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The World's Strangest Street Food

World's Strangest Street Food: Pie Floater
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Pie Floater, Adelaide, Australia

Street-hawked meat pies—small pastries filled with mincemeat and gravy—are more or less the national dish of Australia. But this Southern-Aussie variant is a little more creative: The pie is—yes—floated in a bowl of thick pea soup, then topped with a dollop of ketchup. Floatophiles claim that once they've gotten their fix, they don't need to eat again all day. They also claim the snacks are best enjoyed when drunk. Somehow, we believe them.

Where to Find Them: From carts at parks and main thoroughfares all around Adelaide. Cowley’s Pie Park is stationed outside the General Post Office (GPO) on Franklin Street.

From the article The World's Strangest Street Food


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