ASEAN stands for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It was established on August 8, 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration by the founding fathers of ASEAN, namely: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.
Brunei Darussalam joined on January 7, 1984; Vietnam joined on July 28, 1995; Lao PDR and Myanmar joined on July 23, 1997, and Cambodia joined on April 30 1999.
Currently, there are 10 countries in ASEAN.
Street food is very common and popular in ASEAN countries, especially in Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines yet not so common in the U.S. ASEAN StrEAT Food Hall is promoting and bringing street food to the US. and hope it will rise more familiarity to ASEAN street food.