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Foodwise: Cuon dap Da Nang and its Ha Noi brother are must-try dishes

Differing from spring rolls in the north, cuon dap Da Nang (boiled pork and other ingredients wrapped in rice paper) is well-known nationwide for its unique taste and aroma, said culinary expert Le Kim Chi.

Banh Gio – Rice cake with herbal ash
Viet Nam is the country of cakes made from sticky rice. One of those is banh gio (or banh tro), a cake made from glutinous rice soaked in ash water.  
Nghê Rock, the ideal place to catch the first rays of sun in Đà Nẵng
A trip to Nghê Rock, the first place in Đà Nẵng to receive the rays of the morning sun, is an exciting experience for any visitor to the coastal city, dubbed the most liveable in Việt Nam.
'Cay' cake - A specialty of Thai Binh province
Each locality in Viet Nam has its own specialty that it is proud of. Visitors to Nguyen or Nguyen Xa village, in Dong Hung district, Thai Binh province are always invited to eat ‘cay’ cake, which is made of glutinous rice well blended with fat and ginger.
‘Che con ong’ - A heart-warming Vietnamese specialty
Vietnamese cuisine includes many types of che (pudding), including 'che con ong', which is called “honeycomb-shaped pudding” because the dish’s grains of rice resemble a hive of bees.
Chu Dang Ya – Majestic volcano of Vietnam's Central Highland
Chu Dang Ya – a deactivated volcano has drawn the attention of tourists far and wide to the Central Highlands region thanks to its wilderness yet captivating beauty.
Thoi Son islet – Tien Giang province’s tourism gem
Thoi Son islet, located in the Thoi Son commune, My Tho city, Tien Giang province, has attracted hundreds of thousand visitors every year to enjoy and experience the culture of Vietnam.
Thit Lon Thui Luoc (“boiled smoked pork”)
The dish is certain to bring tourists an impressive and unforgettable feeling through its rustic and moreish taste.
Huynh Thuy Le ancient house, a national relic site
The Huynh Thuy Le ancient house on Nguyen Hue road, Sa Dec town, in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, was recognized as a national relic site in 2009.
Cao Bang steamed rolled pancakes - A delight to one’s sense of smell and taste
Among the well-known offerings of Viet Nam’s street food, ‘banh cuon’ (steamed rolled pancakes) is consistently ranked a top choice.
Nguom Ngao Cave - the natural masterpiece in Cao Bang Province
(TITC) – Located in Gun Hamlet (Dam Thuy Communce, Trung Khanh District.), 5km from Ban Gioc Waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave is the natural masterpiece which is worth to visit when coming to Cao Bang Province.
“Pau Plau” Day Cake
Day Cake is a popular type of cake that can be found all over Vietnam, but the Day Cake known as “Pau Plau” in Lao Cai is quite a unique dish. It is made solely of rice, but its deliciousness has been tested and acknowledged by many travelers who have been to Lao Cai.
Exploring a two-decade-old “Chao suon” cart vendor in Ha Noi’s Old Quarter
Even without a sign board, the street cart vendor has had nearly 20 years of serving an uncountable number of foreign and local foodies.
Pickled mustard greens – a popular side dish of Vietnamese people
“Dua muoi” (pickled mustard greens) is a popular side dish for Vietnamese people all over the country.
Xeo cake in Quang Binh
In a nutshell, xeo cake of Vietnam is somehow familiar to Crêpes of France. The visitors can find Xeo Cake in many places thorough the country, but to taste one of the most unique recipes, you must visit Quang Binh. Xeo cake there is made of red rice; it is best accompanied by banana fish, Vietnamese salad, fresh herbs and fish sauce.