If you want to experience the northern atmosphere in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, wake up in the early morning, eat a piece of sticky rice, and feel the aroma and plasticity from glutinous rice and the fat from green beans and pate.
Referring to Northern cuisine, in addition to names such as Bun Cha, Pho, Banh Cuon, etc., it is impossible not to mention sticky rice. Northern standard sticky rice is a famous dish that pleases many gourmets. In the midst of the cool air in the early morning of Ho Chi Minh City in the winter, there is nothing better than “starting” an energetic day with the irresistible deliciousness of Bac sticky rice.
Hanoi sticky rice
Address: 63/38 E. Nguyen Bieu, Ward 1, District 5, HCMC
Price: 30,000 – 50,000 VND
Opening time: 7:30am – 8:00pm
Located on Nguyen Bieu Street of the bustling District 5, Hanoi Xoi Xeo is one of the shops selling Bac sticky rice that is loved by the “gourmet society” in Ho Chi Minh City and regularly visits to support.
The shop serves sticky rice with a variety of side dishes such as mixed, cotton balls, pate, char siu, chicken,… The “topping” pieces are full of “toppings” that fit inside the “super-giant” sticky rice box that looks amazing. equally attractive. The sweet, sticky sticky rice served with fatty green beans and pork is so delicious and irresistible that anyone who has eaten it will always remember its distinctive flavor.
Photo: Van Khanh, Hoang Trung Quan
Address: 180 Ky Con, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Price: 40,000 – 55,000 VND
Opening time: 7:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m
Although Peofood is a new name “joined” in the shops selling sticky rice in the North recently, it has quickly become “hot” in the gourmet world of Ho Chi Minh City. The restaurant has a cool, clean space with two areas, indoor and outdoor, for you to choose from. But if you want to eat sticky rice while watching the crowded city to experience the feeling of eating sticky rice on the sidewalk like Hanoians, you should choose to sit outdoors.
Photo: Peofood Fanpage
When enjoying the plate of sticky rice here, you will clearly feel the rich flavor in each fiber of meat, soft sticky rice seeds served with soft and fat braised eggs, salted cotton balls, fragrant fried onions, extremely crispy cucumbers. mouth-watering. A portion of sticky rice here is not cheap but quite a lot, pai has a lot of strength to eat this Northern sticky rice.
Sticky rice with lotus leaves
Address: 35 Ngo Thi Thu Minh, Tan Binh District, HCMC
Price: 10,000 – 12,000 VND
Opening time: 6:30am
Xoi Xeo lotus leaf is a familiar stop for the people of Ho Chi Minh City who give their love to Northern sticky rice. Although it is a small sticky rice shop on the side of Pham Van Hai market, there is no shop or signboard, but the shop is always crowded with customers buying and sell very quickly. So, if you want to enjoy sticky rice here, you have to come very early.
The owners are two Northerners, so from the packaging to the flavor of the sticky rice, there is a hint of “original North” flavor. The shop serves 3 types of sticky rice, namely sticky rice, corn sticky rice, and sticky rice, so you can rotate the menu every day to avoid boredom. Sticky rice with the original flavor, served with fatty green beans, fried onions and a little cotton ball wrapped in lotus leaves – the traditional way of wrapping sticky rice in the North – further enhances the aroma of the sticky rice, making anyone who eats it remember it forever. unrelenting.
Photo: Khai Le Quang, @huynhhien0191, @anvietnamblogger
Keyword: If you want to eat North standard sticky rice in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, where should you go?