Sapa - thunderstruck local food

Nga Do
Sapa is one of the most breathtaking hill stations in Vietnam which reflects the signature of French architecture and colorful hill tribal cultures. This is home to stunning mountain landscapes, verdant rice terraces, unique stilt villages and Indochina peak, the Fansipan. There are numerous travellers coming to Sapa all the year round in order to experience different taste of seasons and exciting outdoors. Besides, gastronomy of Sapa is also a spotlight that visitors hardly ignore. According to Vietnam travel magazine, discover Sapa's rich culinary heritage.

Sapa has cool temperature which is the invaluable resources that heaven has given to this place. Sapa is not only famous for magnificent beauty of nature, the fresh cool climate, but also a place has many special foods with bold flavours of nature such as Cap Nach pork, Thang Co, salmon hot pot, grilled dishes, seven colours sticky rice.

Sapa’s specialties are another reason attracting more and more tourists travelling to this town. A wide range of sub-tropical vegetables such as white cauliflower, red beet, or chayote are planted here. There are dishes that will be a must to enjoy for every visitor - boiled chayote consumed with sesame or “lon cap nach”- pig carried under armpit, which are home pigs but are raised in the field or forest.

The cool weather of the region makes barbecued meat and fish with mushroom and vegetables the most preferred street foods in Sapa. People grill corn, sweet potatoes, dumpling, bamboo-tube rice, or even eggs as well. Nevertheless, tourists can try many other local foods like purple sticky rice or “thang co”- horse meat right in Sapa market.

More surprisingly, Western restaurants, from Italian to French ones, can also be found around the center of Sapa, at a very reasonable price. One reason is enough to feel the throb in your heart for the upcoming holiday plans, visit now to set your journey to discovery in Vietnam:

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