How to make Hue-style ‘hell rice’

By Bui Thuy   November 25, 2023 | 10:00 am GMT+7 Discover the rich flavors of Hue’s culinary heritage with this recipe for Hue-style “hell rice,” a traditional and colorful dish originally only sold late at night to laborers. “Hell rice,” a longstanding specialty of Hue, originated from late-night sales to overnight workers. It was sold during […]

Hanoi’s bun cha eatery draws crowds with 600 daily servings

By Tung Dinh   November 2, 2023 | 11:02 am GMT+7 A young woman took over a bun cha eatery that didn’t sell well from her uncle, changed its recipe and turned it into a lunch hotspot in Hanoi. Situated at number 27, Alley 39 of Dinh Thon Street, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi, this bun cha (grilled pork […]

Tropical vibes by the Red River: Hanoi’s Hawaiian café

By Tung Dinh   October 13, 2023 | 07:36 am GMT+7 A Hawaiian-inspired café on the Red River in Hanoi enchants visitors with its island ambiance and a taste of tropical paradise. Cocoru Coffee & Restaurant, at 1033 Bach Dang Street, Hai Ba Trung District, offers a combination of coffee and dining experiences that are drawing in […]

Ha Long Bay appears in trailer of Hollywood movie ‘The Creator’

By Hoang Phong   September 25, 2023 | 10:37 am GMT+7 A screenshot of Ha Long Bay limestone karst mountains in the background during a trailer of Hollywood film “The Creator.” The limestone hills jutting out of UNECO heritage site Ha Long Bay feature in a two-minute trailer of upcoming Hollywood film “The Creator.” The recently released […]