The complete companion to Vietnamese culinary culture Whether it's sticking your chopsticks in your rice between bites, choking on fish bones or drinking the tea from your finger bowl, we'll tell you exactly what not to do to avoid looking like an ignorant tourist. Brush up on restaurant etiquette, local customs and what ingredients to expect in Lonely Planet's Eat Vietnam. To help you feel prepared for the Vietnamese food scene we'll cover how, when and where to eat, etiquette dos and don'ts, and what classic regional specialties are a must try. You'll find the best places to eat in every region as well as what to order when you're there and how to eat it. If you are looking for an authentic and immersive foodie experience but don't know where to start, Eat Vietnam is your answer. In-depth background on local food and traditions Practical info on popular food neighborhoods The visually appealing layout will help first-time food lovers get the most from their trip About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travelers. You'll also find our content online, on mobile, video and in 14 languages, armchair and lifestyle books, eBooks, and more.