Banana flower salad, a popular dish in Việt Nam, is known in the north as nộm bắp chuối and as gỏi bắp chuối in the south.
The ethnic Thais in Nghệ An belong to an old branch of the original Thai people settled in the mountains of northern Việt Nam. With the help of Japanese advice, some villagers are now turning to home-stay tourism to provide extra income and to preserve their ancient culture.
A new, upscale restaurant with the fresh feel of a resort has hand-picked delicacies from every part of the country, and diners are in for several pleasant surprises, Nguyễn Mỹ Hà reports.
A cosy corner on a peaceful Parisian street, An Di An Di invites diners to try out a small selection of creative Vietnamese-French fusion dishes. Thúy Hằng explores.
In between two floors displaying a wide range of Buddhist artefacts, a vegetarian restaurant serves up an array of surprisingly tasty treats, Hari Chathrattil discovers
Its location notwithstanding, Mountain Retreat is a world away from the pretension of big-city restaurants downtown. Mỹ Duyên reports on its rural, traditional dishes that attract a steady stream of diners.