The World Street Food Congress 2017 is back on its second year in Manila and opened yesterday, May 31 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, Pasay City. Running until June 4, the event includes the World Street Food Jamboree which features 28 food stalls highlighting the best street eats from 12 countries.
Feast on street food by chefs, vendors, and hawkers from India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, USA, Thailand, Mexico, Germany, Singapore, Japan. The Jamboree this year also highlights dishes from Davao City, Bicol, Pampanga, Iloilo, Ilocos and Bacolod. Entrance to the jamboree is priced at P150 (but also consumable at the food stalls) and will be open from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. (June 1 to 2), 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. (June 3) and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. (June 4).
Here’s a tip: go with a group so you can try a lot of dishes! Here are some of the dishes at this year’s food festival:
Nasi Lemak served by Makansutra Philippines
Iced coconut milk with water chestnut from Thailand
Black Bean Tostadas from Oaxaca, Mexico
Banh Beo and Banh Log from Vietnam
Deep-fried pork ribs with salted egg sauce from Singapore
Pork monggo, Bicol Express Risotto, and Pinangat Burgers
Cheese Empanada from the Ilocos booth
Banh Xeo from Vietnam