Traveling Vietnam through all provinces and cities nationwide, you will find delicious dishes that many people cannot resist when having the opportunity to taste at least once.
Vietnam is not only famous for its beautiful landscapes, gentle people but also many specialties that “fascinate” visitors. Each locality has one or more typical dishes so that anyone who comes there must find them to eat.
1. Ha Giang Buffalo meat hanging up the kitchen
Travel Vietnam when you come to Ha Giang, sit around the rice tray, sip a few pieces of Buffalo meat hanging up the kitchen, sip every fragrant and fragrant meat with the smell of smoke with the spicy taste of chili, the taste is strong of Zanthoxylum rhetsa, etc. anyone who ever came here will want to come back again to enjoy this delicious dish.
2. Grill food – Sapa, Lao Cai
Winter Sapa with the cold in every breath, at the time the night covers the whole town, there should be nothing more wonderful when sitting by the fire of pink fire and sipping hot baked goods. A plate of stomach, salmon, ripe chicken eggs, grilled meat … with a fragrant aroma enough to dispel the coldness of the northwestern forest.
3. Pho Chua – Lang Son (Sour noodle – Lang Son)
Sour noodle made from finely chopped fresh rice noodle. Then they are mixed with spices, BBQ Pork, crushed peanuts, balut, and sauces with other spices. This dish is quite elaborately processed and has a sour, spicy, fatty taste.
4. Badger pork – Lai Chau
Badger Pork is a typical dish only in the highlands. Badger pork is delicious from meat, sweet from bone, so making any dish is very attractive. Whether steamed, baked, smoked, fried or boiled, the meat is still delicious. The pork badger is both fragrant and firm, but not wholly greasy, no matter how much fat it takes.
5. Bird steamed sticky rice – Muong Thanh, Dien Bien
If you come to Muong Thanh, Dien Bien Province during the Lunar New Year, you will enjoy the delicious Bird steamed sticky rice. Bird steamed sticky rice is displayed on a tray with lid to keep the sticky rice warm and soft.
6. Grilled/Steamed Fish – Da River, Hoa Binh
Da River has long been famous for many kinds of delicious fish. Grilled fish is not eaten immediately but added salt, wrapped in banana leaves and steamed up. The aroma of fish is very special, not only the smell of moist coal, fresh and delicious fish meat but also the flavor of banana, the bamboo flavor of the forest and the simple taste of salt.
7. Chicken Pie – Tieu Quan, Hung Yen
Tieu Quan Chicken Pie is a famous dish originating from Tieu Quan village, Khoai Chau district, Hung Yen province. Chicken pie is a unique dish, we can’t eat as fast as other dishes but need to nibble little by little to feel the taste, sweet, fat, aromatic, spicy, etc. of the pie.
8. Kho sweet gruel – Nam Dinh
Kho sweet gruel Nam Dinh is a unique rustic dish and processed very meticulously. With only small green peas, chicken egg yolk and moderate sugar, through the cook’s skillful hands, we have delicious sweet gruel. Sweet gruel when beaten well and evenly the product will be juicier and preserve them longer.
9. Geoduck – Quang Ninh
Geoduck is unfamiliar and abundant seafood such as shrimp, crab, oysters, snails, etc. but if you once enjoy the typical flavor of this coastal delicacy, it’s unforgettable. The steamed Geoduck appetizers are both cool and refreshing and have a characteristic sweetness. Geoduck meat is crispy, blending with the aromatic spice, it’s wonderful.
10. Hai Duong green bean cake
Come To Hai Duong; no one can forget green bean cakes, they are bought by tourists as much as gifts. Raw materials for cake making include: Green beans, crystallized sugar, lard, essential oils of grapefruit flowers are selected and processed pure to create delicious, sweet and charming cakes. Sitting and drinking tea and sipping green bean cake is nothing better!
11. Spicy bread – Hai Phong
Spicy bread seems to be a typical dish of Port land. The ultra-small crispy bread, with pate and grilled on a hot charcoal oven, when eating dots with a typical sauce only in Hai Phong, it was Chi Chuong. The spicy and aromatic taste of bread and pate cannot be confused with other localities.
12. Hanoi Pho
Pho is considered the culinary essence of the people of the Capital. Pho here is very delicious and has many tastes like beef noodle soup, chicken noodle soup with many famous brands such as Pho Thin, Pho Ly Quoc Su, Pho Bat Dan… Not only is the familiar dish of the people but Pho is also a “specialty” that any foreign visitors to Hanoi want to enjoy at least once.
13. Goat meat – Ninh Binh
If tourists come to the ancient capital but do not eat goat meat, it is considered that they have not fully understood about Ninh Binh. There are many dishes made from very attractive goat meat such as pan-fried goat, grilled goat, roasted goat, steamed goat, goat soup, etc. Goat rare meat has sweet and crunchy meat, served with herbs such as Polyscias fruticosa leaves, apricot leaves; Ficus racemosa leaves, etc. the flesh taste penetrates to the heart of those who enjoy.
