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Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes
Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes

Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes

How to Eat Like You Live There

In 12 Dishes


136 Pages, 4.5 x 6.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: March 2019

ISBN 9780473398125

Rights: US & CA

Red Pork Press Ltd (Mar 2019)

Price: $16.95


A top-notch travel guide to an undisputed street food capital

Let Ho Chi Minh City in 12 Dishes show you what to eat and where in this most tantalizing of destinations. Profiling the city's defining dishes and best food experiences, this guide will appeal to travelers who want to cut straight to the chase, gastronomically speaking. Pho, bánh mì, bánh xèo, chè, and barbecue are among the essential 12 dishes showcased, although this book goes way beyond these. You'll find info on HCMC's other soup noodles, advice on what to eat in frantic Cholon, where to get a stellar coffee, and how to identify the myriad fresh herbs that are so freely strewn about. Addresses are in Vietnamese for ease of travel, and everything is sumptuously photographed. Designed to provide a starting point and bolster confidence, this guide will have you eating like a local in no time.


"Shanghai In 12 Dishes is an insider's manual for devouring your way around Shanghai's legendary cuisine." — Kiaora Magazine on Shanghai In 12 Dishes

"This is the Shanghai foodie tourist's bible." —Cuisine Magazine on Shanghai In 12 Dishes

"Brilliant! Dining tips are spot-on for the best, local eating." —Luke Nguyen, author, My Vietnam: Stories and Recipes

Author Biography

Red Pork Press is a small, dynamic publishing company founded by Antony Suvalko and Leanne Kitchen. Based in New Zealand and Australia, Red Pork Press brings together years of food-travel publishing experience and a passion for world cuisines. A particular interest in Asia saw the pair write The Real Food of China and East, Culinary Adventures in Southeast Asia, both illustrated recipe collections. From making content for international airlines to feature writing for international magazines, the pair bring their formidable talents and insights to the In 12 Dishes series.