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I Ate Pretty Much All The Food in Vietnam

The food in Vietnam is absolutely incredible. This is pretty much everything I ate during my two-week Vietnam trip to get you excited about the culinary offerings over there. Rather than pump my Instagram feed full of my gorging I thought I’d document it all here for your viewing pleasure.

Spare a thought for my wasitline when you see the  8-course wedding banquet…

Food in Vietnam
4 different types of spring roll, why not?
Food in Vietnam
Just to complete the spring roll gorge – fried ones
Food in Vietnam
You can probably tell, but I made these spring rolls on board the Golden Lotus
Prawns in Vietnam
King Prawns on the Golden Lotus Junk Boat
Food in Vietnam
The almighty and delicious Pho – my favourite meal in Vietnam
Food in Vietnam
More pho – yum
Prawns in Nha Trang, Vietnam
Fried shrimp and lemon mackerel by the Pagoda in Nha Trang
Food in Vietnam
This was the last supper – Pho
Food in Vietnam
Wedding course 7: lychees in iced water
Ice Cream in Hanoi
Delicious banana split by the lake in Hanoi
Noodles and rice in Vietnam
Fruit samples on the Mekong Delta Tour
Food in Vietnam
Sure they said this was vermicelli rice noodle?
Mussel soup in Vietnam
Clam soup
Noodles in Hoi An Vietnam
Chicken noodles in Hoi An
Food in Vietnam
Chicken Noodles at White Lotus in Hoi An
meat in baguette Vietnam
Errm, something we found on a street when we were hungry. Tasty.
Noodles and rice in Vietnam
This was possibly my most favourite and memorable, Bum Cha. It was cold with noodles and beef, and absolutely delicious.
Food in Vietnam
Wedding course 2: Breaded prawns in some green deliciousness
Prawns and salad in Nha Trang
BIG. FAT. PRAWNS.
Rice and crabby dinner
Wedding course 4: noodles and prawn crackers
Food in Vietnam
Wedding course 5: Pho
Food in Vietnam
Noodle starters that came like blinis. Mind. Blown.
Food in Vietnam
Wedding course 6: Marshmallows and beef
Food in Vietnam
More spring rolls
Bahn Mi in Vietnam
Bahn Mi at Ho Chi Minh City Airport
Banh Bao Vietnam
Banh Bao Pork buns on the street
Beef in broth pho in Vietnam
Wow, yet another Pho. This one was mega spicy.
Eggs and bread street stall vietnam
Best breakfast I’ve ever had? Eggy bun in Nha Trang.
Eggs breakfast at Sun City
Eggs breakfast at Sun City. Milkshake was yum.
Claypot in Vietnam
Catfish Claypot in Hanoi
Food on the Funky Monkey boat
Noodles, spinach, rice, soup, prawns on funky monkey boat
Fish and rice Halong Bay
Fish and rice after Halong Bay
Fish at the wedding in Vietnam
Wedding course 3: Fishies
dough balls and beer
Sickly greasy dough balls and bia hoi on the street
Calamari in Vietnam
So much food once we got off the Golden Lotus Tour
Clay pot in Vietnam
Braised beef clay pot
beef strips and rice Hanoi
Beef with chilli and lemongrass
Beef and salad in Nha Trang
Beef and salad in Nha Trang

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theo tran

Wednesday 7th of August 2019

Amazing foods and pictures.

VickyFlipFlop

Wednesday 14th of August 2019

Thanks Theo :)

Khach san Hanoi

Thursday 22nd of June 2017

The great list but lack many famous vietnamese food. Hope you can come back Vietnam many time to explore :D

Vicky

Wednesday 28th of June 2017

Hello, thanks for commenting. What's missing? I'm intrigued?!

Marine

Monday 1st of February 2016

Marshmallows and beef?! Never saw that in Vietnam before! That's some weird combo!

Sophie Saint

Thursday 25th of September 2014

Yeah! You go, girl! It looks bloody delicious and I wouldve tucked in to everything alongside you :) Vietnamese is so good!

Matt Lindley

Wednesday 16th of April 2014

Looks amazing! Was planning to head to Vietnam this October, if time and budget allows. These photos are helping me make that decision.