Here are 4 typical street foods for Hanoi winter, which are said to fascinate every visitor during their stay in Hanoi.
1. Grilled corn
The scent of grilled corn will attract and bring you a bit of warmth in the cold weather. You can easily catch the stalls of grilled corn stalls everywhere on the sidewalk of Hanoi Old Quarter during the winter night.
2. Fried bread sticks
Another popular food is fried bread sticks, which are often served with a papaya dipping-sauce in winter. For each Hanoi’s students, it is a favorite food in every winter. You can try some in Hang Bong, Duong Thanh and Hang Dau Streets – some of the most famous place for fried bread sticks in Hanoi capital.
3. Boiled snails
Although Hanoi’s snail dishes cannot compete with ones in Ho Chi Minh City or Nha Trang City, a bowl of boiled nails a “worth-trying” experienced in a cold winter night. A mixture of fish sauce, lime, chili, sugar and lemongrass is indispensable in every snail dish. Enjoy delicious boiled snails in Hang Bac Street even though the prices here are a bit higher than other places.
4. Grilled Vietnamese sausages
Last but not least, the food of grilled Vietnamese sausages is popular to both Hanoians and foreign tourists, especially the youth. Some of them said that they were attracted by its strange flavor of a bit sweet, a bit sour and slightly spicy with chili sauce. The grilled Vietnamese sausages are catered with unripe mango and a small dish of pepper and salt.