American newspaper suggests a discovering night of food in Hanoi
You can know about Hanoi Capital with a strong vitality, noise and crow all the time. Let's try to reveal Hanoi night life when the local falls into sleep and almost of stores close. In that time, Hanoi wears a sillent costume, but it is still charming strangely. Let's see an American tourist share you how he experience his Hanoi's night. These are the things you should not miss in a cheap trip in Vietnam for your days in Hanoi.
Drinking egg coffee at 15.00 p.m
Coffee appears in every corner of the town, from the airports to the train station or in the hotels. You can also enjoy the drink during the journey to explore Vietmam. However when coming to Hanoi, the tourists will certainly try the egg coffee at the Old Quarter Cafe on Hang Gai once. There are many ideal corners of the coffee shop for visitors to both see the Hoan Kiem lake and drink the coffee.
Egg coffee - a famous food for foreigners traveling to Vietnam.
15.30 Eating the beef noodles or bun cha:
In the Old Quarter, you can find very many restaurants selling rice, noodles for tourists to choose. And the American Saveur specializing in food suggests two most prominent places, they are Bun Cha 34 in Hang Than, and beef noodles in Hang Dieu.
17.00 Drinking beer
You know, Hanoi is exactly the place where beer is drunk the most all over the world. Every day, there are always discount hours to attract customers coming to enjoy more.
At about 17.00, the people gathering around the plastic chairs and table are mostly the men and they sip the glasses of cool beer. And in Hanoi, the tourists can come to the West Lake to try the local atmosphere, drinking beer served with the food such as noodles, pork, fish, or grilled chicken.
In the area of West Lake, tourists can easily find many high- class hotels with the large swimming pools to relax or simply stroll Westlake for sunset with the view of Hanoians fishing, playing chess by the lake.
At 19.30 Gathering at a stall to enjoy the craft beer
You can find the Red River Tea Room which is lying in a small corner of Au Co Street. This is a place serving beer and wine produced manually in Vietnam and attracting too many the foreign visitors.
At 20.30: Having the dinner at an ancient restaurants
The tourists can have the breakfast, the lunch and the dinner right at the stalls in the sidewalk, but if you wanna a meal served fully, you should go to a restaurant. One restaurant suggested by Saveur is Porte D'Annam, it is built by a French chief Didier Corlou right in an ancient house on the Church Street. The restaurant serves customers very many delicious dishes, both Vietnamese food and French food, outstanding one is the noodle rolls.
At 21.30: Sip a glass of cocktails in the bar:
In addition to beer, the cocktails is also served in Hanoi, in a lot of the bars. And the Saveur has suggested a place, DOT- a bar located in Tran Vu street, it is really an interesting for the visitors to sip cocktail and see the lake in the evening.