Don’t be put off by the fact that Hoi An is one of the most tourist oriented towns in Vietnam since Hoi An is well known for its wide variety of exquisite dishes on offer. Look for a Hoi An hotel that would allow you the ultimate Hoi An culinary experience and Anantara Hoi An Resort is a preferred Hoi an spa resort chosen by many for this purpose. From exclusive five star dining to the finest of street fare, Hoi An has it all. If in Hoi An, check out its signature dish Cao Lầu, a beautiful symphony of flavours comprising of the region’s signature cao lầu noodles, slices of barbecue pork, pork crackling, lettuce, bean sprouts and herbs, finished with a spoonful of stock.  chè mè đen which is actually a black sesame pudding and chè bắp, a sweet corn pudding are favourites of the region as well.  Mì Quảng a fine mix of rice noodles, quail eggs, slices of pork, pork crackling, prawns and crushed peanuts is also a must-try if you are bent of exploring the brilliant and unique food culture of Hoi An.

Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Calliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered. Google+