14. Fermented pork roll – Thanh Hoa
This dish does not need to be boiled or steamed; it only requires live rolls, necessarily from lean, delicious, fresh and non-ribbed meat. Fermented pork roll served with Polyscias fruticosa leaves, chutney paste blended with spicy, sweet, fragrant flavor, making this dish become a famous brand of Thanh Hoa.
15. Eel Soup/Porridge – Nghe An
Eel porridge has become the pride of the Nghe An people with exceptional processing and great taste nowhere. A pungent aroma characterizes the porridge, yellow eel meat is soft and sweet, soaked in spices.
16. Peanut candy – Ha Tinh
Peanut candy is a famous specialty of Ha Tinh. Peanut candy is not difficult to make but to have a unique flavor not everyone can do it. Eat Peanut candy and sip green tea; you will feel the warmth of the people here.
17. Hell Rice – Hue
Hell rice is one of the typical representative dishes of art processing with Hue culinary culture. With a harmonious taste and subtle decoration, Hell rice Hue makes diners enjoy a perfect dish not only delicious but also wonderful by the art of decoration.
18. Quang Style Noodle Soup
The delicious bowl of noodles, with a strong flavor, always holds the foot of tourists every time Da Nang tourism. Blending with soft white noodles is the sweet and fatty taste of bone broth, which the locals still call the “Lèo”.
19. Don – Quang Ngai
Don is a specialty dish belonging to the typical category of Quang Ngai. Coming to this land, no matter how busy you are, you must enjoy Don to know why there are Don everywhere. This specialty dish is extremely idyllic, rich in flavor and very nutritious.
20. Venison – Dak Lak
Dak Lak is famous for thinly baked venison marinated in grease and spices, eaten with fresh ginger… Pieces soft sweet grilled venison with the hot spicy taste of ginger stimulates people to eat without having to use alcohol.
21. Lang fish charcoal grilled – Dak Nong
Put a piece of Lang fish on a roll with raw vegetables, a piece of green banana, star fruit, pineapple, and fried rice noodle with a bowl of fish sauce taste with lemon, chili, and sugar. All spread on the tongue, delicious.
22. Jellyfish Rice noodle – Nha Trang
When enjoying the Nha Trang jellyfish rice noodles, diners will fully feel the sweet broth, crunchy jellyfish, cool, and spicy taste of chili to create great taste, eat a bowl and want to more.
23. Grilled rice paper – Da Lat (Lam Dong)
If you skip the Grilled rice paper, then you don’t know about Dalat! On top are dried beef, sausage, fatty cheese, a layer of chicken eggs and a layer of grease and onion. The taste of Grilled rice paper is crispy, greasy with cheese and the aroma of dry beef. Enjoying this dish at night, when the weather is cold, there is nothing more attractive.
24. Banh Xeo – Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan)
The size is not as big as the Banh Xeo usually seen on a greasy aluminum pan like Banh Xeo Saigon, Banh Xeo Phan Thiet is smaller, crispy fried, more meat and has its own charm. You just need to put a piece of Banh Xeo in your mouth that sounds like every sense is awakened.
25. Tamarind fruit Rice paper – Tay Ninh
26. Broken rice – Sai Gon
Broken rice is a famous but straightforward dish of Saigon land with many attractive ingredients makes diners difficult to ignore when coming to this place.
27. Deep fried sticky rice roasted chicken – Binh Duong
28. Neem tree leaves Salad – Chau Doc (An Giang)
This dish is a mixture of the bitter taste of neem tree leaves, salty taste of dried fish, sour taste of mango and aroma of vegetables very attractive.
29. Sesarma mederi salad (Ba Khia) – Bac Lieu
Ba Khia is a type of crab in the Vietnamese way of calling (this dish originated from the Khmer people). Before use, Ba Khia can be seasoned with spices such as sugar, chili, garlic, monosodium glutamate, lemon juice to increase its sweetness. Ba Khia was torn and mixed with spices, leaving for about 15 minutes for the spices to soak. Then we can enjoy this dish!.
30. Pia cake – Soc Trang
Pía cake has long been a specialty not to be missed when coming to Soc Trang. Enjoy some cakes with a sip of ginger tea, a couple of stories to warm visitors’ hearts.
31. Rat meat – Cao Lanh (Dong Thap)
There are many ways to process rat meat, each with a different flavor. People often marinate garlic and simple wine before grilling fresh rats on embers until it is ripe.
32. Khot cake – Vung Tau
The cake shaped like Can cake of the Central people, made from rice flour with a white surface, dotted on it is the red brick of shrimp, the green color of the chopped onions.
33. Mam hot pot – U Minh (Ca Mau)