Favorite snack in Hanoi – “Bun Dau”

Vietnam Cuisines - Favorite snack in Hanoi - "Bun Dau" “Bun Dau” or noodles and soya curd (we can call: bean vermicelli) is a favorite snack in Hanoi. There are also leaf of rice vermicelli (lá bún) is cut into three, fried yellow soya curd, shrimp sauce aftertaste, sour, bitter, salty, sweet, add a little schizonepeta, perilla, but there was so strange things do not mix between “bún” parks in Hanoi.

During four seasons of Northern origin, many people choose for themselves “bún đậu” as breakfast or lunch. The burden go across many streets then down at a fixed point. Customers create their own routines, where is found “bun dau” is a fixed point. In Thanh Xuan district, Ms Lan (age 27) from 7am to carry her noodles across Nguyen Quy Duc street to 10am is finish.

At Cau Giay , on the sidewalk in front of Thu Le Park, from 10:00 am to 12:00 am have six street restaurant line of ‘bun dau”sitting in there. Customer is convenience to eat .
Walk slowly up the Hoan Kiem area, near a pharmacy on Hai Ba Trung street is a familiar point of sale bean vermicelli. Ms Ha (52 years) said: “Sitting on the pavement but clean is also interesting in it” .

Bean vermicelli is not expensive , easy to eat at any season any.
Bean vermicelli are liking of tourists or not depends on the grace of the seller. Mrs. Ngan (55 years), live at Hang Thiet street sold bean vermicelli algae on Hai Ba Trung Street nearly ten years. Even at her best hot still laughed, joked a few more questions so that everyone is satisfied.

Linh, the salesclerk of Nguyen Kim supermarkets said: “Eating noodles here but hear talk medical sales look exactly like comedy.” Although the burden is empty or a large shop, the sellers all have the word “patience.”Guests to eat each one counted, so owners that irritability is: Quarrels all day.”

From Khay street has a tray small alley connecting Vu Thach Pagoda. So here is hard to find, but who came here will back. She borrowed the temporary owner of the house an ancient time, though old but very good shade rain cover. Feeling sitting in an old house with the space very interesting particular. The walls were already peeling lime, silver colored wooden doors, small pictures of the owner still hanging on the wall. Apart from the well field is a rainwater tank and a betel rig blue, rustic. She has an enthusiasms of serve for guests and made noodles very careful and clean.

Bean vermicelli are tourists or not depends on the salesgirl.

Mr Dick, (a French tourist) said: “I was a friend of Vietnam led to eat here last week, would love bean noodles, like the low seating, good location bar should be back here today to eat”. Outer walls are red brick long bar, if you can save yourself a cute picture.
Mr. Doan, 57, a customer eating noodles on Nguyen Khac Can said: “Eat a bean vermicelli in a delicious and comfortable sidewalks. Hanoi rainy season came, the sun suddenly reminded of medical leaves of Onga Becgon season. ”

Sometimes things seemed very simple but also left his heart a sweet aftertaste, and hold a binding elusive, just know that feet get used to a rhythm and go to the old shop. And from that noodles and soya curd that there is still the familiar strange.

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