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Explore the tastes of Lao in Luang Prabang
Travel writer Shelley Seale explores the tastes of Laos as she eats her way through Luang Prabang. As I walked up to the check-out counter at the 7-Eleven store in Luang Prabang, Laos, I glimpsed a flash of saffron. It was the ubiquitous yellow, wrapped robe of the Buddhist monks who are a large part of the population here. I stepped into line behind the young monk — still a teenager — and only then did I notice that his purchases, on the glass-topped counter in front of us, consisted ...
8 best dishes you must-try in Malaysia
Dive deep into the world of multi-ethnic gastronomy in Southeast Asia’s culinary paradise. Malaysians are big on food — and they love to introduce their country to visitors through local grub. Indeed, what better way to truly immerse in a country’s culture than to eat your way around? Thanks to the various ethnic groups that make up the country’s population, Malaysian cuisine is an amalgamation of Malay, Chinese, and Indian flavours. The result is an explosive and colourful food sc ...
The three most famous Peranakan restaurants in Singapore
Visiting Indocafe - the white house, Chilli Padi Nonya or Candlenut, guests can enjoy good foods of Peranakan, a special population community in the Singapore island. Although Singapore is standing up a culinary destination of the world, the cuisine of the Peranakan always has its own attraction with visitors. Peranakan’s culture actually had from Malacca, Malaysia before Singapore was established. According to Peter Wee, chairman of Singapore's Peranakan Association, the Chine ...
Lemongrass – The soul of Thai cuisine
Thai people love lemongrass as much as they love chili. Lemongrass; therefore, is a signature feature in the cuisine of this land. Not only used in cooking, lemongrass is also a part of Thai daily life. They grow lemongrass around their house in both rural areas and luxurious villas to ward off mosquitoes and other insects. They extract lemongrass for essential oils used in medicine, cosmetics, and traditional therapies. They drink fragrant tea made from lemongrass use lemongrass in most ever ...
How to eat your way through Dalat?
People travel from all over the country to enjoy Da Lat’s golden flowers in October, and to experience the endless eats around the tasty streets. What will have you exclaiming “Troi oi, ngon qua!” from beginning to end as walking in Da Lat? There are avocado ice cream, fresh strawberry, Vietnam’s pizza, dried sweet potato, grilled corn, cheese yogurt or artichoke tea … Instead of embarking on these tantalizing food around Da Lat, this time, let’s discover little-known gems as we dig ...
5 vegetarian restaurants in Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City you should not miss
Vegetarian food has become more and more popular for its health benefits. What’s more, many vegetarian restaurants offer guests a tranquil space to enjoy this healthy food. Buffalo Trip would like to introduce you to some highly recommended vegetarian restaurants in Hanoi and Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Vegetarian food in the tranquil space of Uu Dam Not only giving customers new ways to enjoy the healthy vegetarian cuisine, Uu Dam Chay is a peaceful place to bask in tranquility and forge ...
Thai cuisine – Eat freely like the locals
Nestled among the soaring buildings is a small restaurant which has been around for dozens of years. In the grey industrialized space are kitchens with the sound of food cooking. The blend of culture and architecture with fresh ingredients and the unparalleled Thai recipes can impress every visitor. As told by history, a majority of Thai people are descendants of migrants from southern China. In the new land, they continued preparing dishes with signature spices of the Yunnan region. This is ...
10 night street foods you should try in Phan Thiet
One of the attractions that make visitors remember Phan Thiet Beach City is street cuisine. When coming here, let’s try 10 delicious night dishes at this sea area. Walking around the coastal city in fairly cold weather of year’s beginning, enjoying some hot night dishes and tasty such as embankment’s seafood, can cakes (Banh can), pancakes, Quang noodles (Mi quang) ... are great ideas for your short trip schedule to Phan Thiet. 1. Seafood Night In recent years, many visitors c ...
Enjoy the best famous foods in alleys when traveling to Hanoi
Though narrow stores or you have to wait for a table because too crowded, the food in the Tam Thuong Alley, Phat Loc Alley or Trang Tien Alley... where makes alley food brands in Hanoi. 1. Fried fermented pork roll (Nem chua) in Tam Thuong Alley Photo: Tu Van Cong Tam Thuong narrow alley is located on busy Hang Bong street, only about 10 meters but there are from 6 to7 stores which sell fried– this food brings brand for this alley. There is a style "street food" wit ...
5 best vegetarian restaurants in Bangkok you shouldn't miss
Renowned is the land of temples and Buddhist, apart from the tasty dishes or fresh seafood dishes, vegetarian restaurants Bangkok is also a unique in Thailand cuisine. Some restaurants have both frugal dishes and pure landscape. Others have a harmonious combination of savory and vegetarian menu. So, whether you are vegetarian or just want to try changing tastes, these restaurants will be great places for your trip to Bangkok. 1. Na Aroon Na Aroon is famous not only for its hi ...
4 amazing sidewalk eateries for those like wandering around Hanoi Old Quarter at night
Set simply with a few plastic tables and chairs but the eateries below are always crowded when Hanoi Old Quarter is in its dream. 1. "Bún mọc" Hang Ga Photo: tedchan This eatery is located on the sidewalk of Hang Ga Street, crossing intersection with Hang Vai, near Thai Cam temple. Although being a sidewalk eatery, it is always crowd with many customers every night. The eatery is started from night until about 2 am. This kind of vermicelli is favored by many people thanks t ...
Taste new autumn flavors with Tartare
The fans of the Mr. Bean series are certainly familiar with steak tartare which aroused a profusion of strange face expressions from him. It is also considered one of the ten must-try dishes in your lifetime. Tartare dishes are very popular in European countries and have consistently been ranked among the most luxurious and exquisite cuisines. As the dishes are completely “raw”, delicious tartare also includes extremely fresh and tasty pork or fish. To make the best beef tart ...
