Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have a lot of high end restaurants with nice candles and soft music, but the best food is often found outside on the street at the food stalls. Roadside shacks are found any where at every town, with fast and simple dishes. The best way to discover these food Valhalla’s are by food tour. Cities including Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City. Danang and Nha Trang have street food tours.
With the company of a knowledgeable local foodie guide you make your way through the city, finding local food stalls where no other tourist come and trying the best Vietnamese dishes.
You have two types of food tours. First option is by motorbike, to explore a larger area of the town, a bit more of sightseeing and more of an adventure being on the back of a motorbike. Second option is a walking food tour, to explore the small hidden alleys.
Go from place to place, visiting local restaurants, street food stalls and hidden coffee shops. Try around 5 to 12 dishes depending on the food tour you have chosen and your appetite.
Are you a vegetarian? Don’t worry, there are also vegetarian food tours available. Check here.