Banh mi
Vietnamese baguette – Bánh mì

Bánh mì (baguette) is probably the most popular, cheapest yet very delicious Vietnamese food. Banh mi is sold everywhere and anytime – you can buy one along the pavements or in big Banh mi shops for less than half a dollar. Normally, Banh mi is filled with roasted or grilled pork, chả, pâté, spring onion, cucumber, cilantro, chilli… For...

Bun rieu cua
Rice vermicelli soup with paddy crab – Bún riêu cua
“Riêu cua” means paddy crab where clean crabs are pounded on to a fine paste. Then the strained paste is used as a topping together with “chả”, while its liquid becomes a base for the broth along with tomatoes...
Bun bo
Beef noodle soup – Bún bò

Bún in the central and south region is as famous as Pho in the north of Vietnam. It comprises of rice vermicelli, a special broth and beef or other ingredients. The broth has a fair smell of lemongrass and is cooked for many hours with cow’s bones to make it lightly sweet. Bún in the central region,...