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Get your claws into a crab-induced food coma in Saigon

Prepare to shell out for a sweet treat of Saigon.

The crab soup stand that's been bubbling in the heart of Saigon for 24 years

The stall is packed every evening thanks to its hearty soup sided with century eggs.

7 retro Saigon cafés that offer a ride back in time

Classic designs and quiet atmospheres make these shops a popular choice for the nostalgic.
December 03, 2017 | 08:33 am GMT+7

24/7 noodles at this Chinese restaurant in Saigon

The family has been keeping its stoves burning day and night for more than half a century.
November 18, 2017 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

It's all about the chives in this Saigon noodle soup

Fresh chives add fragrance to balance out the fishy smell and make the broth much tastier.
November 04, 2017 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Take a bite out of Saigon's sizzling 22-cent ‘pizza’

Why travel to Italy when you can sample the Vietnamese version for pocket change?
August 10, 2017 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

For the top 5 banh mi in Saigon, follow the locals

Long lines of customers are a dead giveaway for a true taste of the city’s delicious street food.
August 01, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Cheese lava bread hits Ho Chi Minh City

The good old cheese lava bread with a Vietnamese twist on top. People lava it!
July 29, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

'Slum Dog' broken rice by the garbage dump in Saigon

Don't let the name fool you.
June 18, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7

The crispy Vietnamese cupcake with a shrimp on top

Who needs sugar and frosting if you can eat cakes for lunch and dinner?
May 13, 2017 | 09:13 pm GMT+7

Four cups of nostalgia: Saigon’s retro café revival

As Ho Chi Minh City propels itself into the future, we visit four cafés where the past is still very much alive.
April 22, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

The Vietnamese porridge that eats up everything

The dish once again proves that in Vietnamese cuisine, nothing actually goes to waste.
April 06, 2017 | 12:42 pm GMT+7

Let's get creative with Vietnamese steamed rice rolls

The beloved northern Vietnamese dish is often given a touch of creativity in Saigon. Are they worth the money or just gimmicks?
March 27, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

5 Saigon restaurants that prove size doesn't matter

These guys are serving up a storm from the back of push carts and motorbikes.
February 25, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon looks beyond its signature milk coffee

A cafe boom has inspired coffee enthusiasts to play around with the sweet iced coffee.
November 23, 2016 | 03:18 pm GMT+7
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