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13 new restaurants in Hanoi, HCMC added to Michelin's Bib Gourmand list

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Five restaurants in Hanoi and eight in Ho Chi Minh City have joined the latest Bib Gourmand list of Michelin Guide that honors dining establishments for serving great food with affordable prices.

13 new restaurants in Hanoi, HCMC added to Michelin's Bib Gourmand list
Staff at Luk Lak restaurant in Hanoi prepare food. Photo courtesy of the restaurant

With the latest additions, the total Vietnamese restaurants awarded for the category would raise to 42. Last year, 29 dining establishments received the Bib Gourmand awards.

In Hanoi, the new establishments making it to this year's Bib Gourmand list are Bun cha Chan, Luk Lak that serves grilled pork belly dipped in herbal sauce, Dong Thinh eel vermicelli, Mr. Bay Mien Tay, known for its signature crispy fried pancake with various fillings, and Khoi Hoi pho noodle soup.

In HCMC, the new restaurants included Banh xeo 46A, Bo kho (beef stew) Ganh, Hue-style beef noodle soup 14B, Man Moi, Tu’s House, Sol Kitchen & Bar, Cantonese eatery Com Tho Chuyen Ky, famous for its double-boiled silkie chicken soup, and Vi Que Kitchen.

"With no less than 13 restaurants newly receiving a Bib Gourmand in Hanoi and HCMC this year, our 2024 selection is an invitation sent to every gourmet to discover the charm, quality and endless diversity of Vietnamese cuisine," said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guide.

The Bib Gourmand awards highlights dining establishments that stand out for their good quality, and good value cooking. Therefore, Bib Gourmand restaurants are much followed by those users of the Guide who are seeking affordable meals without compromising on quality or flavor, Michelin said.

The list of restaurants in Hanoi, HCMC and Da Nang that will be awarded with Michelin star ratings is scheduled to be revealed on June 27. Vietnam's first four Michelin-starred restaurants were named last year.

According to Michelin, its inspectors assess venues based on five criteria: the personality of the chef as presented in the cuisine, the harmony of flavors, the mastery of cooking techniques, the quality of products and the consistency both over time and across the entire menu.

Source: VnExpress