“Katie will try it….” is a typical response when walking past unusual food. You see, I’m an adventure eater and quick to try anything and everything whether it flies, swims, hops, or slithers. The weirder the better! Unique foods are often linked with a culture’s customs and history, and eating what the locals eat is one of my favorite ways to connect with a foreign place.
While the food scene in South East Asia can be intimidating to tackle with odd sounding dishes and unique ingredients, the food in Vietnam is much more “user-friendly”, and some of the most popular locally made cuisine is what you’d find on a menu in a Vietnamese restaurant elsewhere in the world. Here are 5 dishes to try on your next visit to Vietnam.
Getting a Banh mi in Vietnam is like ordering a Philly Cheesesteak in Philadelphia, it’s just something you have to do. Afterall, how can you say know to dirt cheap, delicious local food?