The people of old Hanoi is precious and subtle in lifestyle, behavior and cuisine.
Trang An people (People of old Hanoi ) believe that dining is not only tasting but also smelling, seeing, hearing and soul. So Bun Thang is one of favor food in Hanoi.
The broth is made carefully of chicken bone, pig bone or shrimp. The most important in this food is keep broth look “ pure” but still keep full of sustenances. The shrimp is often hight quality, the broth must have shrimp taste .
The Bun Thang have to look beautiful, the image of Yin Yang and five element. The white color of Gio fibers and chicken. The yellow color of fried egg like paper , sliced and chopped. The red color of shrimp. The brown of dried radish and green of onion. All of colorful ingredients is decoreated for bowl of Bun look like a beautiful picture.
Bun Thang must use HOT broth like another kind of Bun, and the smell make you hungry. You should eat Bun Thang with shrimp sauce or “ Ca Cuong” sauce that change the taste of Bun Thang very special that I think you couldn’t forget.
The are many address famous with Bun Thang:
- 59 Hang Luoc, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
- 28 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh, Hanoi
- 144 D2 Giang Vo, Dong Da, Hanoi.
The best restaurant of Bun Thang is Ba Am at Cua Nam street.
It’s not easy to make and eat Bun Thang so it’s not a common food but it’s a food that has Five Element Theory, Yin Yang and natural. Feel it deep in your soul! you can email to us to taste this food and another food of Hanoi: firstname.lastname@example.org