Hủ tiếu gà đen Bến Tre (Bến Tre style rice noodle soup with evil chicken) is offered at the five-star Grand Saigon Hotel in HCM City as part of a programme to promote Vietnamese dishes to local and foreign visitors. — VNS Photo Thu Hằng
HCM CITY — The best flavours of local cuisine are being offered at five-star hotels in HCM City as part of a programme to promote Vietnamese dishes to local and foreign visitors.
Hủ tiếu gà đen Bến Tre (Bến Tre style rice noodle soup with evil chicken), cơm trái dừa Bến Tre (Bến Tre style coconut rice), and bún cá dầm Bình Thuận (Bình Thuận style fresh vermicelli noodle soup with mackerel) are three new local dishes being offered at the five-star Grand Saigon Hotel in the city.
Bến Tre style coconut rice, which is listed as one of the top 100 most delicious Vietnamese foods, and Bến Tre style rice noodle soup with evil chicken are popular, healthy delicacies that can be served as daily meals, said Trần Anh Thuy, chairman of Young Entrepreneurs Association in Bến Tre Province.
The hotel in coordination with Việt Nam Tourism Association has added 28 typical dishes of various localities to serve its guests, Trương Đức Hùng, director of Grand Hotel, said.
Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, chairman of the Việt Nam Tourism Association, said that Vietnamese cuisine is ranked among the top favorite cuisines in the world.
The offering of the best local delicacies at five-star hotels will help promote Vietnamese cuisine to domestic and foreign visitors, he said. The involvement of local culinary artists and experts in the programme will also add value to local delicacies.
The offerings will also contribute to the recovery of the domestic travel market amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Tho said. —VNS