The New York Times, Smithsonian magazine, Men’s Journal, and Saveur. He recently spent a year-and-a-half living in Delhi and exploring India.

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