Vietnamese street food received 2.84 million tags on Instagram, which was the world's ninth most popular food. It analysed Instagram tags to reveal what cuisines and foods were trending around the world as shared by millions of foodies via the online platform.
A banh mi stall Banh Mi Huynh Hoa on Le Thi Rieng Street in HCM City. (Photo: VNA)Research showed Japanese food ranked highest with about 15.5 million related tags, followed by Italian dishes with 14.7 million tags and Indian cuisine with 8.5 million.
Vietnamese cuisine has become better known in the world over the past few years, with international chefs and prestigious food magazines praising several national dishes.
Some of the dishes found on street corners have made it to all corners of the world, like banh mi which was listed among the world's top 20 street foods by Fodor Travel, a US travel site.