5 must try sweet soups in Hanoi Autumn
You can try Hanoi’s sweet soups whenever you like; however, you can find it difficult to enjoy the real taste of green sticky rice, baked sticky rice and banana, longans or lotus seeds if it is not Autumn. Che chuoi com nep nuong (Sweet soup of banana, sticky rice and green sticky rice) Photo: Che Xua Nay Being originated as a rustic gift of autumn, this type of sweet soups is usually served hot. It has a tasty flavor of baked banana, coconut milk and green sticky rice which ...
Top 5 Michelin-starred restaurants at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
Resorts World Sentosa Singapore is the first resort complex on Sentosa island since 2011 with many famous tourist attractions such as Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium, Adventure Cove Waterpark ... It is home to five restaurants that already won 7 Michelin stars in total, it is definitely a can't miss destination for those who are planning to explore Singapore. Here are 5 restaurants in Resorts World Sentosa Singapore you should try at least once time. 1. Fratelli - Trattor ...
Top 10 best charming places in Bangkok
From the first look, Bangkok city may not flashy, but if we look closely, you'll see a lot of luxury experiences to enjoy. You may want to look at the clothing designed shops, enjoy the taste of delicious cuisine in the world, or relax in the spa. Not only that, the cost for services in a luxury Bangkok cheaper than Paris, New York or Tokyo, that makes Bangkok become a perfect destination for you to enjoy the pompous. Here are the top 10 charming destinations that buffalotrip.com believe ...
5 kinds of rice noodle soup in Sai Gon you shouldn't miss
1. Crab noodle soup (banh canh cua) A crab noodle soup bowl has its recipe. It has viscous soup, interesting red color, instead of washy soup. Noodle soup fiber with crabmeat to tear, shrimp, and blood ... looks delicious and good taste for the dish. You can visit some famous crab noodle soup shops in district 5 and 10. In some streets, 112 Ngo Quyen street, To Hien Thanh street, Vinh Vien street or Nguyen Huu Cau street, District 1. The price of a bowl of tear crab nood ...
Eat Appetizers like a Spaniard at Cobalt
Why don’t you say te amo* to your life lover and enjoy a tasty Spanish style appetizer? *Te amo in Spanish means I love you When travelling to Spain, don’t be surprised if locals offer you tapas – a wide variety of appetizers or snacks served from 10pm to 3am the next day. Nothing could be more interesting that chilling out with friends with tapas and beer. Chorizo, a spicy pork sausage, is one of the most famous types of tapas. Spanish people consider chorizo the soul of all ...
Italian coffee & paradise of Pastry in Saigon
Vietnamese people often call the dishes made from flour, egg, and butter by a general name: cake. Cakes, tarts, Pies and Breads are all translated into “bánh” in Vietnamese. However, “bánh” is just a small section in the categories of pastry which includes all products made from egg, sugar, flour and fat; and they are baked in microwave. Text: Cac Truc For people who love sweet dishes, entering the paradise of Pastry in Saigon is really a journey in dream. Saigon is original and ...
Ngon Villa launches all you can eat specials from the 15th of May
Ngon Villa, a new concept restaurant in the heart of the capital, has appointed Vietnam Iron Chef Winner, Chef Nguyen Thanh Tung, to launch it’s all you can eat specials for all the Vietnamese cuisine lovers from the 15th of May together with the introduction of some signature dishes created by the Iron Chef himself. Driven by passion and love for authentic Vietnamese cuisine, Chef Nguyen Thanh Tung proved that hard work mixed with the right attitude and the willingness to learn is the ...
Hyatt Regency Danang reveals culinary specials catering to summer vacationers
Set on the idyllic shores of Vietnam’s unspoiled central coast, Hyatt Regency Danang Resort & Spa is poised to reveals culinary specials catering to summer vacationers. Green House Restaurant The Italian-inspired restaurant Green House will feature sumptuous Italian buffet dinners twice a week, every Wednesday and Saturday, throughout August, and once a week, every Saturday, from September until end of the year. The buffets will be available from 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM, priced at VN ...
7 places & 5 dishes you should not miss when traveling to Phu Quoc
Phu Quoc Island is always a dream tourist destination of the soul like shifting. Coming here you will find yourself immersed among mesmerized scenery of nature and attractive delicious dishes. Do not worry if you do not know where to start in Phu Quoc, because Buffalo Trip will be faithful companion of you. Dinh Cau rock & lighthouse Dinh Cau Rock (Dinh Cau Temple, Dinh Cau Shrine) and stone embankment in the town of Duong Dong. It has a high mound reached the sea. From D ...
Top 10 dishes you must-try when traveling to Southern of Vietnam
Vietnam’s cuisine is dynamic and incredibly distinct. Unlike the balance of the sweet and the salty from the North and spicy and strongly flavored from the Central Vietnam, you may notice the fresh textures and sweet flavour of the quintessential Southern dishes. If you are looking for information on culinary experiences in the South of Vietnam, browse our listing of 10 top dishes to try. By no means is this a definitive list—just 10 of the most memorable, most interesting, and most de ...
10 places that make the coffee map of Saigon
Located only seven hours by car from Vietnam's coffee capital Buon Ma Thuot, Saigon has succeeded in creating a coffee culture that tops the city’s talk-about list. These 10 cafes are the steaming evidence of a robust current that flows inside Saigon. Nguoi Sai Gon Situated on Thai Van Lung Street (District 1), Nguoi Sai Gon (Saigoneer) cafe has made itself known among serenity lovers. The Saigon of yesterday still manages to linger here through the juxtaposition of old wooden doors, bla ...
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