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Saigon is known as a city of everything for a reason. By many impacts, people from across the country came to Saigon to set up their lives and hope for a better future. And in the windy nights, when they really miss the taste of some local foods, they can also easily find them in Saigon, to remind the unforgettable moments.

Hanoi Grilled Pork Skewers

There is a different way to eat Hanoi Grilled Pork Skewers compare to the other way of Southern style. Rice Noodles, fresh vegetables, pork Skewers and grilled chopped meat will be served in different plates. One of the most interesting of eating Hanoi kebab vermicelli is the crunchy pickles made from fresh papayas and carrots, adding the special spicy sauce. Mixing the sauce with vermicelli and vegetables as: salads, bean taste the mixture of fresh vermicelli, kebab, and grill chopped meat. That will be the best moment if you have ever tasted this dish.

Vermicelli with tofu and shrimp paste

Vermecelli with tofus and shrimp paste is one of the simplest and most familiar to all Hanoians. Tofus have to be deep-fried to get crunchy, vermicelli will be chopped into small parts and vegetables must be fresh and clean. Some places add pig’s tripes and grilled chopped meat rice. Vermecelli will be devided apart to be enough for one pick, tofus are hot and crunchy. And one of the most important spices in this dish is shrimp paste - a typical sauce can make the dish getting tasty. A delicious sauce is made from good shrimp paste, with light grey color. The cook usually mixes a little lemon juice, sugar, and hot peppers. Vermicelli with tofus and shrimp paste will be more delicious with the mixture flavor of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy sauce and fresh vegetables.

Hue-style Beef Noodles Soup

It is hard to resist the flavor of beef rice noodle with the special rice noodle, along with the tasty broth, beef, crab pies, and pig’s feet... Shrimp paste from Hue city is the main flavor of Hue-style Beef Noodles Soup. The typical taste of this dish is spicy that makes you could not control to have one more after. Holding the bowl of Hue-style Beef Noodles Soup with the red color of chilies, the tasty broth with lemon grass flavor, and especially shrimp paste; having a bite of pig’s feet and slowly tasting the noodles... Rice beef noodles can not be missed with a plate of fresh vegetables such as: sprouts, basils herbs and banana flowers create a colorful and tasty dish.

Da Nang vermicelli with special fish paste

Beside Hue-style Beef Noodles Soup, vermicelli with special fish sauce is also a typical food of the central of Vietnam, especially Quang Nam city and Da Nang city. In Saigon, the ingridient has been changed to accommodate with the taste of peopel in Saigon. The original fish sauce needs to add some coconut juice, garlics, and chopped pineapple. The fresh vermicelli, crispy roasted pork, peanuts, and fresh vegetables along with the spice and typical savor of fish paste… All those ingredients can bring for the consumers an exciting taste about this interesting dish.

Bac Lieu vermicelli and fish paste hot soup

Vermicelli and fish paste hot soup is a typical dish of the West of Vietnam, with a complicated recipe but the main ingredient is the original flavor of fish paste, it is salty but does not make you get thirsty after eating. Vermicelli and fish paste hot soup must be used with many different kinds of vegetables: spinaches, banana flower, water-lily…Tasting a bowl of vermicelli and fish paste hot soup is also a good way getting to know the local

Fish vermicelli hot soup in Chau Doc

Fish vermicelli hot soup is a typical and special dish in Long Xuyen - Chau Doc province, with a meticulous recipe and the texture has to be follow the standard taste of local people like: natural taste of broth, fragrant fish smell and need to have a yellow catchy color. In this food there are two type: snakehead fish, fry a little with turmeric and the head is boil with the water, when eat you have to serve the fish separately, not to complicated, but the Bun Ca bowl has to be catchy will make eater question: the water are clear but, fish meat are peel perfectly, little yellow cork cotton and a little green of laksa leaves, chives… After tasted the water, sweet and sour. Bite a little sweet fish meat. The spice along with the distinct fragrant of the vegetable… remind the memories for people that went away from their hometown…

BOX: The locations to enjoy Vietnamese vermicelli and noodles:

Hanoi grilled pork skewers

Bún chả 143 Ly Chinh Thang Street, Dictrict 3

Bún chả 135 Vo Van Tan Street, District 3

Bún chả vỉa hè - Corner of the intersection Nguyen Van Thu - Mac Dinh Chi Street. District 1

Vermicelli with tofu and shrimp paste

A Vừng - 53 Luong Huu Khanh Street, District 1

Cầu Gỗ - 442 Phan Xich Long Street, Phu Nhuan District

Homemade - 47 Hoa Lan Street, Phu Nhuan District

Beef rice noodles

Nhân Trí - 295 Le Hong Phong Street, District 10

Gánh - 110 Ly Chinh Thang Street, District 3

Da Nang rice noodles with special fish paste

Bà Thuyên - K424/03 Lê Duẩn Street, District 1

Dì Bảy - 145 Bau Cat Street, Tan Binh District

Cô Nổ - 19/13 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 1

Bac Lieu rice noodles and fish paste hot soup

Bún mắm Cô Ba - C1/24 Phạm Hùng Street, District 8

Bún mắm Tài - Sạp 855 - 856 Ba Chieu Market, Binh Thanh District

Bún mắm Bạc Liêu - 247 Vinh Vien Street, District 10

Fish vermicelli hot soup in Chau Doc

Bún cá Châu Đốc - Corner of Hai Ba Trung Street and Vo Thi Sau Street

Bún cá Châu Đốc Cô Út - 199 Nhat Tao Street, District 10

Bún cá Châu Đốc - 03 Hong Ha Street, Tan Binh District