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Big Bowl at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi – Having our last bowl of pho before leaving

Can’t believe this will be the last post of my Hanoi food-venture. Really felt like I had been in Hanoi for a long, long time. And I just couldn’t believe how much we had eaten while there because there were so many new stuffs to try. Amazing! We headed to Noi Bai International Airport to […]

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Little Vietnam in Old Quarter, Hanoi – Comforting home-cooked food and the cutest pugs

On our last night in Hanoi, we decided to have dinner at Little Vietnam that was located very near to our hotel. In fact, we walked past it everyday when we were headed towards the main shopping/eating areas of the Old Quarter. And every time I would just stop for a minute or two to […]

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Mien Luon Dong Thinh – Have You Eaten Fried Eel Before?

John wanted to have supper at this fried eel shop that was packed with many locals. Must be pretty good as business was so brisk. But I was a bit hesitant because I’ve never been a huge fan of eels – not because of the way it looks (or resembles the snake) but I just […]

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Bit Tet (Vietnamese Style Steak) & Full ‘English’ Breakfast @ Banh My Pho Co

Nope, not having banh mi this time. We were initially looking for a particular bit tet (steak) place as recommended by a fellow foodie but couldn’t find it at its original address anymore. Just as we were about to walk away from the area to find something new to eat, we stumbled upon Banh My […]

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Cha Ca Thang Long – Vietnamese Pan-Fried Turmeric Fish with Lots of Dill

Cha Ca is a very unique dish in Hanoi that consists of boneless fish chunks marinated in turmeric and then stir fried with fresh dill and spring onions. The original restaurant/creator of Cha Ca is said to be located on Cha Ca street which is obviously named after the dish. It was on my list […]

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Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su – Overrated and overpriced pho but the quay is delicious

This pho restaurant that was located very near to our hotel was always packed with customers. In fact, it was probably one of the very few restaurants in the Old Quarter that would have queues of people everyday. Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su 10 Ly Quoc Su Street Hoan Kiem, Hanoi Vietnam Tel: +84 4 […]

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Pho Bac Hai on 22 Hang Bo Street, Hanoi

Found this place on TripAdvisor when I was looking for banh xeo so the moment we spotted the eatery on Hang Bo Street, we were very excited that we could finally have some savoury Vietnamese pancakes for breakfast as we were famished. The lady boss welcomed us with a big smile and eagerly gestured towards […]

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Com Suon Nuong – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Grilled Pork

Where there is smoke, there is grilled pork. This is indeed very true for Hanoi. It’s so easy to spot a restaurant that serves grilled pork (for example, bun cha) – you’ll either catch a whiff of BBQ or see smoke on the streets. And that was how we discovered this place. Com Suon Nuong […]

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Banh Cuon Phu Ly – A Different Way to Enjoy Rice Noodle Rolls

After having the banh cuon at Banh Cuon Gia Truyen which really resembled chee cheong fun, we tried to look out for other banh cuon stalls in Hanoi during our trip. Banh cuon isn’t as common as pho or banh mi so we were very happy to stumble upon Banh Cuon Phu Ly while exploring […]

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Banh My Duc Long Doner Kebab – Turkish Cuisine with a Vietnamese Twist

Pleasantly surprised to find this doner kebab place in the Old Quarter of Hanoi so Hubby and I decided to stop by here for supper. If you’re wondering what doner kebab is, well, it is a type of Turkish street food that comes with meat that’s cooked on a vertical rotisserie. Similar to those kebab […]

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Xoi Yen – Best Sticky Rice in Hanoi

Located at the corner of the same street as Cafe Giang is Xoi Yen, one of Hanoians’ favourite sticky rice restaurants. XΓ΄i is basically a sweet or savoury glutinous rice dish that comes with various toppings of your choice. It is eaten as a main dish and is a popular breakfast item in Hanoi. Xoi […]

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Banh Xeo Zon – Fab place for crispy, savoury Vietnamese pancakes

After two failed attempts to find banh xeo, I was just thrilled to discover Banh Xeo Zon while exploring the eastern side of the Old Quarter (east of Hoan Kiem Lake) so even though Hubby and I had already eaten dinner beforehand, we still decided to go for a second round. #NonStopEatingWhileTravelling Banh Xeo Zon […]

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Nom Thit Bo Kho from Long Vi Dung, Hanoi

If you ask the locals where to find Nom Thit Bo Kho in Hanoi, they will most likely direct you to the small street of Ho Hoan Kiem that’s next to the Hoan Kiem Lake. Long Vi Dung – Nom Thit Bo Kho 23 Ho Hoan Kiem Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: +84 90 465 67 08 […]

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Bun Cha Huong Lien – Vietnamese grilled pork & rice noodle dish made famous by Barack Obama

We’ve never heard of bun cha previously as it’s not a common dish found in Vietnamese restaurants here in Singapore. However when it was reported in the news last year that former US President Barack Obama and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dined out at a bun cha restaurant in Hanoi, the once unfamiliar dish to […]

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Pho Cuon Hung Ben – Fresh Rice Noodle Rolls & Fried ‘Pillow Cakes’

While exploring Truc Bach Lake, we ventured into this little island on the lake that was brimming with restaurants and eateries that specialised in one common dish – Pho Cuon or Vietnamese rice noodle rolls. After circling the area a couple of times, we decided to settle with the eatery that was bustling with patrons. […]

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Banh Cuon Gia Truyen – Vietnamese-style Chee Cheong Fun

The first time I heard of Banh Cuon Gia Truyen was when I watched Jason Tastes Asia on AFC and I told the husband we had to come here should we visit Hanoi one day. That was exactly what we did. πŸ™‚ Good that they had English translation on the menu so ordering of food […]

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