The Hue Cuisine : Ranked 28th Among the Most Delicious Cuisines in the World !
Hue's cuisine has just secured the 28th spot in Taste Atlas's global ranking, boasting an impressive rating of 4.56/5. Celebrating delights like bun bo, banh beo, and banh bot loc, this recognition highlights the richness of the local gastronomy.
On February 14th, the globally renowned culinary website, Taste Atlas, released the list of the world's best gastronomic cities for 2023, aiming to honor the local cuisine of various destinations. Particularly noteworthy, Hué secured the 28th position in the ranking.
Culinary experts and travelers from around the globe have awarded an impressive rating of 4.56/5 to the cuisine of this Vietnamese city. The most famous dishes highlighted include bun bo, banh bot loc, clam rice, nem lui, che, banh nam, banh phu the, tom chua, and che.
The cuisine of Huế encompasses two main categories: the royal court cuisine and the popular cuisine of Huế. The diversity of ingredients, from simple flavors to refined delicacies, along with the commitment and talent of successive generations, have elevated Huế's gastronomic culture to an exceptional level.
Nearly 400,000 votes from experts and international customers across 16,000 cities worldwide participated in the vote to select the top 100 dishes. Selection criteria included fame, popularity, and local specificity.
Considered 'one of the best soups in the world' by the renowned chef Anthony Bourdain, Bun bo Hue - spicy beef rice noodle soup - is a globally renowned popular dish originating from Hue.
A sweet soup made with coconut milk, fruits, grains, and tapioca pearls. This traditional dessert is delicately flavored and can be served either hot or cold. Chè is a must-try in Vietnamese cuisine and is readily available in street food stalls, restaurants, and markets.
Hue's mussel rice, an ancestral specialty, combines cold rice with mussels sautéed in various spices and herbs like starfruit, mint, thinly sliced banana, fish sauce, pepper, fat, fried pork skin, roasted peanuts, and chili powder. Finally, a drizzle of mussel broth tops off the dish.
The bánh bôt loc are Vietnamese delights made of tapioca-based dumplings generously filled with shrimp and pork. To top it off, they are accompanied by fried shallots and a fermented fish sauce that perfectly enhances their flavor.