It all depends on the situation, but here are some methods I frequently use for finding delicious restaurants and street food vendors:
- Local Blogs and Forums – When you travel somewhere, try to find local food blogs and forums – even if they are in a different language, you can typically see some photos, and a map, and figure out where it is.
- Foursquare and Apps – Depending on what country you’re in, Foursquare can be a great app to start looking for food. Try to find reviews of places that are written in the local language so local people are recommending it rather than tourists.
- Walking Around – One of my personal favorites methods for finding great street food is just walking around. If you see a place that’s packed and looks good, go for it. This is how I’ve ended up at many of my most memorable meal experiences.
- Reaching Out – As my audience on YouTube and social media platforms has grown, I’ve started to reach out to local fans asking for food suggestions. I asked in Singapore, and was overwhelmed to receive hundreds of food recommendations. I know this may not always be possible, but if you have any locals to reach out to, they are definitely the most knowledgable.
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