Many of the foods that you will take the time to enjoy from Vietnam will be those that are rice based. Many times the food is some of the best you will ever taste, or so has been claimed by some esteemed critics. The Vietnamese will use a variety of sauces and fresh herbs when they are preparing their dishes and take a lot of pride in the dishes that they create. Many times they will use herbs such as lemongrass, mint and basil leaves to add flavor and to create a variety of tastes to use in their various dishes.
Do not be afraid to try something different and new when looking at Vietnamese cuisine, expand your horizons and look past the name when you are thinking of new foods and dishes to try and enjoy when you are looking to get the most out of your newfound quest for good food.