Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide: Where and What to Eat

Vietnam, Saigon/HoChiMinh City Guide (B): Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide: Where and What to Eat

Vietnamese food is downright delectable. Off the chain. Chopstick lickin’, bowl sippin’, noodle slurpin’ deliciousness.

The Vietnamese cuisine is complex, yet simple. The layors of flavors are intricate, yet the ingredients are pure. These are the juxtapositions that make that Vietnamese dish you’re about to devour a perfect display of ying and yang. Its the ideal balance of bold and simple flavors: fresh cilantro complimented with spicy chili oil, salty fish sauce paired with the smoky grilled meat, chewy rice noodles swimming in the robust soup broth. Ahh yes, I think I’m gonna eat just fine this year. Don’t worry mom, I won’t go hungry!

My introduction to the Vietnamese cuisine happened fast and furious in Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) and natural to AWC form, I took this extremely unfamiliar city by storm, how else, but through its food. They say the only way to teach a bird how to fly is by pushing it out of the nest. Well, the only way to learn the mean, green food-filled streets of Vietnam is by eating street food in Ho Chi Minh City. Every alley, every corner of the chaotic city is filled with the aromas of street food cooking away around the clock. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Ho Chi Minh City Food Guide: Where and What to Eat
Guide Location: Vietnam » Saigon/HoChiMinh City
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Casie Tennin
Read it on author's website: http://awanderingcasiedilla.com/2017/10/13/ho-chi-minh-city-friend-pho/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pho Le
  • Chi Tuyen
  • Ngo 8
  • Baozi
  • Den Long