Spend 48 Hours in Ho Chi Minh City with Luke Nguyen

"With Luke Nguyen as your guide - find out how to spend 2 days in Ho Chi Minh City in style.

9 am- Banh Mi Hoa Ma – 53 Cao Thang, District 3
I love coming here in the early morning, sitting on the tiny red stools against the awesome aged wall down a small laneway and digging into a deconstructed ‘Banh Mi’. The pate and the pickled vegetables that come with it are the highlights for me. Drizzle some soy sauce and sliced chilli and there you have one of the best breakfast Saigon has to offer. This place is rumoured to be the ones who invented the actual Banh Mi, as they have been serving this dish since the French occupation..."


Phuong Nguyen