The Satrafoods shop run by the Sai Gon Trade Corporation (Satra) in district 10, HCMC, is busiest when school hours finish as it receives students from Tran Nhan Tong School nearby. The students buy sausage, milk tea and ten-ingredient fried rice. Tiếp tục đọc “Retailers see great opportunities with street food sales”
Updated : 05/29/2017 17:02 GMT + 7
Editor’s note: Nguyen Phu, a former director of development with travel agency Peak Viet, explains why street food drives tourists away from Vietnam.
The opinions expressed below are the author’s own.
When the way to a man’s goodbye is through his stomach
Street food is always appealing to tourists. Visitors from developed countries are captivated by food for sale on the street, as it looks unfamiliar and delicious. Tiếp tục đọc “Why Vietnamese street food is sending tourists away”
- Some of the world’s best meals can be found on the streets
- In some cities, food served from carts or holes in the wall is revered
- Bangkok, Tokyo, Istanbul and Durban are among top street food destinations
(CNN)Sidewalk vendors, push carts, holes in a wall — even in cities with rich reputations for fine dining, some of the best meals are on the streets.
Authorities in Bangkok have banned street food from the capital’s major roads, causing an outcry in a city famous for its affordable roadside cuisine.
In a move criticised by locals and culinary enthusiasts, thousands of vendors selling dishes such as spicy prawn soup and papaya salad will disappear by the end of the year in the interests of “order and hygiene”, according to city hall. Tiếp tục đọc “The best street food on the planet, but Bangkok bans its roadside stalls”