Bun Cha among world’s most popular street foods
Updated at Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018, 11:52
The Hanoitimes - There`s something so fulfilling about street food. So how many of these snacks have you tasted?
Bun Cha has been ranked 14th among the most popular street foods in the world, according to a list released by Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online and television network.
“Everyone has heard of pho, but perhaps the most loved street food of Hanoi is actually bun cha - a dish combining marinated grilled meats, rice noodles, dipping sauce and an abundance of fresh herbs. You'll find it on every street corner in Hanoi or in the central markets in Ho Chi Minh – as a lunchtime dish only,” SBS wrote.
Bun Cha in Hanoi.
Guo Kui (China) tops the list, followed by Ful mudammas (Egypt), Falafel
(France), Loukoumades (Greece), Pani puri (India), Brioche con gelato (Italy), Mandu (South Korea), Elote (Mexico), M'smen (Morocco), Pintxos (Spain), etc.
Earlier, Vietnamese cuisine along the Mekong has been ranked seventh among the best food tours that you can explore cuisine and culture at the same time, according to a list released by The New York Times.
“In Southeast Asia, the travel company APT teamed up with the Australian celebrity chef Luke Nguyen to lead a 14-day trip in Vietnam and on the Mekong River. From November 30 to December 13, Luke Nguyen will guide guests through the alleyways of Ho Chi Minh City to meet his relatives and visit their kitchens, shop for ingredients at market stalls and cook with him as thay sail down the Mekong,” The New York Times wrote.
Exploring private cooking clubs around the globe tops the list, followed by Italian culture and cuisine by bike, food and wildlife in South Africa, spices and teas in India and Sri Lanka, take a gourmet Polynesian cruise, food fload down the Amazon, experience Vietnamese cuisine along the Mekong.
Vietnam welcomed some 11.616 million foreign visitors in the first nine months of 2018, an 22.9% increase from the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has said in a monthly report.
Of the total visitors in the first nine months of 2018, over 9 million came from Asia. Chinese tourists topped the list with 3.8 million, followed by 2.5 million from South Korea, 623,700 from Japan, 527,700 from Taiwan (China), 381,800 from Malaysia, 236,600 from Thailand and 202,800 from Singapore.