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Bean porridge with tofu, pickled eggplants in Hanoi's Old Quarter

Ms. Oanh's porridge shop on Dao Duy Tu Street is a favorite of many Hanoians.

Saigon rice pancake restaurant: 50 years and still going strong

A modest eatery selling rice pancakes on Cao Thang Street, District 3, has been a favorite for generations of Saigonese.

Meatball vermicelli at double price in downtown Saigon

A bowl of vermicelli at Rom Map restaurant costs double the normal price, but is popular for its full filling of flavorful meat.
July 26, 2019 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

5 variations for noodles lovers in Saigon

Looking for noodles in the big city? You can find them with beef offal, wonton or duck meat among other delicious variations.
June 17, 2019 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Porridge noodles – don’t be confused by its name

Chao canh or porridge noodles, a famous Nghe An specialty, is not a combination of noodles and porridge as its name suggests.
June 09, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Ben Thanh market eatery’s Hue-style dish sells like hot cakes

The silky texture of its water fern cakes and the rich, flavorful sauce they come with allure foodies to an eatery in central Saigon.
May 25, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Taste trumps price for 60 years at Saigon duck vermicelli soup stall

A Saigon market stall sells slightly pricey duck vermicelli soup, but customers do not begrudge a single extra dong.
May 07, 2019 | 04:41 pm GMT+7

Grilled chicken, a must-try dish when visiting Central Highlands

Ga nuong com lam (grilled chicken with bamboo tube-rice) is a specialty of Gia Lai Province, in Vietnam's Central Highlands.
May 04, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

For 47 years Cambodian speciality remains popular with Saigon foodies

It is a noodle dish that seems simple to make but has unexpected layers of complexity.
April 30, 2019 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

Saigon sidewalk eatery’s popular stinky tofu

The famous Chinese dish with its notorious odor is very popular among foodies.
April 16, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

The food scene in scenic Halong Bay

Ha Long Bay, a scenic tempest of emerald waters and limestone islets, also cooks up a storm.
March 30, 2019 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

Become a gourmet before you leave Hanoi, CNN exhorts

In town for the Trump-Kim summit? Don’t leave town before you try five signature dishes, advises CNN.
February 28, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Critter fritter: Hanoi's winter worm cakes delight diners

Hanoi's "cha ruoi" ragworm fritters are a winter foodie favorite in the Vietnamese capital, but the deep-fried delights are not for the squeamish.
December 20, 2018 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

A culinary experience turns soulful on a Hanoi downtown street

Ly Quoc Su street which connects an iconic cathedral with Hang Bong Street offers many variations of a Hanoi dining theme.
December 02, 2018 | 08:40 am GMT+7

A Hanoi village that has its cake and sells a lot of it

In suburban Hanoi, the Gia Village has held on for long to a special culinary tradition: making the ramie cake.
November 30, 2018 | 01:42 pm GMT+7
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