The Hanoitimes - The 12th food festival held by Ho Chi Minh City Department of Tourism has been taking since January 11-14 at Le Van Tam Park, with the theme of "The culinary journey connecting the world".
More than 100 booths of Vietnamese and international cuisines will be introduced, bringing interesting culinary experiences to diners.
This culinary festival features seven dining areas including: International cuisine; Vietnamese cuisine; street food; special cuisine; food brand; recreational activities; stage and beer garden. The festival aims to meet the diners' needs of enjoying the diverse cuisine.
In the area of Vietnamese cuisine, visitors can admire the simulation models of cultural space of the North, Central Region, South, Central Highlands to create a sense of both familiar and strange in the City's downtown. Besides, the festival also saw the participation of culture and cuisine representatives from Denmark, Argentina, Italy, Thailand that will bring visitors interesting dishes.
Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City's Tourism Department, Nguyen Thi Anh Hoa, said that the food festival will promote the culture and cuisine of Vietnam and other countries, with many activities and specialties for diners inside and outside the country. Through this event, the organizers wish to honor Vietnamese culinary culture and the talents of Vietnamese chefs. Moreover, this is also an opportunity to exchange, promote the friendship and cooperation between the countries in the region and in the world.
Tuan Minh - Huy Chuong