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Hot and sizzling: Chinese-style fried cakes

A street stall owned by an ethnic Chinese family in District 6 has been serving Saigonese with chive, taro and cassava pan-fried cakes for 80 years.

First fish sauce museum in Vietnam spans centuries

A museum in Phan Thiet is dedicated to fish sauce, considered the soul of Vietnamese cuisine, and delves into the history of a 300-year-old fishing community.

US Michelin star chef thinks spaghetti tastes better with Vietnamese fish sauce

American chef David Chang, who runs a restaurant with two Michelin stars, cooks spaghetti with Vietnamese fish sauce and loves it.
May 08, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Traditional fish sauce makers in Vietnam refuse to take the modern bait

Vietnam's traditional fish sauce makers are struggling to keep a centuries-old practice going, but they have no desire to stop.
April 12, 2019 | 12:45 pm GMT+7

Stinks to high heaven: German sells fish sauce ice cream

An inspired German sells fish sauce flavored ice cream in Saigon that doesn’t smell like Vietnam’s signature condiment.
March 24, 2019 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Fish sauce draft standards suspended

The draft national fish sauce standard has been withdrawn after strident protests and criticism from traditional producers. 
March 13, 2019 | 12:24 pm GMT+7

When Vietnamese fish sauce is much more than fish

The secret to making a good high graded fish sauce comes with another marine creature hiding in sand.
February 07, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Something very fishy is happening on Vietnam's northern coast

The making of Vietnamese cuisine’s indispensable condiment requires a lot of fish that are processed carefully in several stages.
January 25, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

One dish, five eateries – an exploration in Saigon

In five grilled pork noodle eateries in Saigon, customers willingly await their turn to be served.
January 17, 2019 | 04:07 pm GMT+7

6 Vietnamese dishes that owe fish sauce a flavor

It’s the classic Robin to Batman of local food; fish sauce has long been the unsung hero.
January 17, 2018 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam gov’t orders heavier punishment for agency behind false toxic fish sauce survey

The consumer group was fined just $660 and its chairman got a ticking off over a scandal that caused widespread panic.
July 05, 2017 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's consumer group fires official over fish sauce survey scandal

The group has falsely concluded that local fish sauce had toxic arsenic levels, and he was part of the research team.
April 15, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

5 die of suspected suffocation at Vietnam fish sauce factory

The victims are a man from Thailand and four Vietnamese workers.
January 13, 2017 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Vietnam punishes editors over fish sauce story scandal

Thanh Nien newspaper earlier received the highest fine for running reports about high arsenic levels found in fish sauce.
December 06, 2016 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Hanoi advertising firm sponsored controversial fish sauce survey: trade ministry

The government is investigating if any other individuals or organizations are involved.
November 30, 2016 | 11:05 am GMT+7
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