Mexico stands out among the best street foods in the world

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Our country always excels in gastronomy and street food is no exception.

Tacos, cakes, tamales, guacamole, gorditas, among other dishes are part of Mexican cuisine, which is considered one of the best in the world, and of course, Mexico has a wide variety of flavors, textures, sizes and colors.

In addition to having typical dishes from each region, something that characterizes our country is the great offer of street food, which has just been included in the ranking of the 50 best street foods in the world.

Mexico has some of the best street food in the world.

In the ranking of the 50 best street foods in the world made by TasteAtlas and published on November 15, Mexico was included with 10 dishes:

Place number 7, tacos

Tacos are a dish that under no circumstances should be missing in Mexican cuisine, since it is one of the most popular in our country, with many versions such as basket tacos, golden tacos, barbacoa, pastor, the list is very extensive.

Place number 10, carnitas

Although they originate from Michoacán, carnitas are a very present dish in several regions of the country, being one of the favorite snacks of Mexicans.

Place number 12, roast beef tacos

Carne asada tacos are a classic of Mexican food, regardless of the state, no street can be missing the typical taquito stand. This dish is so diverse that countless versions have emerged over the years.

Place number 13, esquites

The famous esquites occupy an important place on this list, and with their cheese, mayonnaise, lemon and chili, this dish can become a true delicacy.

Place number 14, cochinita pibil

Cochinita pibil is a dish originally from Yucatan. The meat is pork and is marinated in a combination of annatto paste, bitter orange juice and garlic. The meat is shredded to make way for the famous cochinita tacos, which are accompanied by a good sauce, onion and habanero.

Place number 27, gringas

A characteristic of the gringas, in addition to the filling, is the flour tortilla with which it is made. Although most gringas are made from pastor, there are also other ingredients such as suadero, steak and/or campechano. It is usually accompanied with melted cheese and sauce.

Place number 28, tacos al pastor

Accompanied by onion, cilantro, pineapple, lemon and sauce, tacos al pastor are one of the most emblematic dishes of our country. Something that, in short, should never be missing in a taco shop.

Place number 35, antojitos

Mexican snacks are that fast food that we usually consume after a day full of activities. Dishes such as fajitas, cakes, tamales, tacos, tostadas, tlayudas, chalupas, gorditas, quesadillas, cemitas, pambazos and chilaquiles have been listed by TasteAtlas among the tastiest snacks in the world.

Place number 37, tacos governor

Governor tacos, so named because they were created to feed a governor of Sinaloa, are prepared with a combination of shrimp, grated cheese, cilantro, onion and tomato. They are usually accompanied with sauce and lime slices.

Place number 46, tortas

Tortas are a very versatile dish in Mexican cuisine since you can put almost everything in a bolillo: brisket, pastor, sausage, egg, chilaquiles, tamales, sausage, ham, leg, among other ingredients.

Source: El Universal