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It’s traditional this time of year to take stock of the last 12 months and to make best-of lists, and as our faithful readers know, we are all about the traditional here at Culinary Backstreets. So below is our countdown of the year’s most-read stories. We’d also love to hear your personal favorites, so please feel free to leave a note in the comments with your top pick.

Photo courtesy of Giritli
10. Sultanahmet Dining Secrets

Churros, photo by Johanna Bailey

9. Barcelona’s Top Street Foods

Deep-fried new potatoes vendor, Fangbang Lu, photo by UnTour Shanghai

Quimet & Quimet, photo by Paula Mourenza
Beyoğlu Çikolatacısı, photo by Ansel Mullins
Pamuk Usta, photo by Ansel Mullins
Kostas in Agias Irinis, photo by Manteau Stam
A tlacoyo sold at Sullivan market, photo by Ben Herrera
Borsam Taşfırın, photo by Robert H. Gertner
Shengjian mantou at Da Hu Chun, photo by UnTour Shanghai
  • Fine(d) DiningJune 23, 2020 Fine(d) Dining (0)
    The officials from the Ministry of Health came late in the evening on a Friday night and […] Posted in Tbilisi
  • Cafe LitteraJuly 18, 2019 Cafe Littera (0)
    On June 20, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze signed a decree abolishing the […] Posted in Tbilisi
  • Farewell Lokanta MayaSeptember 9, 2016 Farewell Lokanta Maya (0)
    When Didem Şenol decided to open her first restaurant on an out-of-the-way street in the […] Posted in Istanbul

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