Americans Try Filipino Street Food

Americans Try Filipino Street Food

MANILA - After tried most popular Filipino restaurant Jollibee. This time, the staff of the American social news website BuzzFeed got a taste of street food in the Philippines.

The video titled “Americans try Filipino street food,” was uploaded by social news BuzzFeed on YouTube

This more than - two-minute clip shows the reaction of the BuzzFeed staff as they tried our Filipino street foods such s fish balls, turon, kwek kwek, kikiam and isaw.

BuzzFeed staff described the fish balls, which is made of deep-fried fish paste, as “like a weird sponge,” while another called it “the fish version of a chicken nugget.”

Most of the taste tester liked the "turon" sweet banana spring rolls, as well as the kwek-kwek or deep-fried quail eggs.

“It tastes like a flat egg roll… I don’t know what’s going on,” said one tasters of the kikiam.

“It’s like 'Fear Factor' right there,”said one taster on the "isaw" challenge.

Last 2009, the travel site of CNN  considered Manila as one of Asia's 10 biggest road street food cities.

Aside from the  street foods listed from the CNN website other are must try chicharon (deep-fried pork rinds), taho (silken tofu with sugar syrup and tapioca pearls), balut (fertilized duck egg), silog (garlic fried rice, fried egg and a viand), sago’t gulaman (tapioca pearls with caramelized sugar water and agar jelly) and banana cue (deep-fried banana coated in brown sugar).

Source: abs-cbnnews, youtube

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