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Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area offers special Southern Land Reclamation buffet
Thursday,  11/29/2018, 17:04 

Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area offers special Southern Land Reclamation buffet

By Van Bich

Khan hoang Nam Bo buffet is a unique culture and culinary program in HCMC - PHOTO: VAN BICH

HCMC - Saigontourist Holding Company’s Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area in Binh Thanh District, HCMC will introduce the special Khan hoang Nam Bo (Southern Land Reclamation) buffet from December 7 to 9 to mark the 20th anniversary of this culinary delight program.

The buffet program was launched in 1998 to mark the 300th year of the establishment of Saigon – HCMC. Since then, the program has been one of the biggest success stories of the Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area. It takes place every weekend on Friday and Saturday nights and the whole Sunday.

The buffet, themed “Grain of Rice of My Countryside”, offers hundreds of specialties of southern Vietnam in the reclamation process such as grilled snakehead fish, Vietnamese pancake, broken rice, congee, sweet soup and sticky rice.

Guests can also entertain themselves in numerous traditional cultural activities in the airy garden space of the Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area.

The event will bring guests back to the old days of the southern land by setting up countryside markets, floating markets, rice fields, and scenes of farmers planting or harvesting rice.

Guests can join a wide variety of folk games like fish fighting, banh dua (playing ball and chopsticks), walking on stilts, making toys from coconut leaves, and making to he (a traditional toy figurine made of colored rice flour).

There will also be performances of folk songs and craft villages demonstrating how to cook noodles and cakes using firewood, coal or sawdust.

The buffet is available from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., costing VND380,000 per adult and VND160,000 per child.

The Binh Quoi 1 Tourist Area is located at 1147 Binh Quoi Street, Ward 28, Binh Thanh District, HCMC. Phone number: 0903184657.

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