Ho Chi Minh: Traditional Private Meal in a Local Home

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Key Details
2 hours
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Live Guide
Vietnamese, English

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What You'll Do
  • Savor a traditional northern/ central Vietnamese meal in a local family home
  • Share a private dining experience with a passionate local home cook
  • Get a glimpse into local cuisine and culture
Enjoy a private meal in a local Ho Chi Minh home with your host for the evening, Lan Anh, and experience authentic Vietnamese life in a residential neighborhood off the beaten path.
What to Expect
Meet Lan Anh, a friendly, warm, passionate home cook who delights in sharing her family recipes with guests. Lan Anh lives with her two children and her mother in a typical family house in Ho Chi Minh City. She comes from a long line of excellent cooks and is dedicated to exclusively using all natural ingredients. You can expect organic, fresh produce and high quality meats and seafood.

Originally from northern Vietnam, Lan Anh will share with you the simplicity and beauty of her favorite northern and central Vietnamese dishes. Your meal might include a variety of typical street food dishes such as bun ca (turmeric seasoned fish served with fresh vermicelli in a broth with bunches of fresh herbs), xoi xeo (sticky rice with ground beans and flavorful fried shallots), fresh seasonal salads with green or ripe mango, pomelo or avocado and for dessert, her delightful nep cam (purple sticky rice with yogurt). The menu will vary based on the season.

As an alternative to her street food style menu, Lan Anh can also serve a more traditional family style meal, which would include a vegetable soup, a fish or main meat dish and steamed rice. Depending on the time of day, Lan Anh’s teenage children might join you at the table – they can’t resist their mother’s cooking.

Leave with a full belly, an appreciation of Vietnamese culture and a true glimpse into a local's life. 
What's Included
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Local host
  • Beverages
  • Private experience
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Please meet Lan Anh at her home address: 778/1F Nguyễn Kiệm St. Phu Nhuân District, Ho Chi Minh City. // She lives in a residential neighborhood about 2 miles/3 kilometers from the airport. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Confirmation will be received within 48-hours of booking, subject to availability
• Please make known any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
• Vegetarian option is available, please make known at time of booking
• Minimum of 2 persons per booking is required

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Product ID: 70002