Saigon: new kid on the foodie block

Asia’s top foodie cities have for long been Singapore, Bangkok and Hong Kong. Saigon’s a new kid on the block.

Not beef, not chicken, but pork pho

Satisfied customers of a Hanoi eatery have been vouching for a twist to the iconic pho for 40 years.

Snakes on a plate: Vietnam's coiled cuisine

With their meat served up in a wide array of dishes and blood added to rice wine, snakes make a ...
September 11, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

Fragrant broth, tasty dumplings keeps Saigon stall in business

An owner’s personal attention has helped a wonton noodles restaurant in Saigon remain popular for ...
September 11, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Chill this summer with Hanoi specialty: cold snail noodles

In a corner of Hanoi's Dong Da District, this edition of snail noodles cools down the sizzling heat ...
September 08, 2018 | 11:01 am GMT+7

A 20-year journey shines an Indian spotlight in Saigon

More than 20 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian ...
September 06, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Giant wood spider, a specialty food in forests of south central Vietnam

During the rainy season people go into the forest to turn these black spiders with yellow stripes ...
August 20, 2018 | 08:27 pm GMT+7

Hai Phong’s quaint piquant delicacies

For a stomach-warming experience, take half a day to enjoy a sampling of surprising Hai Phong ...
August 17, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

A Saigon café milks a 'different' breakfast habit

For 20 years, an unassuming Saigon cafe has been catering to an atypical Vietnamese breakfast ...
August 15, 2018 | 07:17 am GMT+7

Saigon 'banh cuon' stall has been getting it exactly right for 40 years

An unassuming Saigon stall serves up the perfect steamed rice roll but its owner says there is no ...
August 12, 2018 | 10:31 am GMT+7

For 30 years, a Saigon eatery has beefed up beef balls

There is no sign because there's no name, but one stall is famous among locals and foodies for its ...
August 11, 2018 | 11:01 am GMT+7

A bowl of soup that will bowl you over

A street cart in Saigon charges $13 for a bowl of “crab cake” soup, but gourmets are not ...
August 10, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

An act of wonton kindness in Hanoi's Old Quarter

A Hanoi eatery serves wonton soup, not as ubiquitous as pho, but delicious in its own right.
August 09, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

How to braise tasty fish and pork without wood-burning stove

The final product has eye-catching caramel color, distinctive fragrance and tender chunks of meat ...
August 06, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Madame Thuy's dumplings: A tapioca treat from central Vietnam

Hoang Thi Thuy in Quang Binh Province serves popular "banh loc" filled with shrimp, pork, forest ...
August 04, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7
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