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Top 10 Vietnamese Dishes Introduced By International Media in 2019

Banh Cuon, Cha Ca, Pho, Bun Rieu, Cao Lau or Egg Coffee are recommended dishes to try when coming to Vietnam - introduced by CNN, Culture Trip.

Top 10 Vietnamese Dishes Introduced By International Media in 2019
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Cao Lau


In the September article, CNN called the Cao Lau is a culinary symbol of Hoi An, a vibrant trading port from the 15th to 19th centuries. The composition of the dish includes thinly roasted pork, noodles and green vegetables. Previously in 2014 and 2017, Cao Lau had appeared on news sites such as Huffpost and Guardian. The authors call the Cao Lau is a hidden treasure and a dish representing the history of Hoi An.

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Cha Ca


This is a "must-try dish in Hanoi", introduced by CNN in May. During their trip to Vietnam in January, bloggers Nick and Val Wheatley also introduced on their site about Cha Ca. The article describes Cha Ca cut into pieces, marinated with turmeric powder and spices, then wrapped in banana leaves and grilled over charcoal. When you bring it to the table, you will invert the fish cake in the pan with onions and dill. The accompanying dishes are roasted peanuts, noodles, herbs, fish sauce, shrimp sauce.

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Pho


As Vietnam's most famous dish for tourists, pho is still mentioned by bloggers and international media in 2019. The dish appeared on CNN, YouTuber channel of Janice Fung, Australian and Paolo, Japanese.

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Bun Bo Hue


The late famous American chef Anthony Bourdain once called Bun Bo Hue as one of the best fiber dishes in the world. The most attractive highlight of the dish is spicy broth, crispy noodles, served with beef and spring rolls.

In the article in January, the travel site Culture Trip introduces visitors to the 10 best Bun Bo Hue restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. 

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Banh Mi


Banh Mi is known by many travel websites, international news such as Asia One, Culture Trip as one of the best sandwiches in the world. It is a combination of vegetables, meat, pate and crunchy bread. Bread is popularly sold in Vietnamese cities and can be eaten with meals throughout the day.

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Bun cha


In addition to Pho and Banh Mi, Bun Cha is also the most popular Vietnamese food among tourists. The dish is a combination of vermicelli, grilled pork rolls with sauce including fish sauce, garlic, chili, sugar and lemon juice. CNN and Travel Triangle suggest that visitors can visit Huong Lien restaurant, where former President Barack Obama ate bun cha in 2016.

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Banh Cuon


In June, journalist and culinary expert Tejal Rao of the New York Times participated in Banh Cuon classes in southern California, USA. The author called how to make food as an art, with each piece of rice paper thinly coated, meticulously wrapped with meat, wood ear, mushrooms.

British Guardian page also ranked Hanoi in the 20 most attractive culinary cities on the planet. The recommended dish is Banh Cuon, Banh Da Ca and coffee.

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Xoi Xeo


Travel experience-sharing sites describe Xoi Xeo as a nutriti  us dish for Vietnamese breakfast. Dishes are made from glutinous rice, green beans, shrimp, braised meat or eggs depending on the point of sale.

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Bun Rieu Cua


Bun Rieu Cua is introduced as one of the "souls of country" of Vietnam. This dish requires complex preparation to ensure a natural red color and aroma. Lonely Planet, CNN and Traveling Hams blog describe Bun Rieu Cua as a harmonious combination of vermicelli, sweet and sour broth, fried tofu, beef and herbs.

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Egg Coffee 


In addition to food, foreign tourists also love Vietnamese drinks, including egg coffee. Giang Coffee is said to be the first place to create this drink. Along with a smooth creamy egg foam layer, with a hint of coffee flavor, the drink is like a dessert. CNN calls this a Hanoi specialty.

In addition to the above-mentioned dishes, tourism and media sites also introduce Bun Dau Mam Tom, Banh Tom, Bun Cha Ca, Quang noodles, Banh Da Xũ Hen, Banh Xeo, Nom Bo Kho.
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