If you want to eat Korean, Japanese, or Thai food, just go to Ho Thi Ky market to make sure you have them all.
Referring to famous places to eat in Ho Chi Minh City, it is impossible not to miss Ho Thi Ky market. In the past few years, Ho Thi Ky market has become a “notorious” food street because it sells delicious – nutritious – cheap dishes that make diners, especially young people, come a lot.
Coming to Ho Thi Ky market, you can eat whatever you want, from snacks to full meals. Not only that, this place also converges cuisine from many parts of the world. No need to spend money on plane tickets, just take a walk around Ho Thi Ky market and you will enjoy countless famous dishes of Korea, Japan, Thailand, etc. Whenever you have free time, remember to set up a “gan” association. Scan” all the delicious dishes at Ho Thi Ky market!
Cambodian tea – Miss Co
Ho Thi Ky food market is also known by other names as Cambodian market, so there are many Cambodian tea shops here. However, the most famous one is the Co Co tea shop. Up to now, the shop has been selling for more than 40 years and has the most “pure Cambodian” flavor. The menu of the restaurant does not have too many types of tea, only about 5-7 most typical dishes of Cambodia such as mixed tea, tamarind tea, Siamese sticky rice, liver cake, custard apple (flan squash), jaggery tea, etc.
Photo: Tran Khai
All kinds of tea here are made from jaggery, so the taste is quite bar, not too sweet. The coconut milk part is also cooled, not too thick, so when eating, it will be less boring. Although specializing in selling tea, the most popular dish of the shop is custard custard apple. This dish has a steamed pumpkin skin that is barely cooked, so it still retains its sweet crunch, inside is a fatty and fragrant flan made from chicken eggs and condensed milk. If you want to eat a piece of mixed tea with all the tea dishes here, you can order Cambodian tea. Not only is it 100% authentic, but Cambodian tea also has extra egg fibers that are extremely “roll”.
Photo: @caibung_doi, Anh Kiet
Address: 57/21A Ho Thi Ky, District 10
Grilled pork skewers with Thai cheese – Móm Hi
Grilled pork skewers with cheese with the culinary style of the land of the Golden Temple has also made young people “wake up” because of its strange taste and affordable price. Just holding from 20k – 25k, you can eat a hot skewered meat.
Each skewer is about the size of a palm, quite thick and well seasoned, so it has a very harmonious sweet and salty taste. Not only that, the meat is also covered with a layer of melted, greasy cheese. When eating, the meat skewers will be served with sweet and sour pickles and chili sauce. You can also order more sticky rice to eat with meat skewers to add more flavor. In addition, there are also Thai mango and anchovy salad and Thai papaya salad that are also worth a try.
Address: 62/21A Ho Thi Ky, District 10
Hong Kong dumpling – Glass Kitchen Lo
Different from the usual types of dumpling, the dumpling of Kinh Lo Kitchen does not fold in a triangle shape, but folds in a square shape to cover the full filling inside. At the shop, there are up to 6 different types of fillings for you to choose from, which are char siu, beef, jumping shrimp, fish, chicken, and sausage. However, young people often choose a special dumpling to have all kinds of fillings.
The cakes here are always hot because when a customer comes to buy, the seller begins to coat each layer of cake, then in turn add toppings with purple cabbage and cheese. Then drizzle with chili sauce, mayonnaise and fold. If you want the cake to be more fragrant, you can order more eggs for the seller to cover with the crust. With a thin crust and super filling, just taking the first bite will fill your mouth with everything.
Address: 87/14 Ho Thi Ky, District 10
Snow Bar . – Snow Bar
Bubble potato is famous in Taiwan, so when present at Ho Thi Ky market, this dish has “stormed” for a long time. Bubble potato is made from pureed sweet potato, then rolled into small balls and then fried in a hot oil pan until it swells, so the intestines will usually be spongy and slightly hollow. One bag will include yellow and purple sweet potatoes mixed together.
Photo: Huyen Ha
Besides the original taste, there are also bubble shakes with 4 other flavors such as chocolate, matcha, cheese, and soot. This dish is best eaten when it has just finished frying, the outside is crispy and hot, the inside is soft and chewy, with the gentle sweetness of sweet potatoes, it is too reasonable to use for hybrid rai.
Photo: @thithi5597, Nguyen Anh Kiet
Address: 87/26A Ho Thi Ky, District 10
Korean fish cake spicy rice cake – HKT
Not only selling Korean dishes, but HTK also displays each dish in a tray for customers to choose according to the model of street restaurants in the land of kimchi. Although there are only a few dishes such as fish cake skewers, spicy rice cakes, kimbap and Korean-style chicken feet, each dish has an impressive taste.
Photo: Nguyen Duc Long
A portion of rice cakes will include soft, well-absorbent rice cakes, cabbage, boiled eggs, and chopped fish cakes. Due to the complete use of Korean chili powder, the rice cake sauce here will have a pungent taste and an eye-catching red-orange color. More specifically, the restaurant’s fish cake skewers are always cooked hot, soft but still retain the toughness, served with sauce must be said to be the best. In addition, you can also buy more kimbap, chicken feet to eat the full set of dishes of the shop.
Photo: Nguyen Duc Long
Address: 93/23A Ho Thi Ky, District 10
Japanese Doraemon Donuts
Dorayaki, also known as Doraemon donuts, has long been a long-standing traditional culture in Japan. This type of cake is simple with 2 round cakes sandwiched in the middle layer, but when introduced to Vietnam, it conquered the taste of many people. If you want to enjoy the taste of donuts again, at Ho Thi Ky market, there is a small trolley selling very crowded.
The outside sandwich is made from flour mixed with fresh eggs, then the seller will fry it in a pan until the cake is fluffy and golden on both sides. In addition to the traditional red bean flavor, the shop also creates many other new types of fillings such as milk, chocolate, strawberry jam, … for you to change your taste.
Address: 87/23A Ho Thi Ky, District 10
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