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.