I went to Da Nang-Hoi An several times and was very impressed with the unique cuisine here. Careful and meticulous from preparation to processing has created dishes with rich flavors, which is nowhere to be found. In this article, I would like to summarize top 5 special foods that you should not miss when traveling to Da Nang-Hoi An.

1.Mi Quang

Mi Quang is one of the famous specialties of Hoi An. There are many flavors for you to choose such as chicken noodles, frogs, eels, fish, mixed,…Enjoying this kind of noodles, you will be amazed at the sweet taste of the broth, chewy and soft of noodles. Especially, it tastes better with raw vegetables. In addition, there are also roasted peanuts and crispy ricepaper, which will make you compliment incessantly.

2. Banh uot eaten with grilled meat

This is a rustic dish that you “hard to” ignore when coming to this central land. You will be delighted by the beautiful layout and the freshness of the ingredients laid out before your eyes. After wetting your rice paper with a little water, you include a layer of rice cake, then meat and vegetables. Just looking at it makes your stomach ring.

3. Cao Lau

You can easily find Cao Lau throughout Vietnam but not everywhere has a rich standard taste like Hoi An – Da Nang. Guaranteed once eat only, can not forget. When you eat a piece, the softness of the noodles, the sweetness of the meat, the crunchiness of the rice paper, the fresh raw vegetables and the rich broth dissolved in your mouth.

4. Hoi An bread

With the criteria to bring diners a convenient and dynamic meal, bread is no stranger to Vietnamese people. However, Hoi An bread has a special flavor that international friends are very fond of. There are many types of kernels to choose depending on your preferences. A crunchy bread full of vegetables, meat and delicious sauce will make visitor addicted. I’m sure you will eat one and then want to eat another.

5. Sweet soups

Coming to Hoi An, tourists are also attracted to the sweet soup with many rich flavors. There are dozens of different types of sweet soups, such as sweet lotus seed gruel, rice ball sweet soup, white cowpea with coconut gruel, sweet taro pudding with coconut gruel, tofu,… The sweet soups of Hoi An are not only delicious but also preserves the cultural and culinary values of the old town as well as the hospitality of Hoi An local. 

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