Dining


Romantic France, lurking in Hà Nội

Romantic France, lurking in Hà Nội

Quaintly French depictions form the backdrop to delicious Vietnamese dishes served at a restaurant near the West Lake, Luong Thu Huong reports

Stories add spice to two Hà Nội specialties

06/20/2017 15:53

 Pho cuon and pho chua help to make Ha Noi unforgetable 

Food fit for a er.. president

06/09/2017 16:32

A HCM City restaurant run by a friendly, creative and passionate chef serves French dishes that are works of art, gushes Vo Le Hong.

When food makes ‘monumental’ history

06/06/2017 07:58

If you are an avid traveler in Viet Nam, chances are you have heard of the Banh It Towers.

Song Dương Restaurant opens my eyes to goat meat

06/02/2017 14:49

Beef, pork and chicken are staples of any restaurant menu. Goat, however, is considered a little more exotic. Thuy Hang visits a spot in Ha Noi that specialises in the meat, and tries out some dishes.

Festival food gives new meaning to ’killer’ fare

05/30/2017 07:32

The healthy aspect of many Vietnamese traditions and festivals is perhaps most exemplified by the Doan Ngo Festival that is celebrated on the fifth of the fifth Lunar month.

Exploring Phu Tho’s lăng fish specialty

05/29/2017 08:02

The province of Phu Tho is known for lang fish, which is a type of catfish caught in the rivers that flow through the area. There are many ways to cook the fish, some of which Hong Van tried on a recent trip out of Ha Noi.

Taking a salty, spicy bite of Hải Phòng cuisine

05/23/2017 17:47

Vietnamese people have long taken pride in their banh mi, a dish named as one of the best street foods in the world by CNN (American Cable News Network), and listed in the Oxford English dictionary as ‘a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette (traditionally baked with both rice and wheat flour) filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables and chili sauce’.

Taste explosion at Đà Nẵng’s Red Crab

05/22/2017 09:59

With a wide selection of fresh fish and seafood to choose from, Red Crab in Da Nang is a perfect choice for delicious dishes in the coastal city. Moc Mien pays visits to the restaurant.

A quiet corner for veggie-lovers in Ha Noi

05/16/2017 14:46

Vegetarianism is not about religion or something complicated, vegetarianism is about keeping fit and staying healthy. These days vegetarian meals can be a fine culinary art. Hoang Ho finds out 

Making jellyfish a summer delight

05/10/2017 10:34

Come summer, and we look for food and drinks that are not heavy, and have a cooling effect. One food that has emerged as a gourmet favourite for summer is the jellyfish, which is appreciated not only for its taste, but also for its medicinal properties. Herbalists say jellyfish is good medicine for hypertension.