We continue our journey in Hanoi - the street food paradise. If you haven’t tried the first 3 of the list, well you better check it here then come back.


Here is the next three.


#4 Bun Cha (grilled pork with noodle)


This dish doesn’t need much introduction. Bun cha is what we tell others about Hanoi, is what we are proud of. People who are never going to love it simply because they are never going to eat it, in the right places. Once they do, there is no going back.


Where to eat?

Mr. Obama made Bun Cha viral to the world in May 2016 when he first visited Vietnam. He had Bun Cha with Anthony Bourdain at Bun Cha Huong Lien on Le Van Huu street. But Hanoi has more Bun Cha restaurants than you can ever imagine. We’ve tried many after many places in this city and we just can’t decide which one is the best.

You should eat Bun Cha on Hang Quat street, Hang Than street, Dong Xuan market, and the special one located deep in alley 81 Lac Long Quan street.


What are in it?

Bun cha is served with grilled fatty pork over a plate of noodle and herbs with a side dish of dipping sauce.



#5 Banh mi


Banh mi is the number one fast food in Vietnam. It’s fresh because we, Vietnamese, are fastidious about freshness. It’s a baguette filled with pate, cucumber, herbs, crispy onion, chilli, and a kind of meat (pork, chicken, etc.).


Where to eat?

Banh mi Nguyen Sinh on Ly Quoc Su street is one of the very best in Hanoi. They are famous for their tasty and rich pate. You should also visit Banh mi pho co on Dinh Liet and Banh mi ba dan on Lo Su street. They’re all around Cau Go