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What to eat in Hoi An?

What to eat in Hoi An?

By Thao Le

Ancient and peaceful, Hoi An is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam that offer travellers from all walks of life all tastes. The little ancient town is just a perfect candidate of what Vietnam tourism ministry is aiming to show to the world.One of the best thing you must notice when you visit Hoi An is a variety range of special local foods. If you are going to Hoi An, and still consider What to eat in Hoi An, you should note down 5 best local foods of this lantern land in Vietnam.


1. Cao Lau

This is the first specialty you should think of in the list of  "What to eat in Hoi An". Cao Lau is considered Hoi An’s signature dish that you could not miss if you come to Hoi An. Cao Lau is a special type of golden brown noodle. It serves with bean sprouts, barbecue pork, fried pork skin and greaves with a little bit special sauce, fragrant dough and raw vegetables.



Cao lau in Hoi An


It is one of the best local foods in Hoian as water as it must come from an ancient Cham wells around Hoi An. Also, vegetable has to be taken from Tra Que vegetable village. Furthermore, the ashes which use to soak the noodle have to be taken from Cham Island. What can be more delicious than this?


2. Hoi An chicken rice




Hoi An chicken rice


It is one of the delights that you should try as many travel magazine and flyers vote for it. Hoi An chicken rice is very eye-catching dish with bright yellow color of rice, green salad and white chicken meat, or can be added with a red chilly, too. The mixture of rice with boiled, coarsely shredded chicken and crushed onions, Vietnamese coriander make customers irresistible.


3. Quang Noodles



My Quang Hoi An


The noodle is made from rice flour with yellow or white color. It is mixed with shrimp, pork, baked bread, vegetables and topped with grilled rice paper and spices. It is served with very little broth and seems like a dry noodle dish or noodle salad. It is very delicious with the crushed peanut toppings on the noodles.


4. Hoanh Thanh (Wonton)




Hoanh thanh Hoi An


There are three forms: soup, fried wonton and noodle. Its ingredients include flour, eggs and shrimp. After blending, flour and eggs are cut into small square pieces. The inside includes crushed spiced shrimp. Its broth is cooked with pineapple, tomatoes and mushrooms. It is a perfect combination of the dishes with small green vegetables.


5. Bread

Hoi An is one of vietnam’s addresses that is famous for bread. It is praised by international press for its tasty burger. It serves with pate, steak, herbs and special sauces. It is very attractive with crispy crust and its fleshy inside. You don't need to worry about What to eat in Hoi An any more.




banh my Hoi An


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