Mussel rice is one of the traditional dishes in Vietnam, but it is a delicious dish in Hue and it only has this dish in Hue. Hue people eat mussel rice, mussel noodle, mussel soup instead of breakfast. Even, people also buy seasoned mussel instead of a regular meal in the family. Only in Hue, you can feel the delicious taste of those dishes. They are easy to find in every corner. The price of a bowl of mussel rice ranges from 7000 to 10,000 VND.
Banh Canh Mrs. Doi
Only native people know this dish. The soup of this food has a mix of sweet and salty with natural aromas of shrimp. When the bowl of soup is brought out, it has crystal-water and crispy crunchy. Guests can add pepper, salt, lemon, chili oil and sliced celery on the table, though the soup of Banh Canh has good enough taste.
Nem Lui Hue
Nem is one of the best-known dishes. Nem Lui is served with rice noodles, grilled meatballs with herbs, carrots, bean sprouts, sliced green bananas and a few slices of chopped onions. The price is quite cheap about 10.000 VND. If you are enjoyed this food, it is a wonderful experience.
Beef noodle Hue
Beef noodle Hue is the soul of Hue cuisine because the deliciousness and reputation of this dish are no need to discuss regularly. Unlike beef noodle dishes in other countrysides, beef noodle Hue has a piece of leg pork, a piece of self-grilled pork, a small piece of chicken and some slices of beef. You can eat with enclose vegetables and they are also very fresh and plentiful. The price range from 25,000 to 30,000 VND / 1 bowl.
Banh Xeo is a special dish that everyone is enjoyed its taste. This dish is so good that it is closely associated with the name of the land. This dish is cheap and delicious and every countryside in Vietnam has a different way to make this dish. But the best and most delicious are in Hue. When you travel in Hue, you can enjoy this dish in many places, from the sidewalk to the restaurant. The price is extremely popular. It ranges from 10,000 VND to 15,000 VND.
Banh Bot Loc Hue
In the hundreds of traditional food in this ancient land, Banh Bot Loc is considered the gift of rural folk in Hue. This food is popular in many places, especially in the North Central region, but Hue people have a common way of retaining their own characteristics. So, it is difficult to be mixed up. This dish became the nostalgia for the Hue people who are far from home. Prices range from 2,000 – 3,000 VND.
Hue viscous sweet tea
Hue has dozens of types of viscous sweet tea with a variety of colors and flavors. It is easy to find a roadside viscous sweet tea with interesting names such as Rice Ball Sweet Soup, Sweet lotus seed gruel, Sweet Taro Pudding with coconut gruel, Sweet banana with coconut gruel, azuki beans, small cassava and rice flour dumplings and so on. Their taste is very typical of Hue.
This is a common street food in Hue. It is extremely suitable for teenagers enjoying and chatting with friends. This dish is very eye-catching with many kinds of fruits like kiwi, strawberry, mango, jackfruit along with jelly, ice, milk, candy that put in a big bucket. This dish is easy to eat and you are not afraid of obese. The price is about 20,000 VND and you can enjoy this dish here.
This is an ideal gift from the Hue tourism. Me Xung has become a representative dish for a region to other provinces and international friends. Me Xung is not as sweet as malt because there is also a combination of sesame and peanuts. You can both enjoy and buy souvenirs as a chance to visit Hue.
Rice wrap with lotus leaf
Sunlight shining in Hue makes a good smell of aromatic lotus. Lotus is mainly planted in Hue by the Nguyen dynasty and Buddhist devotion. Rice wrap with lotus leaf is one of the dishes that represent the Hue cuisine. Lotus rice in Hue has two types. They are vegetarian rice and salty rice. People steam rice with vegetables and wrap with lotus leaf. Its taste is extremely wonderful!