Street vendors are part of life in a city. Street vending serves as a livelihood basis and major source of income for many people who do not fit into the formal economic sector, specially in developing countries. But it also contributes to authentic gastronomic experiences of tourists offering a link between food, place and tourism. The study intends to provide an overview of food street and what it represent to image of a region. It also looks at the importance of roadside food vending for the livelihoods of the people involved as well as at the role street food plays in the urban food provisioning. The results show the benefits of using food street as an instrument for regional image development in the construction and maintenance of an attractive tourism.

TURISMO, TERRITORIO E GASTRONOMIA. LA VALORIZZAZIONE DELLO STREET FOOD

PRIVITERA, DONATELLA STEFANIA
2014

Abstract

Street vendors are part of life in a city. Street vending serves as a livelihood basis and major source of income for many people who do not fit into the formal economic sector, specially in developing countries. But it also contributes to authentic gastronomic experiences of tourists offering a link between food, place and tourism. The study intends to provide an overview of food street and what it represent to image of a region. It also looks at the importance of roadside food vending for the livelihoods of the people involved as well as at the role street food plays in the urban food provisioning. The results show the benefits of using food street as an instrument for regional image development in the construction and maintenance of an attractive tourism.
Street Food; Local; Tourism
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