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Where to eat, how to eat and what is that you are eating? We dive deep into Vietnamese food and culture on the XO Blog.
Vietnamese Grill Pork over Rice

Eating Gluten Free and Other Food Restrictions in Vietnam

Vietnamese food is among the most delicious in the world, and is generally very fresh and healthy. You can try the famous Vietnamese sandwich Banh...
The First Starbucks in Vietnam, New World Hotel

How is Vietnamese Coffee Made? Does Starbucks Know?

Well, it has happened - Starbucks has finally opened shop in the coffee capital of Asia!  You may be wondering does Starbucks know Vietnamese...

How to avoid getting sick in Vietnam while traveling and eating

One of the fastest ways to ruin a vacation is by falling sick!  As a traveller in a new country, it can be difficult...

How Obama and Bourdain’s Vietnam Visit Helped Ignite Tourism

The past couple of years have seen a massive increase in tourism to Vietnam, and we cannot help but think that President Barack Obama...
Friendly street food vendor

Mapping Street Food Culture in Saigon

Before delving into Saigon’s rich street food culture, it is helpful to know what makes Vietnamese street food cuisine special. Why does it beat...