When I came to Saigon to study (and I’m living in Saigon now), one big question for me is to find and try as many good banh my as I can. And to day I will introduce to you the best banh my in Ho Chi Minh city, which also really famous among the local community, Bánh Mỳ Huỳnh Hoa.
What is bánh mỳ?
Bánh mỳ is the combination of a crispy baguette in the outside and other ingredients in the inside. They are pate, mayonaise, pickled vegetables (usually carrot and white radish), cucumber, herbs and jambon and Vietnamese sausage, hot chili.
Vietnamese cuisine blends East Asia with Southeast Asia, South Asia and the West. Bánh mì is the perfect hybrid.
What is special about the bánh mỳ at this place?
Bánh Mỳ Huỳnh Hoa
If you ask the local people in Saigon which bánh mì is most famous and delicious one, there will be many people say it is Bánh Mì Huỳnh Hoa.
Let talk about the Bánh Mỳ in Bánh Mỳ Huỳnh Hoa, what is so special about the bánh mỳ here, made them the best banh my in Ho Chi Minh city?
When I eat the banh mỳ here, I fell the great combination, harmonizing between different ingredients. First is the crispy of the baguette here. The banh my is grilled on a charcoal stove. This give this a unique crispy and good smell. Second is the signature smell and fattiness from the pate and the mayo.
The second impression is the plentiful of the meat and Vietnamese sausages in this bánh mỳ. They put 4 different types of meat and sausage in the baguette, which are salty luncheon meats and grilled pork, port floss, and jambong.
The ballance in the spices is also a great point of banh my Huỳnh Hoa. You will find the salty from meat, a bit sour and sweat from the pickled vegetable and port floss, fatty from the mayo and pate, freshness from the herbs and cucumber, hot from the chili, combine with crispy and a bit smoky from the charcoal grill wheat baguette.
There are a lot of things to say about this banh my, but the thing that really matter is your experience. So if you have chance to visit Vietnam, try this banh my and explore why many people said this is the best banh my in Ho Chi Minh city.
How much for the banh my here?
Although the price is slightly higher than the general level (about 40,000 VND – about $2)
Where is this place?
How can I get there?
You can walk there or you can go by motorbike, car or bus
If you go by motorbike or car please note that this street is a one way street, so you must go from the roundabout to this place.
They only open from 15:00 to 23:00.
For more information please contact me through:
Nguyen Minh Bao
Whatsapp: +84 165 549 8277