More Vietnamese eateries offering authentic fare open in S'pore

Eatery Co Chung offers Vietnamese fare such as (clocwise from right) seafood and chicken thick soup, Vietnamese tapioca dumpling, vermicelli with grilled pork and crispy spring roll, Vietnamese milk coffee and water fern cake.
Eatery Co Chung offers Vietnamese fare such as (clocwise from right) seafood and chicken thick soup, Vietnamese tapioca dumpling, vermicelli with grilled pork and crispy spring roll, Vietnamese milk coffee and water fern cake.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
Ms Tran Thi Ngot Giau opened An La Ghien, a Vietnamese eatery in Lorong 27 Geylang, in December 2019.
Ms Tran Thi Ngot Giau opened An La Ghien, a Vietnamese eatery in Lorong 27 Geylang, in December 2019.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
Mr Lim Gee and his wife Jessie Le, co-own Banh Mi Thit Vietnam By Star Baguette, an eatery in Geylang.
Mr Lim Gee and his wife Jessie Le, co-own Banh Mi Thit Vietnam By Star Baguette, an eatery in Geylang.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO

SINGAPORE - When Ms Tran Thi Ngoc Giau moved to Singapore in 2014, her homesickness was made worse by the limited choices of authentic Vietnamese fare here.

So the 32-year-old Vietnamese, who runs an employment agency, learnt to cook her home town dishes and was inspired to open an eatery, An La Ghien, in Geylang in December 2019.

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