A local chef tells us the best things to eat on the street in the Jordanian capital.
Amman, Jordan. Photo courtesy of Ronald Woan/Flickr.
In the Middle East, the history of street food goes back a long way. There are stories of people in Cairo bringing their own pieces of rawhide upon which to have makeshift picnics, after buying their lunch from street sellers. In 1502, Ottoman Turkey was apparently the first place to regulate the sale of street foods. Amman, Jordan, is no exception to the street food obsession: Like billions of people worldwide, the population of this city consumes food from street vendors every single day.
I grew up in Amman at a time when it was a small...Read More