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  • Welcome to the street food dollar menu today me and my dude Lal are gonna

  • Take you all around Saigon eating 10 different street foods for under a buck. Let's do it

  • You won't believe how far you can stretch a dollar right here in Viet Nam's

  • Largest city Saigon has so many options when it comes to mouth-watering tasty treats, but today. We'll focus on street foods

  • That is food served on sidewalks and street signs cooked on the spot

  • It's quick and affordable from savory sweet and sometimes even a little unusual well

  • You know I am a big fan of a lot of spit food

  • Except for this one because I don't feel like eating you know like a little baby things

  • It's time to see Saigon 10th street foods for under $1

  • Food 1 spring rolls coming in at 25 cents each the spring roll starts with freshly

  • moistened rice paper then topped with pork shrimp rice noodles lettuce herbs and spring onion

  • Then roll tightly and served with peanut sauce one of the really cool things about Vietnam is all this like street food

  • It's right out here people like pull up on their bike they stop

  • They get some food spring rolls is probably one of the most internationally recognized street foods from Vietnam people know Fahd

  • They know funny, and they know the spring renewal. Do you think the spring roll is deserving of that top spot?

  • I would say yes, so it's gonna be in a top like topped hands most delicious Vietnamese food all right. Yeah well

  • Let's enjoy it together right now. We've got our sauce here

  • Okay, oh god. We had to switch it weird

  • what happened so say that this array is in nice nicest shape right it looked nicer better than that's why I

  • Like this alright she knows production value little dip dip Jim and Cheers

  • Chewie vermicelli noodles crispy greens in there and tons of herbs making it really fresh the sauce

  • It's salty it's thick it's peanutty. It's awesome. No Street food one. We've got nine more to go

  • Let's keep going food to che costing sixty cents per cup

  • This is a frozen Vietnamese dessert that can include dozens of different ingredients our order today will include black bean

  • white beam mung bean puree palm sugar water chestnut with green jelly covering coconut cream jellies

  • Coconut milk and ice here when you mix the ice

  • With the coconut milk it does something special to the ingredients

  • And it makes it like chewy right so it gives each one like a cool texture

  • You want to mix it like a brine, okay Aunty and rannian together

  • Too sweet, it's just a nice mellow sweetness. It's like a puppy by the fireplace. It's that kind of inviting sweetness

  • It's not like a rock concert of sugar. I think the most special thing of this one

  • It is one inside a principle. Here is the water chestnuts water yeah, and it is coded by the

  • tapioca flour

  • Mmm. Gooey on the outside and then becomes almost

  • Snappy crunchy Orien sighs exactly. I like this you can drink it you can eat it you can crunch on it

  • You got the chewy part. It's really cool

  • We're just getting warmed up and after eating that dessert Lau and I head to Saigon

  • famous Turtle Lake where every afternoon dozens of sidewalk vendors bring their mobile cooker ease office workers and

  • Students alike come here to relax hang with friends and grab some quick affordable food

  • Which brings us to food three bond Cheng chomp coming in at about one dollar this mixture starts with rice paper

  • strips and beef jerky then Vietnamese coriander shredded papaya quail eggs

  • sweet jerky made from cow lung a squeeze of

  • Citrus sweet sour sauce and chili oil this gets a good shake in and it's ready to eat

  • And honestly when you look at it. It kind of looks like a recycling bin for paper, but

  • But it tastes a lot better. I've been wireless. Do you know what I sleep lately abundance, yeah?

  • We don't know what else we can do a popular spring roll something like that so we created a new way to eat it

  • So we asked a lot of it reading inside and make it awesome my peers. Let's go for it, right

  • Mmm

  • Oh

  • So really what you have here is just a bag full of flavors and textures. It's like all kinds of different chewiness

  • It's sweet its salty is spicy Andrew Zimmern tried this he called it Vietnam in a bag, and I agree with that

  • For for shakin spicy mango one cup for about one dollar

  • This starts out innocent enough with mango and a bit of sugar

  • but then but you know fish sauce shrimp salt and

  • freshly minced chilies this street side delight was invented very recently creating what you could call a

  • mango revolution

  • The spicy yeah, it's my spicy a spicy fruits. I've never had like fruit that was intentionally made spicy oh

  • You're just going for it here. We go oh

  • Wow that is a I didn't expect this from fruit

  • It's fruit

  • But this fruit is trying to be tough a punch of spiciness

  • Saltiness yes makes for the natural sweetness like that is much more intense than I expected

  • I would lie to scream soft the shrimp stock. They added together to make it like

  • Savory and nice ot if you're sick of boring old fruit. This is a way to go. This is fruit with a punch

  • for five Bob sow

  • Costing just under one dollar this simple of a tasty dish starts with corn sauteed and margarine then add small dried shrimp ease

  • Sugar and spring onion fry till crispy and add a little bit of chilli sauce on the side

  • You know I started knowing about this one-liners a long time ago. It tastes awesome

  • Try it, okay, so we've got some shrimp peas in there. I spring onion. Yeah, I'm gonna dip

  • Okay

  • Savoring a little bit of sweetness this chilli sauce it's almost like the ketchup of chili sauces

  • Yeah, right, it's like sweet and tangy. I mean every single dish they Napoli chili sauce the margarine taste with sugar

  • I don't know. It just does something for me

  • It feels like junk food like good junk food and luckily this meal can last a long time

  • Because they give you a tiny like ice cream testing spoon, it's gonna take you at least a hundred bytes. Yeah

  • Food six quail eggs with tamarind sauce coming in at about one dollar

  • This is one of the most unusual

  • Or should I say unique street foods?

