>>Cơm – a symbol of Vietnam cuisine >>What to know about Cha ca About Egg Coffee The first cup of egg coffee was made in early 20th century by Nguyen Van Giang. He used to be a bartender at the 5-star Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel under French domination. The great-grandfather Giang had turned the western […]

When we say that Vietnam is warming with reds these days, we aren’t making a political statement, of course. We’re talking about Vietnamese wine. With the easing of government restrictions, both commercial and cultural, the past ten years have seen a welcome increase in wine importing and awareness. You can now find a good quality Bordeaux […]

If you have ever tried Cơm Việt (Vietnamese plain boiled rice), you will find the difference from the boiled rice in other countries! In an ordinary meal of Vietnamese people, together with a variety of different dishes, Com or plain boiled rice is an indespensable one, the most popular food at the main meals of […]

Hanoi, a thousand year city, is known for its long history along with ancient streets as well as modern quarters, but Hanoi cuisine is one of the best things visitors always keep in their minds wherever they are, especially dessert. >> What to know about Cha ca >> An overall look through Vietnam street food Chè nhãn […]

Cha ca is a favourite dish of Hanoian. Located in Cha Ca street, Cha ca La Vong (“cha ca” means grilled fish) is the famous restaurant to many Hanoian as well as visitors from all over the world. >> An overall look through Vietnam street food >> Cold Food Festival: Banh troi nuoc ( Floating cake) Cha […]

Street food, curb food, or sidewalk food is the foods and drinks which were prepared or willing to be processed and served according to customers’ requirements. Street food is sold on the pavement, curb, on the street, in the crowds, or other public places, such as supermarkets, parks, resorts, entertaining centers, outdoor dining food streets… […]

In Vietnam, Banh Troi is the cake which is associated to Cold Food Festival. That day is on March 3rd of Lunar calendar. On that day, Vietnamese people usually make a plate of Banh Troi with some bowl of sweet soup to worship and remember their ancestry. Banh Troi is not only delicious, it has deep […]

The moon cake festival or the Mid autumn festival (Trung Thu) is not far away! The moon cake isn’t a street cake as it’s expensive and probably not affordable for many people (but only long before the festival, few days before or right after, buy one get one free!) >> Pickled Onions (Hanh Muoi) – a […]

Pickled Onions (Hanh Muoi) is one of the indispensable dishes served in Tet Holiday of Vietnam. >> Chung cake – oldest traditional Vietnamese food >> Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky Pickled Onions on Tet In Vietnamese culture, people may suffer from hunger all year round but they always try their best to be full at Tet: this […]

“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. >> Fresh beer (Bia hơi) >> Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky The legend of […]