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Al pastor (Spanish; "Shepherd style") is a dish developed in Mexico City, likely as a result of the adoption of the Shawarma spit-grilled meat brought by Lebanese immigrants to Mexico. Having derived from the Shawarma, it is also similar to the Turkish döner kebab and the Greek gyros which is also based on the döner...

 

A bagel is a bread product, traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, roughly hand-sized, which is first boiled for a short time in water and then baked. The result is a dense, chewy, doughy interior with a browned and sometimes crisp exterior...

 

Bento is a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. A traditional bento consists of rice, fish or meat, and one or more pickled or cooked vegetables, usually in a box-shaped container...

 

A bratwurst is a sausage usually composed of veal, pork or beef. The name is German, derived from Old High German brätwurst, from brät-, which is finely chopped meat and -wurst, or sausage. Bratwurst are usually grilled and sometimes cooked in broth or beer...

 

A burrito, or taco de harina, is a type of food found in Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine. It consists of a flour tortilla wrapped or folded around a filling. The flour tortilla is usually lightly grilled or steamed, to soften it and make it more pliable. In Mexico, refried beans, Mexican rice, or meat are usually the only fillings and the tortilla is smaller in size...

 

A cheeseburger is a hamburger with cheese on top of the patty. The term itself is a portmanteau of the words "cheese" and "hamburger." The cheese is usually sliced, then added a short time before the hamburger finishes cooking to allow it to melt...

 

A cheesesteak, also known as a Philadelphia cheesesteak, Philly cheesesteak, or steak and cheese, is a sandwich made from thinly sliced pieces of steak and melted cheese in a long roll. The cheesesteak is one of the favorite foods of the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...

 

A Chicago-style hot dog is a steamed, boiled or grilled all-beef hot dog on a poppy seed bun, originating from the city of Chicago, Illinois...

 

Çibörek is one of the national dishes of the Crimean Tatars and is made from unleavened dough filled with ground lamb, onions and spices, fried in oil. It is a common street food in Tatarstan and other former ex-USSR countries...

 

Currywurst, a large-format fried or grilled sausage cut into thick slices and seasoned with spicy ketchup and generous amounts of curry powder, usually served with french fries Ч a popular snack originating in early 1950s Berlin...

 

Döner kebab (Turkish: döner kebap, literally "rotating roast"), is a Turkish dish made of lamb meat cooked on a vertical spit and sliced off to order. Two derived dishes are called shawarma in Arabic and gyros in Greek, although ingredients and sauces differ...

 

Falafel is a fried ball or patty made from spiced chickpeas and/or fava beans. Originally from Egypt, falafel is a popular form of street food or fast food in the Middle East...

 

Fish and chips may be the most popular and identifiable English dish, and is traditionally served with a side order of mushy peas with salt and vinegar as condiments. England has a large number of restaurants and take-away shops selling this dish...

 

A gordita in Mexican cuisine is a food which is characterized by a small, thick tortilla made with masa harina (corn flour). The gordita is in contrast to a taco, which uses a thinner tortilla. Gordita means "fatty" in Spanish...

 

Gyros or gyro is a Greek dish, consisting of meat, tomato, onion, and tzatziki sauce, and is served with pita bread. Gyros may also refer to the sandwich, which consists of the same ingredients...

 

Haggis is a dish containing sheep's 'pluck' (heart, liver and lungs), minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and traditionally boiled in the animal's stomach for approximately three hours...

 

A hamburger (or burger, for short) is a sandwich consisting of a cooked patty of ground meat, usually ranging from beef, pork, and/or turkey placed in an open, wheat bun or between two slices of bread...

 

A hot dog (also known as a frankfurter, frank, wiener, or weenie) is a moist sausage of soft, even texture and flavor, often made from advanced meat recovery or meat slurry. Most types are fully cooked, cured or smoked...

 

An Italian beef is a sandwich of thin slices of seasoned roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on a dense, long Italian-style roll, believed to have originated in Chicago, where its history dates back at least to the 1930s...

 

A knish is a German, Eastern European, and Yiddish snack food made popular in North America by Jewish immigrants, eaten widely by Jewish and non-Jewish peoples alike. A knish consists of a filling covered with dough that is either baked, grilled, or deep fried...

 

Mititei or mici (Romanian for little or small ones) is a traditional Romanian dish, grilled minced-meat rolls made from beef (usually mixed with mutton and pork), which contain garlic, black pepper, thyme, coriander, anise, savory and sometimes a touch of paprika...

 

Nachos are a popular snack food, originating in Mexico and associated with Tex-Mex cuisine. In their simplest form, nachos are usually tortilla chips or totopos covered in melted cheese. First created circa 1943 by Ignacio "Nacho" Anaya, the original nachos consisted of fried tortilla chips covered with melted cheese and jalapeño peppers...

 

Nan-e kabab (Persian: نان كباب) (bread with kabab) is a national dish of Iran. The meal is simple, consisting of kabab, of which there are several Persian varieties, and a type of Persian flat bread (specifically nan-e lavash)...

 

Panini are Italian sandwiches. In Italy, a panino is customarily made from a small roll or loaf of bread, typically a ciabatta or a rosetta. The loaf is cut horizontally and filled with salami, ham, cheese, mortadella or other food...

 

Pizza is a world-popular dish of Neapolitan origin, made with an oven-baked, flat, generally round bread that is often covered with tomatoes or a tomato-based sauce and cheese. Other toppings are added according to region, culture, or personal preference...

 

Pølser is a type of boiled sausage very common in Denmark. Since hot dog stands are ubiquitous in Denmark some people regard pølser as one of the national dishes. Their most noticeable aspect is that the skin often contains a traditional red dye making it bright red...

 

A pork chop bun is one of the most famous and popular snacks in Macau. The bun is extremely crispy outside and very soft inside. A freshly deep-fried or pan-fried pork chop is filled into the bun horizontally. Macau pork chop buns are made to order...

 

A quesadilla is a Mexican snack food made of cheese (and occasionally other ingredients) on a folded corn or wheat tortilla and cooked until the cheese melts. The word comes from Spanish, and literally means either "cheese tortilla" or "cheesecake"...

 

Smørrebrød (originally smør og brød; Danish for "butter and bread") usually consists of a piece of buttered rye bread (rugbrød), a dense, dark brown bread...

 

Stinky tofu is a form of fermented tofu that has a strong odor. It is a popular snack in East and Southeast Asia, particularly Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Mainland China, where it is usually found at night markets or roadside stands, or as a side dish in lunch bars...

 

A submarine sandwich, also known as a sub, grinder, hero, torpedo, bocadillo or roll, is a sandwich that consists of an oblong roll split lengthwise either into two pieces or opened in a "V" on one side, and filled with various meats, cheeses, vegetables, spices, and sauces...

 

Sushi is vinegar rice, topped with other ingredients, such as fish. Sliced raw fish alone is called sashimi, as distinct from sushi. The common ingredient across all the different kinds of sushi is sushi rice...

 

Tapas is the name of a wide variety of appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine. They may be cold (such as mixed olives and cheese) or warm (such as puntillitas, which are battered, fried baby squid)...

 
 
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