A Food Lover's Travel Guide to the Best of Vietnamese Food

Hu Tieu Nam Vang or Phnom Penh Noodle Soup

Hu Tieu Nam Vang

Phnom Penh Noodle Soup

A hearty noodle soup filled with a variety of protein -- pork, beef, seafood, etc.

Mi Quang or Quang Style Noodles

Mi Quang

Quang Style Noodles

Quảng Nam province is probably best known for its turmeric infused noodles. The protein in this dish varies but it's almost always served with sesame rice crackers which provide a brilliant crunch.

Mien Ga or Chicken Glass Noodle Soup

Mien Ga

Chicken Glass Noodle Soup

If you're looking for chicken noodle soup in Vietnam, miến gà is a great option. The noodles are a cellophane or glass noodle type made from the starch of canna, a flowering plant. The soup's broth is chicken based, and thick, juicy hunks of chicken breast come floating in it.

Pho Bo or Beef Noodle Soup


Vietnamese Noodle Soup

If you're new to Vietnamese food it's probably best to start here. This is Vietnam's most widely recognized dish. Noodles in an incredibly flavourful broth with chicken or beef.