  • I've come across in Vietnam starting with minced chilies garlic and oil then a heaping scoop of developed quail eggs

  • quails that have developed in the egg

  • Then were hard-boiled before reaching maturity then splash a bit of tamarind sauce and Morning Glory plate it and top it with Vietnamese

  • coriander and fried onions one of the most interesting street foods

  • I have seen in

  • Sanga maybe in my life much like a balut which a lot of people have heard of which is like the develop duck egg

  • Okay, especially popular in the Philippines, but they eat it here, too. Yes. Well. They do the same thing for whale rare

  • Do you like this one?

  • honestly not

  • I am a big fan of a lot of street food except for this one cuz I don't feel like eating you know like a

  • little baby things have you ever eaten a baby carrots

  • So you don't like eating the little baby thing I understand will you try one with me just one?

  • Yes

  • Yes, by the way this guy's a hero. He obviously doesn't want to do it, but he's gonna have one. Oh here

  • We go we have our big juicy fight, so we've got the coiled fetus. Let's go for it buddy. Hey cheers

  • Boos that tastes great

  • How are you feeling right now long mm-hmm, it's so weird I

  • Don't open your mouth in them you're doing a great job, man

  • We don't have water or anything here for you either for you're doing great. There's some crispy in this in there

  • I don't know if it's like beak or a head or feet like there's some natural Chris penis inside crunchiness

  • But the flavor is outstanding a sweet and a little tart

  • This is why I always say never doubt Vietnam

  • Even if something looks a little intimidating for me at least the flavors have always been outstanding cheers to that

  • Food seven Chinese meatballs costing about $1 simple and to the point

  • These little pork balls wrapped in an intestine lining are thrown on the grill then paired with Vietnamese

  • Coriander chili sauce mayonnaise and papaya it's like different from you know all the types of mall and meet Mona this fall

  • I've been all across Asia, and I put many types of balls in my mouth

  • Chicken balls fish balls and here we have pork balls. Yes, okay, Cheers. Yeah

  • I earned it

  • Oh

  • Good mm-hmm, delicious. It's sweet and salty its fatty exploding with like juicy fattiness

  • I love it and when you mix it with the papaya and the herbs. I mean is game over. It's game over for your mouth

  • After this turtle lake feast Lau is bringing me to Saigon Chinatown to sample some Chinese delights in the afternoon

  • Right outside of Saigon University dozens of food vendors can be found and we're here for food eight Huk Dow

  • Coming in at about $1 these sellers will prepare their perfectly wrapped in some at home

  • toss them in a steamer and bring them here to sell our Hakka will get topped with soy sauce chili sauce

  • Vietnamese coriander and fried on you since we're in Chinatown we got something China inspired

  • Pack out a Bao Bao hmm

  • pronunciations on fleek about a gallon and a half of soy sauce and then their chili sauce oh

  • She's got a front-row seat here is everything cool. Yeah

  • Yeah, we better have not yet almost think it's so easy to hit. Thank you oh, no I know

  • He's awesome yeah

  • Hospitality do they put it in your mouth for you usually

  • No become like you have bought an intern so I think I see if not AUD

  • They know how to eat it is like very self-explanatory

  • What do I do?

  • Not know

  • I'm starting to get it guys. It's delicious. It's salty is chewy and even better than that when you come here. They will feed you

  • And the little uncomfortable at first and then it's very endearing after that

  • Cheers good night boat gene

  • Costing about 85 cents another Chinese inspired classic still in Chinatown just down the street

  • We've come across this beautiful

  • crispy creation starting with sliced and fried rice cake mixed with the fried egg topped with sautéed

  • Spring onion and shredded papaya multi right that sounds great. That's really good notation. Did you study a lot of?

  • Treats are crazy. There's traffic and here we are with our very

  • typical people of the Chinese people it's gonna get used miss thing if we do not miss a normal Chinese because it's a part of

  • Our culture I met in Park with a little bit of everything okay. I got some egg

  • I got some rice cake right go for it

  • Anyone from the US really appreciates breakfast food hash browns and eggs. That's what this reminds me

  • Yeah The rice cake is so starchy that when she cries it in the oil

  • It still has a nice starchy flavor and crunchiness to it the preparation the food is so different, but the flavor is so familiar

  • food ten savory sticky rice for about

  • 75 cents finally to end the night with the bang were headed to Bui vien the backpacking

  • Party Street of Saigon for eight whopper of a meal this treat starts with a mound of sticky rice soy sauce

  • sauteed spring onion liver pate fried onion quail egg pork floss

  • Chinese sausage pickled carrot and radish and

  • Chili sauce he's come to point in this treat of wild craziness

  • Construction or maybe that some new kind of terrible music I don't know about it this thing is

  • Loaded with topping his meal is just like pure calories. I love Chinese sausage and let's go for it

  • Oh

  • Sticky rice that just has a great chewiness to it. I love sticky rice. It's salty. There's some sweetness in there

  • This is my favorite breakfast so we can eat it for

  • Breakfast and even for dinner and lunch well mom I am freaking stuffed

  • Thank you for taking this foodie rollercoaster ride with me today

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