Che sen long nhan

Traditional Vietnamese Desserts to Try in Hanoi

In Vietnam, chè means a sweet, tapioca (a starch extracted from the tubers of the cassava), coconut cream, or sweetened condensed milk-based dessert. To the Vietnamese, chè refers to any traditional sweet soups, drinks, or puddings that can be served hot or with crushed ice, and it could be eaten as snack or dessert.

sunset from Westlake Hanoi

Where to Watch the Sunset in Hanoi

Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital city, situated in the center of the Red River Delta, in northern Vietnam. Rich with history, art, culture, and vibrant culinary scenes, Hanoi attracts visitors from across the region and internationally, and is one of Vietnam’s top leisure destinations.

Quan An Ngon Restaurant

Flavors of Vietnam: Traditional Vietnamese Restaurants in Hanoi

The capital Hanoi, with more than a thousand years of history, is seen as the kitchen of the northern Vietnam. The Hanoi food is known for the light and balanced taste, resulting from subtle combinations of flavoring ingredients, and from moderating in the use of the 5 basic tastes.

Bun Cha Ta Nguyen Huu Huan

Where to Eat Bún Chả in Hanoi Like a Traveler

Bún chả, or grilled pork with rice vermicelli, is one of Hanoi’s most delicious street dishes. It includes charcoal grilled pork patties and slices of pork belly, cooked fish sauce, rice vermicelli, and fresh herbs. The combination features the pleasure of the grilled meat, the tempting sweet-sour tastes from the sauce and refreshing flavors from the herbs.

Vegan bun rieu

Vegan Restaurant Hanoi: Chayfood

The ‘Chayfood’ is a vegan restaurant located on the eastern fringe of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, it’s just steps away from the famous Café Giang’s egg coffee on Nguyen Huu Huan Street, and about 5 minutes walking from the red bridge at Ngoc Son Temple. The restaurant is on a big street, so it’s quite easy to find.

First lines of Truyen Kieu

History & A Glimpse of Vietnamese Alphabet

On our food walking tours, the most famous Vietnamese soup, phở, often confuses our clients with the word “Phố” (street). We also received questions related to our language, like “why does written Vietnamese look like English?”.