Ca Mau announces tourism programme for 2022
The People’s Committee of Ca Mau Province has promulgated a tourism programme for 2022, comprising a string of attractive activities and events to promote the locality’s culture, cuisine, and tourism potential.
Culinary interaction in the Mekong Delta
Kinh (ethnic Vietnamese), Chinese, Khmer and Cham peoples who live together on the same swathes of land in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have retained their own cultural identities. There have been…
Vung Tau city to host cuisine week
The 2021 Vung Tau Taste Week will take place from April 24 to May 2 in the coastal city, featuring a wide range of cuisine, art and entertainment activities, the…
“Bun suong”, a Tra Vinh-style noodle soup
A stall in Saigon serving “bun suong”, a type of shrimp noodle soup originating in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, attracts scores of discerning patrons.
Explore street foods in Buon Me Thuot City for no more than US$3
The Central Highlands' Buon Me Thuot City, also known as the capital of coffee in Vietnam, is a food paradise where you can buy a delicious dish for US$3.
Remembering Nam Pho “banh canh” in Hue
It is often said that Hue is very quiet and sad in winter, especially when rain pours from day to day. However, the announcement of “Let’s eat Nam Pho 'banh canh' (thick noodle soup)” may dispel the sullen feeling and the cold.
Coconut milk custard cake   (Sep 25, 2020)
Coconut milk custard cake
Tourists can savour Ben Tre’s sweets for dessert at the Ba Beo stall on Hung Vuong Street, where the signature dish is the coconut milk custard cake.
“Thach gang”: A popular refresher of Hai Phong city
“Thach gang” (home-made grass jelly) conjures up childhood memories for most people in the northern port city of Hai Phong. The fresh softness of the jelly melts on the tip of the tongue.
Kem xoi a summer treat to beat the Hanoi heat
Nguyen Thu Loan from Germany loves getting the chance to enjoy Hanoi’s special treat kem xôi (sticky rice ice cream) when she returns to Vietnam.
Sample succulent organic duck in Binh Duong
Vịt Cu Chì Restaurant is a friendly, cosy outdoors spot that has specialised in organic duck dishes for many years in Thu Dau Mot Town near HCM City. My Duyen reports.  
The horn shell in Mekong River Delta
The horn shell, also known as the mud creeper, are commonly found in mangrove forests. These are found on tree trunks, feeding on algae or organic detritus.
Mantis shrimp   (May 27, 2020)
Mantis shrimp
 “Tom tit”, or mantis shrimp, is a dish that seafood lovers do not want to miss out on when visiting Ha Tien town, Kien Giang province.  
Story of nhut, a specialty of Nghe An
For northerners, fermented pickles are part and parcel of daily meals, but for locals in central provinces, particularly Nghe An, nhút (pickle made from young jackfruit) is a real specialty.  
Vietnam’s Pho culture   (May 12, 2020)
Vietnam’s Pho culture
For many Vietnamese, Pho is much more than just noodle soup. From street vendors to luxurious restaurants, Pho has become the national dish of Vietnam.  
"Pa pinh top" in northwestern localities
 “Pa pinh top” (grilled fish), is a speciality of the Thai ethnic minority group in the northwestern region of Vietnam.  
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