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Eat & Drink like the locals: "Banh Bao-Vietnamese Steamed Buns!" Street Vendors Tip by machomikemd

Street Vendors, Ho Chi Minh City: 21 reviews and 34 photos

  Banh Bao!
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  • Banh Bao! - Ho Chi Minh City
      Banh Bao!
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  • With a Sweet Custard Like Filling! - Ho Chi Minh City
      With a Sweet Custard Like Filling!
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  • goes well with noodles - Ho Chi Minh City
      goes well with noodles
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  • again goes will with soups - Ho Chi Minh City
      again goes will with soups
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  • available at local restos too - Ho Chi Minh City
      available at local restos too
    by machomikemd

Banh Bao are Steamed bun dumplings that can be stuffed with onion, eggs, mushrooms, vegetables, etc. Banh bao is an adaptation from the Chinese baozi to fit Vietnamese taste. You can buy them everywhere and they cost 15,000 to 30,000 VND depending on the filling inside.

Ity goes well with the assorted vietnamese noodles too.

Favorite Dish: steamed bread dumplings with fillings are a generic in South East Asia And East Asia and are copied from the chinese Bao Zi and each country has it's variations and names like the Banh Bao of Vietnam and the fillings inside these banh bao are pork with leafy vegetable and goes well with the sweet chili dipping sauce.

Address: available everywhere
Price Comparison: least expensive
Directions: available everywhere
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 15, 2012
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