Plan for hot banh khot

Tucked away down a bustling small street not far from the Vung Tau waterfront, local eatery Banh Khot Goc Vu Sua goes about its business as the area’s king of banh khot. For those ... Continue Reading →

Canh bong tha – exotic treat from old Hanoians

Hanoi is known for a number of traditional exotic dishes which reflect local people’s unique and sophisticated cultural lifestyle. Canh bong tha is one of the many well-known dishes ... Continue Reading →

Garlic salad on Ly Son Island

If you have a chance to travel to Quang Ngai Province’s Ly Son Island, you will find an exotic plant for sure dubbed “male garlic”. The reason locals call it “male garlic” ... Continue Reading →

Hue International Food Festival 2014 to come

In the framework of the Festival Hue 2014, Thua Thien Hue’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will coordinate with VNAT and Thua Thien Hue Hotel Association to organize “Hue ... Continue Reading →

Asian cuisine week highlights Vietnamese food

Popular Vietnamese specialties such as Hanoi fried spring rolls and southern grilled beef noodles are attracting attention from customers at the ongoing Asian Cuisine Week in the Czech ... Continue Reading →

Cong cake – specialty made of delta rice

Coming to the Mekong Delta, after cruising along canals, shopping on the floating market and cycling around orchards, tourists should enjoy many rustic specialties, of which cong cake is ... Continue Reading →

Lau tha – a simple but tasty hotpot

Lau tha, which can be translated simply as hotpot, appeals to the taste buds of sophisticated diners because this special dish of Phan Thiet City in Binh Thuan Province not only looks ... Continue Reading →

Asian Records recognises 10 more Vietnamese dishes

The Asian Records Organisation (ARO) has included ten more Vietnamese culinary specialties in its latest Asian Records listings. The dishes, all closely tied to specific Vietnamese ... Continue Reading →

A red noodle soup for chilly evenings

At first glance, and at first sniff, bun do is similar to bun rieu cua (rice vermicelli with dried shrimps, ground field crabs and tomato soup), a common street food in the southern ... Continue Reading →

Canadian food festival to begin on November 15

The 2013 Canadian Food Festival will be held in Hanoi from November 15 to December 15 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Canada-Vietnam diplomatic relations. Premium products including ... Continue Reading →