What to eat at BBQ restaurants in Saigon?

saigon street food tour - BBQ restaurants in Saigon

Gathering at night at BBQ restaurants in Saigon and BBQ stalls to eat grilled dishes, drink some beer and talk about everything around the world has become a part of culture. Most of Vietnamese people prefer grill foods themselves at restaurants/stalls. Marinated foods, charcoal, grill grid, food tong are set on tables so that dinners […]


What to do in Mekong Delta?

What to do in Mekong Delta

What to do in Mekong Delta? Southern Vietnam covers the Mekong Delta, the extreme southern end of the Mekong River, and the area around Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam. Mekong Delta is often referred to as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam due its huge production of rice crop. Vegetables, exotic fruits and fishing also […]


Watermelon Seeds – Must Food at Tet Festival

Watermelon Seeds

 Watermelon Seeds – Must Food at Tet Festival Juicy, sweet and delicious watermelon is one of the most favorite fruits around the world. However, not a lot of people know that tiny black watermelon seeds aren’t useless. After being dried and toasted, these seeds become a great snack containing high level of protid, glucid, lipid, […]


Riding horse cart in Mekong Delta

Riding horse cart

In the past, rich people in China, France and many Western countries ride horse carts their wealth. French people brought horse-drawn vehicles into Vietnam for purpose of transportation in 1880s. These horse-drawn vehicles were pulled by 1 or 2 horses, they had 4 wheels, 2 front wheels were smaller then 2 back wheels to make sure […]


Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish In Mekong Delta

Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish

Being crispy outside but tender inside, smelling, pretty delicious and healthy is highlight of Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish (Ca Tai Tuong Chien Xu) – a specialty food of Mekong Delta. Giant gourami is a kind of freshwater fish weighing 0.5-1.5 kg. In Vietnam, they live in ponds and swamps and are called Elephant-ear fish because it looks like an elephant’s ear. The […]


Coconut fruit in Vietnamese cuisine

coconut fruit

Coconut fruit plays an important part in Vietnamese cuisine because it’s must ingredients of enormous delicious traditional dishes. Vietnamese people have create many recipes of desserts and main dishes from fresh, light sweet coconut water and greasy coconut meat. Coconut milk – the liquid that comes from the grated meat of a mature coconut is used to cook […]


Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu)

Chao Or Fermented Bean Curd

Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) Traditional Chao (Fermented bean curd, Fermented tofu) is an essence of Vietnamese cuisine. Fermented bean curd is considered as Asian cheese. This food is popular in Central and South Vietnam. According to most of Vietnamese people, Chao is buttery and salty. In addition, it has good smell which attracts […]


Black glutinous rice in Vietnamese cuisine

black glutinous rice

Grown in North mountains of Vietnam, Black glutinous rice is rich in nutrition. It contains 6,8% protein and 20% lipid which are higher than other kinds of rice. It also contains 8 amino acid, carotene and minerals. There’s no gluten in black glutinous rice’ so that it isn’t sweet. It is good for heart, blood […]