Coming to Vietnam, we certainly will not be able to ignore the special dishes that are not only delicious, eye-catching but also good for your health. You can easily find a lot of fantastic food right in HCMC.


Pho – Vietnamese national spirit dish. Pho is Vietnam’s own twist to the classic noodle soup. This dish is a combination of broth and rice noodles prepared with either chicken or beef.

The noodles are flash boiled until they become soft and are topped with your chosen meat sprinkled with green and sweet onions. You can also customize your soup by using fresh herbs such as mint and sawtooth and chili sauce on your table.


The Goi Cuon is a popular Vietnamese spring roll. The rolls are made of pork, basil, shrimp, and lettuce, which are all wrapped in translucent rice paper. The flavor of this meal is so subtle that you’ll have to dip it in a hoisin-based sauce mixed with crushed chili and peanuts to enhance its flavor.


The dish is a noodle soup that uses fermented fish broth as the base. The meat used is seafood and pork belly, while the soup itself tastes a bit sweet. It is filled with meat, fish, and thick rice noodles to balance out the flavors.


Vietnam’s unique take on a sandwich. It is a delicious sandwich made with a crusty baguette sliced in half that is stuffed with a cornucopia of fresh ingredients and sauces like luncheon meat, pork, mayonnaise, carrot pickles, Vietnamese radish, cilantro, and cucumber among others. When walking the streets of Vietnam, you’re bound to run into a dozen peddlers selling this sandwich. It’s interesting to try them from different places because different establishments often have different spins on this amazing snack.


According to Vietnamese word of mouth, the name Bánh Xèo is created during the process. When frying the cake, the sound of the dough pouring into the hot pan makes a sound like “Xèo” (pronounced like “sell”), so people call this dish “Bánh Xèo”. Bánh Xèo is a popular food from the Central region in Vietnam. This pancake is flour mixed with turmeric to create an eye-catching yellow color, along with coconut milk to create flavor for the dish, the filling includes shrimp, meat, bean sprouts, etc. Currently, Bánh Xèo is popular in many places, each place has its own characteristics in processing and ingredients.


If you enjoy soup, you’ll be glad to know that Bun Bo Hue is another traditional Vietnamese meal. “Bun” provides distinct and regional meals in each location, whether North, South, or Central. However, in Hue, people prefer “bun” over the other because of the style of “bun Hue.” Hue style encompasses not just exquisite, refined, and accurate food, but also the processor’s attitude. People visiting Hue in the morning or afternoon may easily reach “bun bo Hue” by going through the little streets. This thick, slick rice noodle can be found all around the country.

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