Not all of but more and more international visitors coming to Hoi An to enjoy the “delicious” and “strange” street foods.
It is not sudden that the famous online traveling site TripAdvisor have titled Hoi An to be the sixth of most attractive food destinations ofAsia. That ancient town owns many strange and delicious foods. Cite Cao Lầu (a kind of noddle) as an example. The typical food of Quang Nam has also Quang Mee (Mỳ Quảng), hoành thánh (wonton), bánh cuốn thịt nướng (rice roll and grilled pork), bánh xèo (Vietnamese pancake) or bánh bao (baozi), etc. The sea and water products are various with many mineral and nutrition collected from the river mouth, Cua Dai beach, island and more than 20 kinds of herbs in Tra Que. It is also easy to choose from ice-cream, tea, tofu, etc for the dessert. All of those foods have charmed the international visitors to Hoi An.
Every part of the world has its own specialties, but Hoi An is more delightful for its. Visitors could sit beside the street and shipping the food, or they can stand beside the lobby of the ancient house. Many people could be found gathering in front of the deep alley and eating noisily. Most of the visitors from developed countries are afraid to street foods, but they have changed their mind while they’ve been to Hoi An. “There are so many people eat them, so the food chain must be fast. The dish is cooked and served right in front of your eyes, right?” said Laura Esson (England). Not many foreign visitors said that the experience of daily life with the food seller is a fun activity in ancient town. Those simple things delivered by chatting, instructing to cook before eating that have made the new discovering and ease out the feeling of being a “stranger” in each visitors’ mind. They could feel the sophisticated, the hard work, the simple of each person pulling their trolley and rolling down the streets and alleys.
If it is not fun enough to be in the daily life of street foods sellers, visitors could be seduced in the sparkling night of lantern, of the advice from the stalls beside Hoai River. If you have not jet be satisfied, come to a cooking class or listen to the local bài chòi singing to enjoy the way to cook and eat of Vietnamese. There is a woman of half blood Vietnamese and Australian. She lives in Australia and comes back to her motherland, when he dropped by Hoi An, she was so happy while discovering the cao lầu in the streets and write down on her website that “the most successful place of street foods in Vietnam must be Hoi An.”