Traveling to Hanoi, Vietnam, which is a cradle of Vietnamese traditional cuisine, tourists cannot ignore one of the most popular dishes here – Bun Cha Hanoi. Bun cha in Hanoi is the best local food that is so familiar with local people, and also the top choice of tourists stopping here for a perfect day.
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WHAT IS INSIDE IN A BOWL OF BUN CHA
There are two types of “Cha” for a tasty bowl of Bun Cha. One is made of grilled pork belly and the other is made of patties of grilled pork. Both of them are seasoned well then grilled over charcoal. Moreover, this dish is also served with fried crab rolls.
With grilled pork, the dipping sauce is also an important part that helps customers assess the quality of food. The dipping sauce is a mixture of diluted fish sauce with necessary mixed spice and pickles (included carrots and green papaya). A bowl of perfect sauce has to be a mix of sour, sweet, salty and spicy.
VERMICELLI AND HERBS
Unlike other kinds of noodles, Bun Cha is served in a separate dish of rice noodles and some types of herb. Herbs make this dish more delicious than ever, such as bean sprouts, lettuce, coriander, and so on. Each one has its own flavor so you should pick kinds of herb which fit your taste.
HOW TO TASTE BUN CHA
People often eat Bun cha with chopsticks, which is quite difficult to use for foreign customers but it is an amazing experience for you to try. The unique way to eat Bun Cha sometimes causes confusion for those who haven’t ever heard it before. Firstly, get a little rice vermicelli into the bowl of dipping sauce. You can also add your favorite herbs to your bowl. Then, let’s eat rice vermicelli, grilled pork, and herbs together. You will feel wonderful flavors from this mixture.
BEST PLACES TO ENJOY BUN CHA HANOI
Bun Cha Hanoi appears on every corner in this city from small stalls to luxury restaurants. However, you should come to famous stalls to enjoy the tasty flavors of the most perfect Bun Cha. A few stalls in Hanoi you should visit as you intend to try this unique dish:
- Huong Lien: 24 Le Van Huu Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, average price: 40. 000
- Hang Quat: Alley 74, Hang Quat Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, average price:30.000
- Tuyet 34: 34 Hang Than Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, average price 35.000
- Duy Diem: 140 Ngoc Khanh Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, average price 40.000
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