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Trà sữa (Bubble Tea) is a favorite drink that young people like to enjoy. This drink comes from Taiwan and is usually ordered with chewy tapioca balls, fruit jelly or pudding. There are many flavors like matcha, lynchee, honeydew, passion fruit and more.
Chè is a traditional Vietnamese sweet beverage, dessert soup or pudding that often contains mung beans, coconut cream, jelly, etc. There is a wide variety of Chè to choose from.
Cháo is a Vietnamese rice porridge which is also eaten in other Asian countries. There are many different ways to prepare this porridge and it's easily digested which makes it a favorite food for those who are sick.
Cà phê sữa đá (Vietnamese iced coffee) is a traditional Vietnamese iced coffee drink made with sweetened condensed milk using a drip filter to brew the coffee. It is very strong and will keep you up all night.
Bánh tráng trộn is a rice paper salad snack that is stirred with other ingredients like dried shrimp, mango, quail eggs and chili sauce. Teenagers love this spicy delicious snack full of different textures and flavors!
Canh chua is a Vietnamese sour soup originating from the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. It's made with pineapple, tomatoes, bean sprouts and a tamarind flavored broth.
Chả giò also called nem rán in Northern Vietnam is a favorite Vietnamese cuisine dish where ground meat is wrapped in rice paper and fried. You will enjoy this crispy treat that is usually dipped in fish sauce or sweet chili sauce and wrapped in lettuce.
Gỏi cuốn also called Vietnamese spring roll uses fresh ingredients such as shrimp, pork, vermicelli noodles and vegetables wrapped in rice paper. It is often dipped in a peanut chili sauce.
Cơm chiên is another name for fried rice which is commonly mixed with eggs, vegetables, seafood or meat. It is very aromatic and considered a comfort food to many.
Bánh mì is a Vietnamese baguette usually with pork sausage, cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon with pate, mayonnaise and chili. It is a popular sandwich in many countries.
Bánh cuốn is a Northern Vietnamese dish that uses sheets of steamed rice batter filled with a mixture of ground pork, mushrooms and minced shallots. It's very soft and savory!
Bánh khọt is a Southern specialty dish of mini rice pancakes topped with shrimps and eaten with herbs.
Bánh xèo translated as sizzling pancakes because of the noise they make when being cooked are delicious rice batter mixed with water and turmeric powder cooked on a hot skilled. They are served in many different ways with meat and/or vegetables.
Bún riêu is a popular Vietnamese soup that uses rice vermicelli noodles and a tomato broth. It is typically topped with crab, Vietnamese pork blood sausage, tofu, tomatoes and more.
Phở is a popular Vietnamese soup in Vietnam that is served all over the world. It consists of a broth, rice noodles and meat. There are different kinds of Phở such as beef and chicken.
Bánh canh is a Vietnamese soup that contains a thick tapioca flour noodle. There are different ways to serve this soup which may contain crab meat, quail eggs, shrimp, pork knuckle and more.
Bún bò Huế is a Vietnamese beef soup with vermicelli noodles from Huế, a city in Central Vietnam. This dish has a balance of spicy, salty and with a hint of lemongrass.
Bún thịt nướng is a popular balanced Vietnamese dish served with cold rice vermicelli noodles that typically includes grilled pork, chả giò, fresh vegetables, mint and other herbs. This dish may also include grilled shrimp, peanuts, pickled carrots and a fish sauce dip. A sweet, sour and spicy delight!
Mì Quảng is a Vietnamese dish originating from Quảng Nam Province of Central Vietnam. It is served with very little broth compared to Mì in other regions which are served with more broth. Some meats may include: shrimp, pork, chicken, fish or beef. It may be garnished with rice sesame crackers.
Bánh trung thu or mooncake is a Chinese bakery cake that is a treat usually offered to friends and families during the Mid-Autumn festival. Mooncake can come in many different flavors like matcha, red bean paste and chocolate. Vietnamese mooncakes tend to be more on the sweet side. Since this is a seasonal treat that isn't sold year round, the price of mooncake can get pretty high during the festive season.