Pho (noodle soup), fried noodle, spring rolls, fried rice with
beef, seafood and other traditional Vietnamese dishes are on the menu of freshly
inaugurated “Sabor Viet” restaurant - the second Vietnamese bistro in Panama.
Situated in Obarrio Ward, Panama City, where hotels, offices and high-end
apartments are located, the 400 sq.m restaurant brings Vietnamese food closer to
Vietnamese dishes have been favoured in Panama since the country’s culinary
newspaper Dixi Easts published reviews and pictures praising them only a week
after the opening of the first Vietnamese restaurant.
“For those who have gone to the US and have eaten in Vietnamese restaurants,
they will feel a very small difference in taste and some different spices when
eating in Vietnamese restaurants in Panama. It is because Vietnamese restaurants
in the US are often cooked in the southern style but Vietnamese restaurants in
Panama are cooked in the northern style. However, all dishes are delicious,
gentle and fresh,” writes the newspaper.
Local diners also said that Vietnamese food has less fat and gluten than Chinese