What makes Vietnamese Food taste so good? Have you had the pleasure of tasting Vietnamese cuisine? You will love it! So what makes Vietnamese food taste so good? Could it be their sweet, hot, sour and fish sauciness aroma, orthe fresh vegetables and fresh herbs ( cilantro, basil, coriander, and dill) that are incorporated in all their dishes and foods. The herbs are mostly found in their spring rolls, sandwiches, rice and noodle dishes. Vietnam's north sides food is mostly influenced by China with the noodle spicy soups and stir fries where as in the south side of Vietnam you will see more tropical foods and cuisines such as ees, coconut patties, and many dishes with organic palm sugar.
Vietnam is the second largest exporter of rice, which is why the two most basic ingredients in foods are rice and fish sauce. Vietnamese people will eat rice for breakfast, lunch and dinner in rice porridge, sticky rice, soups, and rice noodles. Vietnam's salt derives from fish sauce that is used in just about every dish.
Vietnamese Food and Restaurants in St. Louis
|Bahn Mi So||314-353-0545||South Grand|
|Kim Son Seafood||314-432-8388||University City|
|Lemon Grass||314-664-6702||South Grand|
|Little Saigon Cafe||314-361-8881||Central West End|
|Mai Lee||314-645-2835||Central County|
|Mekong Restaurant||314-773-3100||South Grand|
|Monsoon Vietnamese Bistro||636-256-8838||West County|
|Pho Grand||314-664-7435||South Grand|
|Pho Long||314-997-1218||Central County|
|Pho Manchester||636-394-2848||West County|
|Truc Lam||314-776-1299||South City|
|Webster Garden||314-961-2131||Webster Groves|
Raw fruits are thought of a vegetable in Vietnam; a banana flower or a green papaya will be used as a base in a salad. Instead of having pie or cake for dessert, ripe fresh fruit such as dragonfruit, papaya, banana, mango andpineapple are offer as dessert.
Best Vietnamese food
Vietnamese Sandwich: A sandwich has been said to be one of the best foods in Vietnam that can be found in any street corner or touring site. It includes: pork loin chops, chili sauce with garlic, red onions, cucumber, fresh cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper.
Litchi fruit:Litchi fruit looks like a raspberry or strawberry and is known to have many health benefits like preventing breast cancer (flavonoids) , blood circulation, vitamins and minerals. Litchi fruit is good for your skin, tissues and bones.
Durian:Is classified as one of the best foods that is prickly, green, sweet and full of vitamins and minerals. Durian is also popular for prevent many health problems such as cardiovascular disease, anemia, and constipation. It can also strengthen your bones, is good for your skin, and keep your blood glucose leveled. Some foods made with Durian are sticky rice, sweet soup and ice cream.
Best Vietnamese food dishes in St. Louis
Pho:Pho is a popular soup dish with meat parts, usually beef or chicken, cilantro lime wedges, mint, basil, chili sauce, bean sprouts and is usually served as a breakfast dish.
BÚN CHẢ:Rice vermicelli is a must have, must order dish that includes grilled pork sausage, veggies, sauced, bean sprouts, and a bunch of greens.
BÁNHXÈO:Sizzling pancake which has a pizza look to it. It is made from scratch starting with the bater which includes rice flour, turmeric, and coconut milk. The rest of the ingredients include shrimp or pork, and a handful of bean sprouts, and lastly you add herbs and lettuce.
This info is reprinted courtesy of STL Food