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14 Street Foods You Have To Try In Cambridge

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Cambridge used to be The Land That Food Forgot.

Steak & Honour

Steak & Honour

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim – michaeljsim.squarespace.com

The best burgers in Cambridge by a street. Two vans popping up all over the city. Where are they today?

Follow them on Twitter.

Jalan Jalan

Jalan Jalan

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim – michaeljsim.squarespace.com / Via Twitter: @JalanJalanUK

A little van serving up huge South East Asian flavours. Regulars at Foodpark lunch markets.

Find them on Twitter.

Taste of Cambridge

Taste of Cambridge

Facebook: 120409341355749

Gorgeous fresh veggie falafel served in a wrap in the middle of the historic city centre. Find them Tuesday-Saturday on Market Street. And be quick: they sell out!

More here.

Guerrilla Kitchen

Guerrilla Kitchen

Twitter: @GuerrillaKitch

With phenomenal meaty and veggie options available (and crack pie to follow), these guys truly are rich in bunly goodness.

Go drool over this review and then feel the #bunlove on Twitter!

Jack’s Gelato

Jack's Gelato

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim –michaeljsim.squarespace.com / Via Facebook: JacksGelato

Oh, Jack, Jack, Jack. Papaya sorbet. Peanut butter & whiskey ice cream. Catch him round town on the trike, or sit at home and get Cambridge’s best gelato delivered to your door.

Follow that bike!

Market Square Dim Sum

Market Square Dim Sum

Image by John Gallagher

That dim sum stall on the Market Square? GO THERE. Have the steamed pork and chive dumplings. And the deep-fried Sichuan spicy pork dumplings. And the veggie dumplings. And the won ton soup. And for the love of god don’t tell anyone.

Buffalo Joe’s

Buffalo Joe's

Facebook: buffalojoes87

Chicken wings. Blue cheese dip. You know what to do.

Buffalo Joe’s are winging it on Twitter.

Nanna Mexico

Nanna Mexico

Twitter: @nannamexico

They might have two restaurants on the go now but their van is still bringing Mexican to the masses. Their Big Ass Burritos are good but the quesadillas will haunt your dreams.

Give your Nanna a tweet. She misses you.

Fired Up Pizza

Fired Up Pizza

Alex Bright / Via firedupizza.co.uk

A wood-fired pizza oven. Bubbling cheese, gorgeous dough. Meat-eaters, try the ‘nduja topping: it’s the sausage of the gods. Please forget I said “sausage of the gods”.

Far more info (and superhero backstory) here, and find yourself some pizza by following on Twitter.

Shelly & Sarah’s

Shelly & Sarah's

Image by John Gallagher

They run a red van on Market Square. They aren’t on Twitter. They won’t be rocking up to any festivals. But for a bacon sandwich with brown sauce and a cup of tea in the dead of winter, they’re your only van.

Tin Kitchen

Tin Kitchen

Twitter: @Tin_kitchen

Hot. Filled. Artisanal. Ciabattas. Try the halloumi & aubergine: it puts the “tin” in “get inside me”.

Find them on Twitter.

Warm Your Cockles

Craft coffee and great cake making the morning slog down Station Road infinitely more bearable. And their van is called Gertie. A van! Called Gertie! (she’s on Twitter).

Gogo Gogi Gui

Gogo Gogi Gui

Facebook: gogigui

So “Gogo Gogi Gui” is unbelievably difficult to say, but if you go with “please give me a tasty Korean burger with everything” they’ll know what you mean.

The Van of Life

The Van of Life

Image by Tom Furnival / Via Flickr: traditionalfiddle

The original and still the greatest. Up there with King’s College Chapel as a Cambridge landmark, but with better cheesy chips. They say Isaac Newton used to swing by of an evening for nuggets and garlic sauce. Smartest thing he ever did.

They’re not online but their fans are.

Source: buzzfeed.com