So we asked Mauro Rosati, an Italian food editor and author ofStreet Food Heroes: Guide to the Best Italian Street Food, for help. Related: The Tastiest Street Snacks Around the World In ancient Rome, street food was the only way the poor could eat. Nowadays street food is a trendy treat that has been reinvented by top chefs. Forget the typical dirty pickup truck serving sandwiches made of peculiar ingredients: "Street food is now quality food," says Rosati.
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