A foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City

Many eateries in trendy locales serving delicious, affordable food can be found in the city

When I visited Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam about five years ago, I left unimpressed. Except for half-day tours to the Chu Chi Tunnels and the Mekong Delta, I did not find much to do.

There was no shopping to keep me occupied as I was not interested in the tourist souvenirs and knock-offs at the popular Ben Tanh Market.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 09, 2019, with the headline 'A foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City'. Print Edition | Subscribe