Vietnamese vermicelli is a luxurious as well as a popular dish.
There are different varieties of vermicelli depending on their shape: bun roi or stirred vermicelli, bun nam or twisted vermicelli and bun la or vermicelli paper, and bun dem tram or shreded vermicelli. Different ingredients can be served with vermicelli: grilled pork meat, fried rice cakes, snails, fried eggs, lean
meat pie, chicken, and crab soup, to name a few.
Each region and locality, even each restaurant, has its own vermicelli dishes with their own recipes.