Family serves Hanoi pho in Saigon for 77 years

Tran Minh, a street vendor, served his first bowl of Hanoi-style pho on Saigon’s Pasteur Street in 1942.

Ha Giang tea tree remains productive after 500 years

A 500-year-old Shan tuyet tea tree in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang still retains its productivity and the special taste of its leaves.

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.
August 21, 2019 | 11:52 am GMT+7

70-year-old Saigon eatery serves rice in stone pots

Chuyen Ky restaurant situated in the heart of Saigon has been serving rice to customers in stoneware pots since 1948.
August 18, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Trying out Hanoi’s popular yellow sticky rice

A Hanoi roadside eatery has been making xoi xeo sticky rice for breakfast for more than 26 years.
August 14, 2019 | 05:50 pm GMT+7

5 foods of choice when you are in Mekong Delta

Here are five dishes visitors to the Mekong Delta should try to get a taste of the local cuisine.
August 13, 2019 | 07:05 pm GMT+7

Five Da Lat stalls serve Vietnamese ‘pizza’ for less than two bucks

Try Da Lat’s unique contribution to Vietnamese cuisine, rice paper grilled over charcoal with several toppings, at five popular stalls.
August 09, 2019 | 04:48 pm GMT+7

Squid noodles keep a Saigon shop busy all day

A squid variation of the popular hu tieu noodles attracts up to 300 customers to a Saigon stall every day.
August 07, 2019 | 05:22 pm GMT+7

The ethnic way to make rice flour soup tasty

Boi soup made from rice flour and vegetables is a unique dish made by the S’tiêng ethnic people in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.
August 06, 2019 | 11:44 am GMT+7

In Saigon, enjoy a bowl of pho without the bowl

A Saigon eatery has pioneered a completely new way to savor pho, the noodle soup that epitomizes Vietnamese cuisine.
August 05, 2019 | 09:26 pm GMT+7

Drumming up a unique coffee roast in Saigon

Ba Lu Coffee has been in business for almost 60 years with old customers staying loyal for that long.
August 05, 2019 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

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.
July 30, 2019 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Leaving you wanting more: grilled banana

Of Vietnam's various street foods, grilled banana stands out for its flavorful combination of banana and sticky rice.
July 29, 2019 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Looking for new options for lunch, try these dishes in central Saigon

No need to travel far, you can find steamed rice pancakes, pig’s offal porridge and Vietnamese crab udon right in District 1.
July 28, 2019 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Five Saigon sweet soup stalls don’t need no name for fame

Without shiny billboards or fancy services, five che stalls have entrenched themselves in the Saigon dessert scene.
July 28, 2019 | 09:42 am GMT+7
 
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