Vietnam is justly famous for its delicious street food - from hot and spicy noodle soups to succulent spring rolls, sizzling meat-filled pancakes, satisfying banh mi baguettes and super-fresh seafood. Up and down the country, everything is doused in mouthwatering sauces, slathered in spices, and scattered with copious herbs. Yes: Vietnamese food is an absolute treat.
Understanding Vietnamese street food
But how do you know what to try? And where to try it? With so many different options and regional specialities, you won't have time to sample them all. This mini street food guide isn't comprehensive (there's so much more, believe us!) but it should give you a good introduction to the country's tastiest treats and where to try them.