If there is one street dish that is well-and-truly Vietnamese, it’s banh cuon or steamed rice paper rolls.
Some streetfood dishes are tasty, while others are on another planet, such as mi quang. Words by Nick Ross. Photos by Zoe Osborne
Most street food joints are aimed at everyone. But often you find places whose target customer is the thrifty student. Words by Edward Dalton. Photos by Teigue John Blokpoel
One of Saigon’s most famed street cuisines is also one of the most gruesome. Yes, it’s boiled duck embryo. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Zoe Osborne
Thai-style rice noodle soup with seafood. Is this the noodle soup of all noodle soups? Edward Dalton thinks it is. Photos by Teigue John Blokpoel
Thanks to the large Chinese minority living in Saigon, mi hoanh thanh, or egg noodles with wonton, have become a local mainstay. Words by James Fircks. Photos by Vu Ha Kim Vy
It’s cold and you need to warm up. So what better way to beat the winter chills than a dish of fermented pork sausage? Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by Teigue John Blokpoel