Best Banh Mi in Saigon – 3 Places You Must Try!

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If you’re on your way to visit or spend time in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), one of the questions you’re probably wandering (especially if you love Vietnamese food, like I do) is, “where can I get the best bánh mì (banh mi) sandwich?” …And if you didn’t ask that to yourself, you probably should […]

Saigon’s Waterfall Fried Chicken (Don’t Miss This!)

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I’ve often thought that fried chicken just might be the most universally loved food in the world. From Africa, to Asia, to the Americas, chicken is deep fried until golden brown, served with a variety of side dishes, and the bones (and your fingers) are licked clean. When I mentioned I was going to be taking a trip […]

Delicious Bun Thit Nuong for Breakfast in Saigon, Vietnam

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Bún thịt nướng (bun thit nuong), or the even more glorious choice of, bún thịt nướng chả giò (bun thit nuong cha gio), is a Vietnamese dish, including rice vermicelli, grilled pork, Vietnamese pickles, scallions and their oil, fish sauce dressing, and finally a crispy fried spring roll. It’s one of many incredible Vietnamese dishes, something that […]

Traveling from Bangkok to Saigon – A Quick Update

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Thank you A couple weeks before traveling from Bangkok to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), I published a quick video asking for suggestions on some of the best restaurants to eat at during my visit. The feedback was amazing. My wife Ying and I had an amazing time in Vietnam, spending three full weeks in […]

A Tasty Introduction to Eating Snails in Saigon, Vietnam

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One of the main meals I really wanted to eat when I was in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) was a Vietnamese snail feast. Many Vietnamese love to eat snails – not only because they are delicious – but I also think because they are a wonderful social food to share among friends and family. By complete […]

Lamp Shells and Seafood Adventures in Trat, Eastern Thailand

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Have you ever eaten lamp shells? They were new to me. I can’t say I had ever seen them in a seafood market in Thailand or ever seen them on a menu either. So I was pretty happy to not only eat, but to find these creatures from their source. While we were in Trat (ตราด), filming for the […]

Doi Chaang – How To Visit Thailand’s Coffee Paradise

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Unlike Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Colombia, or even Indonesia, Thailand is not really known for its coffee. Sweet tea with an abundance of sweetened condensed milk is one of the most popular drinks of choice in Thailand, but coffee culture, is not a part of the traditional Thai society (that being said, there are some wonderful up […]