This post was written over a year ago and then forgotten – but here it finally is.
Dessert is a course I rarely reach.
I find it very hard to ignore starters, and this inevitably means that by the time the dessert menu comes, I am full. Sometimes I have two starters and no main, or if it is a small plates place I rein it in, but I often get to the end of the meal and know that I just can’t fit anything else in.
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Nitro ice-cream has been peeking its head up in the dessert world for a while now.
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One of the places we stopped on our food tour was a dessert house (Che 95, Hang Bac) very close to our hotel.
Having seen they had a pictorial menu, I resolved to return and try some other treats.
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As much as I like trying to be brave, sometimes language can be a barrier to exploration.
Local knowledge seemed ideal, so I decided to find a guided food tour we could go on, eventually signing us up for a Hanoi Street Food Tour.
Because one of our number didn’t eat meat, I opted for a private tour. As there were 4 of us, it didn’t turn out that much more expensive ($100 vs $80).
We turned up at the office on time, and were introduced to our lovely guide, who had the nickname Miss Smile. She plunged off into the streets (on foot), and we started the tour.
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