Bai Tu Long Bay attracts tourists by the majestic and wild beauty bestowed by nature. Along with Ha Long Bay, this place was voted as one of the best tourist destinations in Southeast Asia.
The harmonious combination between the mountains, the sea, the people and especially the dishes made from seafood of the residents of Van Chai has created the pristine, enchanting beauty of the bay.
The famous delicious dishes food in Bai Tu Long Bay must be mentioned:
1. Nodding Cake
Nodding cake is a speciality of the land of Quang Ninh. And is the favourite food of all visitors when visiting this place. The cake is made from rice, not much different from rice rolls. Serve with chicken fat and onion. Its delicious taste will definitely make you unforgettable.
2. Tu Hai
Tu Hai is one of the most popular seafood with very high nutritional value. It’s chewy, sweet, and crunchy, and can be processed into many different dishes. But the best one is the grilled onion grease.
3. Blue crab
The blue crab is one of the favourite specialities of tourists coming to Bai Tu Long. Green chives are processed in the style of green chives, steamed green chives or green chives with green pepper. Coming to Bai Tu Long, you definitely have to taste it once.
4. Sa Sung
Sa Sung, also known as worm Cat, is seafood only available in Ha Long, so this dish is quite rare and quite expensive. It is processed into many dishes. The fresh one can be fried with a garlic stick, Dried Sa Sung can be grilled or roasted. This dish is often used for drinking alcohol, and it is also used to cook broth for delicious seafood Pho.
5. Sea Sam
Sea Sam is also a very special dish in Ha Long. It’s processed into a lot of different seafood dishes such as: Red soup, sam salad, sweet and sour pork, stir-fried sam with lemongrass and chilli, fried sam eggs, fried sam eggs, grilled cartilage, sauteed sam with vermicelli …
6. Ca Day Tien Yen
It is often processed into roast meat. To create this very unique, very delicious Ca Say Tien Yen, people here cook Ca Say meat and roast fragrantly, combined with the sweet char siu taste of Guangxi and the spiciness of Tien Yen ginger in the sauce Cai Rong Quang Ninh or the Cat Hai Hai Phong.
Besides, there are many dishes processed from snails. Snails in Ha Long, there are many types: Huong snails, dia snails, gai snails, van snails, mut snails … Same sauce but each type of snail has its own flavour, its own way of enjoying …
And to be able to enjoy fresh, attractive seafood at the best prices. The following 4 places are the ideal places for you to choose in your travel itinerary.
7. Food on Overnight Cruises
Most visitors to Ha Long choose a yacht to visit the bay, a few others choose to see the beautiful bay from above by seaplane. To explore all the caves and beautiful scenery of Ha Long Bay you will have to float all day or even day, so enjoying seafood on the cruise is a reasonable choice. Depending on the time and price of the tour, visitors will enjoy different dishes, popularly steamed clams with lemongrass, crispy squid, grilled scallop, steamed crabs, fried snails with tamarind, lobster …
8. Cai Dam Market
Cai Dam Market is only about 3km from Bai Chay tourist area, with all kinds of seafood. This is the place where many tourists choose to enjoy seafood. The price of seafood here is quite cheap, visitors can buy and then bring it to nearby restaurants through processing to enjoy.
9. Ben Doan Street
For those tourists who are quite familiar with Ha Long tourism, Ben Doan is the ideal place to enjoy seafood. Only at the beginning of the road, visitors can see the seductive aroma of grilled shrimp, grilled crabs, grilled snails … While eating seafood, enjoying the cool breeze blowing in from the sea at extremely affordable prices. An experience visitors should try when going to Ha Long.
10. Boat Bouy
In addition to the 3 traditional places above, you can choose to enjoy seafood on a boat buoy. This is a relatively new form with the structure of a local mini-restaurant floating on the sea. Serving a full range of fresh seafood dishes that have been caught directly in the sea to ensure fresh quality.
The best kinds of seafood and places to enjoy seafood in Ha Long above must give you many interesting suggestions, right? Wish you have a happy culinary trip and experience many delicious dishes.