L’amant Café – Gorgeous Café in Ho Chi Minh City With Amazing Coffee

Lamant Interior

L’amant Café impresses with both their gorgeous decor and a sensational medley of tasty treats. Conveniently located in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, the elaborate yet cosy café is best known for their range of Vietnamese coffee and contemporary Vietnamese dishes.

Lamant HCMC

Upon stepping into L’amant Café, you will be amazed by the huge and spacious interior and the massive range of instant coffee in their retail section. From the food, the coffee and even the service, here is what we loved about L’amant Café in Ho Chi Minh City.
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BRIX Winebar Kitchen – Cosy Bar in Ho Chi Minh City With Great Vibes & Even Better Wines

Brix Wine Bar

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, we found a cosy little wine bar in the heart of District 1—BRIX Winebar Kitchen. This cosy little bar stood out amongst the other bars in the vicinity with its sleek design and modern furniture—and considerably less dodgy appeal.

BRIX also serves a great range of charcuterie, cold cuts and cheeses on their menu that pair excellently with their wines. You can mix and match a few of your favourites to enjoy while you drink the night away.

If you’re looking for a nice and comfortable retreat in Ho Chi Minh City, you will fall in love with BRIX Winebar Kitchen.
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Phan Boi Chau Night Market – Is Ho Chi Minh’s Central Night Market Worth Visiting?

Phan Boi Chau Night Market HCMC

Visiting night markets in any country is one of the best things to do to truly soak up a country’s culture, largely due to the amount of local street food, people and shops present. In Saigon, the popular Phan Boi Chau Night Market is a hit among tourists.

In the day, Ben Thanh Market is bustling with locals and tourists buying fresh produce and knick-knacks. When night falls, the area surrounding Ben Thanh Market comes to life and the Phan Boi Chau Night Market emerges. In District 1, Phan Boi Chau Night Market is the most populated night market as they open daily from 7pm.

When we arrived, we were slightly disappointed by the size and crowd of the night market. However, that didn’t stop us from exploring it in its entirety. Should you visit the Phan Boi Chau Night Market? Let’s break it down for you.
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Ho Chi Minh City Street Food Guide – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

HCMC Street Food Guide

The bustling and vibrant city of Ho Chi Minh City is the busiest and most populated area in the whole of Vietnam. Named after the late leader of Vietnam, people flock to this colourful city for its friendly people, incredible street food and rich history. For foodies like ourselves, our quest for the best food in Ho Chi Minh City started from the streets.

It is in the streets that you find the best of their street food with the most authentic flavours. Everywhere you stroll in Ho Chi Minh City, you will see a variety of road-side vendors dishing out tasty street food and passing them on to busy motorists or see groups of people sitting on tiny plastic stools enjoying their street food by the sidewalk.

We’ve tasted some of the best street food in Ho Chi Minh City but in our adventures, we also stumbled upon pretty disappointing ones. Here’s our Ho Chi Minh City Street Food Guide to help you find the best street food.
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Pho Hai Trieu – Unassuming Eatery In HCMC’s District 1 With Amazing Chicken Pho

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To only have a single bowl of pho during a vacation to Vietnam is a downright atrocity. The popular street food is the core staple of Vietnamese cuisine and is literally what going to Vietnam’s all about—for us anyway.

Stumbling upon a rather unassuming eatery by the street going by the name Pho Hai Trieu, we were lured in by the bold aromas of simmering meat broth and freshly stir-fried delights, as well as a team of friendly wait staff who were eager to sit us down.

Specialising in an assortment of chicken dishes, pho and hearty soups, this humble eatery may not seem like much at first, but it really does impress with its wide array of menu offerings—especially their chicken dishes.
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Lunch Lady – Legendary Street Food Stall In HCMC You’ll Regret Not Visiting At Least Once

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When visiting Ho Chi Minh City, no one ever leaves without paying the acclaimed Lunch Lady a visit. This internationally-renowned street food stall—located just a few steps away from popular pho joint, Pho Phuong 25—is famous for their down-to-Earth, rustic charm and menu that rotates daily.

The stall made its mark less than a decade ago after the late, great Anthony Bourdain visited them as part of his food programme, No Reservations. Until today, Lunch Lady is still highly patronised by locals, tourists, as well as food bloggers from around the world—like us.

The humble stall is owned and run by Ms Nguyen Thi Thanh, also known as the Lunch Lady. An international street food icon, her modest stall in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 is packed daily and for good reason–her food is truly out of this world. Period.
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6 Halal Restaurants In Ho Chi Minh City To Satisfy Your Vietnamese Food Cravings

Halal Vietnamese Food Cover

Vietnamese food is one of the best things in Asia. From fresh spring rolls to a comforting bowl of pho, Vietnamese dishes are distinct and highly addictive.

Due to Ho Chi Minh City’s sizeable Muslim population, halal Vietnamese food is not too difficult to chance upon. In fact, in the touristy district of bustling Ben Thanh, you can expect to see a string of eateries that are either owned by Muslims or are halal certified.

Embrace the authentic Vietnamese streetside experience and dig into tantalising Vietnamese food as you saunter around the bike-congested lanes. If you are having trouble trying to decide where is a good pit-stop to indulge in some Vietnamese grub, turn to this list of restaurants that will whet your appetite pho sure.

Here Are 6 Halal Restaurants In Ho Chi Minh City To Satisfy Your Vietnamese Food Cravings.
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