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 […]

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 Story: A Week of Divine Food in Hanoi


Sitting on 6 inch stools on the roadside, balancing drinks and dishes on tiny or nonexistent tables, extremely uneven light coming from makeshift roofing, people shoving, and a slight concern of being hit by motorbikes all add to the exciting challenge! Here are a few things I ate while in Hanoi, Vietnam.