Eat With a Local Saigon Family !
The food overall was superb … a memorable experience talking with our hosts and their children with lots of laughter and fun. We would definitely repeat it again!
Van, Taiwan & Jaime, France – May 2015
Eating Saigon! Guests Enjoying Meals with Our Local Saigon Families
Hai and I have shared our favorite Saigon eating adventures with you for many years here at Eating Saigon! We now want to invite you to enjoy an even more authentic cultural experience, when you – Eat With a Local Saigon Family.
Why not have the experience of a lifetime when you visit Vietnam! Enjoy an authentic and delicious Vietnamese meal prepared in a local Saigon home by a local family – one that meets the high standard that Eating Saigon!’s readers have come to trust over the years!
We’ve invited some of our own family members and personal friends to open their kitchens and homes to you. There, they will prepare an authentic Vietnamese meal and be your hosts, sharing their local stories, lives and customs. But mostly, everyone will enjoy some great Vietnamese food together and have fun doing it!
Hai and I hope you will agree that this is an incredible opportunity to enjoy a truly unique and authentic Saigon eating experience … and a wonderful memory of your time in Vietnam! Eating Saigon! will provide the logistical support. If a student translator is needed (not common), he/she will be provided with no additional cost to you.
OUR HOST FAMILIES
[see Booking Details, below]
Thành, one of Saigon’s favorite cooking teachers in Saigon’s #1 cooking school, Saigontourist School for Tourism & Hospitality, and of course, an excellent cook, known for preparing beautiful and delicious dishes. (Read more & book …)
Hai’s sister#5, Chị Hạnh, a graduate from a Saigon law school, also happens to be one of Hai’s family’s (11 siblings) best cooks! (Read more & book …)
Hai’s brother, Hà, and his wife, Hà, (yes, Hà and Hà), are part of Vietnam’s emerging middle class. Both educators in Saigon’s local schools, they also are amazing cooks and great fun! (Read more & book …)
Not only is Cô Nhật Minh an excellent cook, but she is also a popular cooking teacher in Saigon! … and her children might help :-) (Read more & book …)
1. Click on and read more about each of our host families, above. Once you’ve selected one, simply complete and submit the Booking & Payment Form.
2. We’ll coordinate with your host family and get back to you shortly to confirm details. We’ll send you the exact address and contact information, and helpful advice on transportation to/from your host’s home. THAT’S IT!
3. After you’ve enjoyed a wonderful meal together, we’d love to hear how you enjoyed your eating-with-a-local-Saigon-family experience! We’ll follow-up with you to solicit your comments, and share them with others here if you agree.
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