“Thach gang”: A popular refresher of Hai Phong city
“Thach gang” (home-made grass jelly) conjures up childhood memories for most people in the northern port city of Hai Phong. The fresh softness of the jelly melts on the tip of the tongue.
Kem xoi a summer treat to beat the Hanoi heat
Nguyen Thu Loan from Germany loves getting the chance to enjoy Hanoi’s special treat kem xôi (sticky rice ice cream) when she returns to Vietnam.
Sample succulent organic duck in Binh Duong
Vịt Cu Chì Restaurant is a friendly, cosy outdoors spot that has specialised in organic duck dishes for many years in Thu Dau Mot Town near HCM City. My Duyen…
The horn shell in Mekong River Delta
The horn shell, also known as the mud creeper, are commonly found in mangrove forests. These are found on tree trunks, feeding on algae or organic detritus.
Mantis shrimp   (May 27, 2020)
Mantis shrimp
 “Tom tit”, or mantis shrimp, is a dish that seafood lovers do not want to miss out on when visiting Ha Tien town, Kien Giang province.  
Story of nhut, a specialty of Nghe An
For northerners, fermented pickles are part and parcel of daily meals, but for locals in central provinces, particularly Nghe An, nhút (pickle made from young jackfruit) is a real specialty.  
Vietnam’s Pho culture   (May 12, 2020)
Vietnam’s Pho culture
For many Vietnamese, Pho is much more than just noodle soup. From street vendors to luxurious restaurants, Pho has become the national dish of Vietnam.  
"Pa pinh top" in northwestern localities
 “Pa pinh top” (grilled fish), is a speciality of the Thai ethnic minority group in the northwestern region of Vietnam.  
Tongue shell (lamp shell)   (Apr 06, 2020)
Tongue shell (lamp shell)
"Ca xiu", commonly known as tongue shell or lamp shell, lives in the muddy part of rivers, estuaries and brackish water with a long pedicle attached to the ground, making it easier to find food.  
Bean porridge with tofu, pickled eggplants: A simple common dish in Hanoi
Bean porridge is a simple common dish in Hanoi, especially for the generation born between the 1980s and 1990s.  
Banh mi xiu mai   (Mar 09, 2020)
Banh mi xiu mai
Ideally eaten for breakfast or brunch, "banh mi xiu mai", pork meatballs in hot gravy sauce with crispy bread, is a distinctive dish in Da Lat, a resort town in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Smoked pork   (Feb 18, 2020)
Smoked pork
One cannot say they have explored northwestern Vietnam fully if they have not tried the "pork hung up in kitchen", otherwise known as smoked pork.
Cuisine contest to be held in Dak Lak in March
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak will host a cuisine contest for chefs from the region at Ko Tam Community Cultural Ecological Tourism from March 13-16 in Buon Ma Thuot city.
Major art exhibition celebrates National Day
An art exhibition of 259 paintings, graphic art works and sculptures has opened at the HCM City Fine Arts Museum as part of the city’s celebrations of the 73rd National Day, which falls on September 2.   
Vietnamese cuisine wins increasing popularity in Czech
The crowds of visitors around booths selling Vietnamese food at the Embassies Food and Culture Festival in the Czech Republic’s capital city of Prague on May 13 reflected the increasing popularity of the Southeast Asian country’s cuisine in Prague.