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Food Stalls, Hanoi: 40 reviews and 62 photos

  This pigeon had an oil bath
by bpacker

The next time you're in Hanoi, try eating their specialty , "Bo Cau Quay" or roasted pigeon. The Hanoians think nothing about serving the whole bird to you, beak, head, ass and all so you'll need to breathe deeply before eating this. Plus, the bird will be served in a " Don't eat me! Don't fry me!" position. Well, say a prayer at best and eat it. You won't regret it.

Note: The head is supposedly the best part but the beak was bloody hard. Prefered the drumsticks... Pity the bird is so darn small, it was delicious!

Favorite Dish: You can find roasted in a street stall not too far from Phan Tai Hotel at Hang Giay St. It's the one crowded with loads of well-dressed teenagers. Yes, you need to sit on those darn small stools while you're eating.

Address: on the streets around Hoan Kiem Lake and old town
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 3
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 11, 2005
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