TOP 10 MUST-TRY VIETNAMESE DISHES IN SAIGON (part 2)
6/ Banh mi – Vietnamese baguette Sandwich
This baguette sandwich filled with greens and a choice of fillings, including pâté and freshly made omelet, is so delicious that it’s been imitated around the world. In the north, chefs stick to the basic elements of carbohydrate, fat and protein—bread, margarine, and pate—but head south and your banh mi may contain a more colorful combination of cheese, cold cuts, pickled vegetables, sausage, fried egg, fresh cilantro, and chili sauce.
7/ Cha gio – Fried Spring Rolls
The crispy shell with a soft veggie and meat filling dunked in a tangy sauce gets the gastronomic juices flowing before the main course. In the north, these parcels go by the name nem ran while southerners call them Cha Gio. They are most commonly stuffed with minced pork and diced vegetables, though some places use crab, tofu, or even mashed jicama or taro root.
8/ Bun Bo Hue
If you are a soup lover then you will be pleased to learn that Bun Bo Hue is another classic Vietnamese dish. Whether North, South or Central, "Bun" also creates unique and specific dishes in each region.
9/ Bun Cha
Bun Cha is one of the oldest favorites of Northern Vietnam cuisine. This dish is the top choice of Vietnamese lunchtime food. Grilled chopped meat or normal grilled meat on the charcoal stove is prepared with rice noodles and herbs. all together is dipped in syrup-thick fish sauce. Outside Hanoi, across all region of Vietnam, there is a familiar dish called Bun Thit Nuong which alternatively served.
10/ Goi cuon (Spring Roll)
Salad roll ranks among Vietnam’s most famous foods and is very agreeable to the taste. Each translucent spring rolls packed with greens, coriander and various combinations of minced pork, shrimp or crab. In some places, they’re served with a bowl of lettuce and/or mint.
Hope you enjoy the Vietnamese food in Saigon.
Get VND200.000 discount for a group of 4 or 6.
A: 3rd floor, 63 Dong Du, District 1, HCMC.
T: +84 28 3822 8686.
#thedormsaigon #thedorm #saigon #hostel #hcmc #summer #summervibes #summertime #tanning #stayatdorm #feellikehome