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DIFFERENT TYPES OF PHO IN VIETNAM

Which image first comes to mind when you think of Vietnamese phở? A hot bowl of rice noodles in beef-bone broth, served with various additives that differ depending on geographical origin? Well, there are far more wonderful dishes made…

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C-BREWMASTER: MAKING CRAFT BEER TRULY VIETNAMESE

Craft beer in Saigon is only a few years old, with Platinum and Pasteur Street among the pioneers in 2014. But these are Western-style lagers made by foreigners. Sometimes the ingredients are even imported. The owners of craft brewery Tê Tê reportedly import 95 percent of…

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TOP 5 MUST EAT DISHES IN SAIGON

Eating is one of the top things to do in Saigon. With a glut of tasty dishes to sample, it’s hard to decide what to choose For a short list of the must-try food in the city, you can read below.…

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THE CANTONESE INFLUENCE ON VIETNAMESE CUISINE

Noodles were first created in China as far back as the Han Dynasty, and thanks to the Chinese, we now have pasta, ramen and bánh phở. In many ways, there’s a Chinese influence on the Vietnamese cuisine, though this view is sometimes controversial.…

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CAN VIETNAM LEARN TO LOVE WINE?

The colonial French left in Vietnam their architecture and a handful of words: phô mai for “fromage,” the French word for cheese, or phốt for fault or the French “faute.”…

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