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Jun
26

Explore the Markets in Ho Thi Ky Alleys

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Located in District 10, Ho Thi Ky Street has many alleys with different things to do. When speaking of Ho Thi Ky, you may think of the famous, beautiful, and colorful Ho Thi Ky Flower Market. However, there is another market located right next to it where you can try exotic cuisines from Cambodia. This guide will help you explore and find out what ...
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Jun
26

Why You Should Try Vietnamese Clay Pot Chicken

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Vietnamese food is already well-known for Pho, Banh mi, and street foods; however, there is another side of Vietnam culinary, the simple dishes that are served in every Viets' family meal. Vietnamese clay pot chicken is one of them. Despite the simplicity of the cooking method, this chicken dish is incredibly tasty and worth trying.What is Vietname...
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Jun
26

Central Vietnam Cuisine: Bun Bo Hue

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Food is a very important part of any culture. Food can tell more than anything else where you come from and the beauty of your homeland. Food helps to preserve cultural identity, and we believe in the great importance of some kinds of food or culinary traditions. Many travelers associate Vietnam with friendly people, stunning landscapes, long palm-...
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Also beef noodles soup but tastes widely different. I'd love to have this for breakfast any day, the list you comprised is very ni... Read More
Sunday, 15 December 2019 22:30
Guest — Jaime Foster
If you've had enough of the Pho craze, bun bo hue is an amazing alternative
Saturday, 26 October 2019 12:17
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Jun
26

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

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Eating plant foods instead of animal-based foods is increasingly popular in today’s societies. Coming to Vietnam - a country where Buddhism is the main religion, you can easily find good vegetarian restaurants (nha hang chay) and Vietnamese vegetarian dishes (mon chay) and vegetarian version of most Vietnamese dishes (mon chay gia man) in any major...
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ho chi minh is actually very vegan-friendly in terms of food
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:58
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Jun
25

Cho Lon: Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh City

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Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) is famous for the diversity in a cultural combination of different ethnics. Some areas have been established for a couple of centuries, and despite the developed modern world, they still keep their historical aspects reflected in many ways of life. And Cho Lon - the largest Chinatown in Vietnam - is one of the oldest, busi...
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I recommended my friend to take the tour with i Tour to cho lon and they were all so happy about it
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:11
Guest — Ivan Gonzales
Do you have tours to this area?
Saturday, 19 October 2019 23:47
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Jun
25

Why You Should Try Sugarcane Juice in Vietnam

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Sugarcane juice is known as a refreshing juice in Vietnam. You will find it the perfect choice to slake your thirst. Besides Vietnamese coffee, it is the top choice for locals and visitors from all over the world. Why it is famous and why should you try sugarcane juice in Vietnam? Here are the reasons why.Sugarcane Juice is NutritiousSugarcane...
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It was nice to visit the market during the day and tried the refreshing juice
Saturday, 04 January 2020 14:51
Guest — Shivsai
Sugarcane juice has many health benefits and it is proven time to time by doctors and scientists all around the world
Friday, 05 October 2018 17:55
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Jun
25

Coffee Houses in Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnamese coffee not only plays an important role in the daily life of several generations of Vietnamese but it has also been widely known all over the world for decades due to its strong flavor. Along with the development of coffee, coffee houses have also become increasingly popular in Vietnamese today’s society. In this guide, we will introduce...
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coffee houses in ho chi minh are abundant to get some work done
Saturday, 26 October 2019 12:52
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Jun
25

Vietnamese Foods: Bun Thit Nuong in Ho Chi Minh City

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People from all over the world may know Pho as a Vietnamese rice noodle dish, which is so famous worldwide that it is officially defined in the Oxford Dictionary. However, that is not the only rice noodle in Vietnam. In this Vietnamese food guide, we will introduce to you another type of rice vermicelli and a famous dish using it cal...
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a southern version of bun cha
Friday, 25 October 2019 21:41
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May
12

Best Dishes and Restaurants for Local Dining in Ho Chi Minh

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One big part of a fun adventure to a new culture is getting to try the local cuisine. Learn more about Vietnamese dishes with our list of best dishes and restaurants for local dining in Ho Chi Minh City.Dishes for Local Dining in Ho Chi MinhIn a country with close-knitted family tradition, the family meal is a really important time for all members ...
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It was so much to join a food tour and we tried so many amazing restaurants. I joined the city tour years ago and came back to ho ... Read More
Monday, 20 January 2020 14:02
Guest — Tammy
Did the food tour with this company last November and we had a wonderful experience! I recommend travelers to sign up for this if ... Read More
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 22:42
Guest — Sharon Moore
dining in ho chi minh never runs out of options
Saturday, 26 October 2019 16:02
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May
12

Try These Dishes on Your Saigon Food Tour

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On your Saigon food tour, you will not only find food signature of Southern Vietnam but also get to try specialty from other regions as well. As a hub of Vietnamese culture in the south, Saigon is also the place where you can find dishes of any regions in Vietnam.Most of the famous Southern Vietnam dishes are from the Mekong Delta or the southwest ...
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These foods all look dreamy, wonder where I can try them all?
Saturday, 11 January 2020 15:53
Guest — Gwen Powell
Your tour really led me to amazing cuisine in saigon
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:52
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May
04

