Category Archives: Vietnam

Hu Tieu stall for more than 60 years in the middle of Saigon, Vietnam

Crispy, golden yellow noodles and rich broth are loved by many diners

Located in the old market on Ton That Dam Street, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam, Mrs. Chanh’s noodle stall has been a beloved spot for many customers for decades. The history of this noodle soup dates back over 60 years when Mrs. Chanh’s uncle first established the stall. In 1991, he made the decision to settle […]

Five delicious dishes for first-timers to Long Xuyen, Vietnam Update 12/03/2023 

Crab porridge hot pot

One of the dishes that showcases the rustic flavor of the Southwest region is crab porridge hot pot. This dish is best enjoyed during the floating season from September to November in An Giang, Vietnam. Update //  The hot pot features fresh crabs cooked in a flavorful broth, creating a delicious and hearty porridge. The […]

‘Scary’ dishes but should try in Vietnam

'Scary' dishes but should try in Vietnam

Duck eggs, blood soup, and fried rice are dishes that can initially intimidate many international guests, but often leave a lasting impression and desire for more after they give them a try.  Nikhita Rathod, a food and tourism writer from South Africa, shared her curious observations about these dishes, describing them as “scary at first […]

Six popular types of bread in Saigon, Vietnam Update 12/03/2023 

Lot beef bread

Crispy bread, filled with a variety of ingredients such as shumai, fish cake, roast pork, and skin, has gained popularity among many individuals. Bread is a versatile and convenient food that is enjoyed by many due to its accessibility and portability. In Saigon, this dish has evolved into various versions, catering to the diverse preferences […]

Three fish dishes for a chilly dinner in Dien Bien, Vietnam

Pa Giảng

Gathering around a fire on a chilly evening in the highlands to enjoy grilled fish Pa Pinh Top is a truly unforgettable experience. Dien Bien, known not only for the historic Dien Bien Phu campaign, Muong Thanh field, and Nam Rung river, but also for its delectable dishes that are characteristic of the Northwest region. Among […]

Western pancakes – Cambodian dishes attract Vietnamese customers

The rustic and simple taste of the dish is loved by many people.

A popular dish often found in pagoda festivals is the soft and chewy Cambodian pancakes stir-fried with oyster sauce, soy sauce, bean sprouts, chives, and topped with a layer of egg. In contrast to the sweet and coconut-infused banh chung, Cambodian cakes take on a savory twist when they are stir-fried with ingredients such as […]

7 familiar night dishes in Saigon, Vietnam

Frog porridge

Broken rice, noodle soup, sticky rice, duck or snail porridge … are popular dishes, meeting the culinary needs of the night. Depending on the job, interests and ability, each diner can choose a suitable night dish. Some of the following dishes are considered popular and loved by many people. 7 familiar night dishes in Saigon, Vietnam See […]

Three typical rice-based dishes of Hanoi’s autumn, Vietnam Update 12/03/2023 

Sticky rice com

Banana dipped in “com” (young green rice), sticky rice, or stir-fried “com” are special dishes that are commonly enjoyed during the autumn season in Hanoi, Vietnam.  Autumn in Hanoi is relatively brief, lasting for about a month when the weather starts to transition and the winds become cooler while the sun still shines brightly. It […]

Five specialties of Sa Dec, Vietnam Update 12/03/2023 

Crazy fish hotpot

Sa Dec, a small and tranquil city in Dong Thap province, Vietnam, is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and is often referred to as the “largest flower basket” of the Mekong Delta. In addition to its scenic beauty, Sa Dec is also well-known for its delectable cuisine. If you visit Sa Dec, you must definitely […]