Huyen Tran finds an array of street food in a quiet alley away from the hustle and bustle of Dong Xuan Market. Photos by Francis Roux
Hue cuisine is often deemed to be the best in Vietnam. One version of banh xeo sold in Hanoi perpetuates the myth. Words by Huyen Tran. Photos by Francis Roux
Ladling chicken coconut soup into a wide-mouthed bowl, Mon Ovathasarn is as impassioned as his fire engine red hair would suggest.
Torn off into strips and eaten with jicama, guava, cucumber and chilli sauce, muc nuong is the perfect winter warmer to add heat to a night out on the town. Words by Elisabeth Rosen. Photos by Francis Roux