Places to Eat and Drink in Ho Chi Minh

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Welcome to the eating and drinking paradise! If you are a foodie, Ho Chi Minh City is definitely a place you should not miss out on. Here are some of the recommended local foods and drinks.Must-try Foods in Ho Chi Minh:PhoBanh MiBanh XeoBanh CuonBun Thit NuongCom TamVietnamese NoodlesMi Quang (Quang Noodles)Vietnamese PicklesWhat to EatMust-try Dis...
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Apr
07

Why We Love Ho Chi Minh City

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Discover 8 reasons why we love Ho Chi Minh City as locals from the cityLooking for good reasons to visit Ho Chi Minh City? Discover the most populous city in Vietnam from the locals' perspectives to see why people just love this city so much regardless of where they come from! Let’s begin our countdown!1. Architecture in its best formThe cityscape ...
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Apr
07

Origins of Our Famous Vietnamese Foods

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In diverse Vietnamese cuisine, aside from the traditional dishes, many famous Vietnamese foods are adopted from other countries and cultures through the course of history. They are easy to find and some of which have become must-try Vietnamese foods and must-try Vietnamese drinks.Banh Mi - Vietnamese Baguette (France)France is one of the countries ...
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Vietnam is the master of adopting other cultures and making them their own
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 13:47
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Lots of Vietnamese food has French origin
Saturday, 26 October 2019 15:14
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You forgot the famous fish sauce? What's the origins of that? ... Read More
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Apr
06

Hu Tieu Nam Vang - A Specialty of Saigon Cuisine

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You may be surprised if you know that Nam Vang in the name of this dish is another term for Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Alright, this specialty was originated from Cambodia. However, what’s more interesting is that the original Hu Tieu Nam Vang (Phnom Penh Noodle) was made by the Chinese living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Then, this dish was ...
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Apr
02

Halal Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

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Beside the stars of Vietnamese cuisine like broken rice, banh mi, and pho, Muslim delicacies can also be a highlight on your Vietnam travel. In recent years, as the fast growth of tourism and Islamic tourists coming from Malaysia and Indonesia, more and more Halal restaurants have been opened in Ho Chi Minh City. Let’s find out about 3 of the ...
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Mar
30

Bun Rieu - Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup

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Lesser known around the world but very popular among locals, Bun Rieu is another dish you must try on your Vietnam tripIngredients of Bun Rieu and How Bun Rieu is MadeFour main components to look out for in a bowl of Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup are crab paste, broth, noodles (or rice vermicelli), and meatballs. A bowl of Bun Rieu, however, also fea...
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Guest — Chaze Tourin
Such a detailed blog. I love learning about my favorite Vietnamese food
Monday, 24 February 2020 13:17
Guest — Guadalupe Francis
The one in Ben Thanh market is the best in town
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:53
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Mar
30

Banh Beo - Steamed Rice Water Fern Cake

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Banh Beo is a popular food which often used in breakfast or as a snack in Vietnam. This Vietnamese dumpling is originated from Hue, which is a romantic city in Central Vietnam and also the origin of many tasty kinds of food as Bun Bo Hue (Beef vermicelli), Com Hen (Baby clam rice), etc.Ingredients for Making Banh BeoThe ingredients of Banh Beo...
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Mar
30

Bo La Lot - Beef in Wild Betel Leaf

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Find out about a Vietnamese food that is perfect for family meals and a favorite street food at the same time: Bo La Lot (grilled beef in wild betel leaf)! Last time when we listed 20 best Vietnamese dishes, we didn’t include this amazing dish and now we’re making up for it by giving you a full guide to eating Bo La Lot (grilled beef in wild betel ...
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Mar
30

Diverse Vietnam Food Culture

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Vietnamese dishes are loved for their healthy and flavorful taste. Almost anyone who has tasted Vietnamese food commended the perfect seasoning, and this delicate, impeccable seasoning is also why Vietnamese often find it hard to adjust to the bland seasoning style of western cuisine or the strong spiciness or sourness of Thai and Indian taste...
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I completely agree, It is great. And I am always surprised when I read posts about the food. This great content.
Monday, 02 November 2020 19:58
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The food tour will take you to some of the best places to eat in saigon
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Mar
18

Gluten-free food in Ho Chi Minh City

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Whether you are allergic to gluten or just trying to lead a healthier lifestyle, simply opt for authentic rice-based Vietnamese cuisine while you are on the go and worry no more!What is gluten?Gluten is a protein existing in wheat, barley, and rye. Popular everyday food such as bread, baked goods, beer, and pasta are off-limits to a gluten-free die...
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Having a private tour guide made my experience so much better. I was able to navigate through the city with my diet restriction... Read More
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 17:29
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I was skeptical to join a food tour at first because I am gluten intolerant, and I am so proud that I chose a private food tour. M... Read More
Saturday, 01 February 2020 17:16
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It's best if you're traveling with a local tour guide and inform them about your diet. The i Tour guides were such amazing support... Read More
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