Saigon Street Food by District

Feb 172018
BOSGAURUS - "Keeping Hope Awake"

BOSGAURUS Saigon Pearl 92 Nguyễn Hữu Cảnh Q. Bình Thạnh +84 901426877 **************************** So, it might seem that Eating Saigon!, in addition to revealing some of the best street food eating adventures in Saigon, devotes an inordinate amount of time and space discussing coffee and cafes. But, there’s a very good reason – “When in [Read on …]

 February 17, 2018
Feb 072018
Hàn Phố - Mì Quảng at its Best

Hàn Phố 14/40d Kỳ Đồng Street P.9, Q.3 08.22470550 0913106700 ******************************** SETTING: It’s a new year (2018 Western calendar). It’s Hai’s birthday (he won’t let me give you his exact age, but he’s not in his 30’s anymore). It’s just 24 hours into our return to Saigon after many months away.  And now, it’s time [Read on …]

 February 7, 2018
Jan 292018
The Coffee House

The Coffee House 14B1 Ngô Tất Tố, Phường 19 Bình Thạnh District 02871 087 088 ********************** OK, so I was ready to strangle someone at my apartment house. Today’s plan was to relax, enjoy my jet-lag in the quiet air-conditioned comfort of our new apartment here in Saigon; update some Eating Saigon! posts; and [Read on …]

 January 29, 2018
Oct 152017
Maison Marou - Best Chocolate in Saigon, or Anywhere?

Maison Marou 167-169 Calmette Street District 1 +84-873005010 09:00 am – 22:00 pm ************************************************************************ Fifteen years ago, when I first began traveling back and forth between Vietnam and California, there were two predictable requests by my Vietnamese friends about what items I must buy in the USA and bring back for them upon my return [Read on …]

Aug 222017
Chiều Cháo Lòng

Chiều Cháo Lòng 26 Huỳnh Mẫn Đạt Bình Thạnh District 0934 324557 ******************************* One of my favorite memories from my years living in Hanoi (already 10 years ago now), is a small cháo lòng eatery just a few blocks from my apartment there. On a chilly Hanoi winter morning, there was nothing better for breakfast than [Read on …]

 August 22, 2017
Jul 262017
BonBon Residence

BonBon Residence 2C8 Trường Sa Street P. 19, Bình Thạnh District **************************************** Let’s get this out of the way right up front.  I hate the name BonBon Residence.  Sounds like an assisted-living home for expired frozen treats. And, I want to be clear that Eating Saigon! is not in the business of reviewing the Saigon hotel/housing [Read on …]

 July 26, 2017
Jun 072017
4 P's Pizza - Saigon's Best

4 P’s PIZZA 8 Thu Khoa Huan, District 1 (immediately behind Bến Thành Market) +84-8-3622-0500 (Reservation Only) ***************************************************** Once in a while, Hai and I decide to leave Saigon’s streets and enjoy dinner inside a “fully-enclosed” eatery. And we recently decided to do it in real style! Not only had we convinced ourselves that we deserved an [Read on …]

 June 7, 2017
May 182017
The Saigon Iced Tofu Lady

Tàu Hủ Đá 254 Lê Thánh Tôn Street District 1 ************************************************ Saigon Street Food is currently under threat! In recent months, Saigon city officials have launched a “clear the streets of street food” campaign as part of a new “reclaim the sidewalks for sidewalk walkers” policy. Enforcement seems particularly aggressive this time. Motorbike sidewalk parking [Read on …]

 May 18, 2017