After long summer days, winter is coming in Danang. What is an interesting atmosphere! Especially, hot street foods are so attractive that both local people and visitors cannot ignore. The feeling of “appetite” is rising everywhere so which dishes should visitors try?
1. Rice Pancakes
The weather is cold so the restaurants specialized in the rice pancakes are always crowded. Sizzling, burning charcoal fire and the smell of rice pancakes invade all of the corners. Even if it is cold, you feel warm immediately after eating pancakes.
“Banh Xeo” or Vietnamese pancake, especially pancake in Danang city is not too small and not too large, just a medium-dish-like size to eat. “Banh xeo” in Danang is made from ground rice flour with egg yolks, turmeric powder, live shrimp, diced green onion, pork belly meat, and fresh bean sprouts. All of the materials are mixed together and fried on a hot pan. The food is served with fresh vegetables such as lettuce, basil, green bananas and soy sauce made from pig liver and ground peanuts. The combination creates a special taste with a fleshy and fatty flavor. What delicious food for a cool or rainy afternoon!
- Ba Duong Pancake
Add: K280/14 Hoang Dieu Street, Hai Chau District, Danang City
Opening hour: 09:00 AM – 19:00 PM
- Co Muoi Rice Pancake
Add: 23 Chau Thi Vinh Te Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City
Opening hour: 15:00 PM – 19:00 PM
2. Grilled eggs on the cup
The fatty taste of eggs and butter, the salty taste of the salted shredded pork, and the scent of green onion make the grilled eggs on the cup particularly appealing in cold rainy days.
The fatty taste of the cheese will be absorbed right at the tip of the tongue. In addition, a little salty of the salted shredded pork, the aroma of crispy fried shallot and sometimes a little fat and crusty of cooked eggs are combined to make a delicious dish.
Grilled eggs on the cup
- An vat 3Colu
Add 1: 52 Ha Huy Tap street, Thanh Khe District, Danang City
Add 2: 36 Nguyen Ba Hoc street, Hai Chau District, Danang City
Opening hour: 3:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Price range: $0.43-$0.85/cup
- Banh Trang Nuong Phan Rang
Add: 41A Nguyen Du street, Hai Chau District, Danang City
Opening hour: 3 PM – 9 PM
Price range: $0.3-$0.43/cup
3. Stuffed sticky rice balls
Each stuffed sticky rice ball is made of white glutinous rice. Inside, there are green beans, which is stir-fried with purple onions to make a fragrant flavor and coconut milk. Children often love this dish because of the delicious taste of green bean and fat coconut milk.
In addition, cookers should add a little ginger and a few amounts of salt to reduce the sweetness of sugar. Therefore, this dish includes the fat and sweet mixing together with the spicy taste of ginger in sugar water and the aromatic flavor of the sesame.
Stuffed sticky rice balls
- Che Long
Add: 08 Pham Nhu Xuong street, Lien Chieu District, Danang City
Opening hour: 9 AM – 10 PM
Price range: $0.3-$0.43
- Che Xoa Xoa Thap Cam Nguyen Hoang
Add: 258 Nguyen Hoang Street, Hai Chau District, Danang City
Opening hour: 1 PM – 5 PM
4. Grilled Food
In winter, grilled food is the top favorite dishes. There are many choices with different flavors, for example, grilled chicken legs, grilled meat, grilled seafood, etc. In particular, seafood is also an ideal food because seafood is fresh and abundant. In cold weather, seafood restaurants along the seaside in Da Nang are always crowded and stimulate the appetite of customers. Seafood is usually marinated. Grilled seafood includes fish, squid, and clam put on the warm coal stoves and turned over to be cooked.
Shrimp grilled seafood
- Nhop Nhep Lau Nuong
Add: 343 Phan Chau Trinh Street, Hai Chau District, Danang city
Opening hour: 4 PM – 11 PM
- Faifo Buffet & Grills
Add: 393 Le Duan street, Hai Chau District, Danang city
Opening Hour: 10:30 AM – 2 PM and 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
5. Noodle soup
Noodle soup is quite popular in Danang. This dish is eaten while still warm, so both the people and the tourists should enjoy it in the cold climate. This dish is derived from Hue’s noodle soup. Noodle soup has various kinds namely fish noodle, pork bone noodle soup, and crab noodle soup, etc.
Shrimp grilled seafood
- Banh canh ruong
Add: 20 Ha Thi Than street, Son Tra District, Danang city
Opening hour: 7 AM – 9 PM
Price range: $0.64 – $1.41/bowl
- Thanh Huong Noodle Soup
Add: 35 Le Hong Phong street, Hai Chau District, Danang city
Opening hour: 6 AM – 9:30 PM
Price range: $0.86 – $1.50/bowl