As the nation’s capital for roughly 200 years, Hue city is the cradle of quintessential cuisines that you should never miss when you visit Vietnam. As one of the most religious regions in the country, Hue also perfects its vegetarian gastronomy (“Chay” as it’s called in Vietnamese) with various options from earthy street food to sophisticated royal cuisine. With ample amounts of temples and pagodas littered throughout the city, you will never be too far from a chay restaurant on either side of the river.
In this tour, let’s discover some of the most amazing chay dishes in Hue with your friendly local tour guide on the back of their motorbike. If you are either a vegetarian / vegan or a foodie, or even both, this tour is definitely a not-to-miss guide into the national food culture.
- Food and non-alcoholic drinks
- Local English speaking tour guide
- T-shirts with logo
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off (by bike)
- Vegetarian Beo-Nam-Loc cakes: these might be the first names you would hear once the Hue food topic is mentioned. The trio is typically made of rice flour, tapioca flour, green bean, onion and mushroom
- Vegetarian hot pot: gather around a simmering pot of soup stock at the dining table with your new friends, dip the ingredients into the soup and eat as your stomach desires while learning about this former capital city
- Hue pancake and vegetable salad: this savory crispy Vietnamese pancake stuffed with vegetables and fresh herbs is definitely not your ordinary definition of a pancake. Learning about its Vietnamese name would also an exciting bonus
- Dessert: fresh sweet soup from 20 different flavors at night will be the guilty pleasure for your sweet tooth