02 | Sep | 21

Richard Johnson

Best Street Food Menu Ever

This is it. Menu fit for a king. Or queen. But this weekend, the rest of us commoners will get to feast at the royal table as the best street food traders in the UK try to impress YOU – and win your vote – at the grand final of the 2021 British Street Food Awards. Walk-ins will be available, but – to secure a table – book in advance here.

Best Vegetarian

Pellizco
Soy and sesame crispy cauliflower tacos, cauliflower and miso purée, anise pickled carrot, spring onion, jalapeño, Valentina picante salsa

Antojitos
Vegan Fish Tacos

Arcchi’s
Egg Hopper served with parippu (lentils with spinach), seeni sambol (spicy caramelized onions), pol sambol (coconut, chilli, onion, lime)

Kara’s Kitchen
Potato paella pot, mixing patatas bravas with potted paella and lashings of bravas sauce and alioli

Best Snack

Arcchi’s
Sri Lankan short eat duo: Sri Lankan spiced cauliflower bites, topped with parsley sambol + vadai

Greidyswingsandstrips
Sriracha Thai fried wings

Keralan Karavan
Poori three way: 1) Crispy poori tostado style topped with chick peas and smoked jackfruit masala, mango scotch bonnet mint chutney, Mooli party slaw and candied fennel seeds 2) Popping Pani Poori stuffed with chickpea masala & topped with sweet tangy mint tamarind flavoured masala water 3) Chat Bomb Poori

Janet’s Authentic Northern Chinese
Korean kimchi and pork bao

Best Main Dish

ROK Kitchen
Slow cooked short Rib bulgogi with asia slaw, sesame seasoned beans, and dijon mustard mayo.

Pellizco
Lamb barbacoa tacos, pea mole, roast Yorkshire fettle, salsa verde, radish, coriander & lime

Antojitos
Seitan barbacoa quesadilla

Fire and Flank
Flank steak with cheesy garlic mash, topped with chimichurri and served with creamed spinach

Greidyswingsandstrips
Jerk fried strip

Janet’s Authentic Northern Chinese
Korean honey chicken

Kara’s Kitchen
Jamaican jerk chicken with cinnamon and star anise rice and a three-bean salad

Best Sandwich

Fire and Flank
Flank steak roll with side of deep fried Dauphinois

Bao Bros 23
Duo of baos – Black Sesame halibut fillet bao, tamarind glaze, smoked cucumber salsa, wild rice popcorn. Plus lemon myrtle crumbed halloumi, Italian slaw, sumac and yuzu mayo.

Keralan Karavan
Bombay Tikka Taco: House-smoked chicken masala stuffed in our take on the crispy taco shell made with Indian paratha style bread, melted three-cheese mix, laced with mango scotch bonnet and mint chutneys, Bombay Mix for crunch, pickled Mooli party slaw served with Keralan style dunkin curry sauce and fresh Gunpowder.

ROK Kitchen
Korean fried chicken burger with ROK slaw, sweet spicy sauce, iceberg and American mustard.

Best Dessert

Skullduggery
The traditional Sunday roast: Roast turkey, pancake ‘roast beef’, white chocolate cheesecake ‘mash’, chocolate truffle ‘roasties’, chocolate ‘sides’, a rich chocolate ganache ‘gravy’ and an old school Yorkie filled with jam and cream, like your gran used to make for tea.

Bao Bros 23
Chocolate bao bomb, red bean chocolate sauce, citrus summer berries, salted caramel popcorn and chocolate soil

Skullduggery
The great British seaside: Vanilla cheesecake ‘fish’ in a biscoff batter, shortbread ‘chips’, coulis ‘ketchup’ and grape ‘mushy peas’ on an edible sand scene and smashable sea.