Conducted between May to December last year, the survey ranked national cuisines after collecting responses from 25,000 food lovers from 24 countries and territories.
Vietnamese cuisine’s rising populariy pushed it slightly ahead of Hong Kong and Taiwan to rank 13th among the 34 most popular cuisines in the world.
Over the last couple of decades, Vietnamese food has become more popular with international chefs and prestigious food magazines praising several national dishes.
Italian food topped the survey’s list at 84 percent, followed by Chinese and Thai cuisines.
Some of the dishes found on street corners in Vietnam have made it to all corners of the world, like the ‘banh mi’, the Vietnamese sandwich listed among the top 20 street foods by Fodor’s Travel, a US travel guide company./.