I was very lucky to have my 2 motorcycle drivers to bring me to local restaurants. I ate where local people had their lunch, ordered what they
usually ordered. Roadside family-run kiosk, 2nd floor restaurants, night market food stands and
I find it true that Vietnamese cuisine is very different from other asian food. It is usually light in nature. Southern food
is very fresh and light, and northern food usually serves hot.
My favourite ? Gotta be the "wrap it yourself" rice-paper salad roll.
Vietnamese sandwich made in front of you on the street.
Saigon beer !
Iced Vietnamese black coffee.
Lemon grass chicken at a roadside family-run kiosk.
Pho at Chinatown in Saigon.
Fresh Fruits and Lime-honey tea at Mekong
Snake (from local Mekong area) with vegetables.
We ordered soups, chicken, fried sausage and lots of fresh greens.
Bun in Hanoi (Notice the difference b/w Bun and Pho ?)
Fried Spring Rolls and Omelette with pork (at Old Quarter in Hanoi)