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The Hungry Gecko (Chorlton – Manchester)

There are almost as many definitions for ‘street food’ as there are types of food and vendors selling it. To people in the developing world it is more likely to mean convenient and cheap local dishes served by street hawkers; to us, a  way of sampling food

Kool Runnings (Old Trafford – Manchester)

There was a time when eating from a van meant being served lukewarm, often unsanitary, food by a hirsute man who looked like he had probably served time for violent offences. Those mobile botulism-dispensaries still exist, but the emerging culture of street-food has meant that there are lots

Afghan Cuisine

The curry-mile, in Rusholme, Manchester, has changed over the years. It used to be solely populated by restaurants serving Indian food to tourists and  inebriated students. Those restaurants still exist, but a significant number of them have been replaced by Middle Eastern and more diverse Asian establishments. The