VietNamNet Bridge – The best food in Saigon is well regarded as nutritious, savoury, and hearty, enjoyed at any time of the day.
Some of the defining traits in Vietnamese cuisine include rice, noodles, seafood, pork and beef, as well as various fresh herbs and spices, all of which result in robust flavours and unique interpretations.
Although the city is evolving into a cosmopolitan landscape with sprawling shopping malls, fine-dining restaurants and luxury hotels, you can still find plenty of roadside eateries, vibrant street market, and street food carts to satisfy your appetite for authentic Vietnamese delicacies.
Dining in the city is not just limited to Vietnamese pho and coffee, as you can also enjoy fresh seafood, noodles, rice, spring rolls, and meats prepared with an array of cooking methods.
Here are the best food that you should try in the city:
Banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich)
Available almost everywhere in HCM City, banh mi is a quintessential Vietnamese dish that you should never miss out on. This baguette sandwich is priced between VND 10,000 and VND 20,000, with pickled vegetables, pate, butter, soy sauce, cilantro, chilies, and hot peppers. Continue reading “Must-try cuisines in Saigon”