Where to try the insane street food from The Food Ranger's video?
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    Oct 09, 2018

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Follow the Food Ranger to try delicious food in Saigon!

A foreign guy, Trevor James, made an interesting food tour video about the street food scenes of this city. Among those delicacies are mentioned in this clip, you’re going to love some of them, and hate some others. Aha. But I'm sure you definitely want to see them! Who doesn't feel curious about a Youtube video that attracts 4,8 million views?

Street Food in Vietnam is insane! Vietnamese Street Food is some of the BEST and CHEAPEST in Asia! Street Food around the world is different, and you can join us for a full on street food tour of Saigon in Vietnam!” - Trevor James, The Food Ranger excitedly said. In this Street Food Adventure tour video, Trevor and Ting Ting went to explore the deep back streets of Saigon and tried a ton of delicious street food in Vietnam.

So, let’s discover which kinds of street food in each scene!

2:35 - PHO , first one, deep in the alleyways, the soul of street food, where you can find the real flavors of the country you visit – That is Phở - intensely smooth broth and herbs.

Address : 257 Duan Van Bo, Saigon, Vietnam

Price : 25.000 VND - 35.000 VND

4:35 - Durian (Sầu Riêng) – sweet, quite buttery and fleshy.

Address : Doan Van Bo Alleys

Price : you need to bargain!

6:05 – Bún Riêu – rice noodles soup with smooth tomato crab broth. You can add some herbs, fish sauce or especially this one, fermented shrimp sauce (Mắm Tôm).

Address : Doan Van Bo Alleys Price : 25.000 VND

8:35 – Cơm Tấm – broken rice specialty with garlic marinated pork and chicken, fried eggs, pork skin, pickle carrots and fish sauce. Address : 154 Le Quoc hung, Saigon, Vietnam

Price : 25.000 VND - 35.000 VND

11:30 – Đuông Dừa (Coconut worm) – spicy and salty, slightly earthy river flavor.

Address : 228 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1, Saigon, Vietnam

15:50 - Trứng cút lộn (The Balut of Quail Eggs) – super flavorful egg, dipped in pepper salt and kumquat juice, with some laksa leaves.

Address: best to search around the back alleys

Price : 5000 VND / 5 eggs

Final meal, at an affordable restaurant: A seafood feast : Crab with chili, Scallop with peanuts, snails in tamarind sauce, squid teeth,…

Address: Oc Dao Seafood and Snail Restaurant.

Price: depends.

Note: The addresses and prices are just for references, you can find many other places else with different prices and a little different flavors.

Is it worth trying these delicious specialties? Check it yourself :) Let us know how you feel!

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Nguyen