Street Eats: Africa Pictures

Street foods in Africa and the Middle East immerse visitors in the local culture.

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Dry Rub Ribs from Rendezvous

Dry Rub Ribs from Rendezvous

Did You Know? The delicious tradition of BBQ arose in the early 1500s when Spanish explorers introduced pigs to the native populations of Florida. In turn, native Americans taught Europeans a grilling technique they called "barabicu", meaning "sacred fire pit."

Dish 1: Dry-Rub Ribs
Where: Rendezvous, 52 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103
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Big Ben BBQ Platter

Big Ben BBQ Platter

Did You Know? Pulled pork is a form of barbecue in which pork, usually shoulder cut (sometimes referred to as Boston butt) or mixed cuts, is cooked using a low-heat, long-cook method.

Dish 2: Big Ben BBQ Platter
Where: Pappy’s Smokehouse, 3106 Olive St, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Did You Know? Most barbeque joints serve up two kinds of ribs: baby back and spare. Spare ribs, the larger and flatter of the two, come from the belly side of the pig. Baby back ribs, smaller, curvier and meatier, are what’s between the spare rib and the spine.

Dish 3: Baby Back Ribs
Where: Henry’s Hi-Life, 301 West St John St, San Jose, CA 95110
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BBQ Feast at Osborne Family Farm

BBQ Feast at Osborne Family Farm

Did You Know? Brisket is a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest of beef or veal. Brisket is also the national food of the Republic of Texas.

Dish 4: BBQ Feast
Where: Osborne Family Farm, 19400 Kanis Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223
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BBQ Ribs at Buz and Neds

BBQ Ribs at Buz and Neds

Did You Know? In the pre-Civil War period, Southerners ate, on average, 5-lbs. of pork for every 1-lb. of beef.

Dish 5: BBQ Ribs
Where: Buz n Ned’s, 1119 North Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230
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Did You Know? One of the challenges of grilling chicken is getting the breasts, thighs, legs and wings so they are all cooked perfectly.

Dish 6: BBQ Chicken Dinner
Where: The Brick Pit, 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608
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The Melt Bar and Grilled

The Melt Bar and Grilled

If you’re looking for a truly memorable experience at Melt Bar and Grilled in Cleveland, OH, try the Melt Challenge. This massive sandwich jams 13 different cheeses into 3 slices of bread. Add a pile of fries and slaw, and you’re faced with over 5 pounds of food! 960 1280

  

The Melt Bar and Grilled

The Melt Bar and Grilled

The star of Melt Bar and Grilled's menu is the Parmageddon -- a monster melt made of sharp cheddar, sautéed onions, vodka kraut and 2 potato and cheese pierogies! 960 1280

  

Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar

Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar

There’s a huge selection of beer, burgers and munchies at Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar in Dallas, TX, but what keeps ‘em coming back every time are the cheddar fries. 960 1280

  

Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar

Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar

Snuffer's Restaurant and Bar serves up an A-plus combo of cheese and fries. 960 1280

  

Squeeze Inn

Squeeze Inn

The trick to perfecting cheese at the Squeeze Inn in Sacramento, CA, is in their custom-made stainless steel hood. That's where the cheese bubbles into a crisp circle of heaven known as the “cheese skirt.” 960 1280

  

Squeeze Inn

Squeeze Inn

With 8 locations in northern California and a new food truck, the Squeeze Inn proves that no matter where you are, all you need is cheese. 960 1280

  

Baumgartner's

Baumgartner's

Baumgartner's in Monroe, WI, has been around since 1931, and current owners Chris and Tyler are dedicated to ensuring it remains the champion of stinky cheese. 960 1280

  

Baumgartner's

Baumgartner's

All the sandwiches at Baumgartner's are served simply on a piece of butcher paper – no plates allowed. 960 1280

  

Macbar

Macbar

In Manhattan’s hipster Soho district, the MacBar is a comfort food oasis where Chef Michael Ferraro creates mac ‘n cheese magic by adding high-end elements to his cheese-alicious creations. 960 1280

  

Macbar

Macbar

Whether it’s their one-of-a-kind sign or word of mouth, the MacBar keeps reeling in new fans with their sophisticated spin on a tried and true kids’ classic. 960 1280

  

Parthenon

Parthenon

Parthenon in Chicago, IL, serves a variety of traditional Greek dishes, including feta and olives. 960 1280

  

Parthenon

Parthenon

If the Greek gods were to come down from Mount Olympus and check out Chicago, their first stop would surely be at The Parthenon … for an Olympic-size feast and a truly authentic experience. 960 1280

  

Parthenon

Parthenon

Parthenon's spinach and cheese pie is made with paper-thin sheets of phyllo dough layered with a gooey mixture of its namesake ingredients. 960 1280

  

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot in Thousand Oaks, CA, serves all the fixings with their fondues to ensure a delectably memorable meal. 960 1280

  

Homeroom

Homeroom

You’ll find the ultimate ooey gooey after-school snack right here at Homeroom -- mac and cheese in Oakland, CA. 960 1280

  

Homeroom

Homeroom

Customers love Homeroom's cheesy, crunchy concoction, and it all starts with a basic béchamel base of flour, butter, milk and salt. 960 1280

  

Dunkin' Donuts in Dubai

Dunkin' Donuts in Dubai

Luscious Arabian dates make the perfect topping for this stunner at Dunkin' Donuts in Dubai. 960 1280

  

Pizza Hut in Dubai

Pizza Hut in Dubai

This popular new pie at Pizza Hut in Dubai is topped with 12 mini cheeseburgers. 960 1280

  

City Hall in Cape Town

City Hall in Cape Town

City Hall in Cape Town, South Africa, is where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after he was granted freedom. 960 1280

  

Texies in Cape Town

Texies in Cape Town

Texies in Cape Town, South Africa, serves up fresh fish-and-chips dinners. 960 1280

  

Cape Town’s harbor

Cape Town’s harbor

Built for the World Cup Soccer tournament, this giant sculpture giving a peace sign in Cape Town’s harbor is made up of thousands of Coca-Cola cases. 960 1280

  

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco

A caravan of camels parked at a popular highway rest stop just outside Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco

A local commutes on the streets of Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

Bab Doukala, Marrakech, Morocco

Bab Doukala, Marrakech, Morocco

Vendors prepare for a day of selling inside the Bab Doukala, one of the gates into the ancient medina, or walled city, of Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

Reem Shawarma in Amman, Jordan

Reem Shawarma in Amman, Jordan

Reem Shawarma is Amman, Jordan's most popular street-eat stall, selling nearly 1,000 pounds of beef each day! 960 1280

  

An American couple in Accra, Ghana

An American couple in Accra, Ghana

When they're homesick, this American couple working in Accra, Ghana, stop by KFC for a little taste of home. 960 1280

  

Pizza Hut in Mauritius

Pizza Hut in Mauritius

This Pizza Hut in Mauritius incorporates local flavors along with the chain's signature cheese-filled crusts. 960 1280

  

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco

This highway rest stop is a popular eating spot for tourists and locals traveling outside of Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

Hawai, a Coca-Cola beverage in Marrakech, Morocco

Hawai, a Coca-Cola beverage in Marrakech, Morocco

Hawai, with hints of lime, coconut and orange juice flavors, is a popular Coca-Cola beverage in Marrakech, Morocco. 960 1280

  

The classic deep-fried cinnamon roll

The classic deep-fried cinnamon roll

The classic deep-fried cinnamon roll is popular among Emiratis in the Arabian Peninsula. 960 1280

  


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