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Best of Hue street food: A one day trip report

Hue was the capital of the Nguyễn dynasty which dominated much of southern Vietnam from the 17th to the 19th century. As a result, Hue cuisine inherits from the best food which was drawn throughout Vietnam to serve the King. A distinctive feature of Huế dishes that sets them apart from other regional cuisines in Vietnam is the relatively small serving size with refined presentation, a...

Saigon in 3 hours!
Ốc xào ớt sa tế – Escargots in satay chili

Challenge accepted! I had only 3 hours to spend in Ho Chi Minh City and was set to explore the best street food of this vibrant city (no this was not my first time visiting HCMC). Like it’s not difficult enough, many shops were closed as it was still the 6th day of Tet. Although...