Visiting Vietnam without eating a banh mi should be a crime.
Bún mắm is supposed to be a dish that Westerners find difficult to love, but I can’t get enough of the stuff. Find out who’s serving up the best bowl in Saigon.
No good meal is complete without something sweet to finish it off. Here are some of the country’s favourites, with links to the recipes included.
Exploring Vietnam’s culinary scene from north to south is like tasting several countries for the price of one.
Well-known for its street food tours and alleyway cafés, visitors to Vietnam can often make the mistake of overlooking its more upmarket eateries.
Whoever thought that chopsticks could be used to make pizza?
We’ve eaten a lot of great food in Vietnam but one of the best meals we’ve had to date was a plate of seafood served up to us in Ho Chi Minh’s Phu Nhuan District.
You can read plenty of stuff about Hoi An’s ancient buildings, cobbled paths and tranquil-looking canals so I won’t bore you with the same old waffle about the scenery. Let’s just say it’s a pretty place.
We heard about a place in the alleyways of Hanoi that served up an incredible roast duck. It took a while, and a terrifying dash across a crazy road, but when finally found it it certainly lived up to expectations.
Having experienced some pretty spectacular local food on our treks in India and Nepal, I had high hopes for what I’d find in Sapa’s hills.