Category: Food and Drink

Food tours offer a taste of the capital's cuisine beyond pho

Bite sized: Tourists enjoy nem (deep fried spring rolls) at a street food stall in the Old Quarter. — Photo courtesy of Hanoi Street Food TourIt’s Rafael Carneiro of Brazil’s first time visiting Viet Nam. He has mostly eaten noodle soups since he arrived – which has given him the impression that all Vietnamese food […]

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Nine dishes foreign tourists should not miss in Vietnam

Banh mi, pho bo, cao lau, banh xeo, and che are the dishes praised by foreign visitors for their special taste. Pho bo (Vietnamese beef noodle soup) The extremely popular traditional dish is hailed by foreign tourists as a symbol of Vietnam cuisine and occupies a small corner in the heart of gourmets worldwide. Pho […]

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A sophisticated cuisine, simply served

Reasonable prices, tasty dishes, good service and a prime location accounts for the rapid rise in popularity of the newly opened Bun Bo Ganh restaurant in HCM City list, reports Xuan Hiep The former royal city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue is noted for its rich cultural traditions, serene […]

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"Banh Chung" – the soul of Vietnamese New Year!

“Banh Chung” (Chung cake) is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays and King Hung’s anniversary (10th March Lunar). For the Vietnamese, making “Banh Chung” is the ideal way to express gratitude to their ancestors and homeland. The legend of ” Banh Chung” Chung cake was invented by the 18th […]

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Visit Trung Nguyen Coffee Village

To get to where the story of Vietnamese coffee began, and to trace the nation’s spectacular rise as a major world coffee exporter, a visit to Trung Nguyen Coffee Village is a must. Located in the highland city of Buon Ma Thuot in Dak Lak Province in the Central Highlands, Trung Nguyen Coffee Village offers […]

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Deer antler: is as precious as other kinds of expensive, rare food. Deer antlers are treasured because people believe it can not only improve people’s physical, mental and sexual health but also provide a magic cure for a wide range of diseases Yen Mac fermented pork roll – Nem Chua Yen Mac: the finished fermented […]

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50 gift specialties which were nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists (part 02)

Thai Nguyen tea: Northern Thai Nguyen province is a cradle of Vietnamese tea. The most famous tea from Thai Nguyen is Tan Cuong Tea, whose incredibly delicious taste can bewitch any tea drinkers.  A bitter taste comes to you when making the first sip of a cup of hot Tan Cuong tea and then it […]

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50 gift specialties which were nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists (part 01)

The Viet Nam Record Organization published the list of 50 gift specialties which were nominated by localities, tourism agencies, domestic and foreign tourists  Da Lat Atiso Da Lat Atiso: In the Central Highlands city of Da Lat, dried atiso tea is used widely by local people as it is proved to be good for your […]

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Why You Need to Visit Vietnam

If you only have time to explore one country in Southeast Asia, choose VIETNAM! Let’s admit it, when it comes to travel, Vietnam gets a bit of a bad rep. Before coming here all I heard were stories of travel scams, robberies, aggressive touts, and warnings that I’d be treated like a walking dollar sign. […]

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20 Vietnamese Dishes You Should Know

What’s the first Vietnamese food that pops to mind for you? Phở? Bánh mì? Spring rolls? All of these are quintessential dishes to be sure—and you’ve already knocked off three of the 20 in this list—but we’ve only just begun. When you’re talking about “Vietnamese food,” as mentioned before, you’re talking about rice in many […]

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