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Anthony Bourdain Hanoi : All Of The Restaurants Picked On A Cook’s Tour

When Anthony Bourdain visited Hanoi on his show A Cook’s Tour, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased in a convenient list.

This is A Cook’s Tour, season 2, episode 12. It first aired on May 31, 2003.

DISH – “Vietnamese Street Food”

WHAT IS IT?

First: For breakfast, he had a snail soup with crab meat, sprouts, pickled chilis and garlic all in one stock.

Second: In an unknown market, while being accompanied by Linh, they sampled corn pancakes made of corn and flour then cooked in oil and on the rack to dry. Next is quail eggs dipped in salt.

Lastly, shrimp cakes where they put batter on the shrimp then cooked in oil.

“Crispy, airy, shrimpy, and delicious” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Hanoi, Vietnam

NOTES

We don’t know the exact location of the market where they’ve eaten as it is not mentioned on the show but you can find similar foods anywhere in Hanoi.

DISH – “Madam Tuyet’s Special Dish”

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WHAT IS IT?

First: A chicken that is splayed out in a pan, slow roasted and glazed periodically with brown sugar or wild honey.

Second: A snakehead fish. The fish is sliced, then rolled around in a stuffing made of pork and mushrooms then dunked in a batter then cooked in hot oil. Next is the head and spine of snakehead fish will be cooked and lastly, a spring roll.

“It’s a full mind, body experience this…Oh yeah, here comes the good stuff. There are a few things in this world I like more than a good cup of coffee and I happen to think that the best coffee in the world is made in Vietnam.”

WHERE IS IT?

Nhà Hàng Ánh Tuyết
25 P. Mã Mây, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam

DISH – Chicken Boiled In Chinese Herb

WHAT IS IT?

First: Chicken in a bowl, topped with a broth with some fried baguette.

“Oh, that’s delicious. Bird’s nest soup. It has the same sort of aromatic flavor.” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Nhà Hàng Thái Hưng Lâu
17 P. Tống Duy Tân, Hàng Bông, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam

DISH – Eel Cooked in Bamboo

WHAT IS IT?

Anthony Bourdain headed up to Quan Luon located in Hanoi. Before they ate an eel, Anthony Bourdain first ate salad with banana flower, pickles, sprouts and a spicy dipping sauce.

Next up is the eel first prepared with sugar and garlic then slid it into the bamboo and a cap of Vietnamese herb then cooked via charcoal until roasted.

“That’s tasty, I see why you come here. I could get hooked on this.” -Anthony Bourdain

WHERE IS IT?

Quán Lươn
34 P. Yên Ninh, Trúc Bạch, Ba Đình, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam

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