What to eat in Ha Long Bay – one of the best places to visit in Vietnam?
1. Sticky rice with Savory squid cake (Xôi trắng chả mực), famous food for best places to visit in Ha Long Bay
Sticky rice is served with fried savory squid cake, dipped into fish sauce with pepper. Price is about VND 20,000/portion.
2. Steamed rice cake rolls with savory squid cake (Bánh cuốn chả mực) – famous food in Ha Long Bay
Steamed rice rolls with the filling made from minced mushroom, wood ear, fried onions and savory squid cake create special and unforgettable flavor.
In Ha Long, there is a street specialized in serving this dish, located beside Bach Dang Cinema. This street is called “Phố Bánh Cuốn Chả Mực” (street of steamed rice rolls and savory squid cake).
3. Austriella Corrugata (Con Ngán), famous food of best places to visit in Ha Long Bay
Austriella Corrugata is the speciality in Ha Long. Ngan is a nutrient – rich seafood living in mud which is full of nature protit, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins and minerals necessary for the body. It has two pieces of shell and looks like scallop. It is processed in many other ways such as: boiled, grill, salad, or cooked with noodles etc… You can find Ngan in any seafood restaurants in Ha Long.
4. Sipunculus nudus (Sá sùng), famous food of best places to visit in Ha Long Bay
Sa Sung – Sipunculus nudus – is a species of unsegmented marine worm, also known as peanut worms. The body of the adult worm is around 15 centimetres (5.9 in) in length but can reach up to 25 cm (9.8 in) in some cases. Sa Sung is dried, grilled, tasted with beer or wine. Sa Sung is very rare and unusual to find. Because of this, price of Sa Sung is really high, more than VND 4,000,000 per kg.