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Welcome to Hoi An

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Che Bap Hoi An

A food tour in Hoi An is never complete without sweet beverages, dessert soups and puddings that are collectively known as che in Vietnam. Che in the ancient town comes in small bowls that cost just a few cents at street stalls. Whether or not you have a sweet tooth, make sure to check…

Hoi An Banh xeo

The fried rice pancake is not a must-eat in Hoi An but still worth checking out during a food tour. The “sizzling cake,” as it is known among English speakers, is quite popular there, especially during the rainy season. Unlike its cousin in many other places, Hoi An banh xeo is mainly…

Hoi An Banh Beo

Hoi An’s banh beo (steamed rice pancake) is big and thick compared with its Hue cousin. Its topping sauce is also thick, and brick red, a color that comes from achiote or tomato juice added to a mixture of shrimp and pork. Some sellers add sugar when mixing the flour to make…

Banh dap

Literally translated as cracked/smashed rice pancakes, banh dap is perhaps one of the simplest foods in Hoi An’s cuisine, but its contradictory textures easily makes the biggest impression on foreigners. Banh dap is actually a combination of two kinds of rice papers, one white, thin and kind of sticky and the other, dry,…

White rose Banh bao banh vac

The famous dish actually consists of two kinds of steamed rice dumplings. Banh vac is filled with ground shrimp, garlic, spring onion, lemon grass, and spices. Banh bao, on the other hand, has minced pork and mushrooms as the main fillings. They are known –somewhat poetically -- as white roses among English…

Hoi An chicken rice

Hoi An chicken rice (Cơm gà Hội An) Chicken Rice in Hoi An is a very typical dish of this ancient city, and yet very different from others chicken rice in other places in the same province of Quang Nam or Da Nang. While Northern Vietnamese people like to eat…

Vietnamese banh khot

If you love crispy savory pancakes, you’re going to love Vietnamese banh khot!  Among the list of endless delicious Vietnamese snacks and light meals, is a little gem called banh khot (bánh khọt). They could be translated in a number of different ways, from crispy savory pancakes, to coconut rice cakes, to kettle…

Hoi An fried wonton

The many tourists who head to Hoi An, the ancient town with its glistening lights of lanterns in old houses, should not miss out on trying one of Hoi An’s specialties, hoanh thanh chien (fried wonton dumplings). These treats are much like the Chinese variety of wonton dumplings that are served…

Hoi An chilli sauce

HOI AN CHILLI SAUCE Found amongst the ubiquitous condiments in the caddies on the plastic and stainless steel tables of Hoi An’s street food vendors, market stalls and modest local eateries is the red-capped jar for which the spice-loving central Vietnam town is renowned – Hoi An chilli sauce or Tuong Ot…