Suggested restaurants to eat ‘Bun’ in Hanoi
Bun Thang is the best portrait of Hanoi’s characteristics: simple, yet exquisite. It is made from more than 20 materials including fried egg, chicken’s breast, pork-pie, shrimp, ham, mushroom… and requires a skillful and careful hand in cooking. A great portion offered by this vendor is not only tasty but also well-decorated, the soup has to be pure, slightly sweet but not too greasy.
Hanoi is the home of Bun Cha. Bun Cha is served with grilled pork, separate rice noodle and a side dish of sweet dipping sauce. What makes the dish in this restaurant special is that the technique of grilling pork with charcoal without any oil which makes the meat less greasy but still maintain the appealing taste.
“Bun Rieu” is a kind of noodle soup with blue crabs from rivers and lakes. The key protein component to this dish is the crab meat mixture with the typical and attractive color of tomatoes broth and fried onions. Hai Beo restaurant is a popular favorite for both locals and travelers thanks to the generosity of the chef when he brings out the big colorful bowl of “Bun Rieu” with a very reasonable price.
Those are the some of the must-try Hanoi Old Quarter food. And there are many more local dishes waiting to awaken your taste buds around this small and busy quarter in the heart of Vietnam. Stay tuned for further guide from our local experts on eating & drinking around the Old Quarter and best things you can try in Hanoi.
List suggestion by Sens Asia Travel food expert: Ms. Linh Do
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