Street Food Shops

Street Foods in Hanoi

Pavement becomes street food shops (fixed stands) with a couple of small tables and stools, tourists now can enjoy a variety of street foods in street style. It is quite interesting to walk around busy streets and turn into a narrow alley by accident to taste the flavor of Vietnam capital. That is so-called Hanoi Cuisine. Let’s discover every corner of Hanoi through street foods.

Nem lui at Phan Huy Bich street

Nem lui

Pork spring rolls are arranged together by bamboo sticks and then grilled with charcoal. They are more tasty together with dipping sauce that is made by soy sauce mixed with pureed liver, added some sugar, slightly gelatinous sauce, sprinkled with crushed roasted peanuts on the side.

Fermented spring roll – Tam Thuong alley, Hang Bong Street

nem chua

Tam Thuong is a small alley lied on Hang Bong street but it symbolizes Hanoi Old Quarter. It is too small that two motorbikes slide hard and there is no house in this alley with modern appearance, all are old and small.

Every afternoon, a team of teenagers welcome customers with polite greetings: “Enjoy fermented spring roll ladies and gentlemen” and lead customers to the street food shop they want.

Fermented spring rolls are quite good taste with medium fried and crispy rolls. This kind of spring roll is dipped with chutnee together with green mango, yam bean or cucumber.

Pillow-shaped Cake- Ly Quoc Su

banh goi

Goc Da shop has been standing at Ly Quoc Su street for 20 years. It’s name itself answer where it is; the shop stands back to an old banyan. Beside traditional pillow cake, the shop orders Banh ran (a deep-fried glutinous rice ball), Banh bao (steamed pork bun), crab spring rolls for customers’ satisfaction.

The most attractive point of a pillow cake is a thin crispy crust. Cakes are cut into pieces and eaten with spicy chili sauce and vegetable. Tourist may order a cup of Bat Trao tea for your desert. Goc Da shop itself creates an impressive style, it is reason why it attracts many customers.

Address: Goc Da shop, Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi

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