March 06, 2016

World Street Food Congress 2016

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  • Street food has long been a favourite of almost every Filipino. Whether it’s a stick of isaw (chicken or pig’s intestine), a bowl of beef pares (braised beef) with rice, or a couple of pieces of banana cue (saba banana on a stick) or turon (banana fritters), it’s hard not to find a Filipino who hasn’t tried street food.

    This makes the Philippines an ideal location for the World Street Food Congress, happening on April 20 – 24 at Bonifacio Global City.



    THE BEST IN STREET FOOD. Foodies from all over the world will converge in BGC this April!


    Led by popular American chef Anthony Broudain, Indonesian culinary expert William Wongso, and KF Seetoh, Singapore’s most prominent street food expert, the World Street Food Congress (WSFC) promises to bring the best of heritage street food culture from all over the globe.

    WSFC seeks to preserve, professionalise, and imagine new possibilities for street food through its three events:

    • The World Street Food Dialogue

    • The World Street Food Jamboree

    • The World Street Food Awards

    The two-day Dialogue (April 20 – 21 at Federacion Drive and 9th Avenue) gathers some of the world’s most influential movers, thinkers, food gurus, and advocates, in order to advance ideas in making the WSFC’s pillars a reality.

    The Jamboree (April 20 – 24 at at 7th Avenue and 25th Street) is the main attraction of the event, with 24 street food masters from up to 10 countries: a showcase of the world’s best in street food.

    The World Street Food Awards seeks to recognize the best in street food culture through 5 categories: Best 20 Street Food Masters, Best Street Food City, Best Street Food Concept/Restaurant, Best Writer/Commentator/Blogger, Best Publication).

    For more information on the World Street Food Congress, visit


    What: World Street Food Congress 2016
    When: April 20 – 24, 2016
    Where: Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City



    Photo courtesy of: World Street Food Congress Facebook page

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