To get a truly rounded impression of a destination, the best way to start is by sampling the local cuisine.
Street food is a portal to a world of culinary heritage, so says Netflix’s new documentary series Streetfood, a fascinating look at the culinary talents of street vendors across Asia and the importance of street food.
Travel Writer Meg Sine blogs about a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, where she says finding the choicest street food is best done by motorbike, allowing you to beat the traffic and savor more for your time.
Sample the sights, smells and street foods of Bangkok’s Chinatown. Stroll along past the vendors in the narrow lanes of the old part of Thailand’s capital.
Arguably the best way to explore the culture of a country is through its cuisine. Hue city, the old capital of Vietnam, has a memorable variety of succulent local dishes.
As the city goes mad around him, Ryan van Velzer savours harmonious moments with some of the most seductive street food in Asia…What do you want from Hanoi? Baguettes? Spring rolls? Soups? Meat grilled on sticks?