Running head: Viet Nam street food
Topic: A discussion about the variety of street food in Ho Chi Minh City
Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold in a street or other public place, such as a market or fair by a hawker or vendor, often from a portable food booth, food cart or food truck. While some street foods are regional, many are not, having spread beyond their region of origin. Most street foods are also classed as both finger food and fast food, and are cheaper on average than restaurant meals. According to a 2007 study from the Food and Agriculture Organization, 2.5 billion people eat street food every day. Today, people may purchase street food for a number of reasons, such as to obtain reasonably priced and flavorful food in a sociable setting, to experience ethnic cuisines, and also for convenience. Therefore, this research aims to discuss the variety of street food in Ho Chi Minh City. In this research, we made a survey by using questionnaires which was randomly delivered to 100 peoples live in Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, we also made the observation and played roles of observer as participant while people were eating out. As the result, the data collected from questionnaires, interview sheets and observation forms was analyzed to reveal the aim of the research. Introduction
Nowadays, eating out is the most popular in people living way. At first, the early form of street food selling is vendors and peddlers who walk around on the pavement to sell the food. They don’t have stable place to sell their product. They made sound for advertisement to attract many people to buy the food. At these days, street food is simply hot tea, some traditional cakes. Nowadays, people selling street food are not only vendors, peddlers but also people having small store or stands near the street. And there are more kinds of street food such as: rice, noodle, smoothies.. Let’s move on to popular street food. The first kind here is bread, the...
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