Bun rieu cua is only in markets or sidewalk restaurants. Unlike the fatty taste of Pho(noodle soup), bun rieu cua has the sweet taste, bouillon is light sour taste, smell of crab in rice fields.
Hanoi has many sidewalk restaurants that sell bun rieu cua, the sidewalk restaurants mostly located in the alleys, small streets or simply, loads of bun rieu cua of the women. That women can sit in the corner of market or street, but almost every sidewalk restaurant of the women is crowded, proved bun rieu cua has a strange attraction for residents and tourists
The highlight of bun rieu cua is the golden color of the water from crab after crab was milled, that color blend with eye-catching red color of tomato and gach cua(where contains the reproductive cells of this species) – it is so nutritious. Soup is the most important thing that has made bun rieu cua special. Soup is made from crab in rice fields, it must be fresh through the processing stages from preliminary processing, pounding, fetching water, cooking to using spices and basil. Bun rieu cua has light sweet taste and subtle flavor of crab in rice fields, with sour taste of tomato and tamarind, aroma of basil. All that things will make you feel very comfortable when eating.
Bun rieu cua is a simple dish but cooking process is very picky, there are a lot of tourists after traveling to Vietnam has spent a lot of compliments for this dish. However, not any sidewalk restaurants selling delicious bowls of bun rieu cua. If you are intending to travel to Vietnam and enjoy bun rieu cua, you can choose the sidewalk restaurants that crowded to enjoy or you can visit to the following address:
Bun rieu cua Thanh Hong
42 Hoa Ma, Ha Noi