Retailers see great opportunities with street food sales

Last update 14:00 | 19/11/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese street food market, with estimated value of VND47 trillion, is now attracting big food supply chains and retailers.

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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”

Why Vietnamese street food is sending tourists away


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”

Best 23 cities for street food — from Mumbai and Miami to Marrakech

Full article and beautiful pictures for every city on CNN
Ho Chi Minh city ranks 18

Story highlights

  • 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.

Places like Hong Kong have blurred the line between haute cuisine and quick comfort food, as humble dim sum diners win Michelin stars.
That’s still the exception, but most chefs on the street aren’t looking for that kind of recognition. They’re cooking for crowds who pack around their stands day after day.
Here are the 23 best cities in the world for street food, from quick snacks to moveable feasts:

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The best street food on the planet, but Bangkok bans its roadside stalls

City has just scooped CNN poll but official says ‘every street vendor will have to move out’ by end of 2017

City hall has said Chinatown’s Yaowarat Road will be one of the next areas to be cleared. Photograph: Alamy

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”