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bia hoi

Fresh beer (Bia hơi)

Bia hoi, draft beer, or fresh beer is a local favorite drink that has been conquering tons of tourists when they've been to Hanoi....
chung cake

Chung cake – the soul of Tet holiday

"Banh Chung" (Chung cake) is a traditional and irreplaceable cake of Vietnamese people in the Tet Holidays and King Hung’s anniversary (10th March Lunar)....
Che - sweet dessert in Hanoi

Che – sweet dessert in Hanoi

There are many kinds of Che you can taste in Hanoi such as che do den (black turtle bean); che do xanh (mung bean); che dau do (red kidney bean); che khoai mon (taro); che com (young green rice); che sen (lotus seed) or che thap cam (mixed all).
Cơm - an agricultural symbol

Cơm – an agricultural symbol

If you have ever tried Cơm Việt (Vietnamese plain boiled rice), you will find the difference from the boiled rice in other countries! In an...
Traditional meal in Tet Holiday

Traditional meal in Tet Holiday

Traditional meal are definitely served in Tet holiday. A traditional Tet meal is not meant just for families, neighbors and guests but is also a tribute to ancestors and the departed. As such, a New Year meal incorporates both foods for sacrifice and foods for the stomach.

Cốm – an autumn’s special gift

"Cốm" or green sticky rice is a delicacy that is made only in autumn and cherished by all Vietnamese.
Egg Coffee

Egg Coffee

Egg coffee is a Hanoi specialty! A raw egg yolk is whipped furiously (seriously, we heard the beater on for like 5 minutes non-stop)...
Bun Cha

Hanoi Food Guide

Hanoi, Vietnam, just like most of the cities in Vietnam, offers a wide variety of food to those who visit it. Much of what I...
green papaya salad

Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky

Hanoi cuisine is a harmony combination between yin & yang, between vegetables & meat, and Green Papaya Salad with Beef Jerky is a demonstration. >> Fresh beer...

Best sticky rice dishes of Vietnamese people (Part 1)

The following are some the most popular sticky rice dishes you can try in Vietnam.