Vietnam is known as a true paradise with thousands of delicious street food. Under the local people’s clever cooking hands, the available ingredients such as meat, rice, vegetables and fruit are perfectly cooked to make delicious dishes. These food will surely make tourist go crazy for them at the first try. Let’s list out 5 most popular street food in Vietnam.
Pho and Bun
Pho is considered the most famous dish to every tourist coming to Vietnam. You can see Pho at every corner of the street. Pho has different taste in the different areas but it is all basically made from “banh pho”, beef bone broth and beef (or chicken meat).
Bun is also another kind of noodle made from rice like Pho but its shape is round and much smaller. Unlike Pho, Bun can be combined with many other ingredients to make a lot kinds of Bun such as Bun Ca (fish), Bun Bo (beef), Bun Moc, Bun Cha (meat), Bun Oc (shellfish), etc. Bun is also eaten with sauce. Vietnam travel tours
Banh Mi (baguette)
Banh Mi is rising as the most concerned Vietnamese dish by tourist and foreign people. It is reviewed by many experts as the most delicious dish in the world. Banh Mi’s ingredients are ham, vegetables (tomato, cucumber, carrot, fried onion, etc.), mayonnaise, a sauce and all of these things are put into a baguette. Banh Mi appears in every street in Vietnam but Banh Mi in Hoi An is called the Queen of Banh Mi.
Xoi (sticky rice)
Xoi is a familiar dish with every Vietnamese person because it is not only cheap but also very delicious. You can easily buy this dish from Xoi sellers sitting on streets in the early morning. Xoi in the South has different style from that in the North but it always includes two main parts sticky rice and the topping. The topping is optional, it can be fried onion, salted shredded meat, sesame or grinded bean. Indochina travel Vietnam
Che is a kind of dessert which is very popular in Asian countries in general and Vietnam in particular. There are hundreds kinds of Che and each of them are made from a mixture of many ingredients. That’s why a cup (or bowl) of Che always looks so yummy and colorful. Basing on 2 main ingredients (sugar and bean), people have created many new kinds of Che such as Che Buoi, Che Thap Cam, Che Luu, Che Ngo, etc. A cup of Che costs only from 10 thousands to 15 thousands VND.
Being a tropical country, Vietnam is the land of many kinds of fruits. Fresh fruits are sold everywhere with a very reasonable price. You can enjoy fruits which are only grown in a few countries like dragon fruit, durian, jackfruit, pomelo, etc. Buying these fresh and nutritious fruit as a present for your family member and friends is not a bad idea. Mekong Delta is where fruits are grown the most.
Although these 5 are just a few of many delicious street food in Vietnam, all of them show a unique and amazing Vietnamese eating culture. Come to Vietnam and try these food to not only enjoy delicious dishes but also know more about the people.