HCM City int’l food festival packs in crowds

More than 200,000 visitors flocked to the ninth international food festival “Taste of the world 2014” which took place in Ho Chi Minh City from December 4-7, according to the municipal Tourism Department.

The festival included a contest with the participation of head-chefs from 17 local five-star hotels (Photo: VNA)

Dishes from 21 countries and territories were put up for tasting at the event. Also helping draw the crowds was a contest with the participation of head-chefs from 17 local five-star hotels and an event in which pastry artisans got together to make 51 types of cakes, setting a new Vietnam record.

Sidelines activities included artistic performances and sport contest, adding to the festive atmosphere.

Source: VNA

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