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12 Dec

Where to taste Southern dishes in Hanoi Capital

Those who are living or just staying in Hanoi for a short time don’t need to travel to Saigon or Southern provinces to enjoy its specialties. Only in a beautiful and charming capital of Hanoi, you can you’re your wish become true.

Broken Rice with Ribs
Broken Rice with Ribs is a favorite dish in Saigon with fragrant roasted ribs, delicious rice and tasty fish sauce. You can usually enjoy it with pickled vegetables. Suggested address: 59 Trang Thi Street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.

Xeo Cake (sizzling cake)

Everyone admits that Xeo cakes are not only famous in Saigon but in Northern provinces as well. In Saigon, you can enjoy this dish in sidewalk food stalls; however in Hanoi, you have to taste it a restaurant. There are many restaurants in Hanoi’s Old Quarter serving Xeo Cake. The most favorite of which is a restaurant on Hang Bo Street. Suggested address: 22 Hang Bo Street, Hoan Kiem district, HanoiQuail egg fried with tamarind

Quail egg fried with tamarind is another favorite food in Saigon which attracts a large number of young people. Those who wish to taste the flavor of this dish are recommended to visit the No2 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District.

Mudskipper Hot Pot
Fresh mudskippers are selected for the hot pot. When mudskippers are cooked, vegetables are poured into. The mudskipper hot pot is described sour flavor. It is really suitable when served in winter. Suggested address: 65 Van Cao, Lieu Giai Street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi

Almond with Cheese Jelly and Lychee Sweet Soup
In the middle of 2013, the trend Almond with Cheese Jelly and Lychee Sweet Soup sprouted into existence from South Vietnam to North Vietnam. In Saigon, sellers sell 1,000 bowls of Almond with Cheese Jelly and Lychee Sweet Soup every day. Suggested address: 57 To Hien Thanh, Le Dai Hanh Street, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi