Set 16 Vietnamese Sweet Soups Attracts Foodies In Saigon

The famous Khanh Vy sweet soup stall lasts past 3 generations. The stall is located on Su Van Hanh street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh city. The stall is crowded with customers from 15:30 when the stall is opened till 23:00 when it’s closed. The friendly and hospitable owner – Ms. Tuyen – shared with us story […]

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Full Moon Festival In Saigon In The Past

Besides the Tet (Vietnamese New Year), the Full Moon Festival (or Mid-Autumn Festival) is the second biggest festival in our country. Mid-Autumn is the day when the moon is at its brightest in a year. In that spirit, people worship the Moon Genie, promote culture and familial love. At the festival, Vietnamese people enjoy mooncakes, […]

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Saigon Mooncake in the Past and at Present

During 1860s, Saigon people come to China Town (Cholon) on Tran Hung Dao street to buy delicious traditional moon cakes at every mid-autumn moon festival. Mooncake is considered symbol of blessing and reunion. Mooncake was born in China. Various legends about the origin of mooncake have been circulating in China throughout the years. At first the […]

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Unforgettable Motorbike Ho Chi Minh Fear Factor Food Tour

Do you think your an adventurous palette? How far are you willing to go gastronomically while in Vietnam? Where do you draw the line when it comes to eating food? If you are willing to push the limits, this is the tour for you. On Motorbike Ho CHi Minh Food Fear Factor food tour you will ingest […]

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Phở Saigon In The Past

Pho in Saigon

Phở is a special dish with origins in the North Vietnam. It is said that Phở appeared in Saigon in 1951-1952 along with Tally Card Songs theaters (also known as hát ả đào – an ancient genre of chamber music featuring female vocalists), one in Monceau hamlet and one in Dai Dong hamlet. Phở and […]

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Life in Saigon alley

Each day you are in Saigon, you will find yourselves drawn to the little alleys that wind their way throughout the inner city. Walking along the streets, these alleys suddenly open up in your peripheral vision – blink, and you’ll miss them. They are wonderful to walk through – bringing you into close proximity with […]

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Street food shoulder pole on Saigon streets

Locals or foreigners? You’ve been living in Saigon for a long time or just come here? Have you ever spent a full day to get around Saigon? Walking along the streets in the sun and stop at a cafe because it rains suddenly, it’s an interesting experience. Starting from Tao Dan park, we drove along […]

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Saigon Street Food in the Past

Saigon Street Food in the Past

Tracing the past of Ho Chi Minh city (formerly named Saigon), we found some photos of this city on 20th century. Saigon in the past was not only gentle but also splendid with beautiful girls in ao dai, street food shoulder poles, delicious street foods and drinks. These things have been beautiful memories of many generations of […]

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Sweet and Sour Soup in Mekong Delta

Vietnamese Sweet And Sour Soup (Canh Chua) is a traditional dish that’s popular in Southern Vietnam – Mekong Delta. The dish has perfect blend of sweet, sour and spicy. The sour flavor is from the kaffir lime leaf and tamarind powder and the sweetness is from the crushed pineapple. Sweet and sour soup with fish – Photo […]

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