Com Tam (Broken Rice)

Com tam is Vietnamese for ‘broken rice’, a local dish that’s accompanied with fried egg, diced green onions, and a variety of meats such as suon nuong (barbecued pork chop), bi (shredded pork skin), and cha trung (steamed pork and egg patty). Diners can also enjoy this dish with a side of pickled vegetables, cucumber slices, and nuoc cham Vietnamese dipping sauce. With street markets and roadside food stalls selling for about VND 20,000 per bowl, com tam is very popular amongst budget-conscious travellers.