Wednesday, 11 October 2017 03:35

Banh Bao

They are warm, soft and steamy and can be found the length and breadth of Vietnam. Emily Arnsten takes a look at what’s inside these fluffy little treasures.

Published in Street Snacker
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 03:27

Behind the Bun

White rice noodles, barbecued meatballs and pork belly, salad greens, fish sauce, spring rolls, chilli and garlic.  The ingredients for bun cha. But far more goes into this popular dish than just the food.

Published in The Stories
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:14

Bun Dau Mam Tom

If you like your noodle dishes to come with a smell, then look no further than bun dau mam tom. Get your nose around it, and it tastes amazing.

Published in Street Snacker
Friday, 01 September 2017 12:01

Street Food Gets Itself a 'Food Street'

 
Vietnam’s obsession with lumping similar businesses together in the same street, a trend that comes from the establishment of the guilds of yesteryear in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, has now manifested itself in the name of a street dedicated to street food.
Published in Breaking
Saturday, 12 August 2017 06:59

Ngon Villa Restaurant

The streetfood concept from three different regions of the country served up in a restaurant setting has proved popular for years. So, how well is it executed? Our mystery diner visits one of its main proponents — Ngon Villa. 

Published in Mystery Diner
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 09:39

Two Wheels Are Good

Street vendors on bicycles can be found the length and breadth of Vietnam. We speak to four two-wheeled vendors to find out more about their lives and why they do what they do.

Published in The Stories
Monday, 10 July 2017 15:40

Don’t Mind if I Do-nut

Everybody loves a donut, well, most of the time. Edward Dalton hits Hanoi’s Old Quarter and chats to the dealers of these doughy delights. He also finds himself on the end of some sticky feedback.

Published in The Perspectives
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:29

Pho Ga in Saigon

A variation on Vietnam’s national dish, these days the once malignedc chicken pho is as much loved as the original.

Published in Street Snacker
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 19:57

H for Hygiene

Food preparation, contaminated ingredients and local cuisine.

Published in Briefings
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:01

48 Hours in Yangon

Matt Cowan eats and drinks his way back in time in Myanmar’s former capital.

Published in International
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