Ancient Hoi An’s traditional Vietnamese food

Ancient Hoi An’s traditional Vietnamese food

UNESCO world heritage listed Hoi An’s restaurants and street side eateries offer a tasty snapshot of traditional Vietnamese food. The town’s ancient feel and languid pace of life seem almost tailor-made for long meals and culinary exploration. For the food-loving traveller, Hoi An should be high on your Southeast Asian to do list.

These are the very best traditional Vietnamese foods in Hoi An.

Com Ga Hoi An

This fluffy, oh-so-chickeny dish is a staple of daily life in Hoi An. Com Ga – or Chicken Rice, as English speakers know it – consists of succulent shredded chicken over a bed of fluffy white rice cooked in chicken stock, often with a hint of turmeric for colour.  The chef sprinkles shredded papaya, spring onions and peppermint on top and adds a side of chilli sauce before serving.

Those looking for a taste of Com Ga Hoi An won’t need to go far – from street side food stalls to upscale Hoi An restaurants, each has their take on the perfect Com Ga combination.
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Vietnam: Discover a fast emerging quality destination

Vietnam: Discover a fast emerging quality destination

With its rich verdant highlands, tropical beaches and historic cities rich in Buddhist culture, Vietnam is a country for the curious – and one of the most appealing in the region as refined, high-end tourism becomes ever more accessible.

Hoi An is Vietnam’s cultural heartland, making up part of a narrow strip of land that plays host to some of the country’s most famous landmarks. This scenic tourist hub is ideally situated on the banks of the River Thu Bon.
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