Must try the following dishes when travelling Hoian

Chicken rice

The most important thing to cook chicken rice is to choose good, sweet-smelling and sticky rice and then you mix with spices and cook in the broth of chicken. Next, you choose the chicken. After boiling chicken, you separate it into small pieces, then you mix with onion, papaya and basil, chili sauce. Also, there is a mixture including reddish brown and others of the chicken. Should try because you can’t forget the taste of chicken rice right after you try it.

You should try the chicken rice at :

BA BUOI: 26 phan chau trinh

Chicken rice Hoian

Chicken rice Hoian

Cao lau

The local people said that Cao Lau appeared in Hoian in the seventeen century when Hoian port is opened and allowed the trader to come and exchange the goods. Therefore, Cao Lau is considered to assemble the Chinese foods and cold noodle called Udon of Japanese. However, the Cao Lau of Hoian still carries its own characteristics.

You can try Cao lau at Tran Phu street, especially in Ba Be and Trung Bac restaurant.

Cao lau Hoian

Cao lau Hoian

Dumpling and White rose

Dumpling and white rose have the similar ingredients and the same way to make it. The main ingredient is rice. The stuff of white rose  is grated shrimp mixed with pepper, garlic, onion and esoteric spices. The stuff of dumpling is pork, peziza, green onion and esoteric spices. It seems that these esoteric spices made these foods unique in Hoian.

You can try dumpling and white rose at Bong Hong Trang restaurant on Nhi Trung street.

White rose Hoian

White rose Hoian

Corn sweet soup

Corn sweet soup is very famous with Hoi an people because of its flavor. People get the corn in Cam Nam- a famous village for corn.

You should try corn sweet soup along the streets in ancient town.

Corn sweet soup

Corn sweet soup

Pancake

Pan cake is a main special food in Hoian. The main ingredient is rice , shrimp, pork and bean sprout.

You should try pan cake at 45/51 Tran Hung Dao street –  Ba Le restaurant

Pan cake Hoian

Pan cake Hoian

Won ton

The won ton is the food of Chinese people but it has existed in Hoian for a long time, so it is also a special food in Hoian. There are many kind of won ton such as: soup of won ton, noodle of won ton, fried won ton… let’s try all of them, if not, you can order for the won ton of port or chicken, it’s easy for you to enjoy.

You should try it at 26 Thai Phien or on the Tran Phu street – Van Loc restaurant.

Won ton Hoian

Won ton Hoian

Quang noodle

It’s similar to Cao Lau. However, Quang noodle is made with shrimp, pork and eggs covered with black spots…and eaten with vegetable and rice paper.

You should visit Hoian Market for trying Quang noodle.

Quang noodle

Quang noodle

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