Hanoi has Kebab rice noodles, Saigon has Broken rice, Quang Nam has Quang noodles, and Dong Thap has clear rice noodles. Dong Thap Province is one of the provinces in Mekong Delta region – the rice bowl of Vietnam. Clear rice noodles in Dong Thap are the most delicious clear rice noodles in the country. There is a large number of clear rice noodle restaurants in this province, one of them is Hu Tieu My Ngoc Restaurant.
General information about Hu Tieu My Ngoc Restaurant
Location: 154 Hung Vuong Street, Ward 2, Sa Dec Provincial Town, Dong Thap Province.
Opening hours: 7:00 – 22:00.
Prices: from 60,000 VND.
It is a shophouse on a rather wide street, the pavement is also wide and the line of green old trees make customers feel comfortable when they are in front of the restaurant. The restaurant is not too large and spacious but it can serve up to 20 people at the same time.
Stainless steel tables and chairs are clean. Chopsticks, spoons, lime wedges, chili peppers, soy sauce, toothpicks, wet tissues. Entering the restaurant, you will see the kitchen where there are a big pot of smelling broth, toppings, bowls and plates. On the right to the kitchen, there is a stall where customers can choose specialty foods of Dong Thap: dried clear rice noodles, popcorn, traditional cakes. Bottles of mineral water, soft drinks, beers, tea are arranged on shelves on the walls and in freezer.
Delicious foods at Hu Tieu My Ngoc
Coming to Hu Tieu My Ngoc, you can order a portion of Clear rice noodle soup (Hủ tiếu nước) or a portion of Mixed clear rice noodles (Hủ tiếu khô). The Mixed clear rice noodles consist of clear rice noodles, toppings mixed with a special sauce, the broth is served separately in a bowl. The Clear rice noodle soup consists of clear rice noodles, toppings and broth. Both of the Hủ tiếu nước and Hủ tiếu khô are served with vegetables.
Diners can add lime juice, chili pepper, soy sauce, fish sauce at their wishes. They usually eat the noodles, toppings and vegetables with chopsticks and eat the broth with spoons.
The highlights of Hu Tieu My Ngoc include the delicious broth and secret recipe for the special sauce. Dong Thap is famous with tender, sticky, chewy, and smelling clear rice noodles. Any trip to Dong Thap has not been complete if clear rice noodle dishes are missed.