Never Miss Street Food in Vietnam

If you've set foot in Vietnam, never miss the street food in this country. Delicious and attractive street food will fascinate visitors from the first try.
 

Never Miss Street Food in Vietnam

 
The attraction of Vietnamese street food
Currently, street food activities are popular, especially in big cities such as Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc... Shops and vendors displayed in many places on the road, in markets or areas near markets, night markets… are places of crowded people.
 
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Vietnamese street food is diverse and abundant. In addition to traditional dishes, there are also dishes that are the products of cultural exchange and acculturation with the ethnic groups living in Vietnam such as the Chinese, Cham, Khmer or Western countries.. And recently there are snacks from countries such as Thailand, Korea, Japan, Turkey... These dishes are Vietnamese people receive and vary more or less depending on the taste and processing style. of Vietnamese people.
 
Street food - view from tourism
Coming to Vietnam, visitors can easily encounter traditional and pure Vietnamese dishes without having to spend a lot of time searching or having to step into luxurious restaurants. The things that foreigners are most interested in are Pho, Cha Gio, Banh Xeo, Bun Bo, Bun Thit Nuong, Goi Cuon, Banh Chung, Banh Day...

Previously, Banh Chung and Banh Giay, symbols of Vietnamese culture, were often only available during Tet and festivals, but today these two traditional cakes are popularly sold on the street, used as breakfast for people in the city. In keeping with the one-person diet, Banh Chung and Banh Day are made smaller. Many visitors shared that they found it interesting to enjoy traditional Vietnamese food, so that they could learn more about Vietnamese culture.
 
Natural ingredients and unique way of eating
The uniqueness of Vietnamese street food contributes to the attraction of visitors. The use of natural and environmentally friendly materials such as dong leaves, banana leaves, bamboo strings in processing and decorating dishes also makes Vietnamese cuisine unique compared to that of other countries.
 
In addition, the street food style of Vietnamese also makes visitors interesting. When enjoying street food, Vietnamese people often enjoy with the collective, in a bustling, fun and airy atmosphere. Tables and chairs are usually small, low so that they do not occupy too much space on the road and are easy to organize. In addition to using traditional chopsticks, when eating Vietnamese people also use toothpicks and hands to get food depending on the dish.
 
Vietnamese cuisine in the world
Vietnamese street food is famous in the world. This really contributes to the development of tourism. Two popular street foods in Vietnam, Pho and Banh Mi, have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. In 2012, the world food magazine “Food and Wine” voted Ho Chi Minh City as one of the world's top street food cities. Some famous dishes are honored by the world such as baked bananas and Banh Khot (voted as the favorite food in the street food festival in May 2013 in Singapore), Banh Mi (some magazine and TV channels honors, in which Banh Mi in the alley 37 Nguyen Trai, District 1 was voted by the concierge.com website of US travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler as one of 12 delicious street food in the world), or Cha Gio (voted by CNN in the US as one of the 50 best dishes in the world and recognized as one of 12 delicious Vietnamese dishes in 2012 by the Asian Record Organization).
 
In addition, street food was also writer Richard Sterling (American, author of World food - Vietnam, published by Lonely Planet Publishing House in 2000 and a number of books on travel and cuisine of countries around the world. gender) appreciated.
 
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