Obama’s Vietnam noodle visit sparks feeding frenzy

Obama’s Vietnam noodle visit sparks feeding frenzy

The restaurant is cashing in on customers eager to taste what all the fuss is about. Four months after U.S. President Barack Obama plonked down on a plastic stool at Bun Cha Huong Lien for a bowl of Hanoi’s signature pork noodles, the restaurant…

HCM City among world’s best cities for street food

HCM City among world’s best cities for street food

Ho Chi Minh City has been listed by CNN as one of the world’s 23 best street food destinations. The US outlet said that perching on a plastic stool on the sidewalk, with a steaming bowl of pho (noodle soup with beef or chicken),…

Hanoi’s old quarter street food

Hanoi’s old quarter street food

Cha Ca La Vong (fried fish), Bun Cha Hang Manh (rice noodle with grilled pork), Banh Duc Le Ngoc Han (cake made from ground rice and peanuts) and Banh Cuon Hang Ga (steamed rice pancakes rolled with pork and mushroom) are just a few…

The Banh Mi Queen of Hoi An

The Banh Mi Queen of Hoi An

The “Banh Mi Queen” of Hoi An presides over a modest kingdom — just two tables and a glass cabinet arranged on the sidewalk at 115 Tran Cao Van Street. Though she draws a lot of customers, Nguyen Thi Loc, 78, says she never…