You would think that in Vietnam, the land of fish sauce and crazy meat dishes, finding vegan and vegetarian food is going to be a nightmare, but oh boy, would you be wrong!
Finding vegetarian/vegan food in Vietnam is just a simple search for the word ‘chay’ away. “Chay” means vegetarian food in Vietnamese.
Vietnam’s Buddhists represent 15% of the population and eat mostly vegetarian.
Not only will you find wonderful Vietnamese vegetarian food, but also plenty of restaurants offering western style vegetarian dishes.