Hanoi is foodie heaven and the capital of the national dish Pho, which is a global phenomenon now. Bun Cha, however is the less well known but tastier challenger. From there the variety of delicacies is near infinite. Unmissable foodie destination.
Bánh giò is a variation on a theme in Vietnamese cuisine, a blend of protein and carbohydrate wrapped in a leaf. The gooey gelatinous exterior is made with a mix of rice flour, tapioca starch and ... Read more
Phương Béo Xôi Gà
Glutinous rice from a tiered steaming pot is clumped, not one grain detached. Tender strips of white chicken flesh get arranged over the rice. Flavour comes in the condiments added just before ... Read more
Tuan Ha Phở Bò
Two kinds of beef: slow braised pieces of brisket that lusciously break up and thinly sliced rare steak cooked under the pour of the ladle. A clump of fresh rice noodles sits inert beneath these ... Read more