Vietnam Food Travel Map project announced
The Vietnam Food Travel Map project, the first of its kind and developed by culinary artisans and experts, was unveiled during a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on April 1.
Hoi An launches new art performance to attract tourists
Hoi An People's Committee, the Voice of Vietnam (VOV), and the Quang Nam Tourism Association came together to co-host the "Hoi An Show” on March 28 as part of a…
Four Vietnamese facilities named Asia’s 50 best restaurants
Four Vietnamese eateries have been included in the Inaugural “Essence of Asia” Collection, an unranked collection by Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.
Street treats that make a trip to An Giang sweet
Two kinds of cakes made from simple local ingredients show the diverse culture of An Giang – a Mekong Delta province and also one of the most mysterious and mesmerising places in Việt Nam.
"Com hap la sen" takes pride of place in Hue's royal gastronomy
Com hap la sen (Steamed rice with lotus seeds, wrapped in a lotus leaf) was once the food of kings in the 18th century, during the Nguyen Dynasty.
Phở ranks 2nd of 20 best soups in the world by CNN
The American news channel CNN has named phở bò (Vietnamese beef noodle soup) second on the list of 20 best soups in the world.
Ginger jam: A spicy-sweet delicacy of Hue city
The ginger ‘jam’ made in Kim Long Ward, Hue City, in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stands out for its authenticity and absence of additives. The specialty is consumed in large amounts during the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
I’ve known about Pho hong (pink pho) in the northwestern province of Lao Cai’s Bac Ha Town for a long time but only recently got a chance to try it.
Explore street foods in Buon Me Thuot City for no more than US$3
The Central Highlands' Buon Me Thuot City, also known as the capital of coffee in Vietnam, is a food paradise where you can buy a delicious dish for US$3.
Remembering Nam Pho “banh canh” in Hue
It is often said that Hue is very quiet and sad in winter, especially when rain pours from day to day. However, the announcement of “Let’s eat Nam Pho 'banh canh' (thick noodle soup)” may dispel the sullen feeling and the cold.
Rustic dish of local prawns   (Oct 20, 2020)
Rustic dish of local prawns
Rice paper roll with small rice-field prawns served with herbs and a small bowl of spicy fish sauce is a local rustic dish which wins the heart of many food lovers.
Ha Long hand-made squid paste: A delicacy of Quang Ninh province
Cha muc' (squid paste) is a delicious dish which has won the favour of both local residents in Ha Long City and tourists. It tops the list of must-try dishes for visitors to the northern province of Quang Ninh.
‘Com am phu’: A heavenly dish from Hue
The ancient city of Hue often sees people enquiring about its cuisine, which not only boasts many exotic delicacies, but also some weird names. And names do not come any weirder than ‘com am phu' (hell rice).
The secret ingredient of Mekong Delta sour soup
Dien dien (Sesbania sesban) is a yellow flower found in the Mekong Delta during flooding season. This kind of flower is a secret ingredient for local sour soup, which makes it a lot tastier.
Trang Bang rice noodle soup   (Oct 08, 2020)
Trang Bang rice noodle soup
This kind of rice noodle soup which combines the softness and fragrance of Trang Bang rice and the sweetness of the broth from pork bones is sure to win the heart of food lovers. It is a specialty of Tay Ninh, a province some 100 kilometers from HCMC.
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