Location: Morocco, Sicily, Zanzibar, Mexico, Vietnam, Turkey, Berlin, South Korea
Published: World Hum
Every evening, 365 days a year, the Djemma al Fna, Marrakech’s main square, morphs into a street food Mecca. Hundreds of stalls strung with blinding bulbs host Moroccan and foreign tourists in near equal measure. Locals prefer to eat in their homes, where food is always prepared by women. But on the street, it’s men who do the cooking. The overall experience is far from calm—vendors go as far as tugging on your shirtsleeves or flirting with your girlfriend to entice takers.