Cho Lau a Definitive Dish in Hoi An – A Unique Native Dish…

The remarkable heritage city in Vietnam, Hoi An, offers visitors some amazing dishes such as Cao Lau featuring pork, herbs and fresh spring water from hidden wells. Read on to find out more.


How is it Made

The regional Vietnamese dish is made out of Chinese barbequed pork slices, Udon -like noodles, croutons, bean sprouts, fresh herbs and greens prepared in a thick pork-based gravy. This local delicacy is cooked using water from an undisclosed Cham well located outside of the town as well.


Where to Eat it

Cao Lau can be found at many Vietnamese restaurants in the city such as Quan Cao Lau Thanh, Ty Cao Lau, and Cao Lau Khong Gian Xanh. It can also be tried out at many a Hoi An hotel including the likes of Anantara Hoi An Resort.


Price Point

The price point of the dish can range anywhere between VND 10,000 and VND 50,000 depending on the type of restaurant you a visiting.


Modern Takes on it

Many eateries have they own version of the dish featuring rice crackers for added texture, peanuts, scallions, chilli jam, and lime. Modern restaurants have started using chicken instead of pork, or sometimes the pork broth is mixed with squid or shrimp along with additional herbs.



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Food Guide Bangkok – A Haven for Self- Confessed Foodies!

Professing an abundance of delicious and mouthwatering dishes everywhere you turn and look, Bangkok is one of the ultimate destinations for foodies to visit. Read on to find out more.

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Check Out Thai Street Food

One of the true joys of visiting the city is to tease your taste buds with tantalising street food creations. From piping bowls of noodles, Thai curry and rice, green papaya salads, grilled seafood and meat are just some of the dishes you can sit down to. Try visiting Wang Lang Market and Chinatown for an unforgettable experience!

Visit Local Restaurants for Authentic Thai Dishes

If you want your fill of authentic Thai dishes, then it would be best to visit local shophouse restaurants where some of the best traditional Thai chefs to operate from. Some popular spots include Som Tam Sida and Mit Ko Yuan which can be easily reached from hotels such as AVANI Atrium Bangkok.

High-End Dining in Bangkok

Fine dining in Bangkok can be quite a delightful experience given the fact some truly creative dishes work progressively to do justice to the robustness of Thai flavours. Some places worth checking out include ” The Local” and’ ‘Paste”.

Popular Dishes

Some must-try dishes include the famed Tom Yum Goong, a shrimp soup featuring an exotic blend of kaffir lime leaves, galangal and chillies. Along with the Pad Ka Prao, a popular choice of meat stir-fried with basil, garlic and chillies.



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What to Eat in Koh Samui – A Toothsome Experience!

The island of Koh Samui is saturated with stalls and restaurants that serve decadent food and this is why you would never go hungry in when you are here!


Pad Thai

Pad thai is one of the most popular noodle dishes served among street food stalls and many other Koh Samui restaurants. This dish is made from dried rice noodles which are soaked in water and then stir-fried along with egg, tamarind sauce, fish sauce, garlic, dried fish, lime, red chilli pepper, tofu and bean sprout.

Kway Tao

This dish is a noodle soup which is loved by almost all Thais. The broth for this flavourful soup is made with beef pork or chicken. When ordering this dish you get to choose from two types of noodles and 4 kinds of meat: beef, pork, chicken, or seafood. The bowl also contains vegetables are and it is spiced up with a generous amount of chilli, white vinegar fish sauce, and other seasonings.


Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay is originally an Indonesian food that has somehow made its way to Thailand. This is a popular comfort food that can be savoured in almost all the food stalls and restaurants in Koh Samui.

Khao Mok Kai

Thai people love their rice and you can find popular Thai rice dishes in almost all the restaurants, stalls and even at resorts like Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas when you are in Koh Samui. Among the most loved Thai rice dishes Khao Mok Kai has a unique place in the hearts of Thais and it is certainly a must-try dish when you are in Thailand.


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