Vietnamese spring rolls, whether fresh or fried, are the perfect food to beat the heat.
Vietnamese people are so obsessed with coffee that almost every little street in the city has a local cafe. The country has never been short of coffee, and is the world's second largest coffee producer, behind Brazil. Starbucks only opened its first store in Vietnam in 2013, and the move was seen as brave.
Grilled shrimp on sugarcane is a classic Vietnamese appetizer.