A whirlwind foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City

(Clockwise from top) The sitting area at Hoa Tuc, the entrance of Cafe Apartment and the dining area at Quan An.
(Clockwise from top) The sitting area at Hoa Tuc, the entrance of Cafe Apartment and the dining area at Quan An.PHOTOS: WONG AH YOKE, HOA TUC

HO CHI MINH - 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 wasn't any shopping to keep me occupied as I wasn't interested in the tourist souvenirs and knock-offs at the popular Ben Tanh Market.

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