International Food Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

International Food Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO – The 14th Ho Chi Minh City International Food Festival opened at Thanh Nien (Youth) Cultural House in the city on November 14, under the theme ‘Vietnam – Kitchen of the World’.  (Nov 15, 2019 05:00:01)


Vietnam among top five in the world for street food

  Oct 21, 2019 21:01:21
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam has been ranked fourth among 50 best cities for street food, according to a new survey by CEOWorld. 

Grilled rice paper with various toppings: A savoury snack of Da Lat

  Oct 21, 2019 17:59:40
NDO – Dubbed as “Vietnamese pizza”, ‘banh trang nuong’ (grilled rice paper with various toppings) is a savoury and must-try snack for visitors to Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong. 

Steam glutinous rice with ant egg: A speciality of Tay ethnic people

  Oct 20, 2019 10:54:26
‘Xoi trung kien’ (steam glutinous rice with ant egg) is one of specialities and traditional dishes of Tay people in the northern mountains of Vietnam. The crispy sounds of ant eggs seem to melt in the mouth and bring eaters the unforgettable taste of sticky rice and dried onions blended with ant eggs. 

Vietnam named Asia’s leading culinary destination

  Oct 14, 2019 14:31:52
NDO – The 26th World Travel Awards for Asia and Oceania chosen Vietnam as “Asia’s Leading Culinary Destination” at a ceremony held on October 12 on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. 

Vietnamese chef promotes homeland’s cuisine to Chinese people

  Oct 08, 2019 13:20:19
NDO – Le Ngoc Quyen, Chef of the famous Susu Restaurant in Beijing, has produced fresh pho (noodles) by himself and nurtures aspirations to promote the values of Vietnamese culinary culture to Chinese and international friends. 

Fish cake noodles - a Phan Rang speciality

  Oct 06, 2019 16:46:27
Besides its pristine beaches and white sheep herds, Phan Rang in Ninh Thuan Province is also famous for its cuisine, especially fish cake noodles. 

Michelin star chefs gather in Hanoi for Culinary Stars week

  Oct 06, 2019 12:31:23
NDO – Eighteen leading culinary stars from around the world, including eight decorated Michelin star chefs, are taking part in the second edition of the Metropole Culinary Stars week hosted by Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi from October 6 to 13. 

Tom kho (Vietnamese simmered prawn)

  Sep 22, 2019 16:15:43
As is the case with many other seafoods, “tom”( prawn) is a nutritional food and very good for our health. 

Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash

  Sep 15, 2019 15:12:42
Vietnam is the country of cakes made from sticky rice. One of those is banh gio (or banh tro), a cake made from glutinous rice soaked in ash water. 

'Cay' cake - A specialty of Thai Binh province

  Sep 08, 2019 10:48:27
Each locality in Vietnam has its own specialty that it is proud of. Visitors to Nguyen or Nguyen Xa village, in Dong Hung district, Thai Binh province are always invited to eat ‘cay’ cake, which is made of glutinous rice well blended with fat and ginger. 

Thit Lon Thui Luoc (“boiled smoked pork”)

  Sep 01, 2019 13:00:59
The dish is certain to bring tourists an impressive and unforgettable feeling through its rustic and moreish taste. 

‘Che con ong’ - A heart-warming Vietnamese specialty

  Aug 31, 2019 16:47:43
Vietnamese cuisine includes many types of che (pudding), including 'che con ong', which is called “honeycomb-shaped pudding” because the dish’s grains of rice resemble a hive of bees. 

Cao Bang steamed rolled pancakes - A delight to one’s sense of smell and taste

  Aug 25, 2019 12:13:27
Among the well-known offerings of Vietnam’s street food, ‘banh cuon’ (steamed rolled pancakes) is consistently ranked a top choice. 

“Pau Plau” Day Cake

  Aug 11, 2019 16:20:30
Day Cake is a popular type of cake that can be found all over Vietnam, but the Day Cake known as “Pau Plau” in Lao Cai is quite a unique dish. It is made solely of rice, but its deliciousness has been tested and acknowledged by many travelers who have been to Lao Cai.