HO CHI MINH CITY – Spicy grilled snails, vermicelli, and blood distillation are recommended dishes for visitors when exploring the city at night.
have a variety of processing methods, ranging from boiled snails, grilled cheese, grilled with onion fat, sauteed spicy, sauteed satay to steamed coconut milk. In particular, diners can choose the dishes of self-baked snails at the table, feeling the warmth from the charcoal stove, while enjoying each cooked snail, fragrant.
An restaurant located at the end of alley 535 Pham Van Dong street (Binh Thanh district) attracts diners with a variety of snail menu of nearly 25 types, with the price of 25,000 VND / piece. Photo: Huynh Nhi . Corn grilled with onion fat
On the charcoal stove, sticky corn is peeled and baked yellow, the seeds are not dried and still retain their shine. Diners can choose to sweep the sweet onion fat evenly on the corn surface and enjoy or separate the corn kernels to mix with onion fat, dried shrimp, and grease.
Suggested addresses are grilled corn shops at 217 Luong Nhu Hoc Street (District 5) or 223 Nguyen Kim Street (District 10) with prices from 12,000 VND / corn or sold by part. Photo: doiratngon / Instagram
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porridge is cooked with a variety of side dishes such as anchovies with pepper, boiled duck eggs with pickles, dried scallop, and dried shrimp for a warm evening. In addition to white porridge, the shops also sell red bean porridge with coconut milk for customers who want to change their taste.
White porridge shop at 283 Xo Viet Nghe Tinh street (Binh Thanh district) is the destination of many diners for 45 years now with about 22 side dishes, priced from 20,000 VND / piece. Photo: Ngoisao
In chilly days, hot spring noodles are recommended dishes for visitors. Attractive vermicelli dish with fragrant broth, sweet bar from pork bone and chicken meat, the chewy portion grows and is molded into large pieces with fish sauce mixed with pureed chili. Vermicelli served with raw vegetables with lettuce, bean sprouts, perilla, shredded spinach.
Ba Tang Bridge Noodle Shop at 2429A Pham The Hien Street (District 8) is the most popular noodle shop in nearly 10 vermicelli shops growing around Ba Tang Bridge with prices from 35,000 to 75,000 VND / bowl. Photo: Huynh Nhi
The full blood distillation has the blood of a water-proof pig, accompanied by a clear, sweet broth and pork organs such as heart, jackfruit seeds, sugarcane leaves, bubbles, puff. Dishes often add shredded ginger and green onion, topped with ground pepper to create an attractive aroma and warm stomach. Blood distillation can be served with bread.
Quan Huyet Street at 122 Pham Van Hai Street (Tan Binh District) is the address that attracts believers who like to eat dishes from organs, with prices from 30,000 to 50,000 VND / piece. Photo: Huynh Nhi