Banh Cuon is another famous must-try food of Vietnamese when you visiting Hanoi. It is made of wheat, egg and dairy products. Hanoian is so proud of their steam crepe from rice flour and water. Inside of crepe, there are lots of ingredients which may are ground pork, wood-ear, and seasoning. Most of the street chefs make the dish right at door so look for a place that steams are coming up high. Banh Cuon is served with a mixture of fish sauce, sugar, and lime.
Phở (Noodle soup):
This is the most famous and best-enjoyed food in Hanoi, where it was invented in the early of 20th century. Pho or rice of noodle soup is the must try the food when you come to this city. There many type of tastes when you try Pho: Beef, chicken,…The tip is, look for the place where locals gather the most and you will know where you should order and sit down
If Pho is well-matched to linguine in shape, Bun is more like spaghetti. Bun thang is one of the most common yet hidden fares in Hanoi and one can hardly find it outside of the Old quarters or a few special restaurants sprinkle across the city. The chicken broth is artistically done and the dish is beautifully served. Bun thang is a melodious blend of color- the yellow of the sliced egg; the white of bun; the off-white of chicken and the green of onions and herbs.
Cha ca La Vong
You may think you have read about this name somewhere and yes, you are right. Cha ca La Vong is listed as one of the top 100 things you have to try before you die by many cuisine experts. It is exquisitely grilled fish served with bún, peanut, green onions, dills and shrimp paste. The fish is carefully chosen so that there are not too many bones and fishy smells. A glass of Bia hoi or tra da will definitely give your meal more flavor.
Xoi Xeo is sticky rice topped with ground bean and fried onion. Sometimes Xoi Xeo can be served with eggs or steamed chicken breast on your request. This delicious food can be found in any outdoors market. The serving is truly filling and it is good for you to try any time of the day but most of Vietnamese have it for breakfast or lunch.
Chances are you will encounter this dish in almost every outdoors market. There are even two restaurants dedicated fully to this dish in the Hanoi Old Quarters. Xoi Xeo is sticky rice topped with ground dehulled mung bean and fried onion. Sometimes it can be served with eggs or steamed chicken breast on request. The serving is really filling and it is good for any time of the day but most Vietnamese have it for breakfast or lunch.