Vietnam – US ties fostered through food

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese and American typical foods and cooking methods were in the spotlight at an event at Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietheritage Restaurant on Tuesday. Phan Thi Hong Xuan, Vice President of the Vietnam-US Friendship Association, said she hopes the bond between Vietnam and the US will be cemented through food.

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Participants showed off traditional cuisines, discussed gastronomic culture and joined in a cooking contest in which Vietnam’s signature Nem or spring rolls was chosen as a challenge. The event, hosted by the Vietnam-US Friendship Association and the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations, is part of activities to celebrate 20 years of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the US.