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


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!)


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


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


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


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 […]

Photo: Vietnamese Street Food Looking at You


Vietnam is a wonderful place for food lovers, and I spent much of my time hanging out on the streets eating Hanoi street food. This plate of salad was made of shredded papaya, herbs, peanuts, a fried quail on top and a tasty sweet and sour dressing poured all over. You can watch this video […]

Photo Favorite: Chaos at the Long Bien Market


Chaos would be an understatement when referring to the Long Bien wholesale market in Hanoi. The central distribution of fruits and vegetables for much of Hanoi begins at Long Bien at about midnight and continues until around 6 am the next morning. For those 6 hours the entire scene is a straight up fight of […]