Pho Hoa

Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

This long-running establishment is more upmarket than most but is definitely the real deal – as evidenced by its popularity with regular local patrons. Tables come laden with herbs, chilli and lime, as well as gio chao quay (fried Chinese bread), banh xu xe (glutinous coconut cakes with mung-bean paste) and cha lua (pork-paste sausages wrapped in banana leaves).