Vietnamese Food

Vietnamese Food St. LouisWhat 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

Vietnamese Food and Restaurants in St. Louis  Phone  Location
 Bahn Mi So  314-353-0545  South Grand
 Bamboo Bistro  314-241-8884  Downtown
 Kim Son Seafood  314-432-8388  University City
 Lemon Grass  314-664-6702  South Grand
 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.

Vietnamese food in St. Louis

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.

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Best Vietnamese food dishes

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.