Broken rice is a familiar dish to many people, especially those residing in Ho Chi Minh City. Broken rice restaurants are seen everywhere, from small roadside places to deluxe establishments.

They are all crowded from early morning to late at night, which lets us know how much love people have for this special dish. Broken rice was once a popular comfort food for the poor working class.

This dish has gradually found its way into people’s heart and become a well-known breakfast dish for everyone.

Because of the variety in taste of many eaters, this dish has been "combined" with several elements of different culinary traditions and become a symbolic dish for fusion cuisine between Eastern and Western cultures./.