Indulging in street foods plays a vital part of Danang cultural values. From the afternoon to the evening, it is easy to catch the image of locals sitting along the streets to eat with blissful emotion on their face. Besides local crafts, to experience appetite of locals, tourists cannot miss these type of street foods namely Danang spicy snail and oyster, sweet soup, and mixed rice paper.
Danang spicy snail
Thank to the location advantages, Danang has plentiful seafood sources. Therefore, with locals of this coastal city, the spicy snail is a priority in their lists when they go out for midnight snack. Street foods made from snail is really diverse and attractive with the difference in the processing of each dishes. Snails are often cooked salty and spicy, used with sour and a bit sweet papaya salad. It would whet users appetite completely. What impresses customers at the first time eating snail is the toughness and tenderness of its. In some cases, it is added coconut juice into the sauces to make aroma more appealing. Generally, locals would use bread with this sauce.
Mixed rice paper
It was from Ho Chi Minh City originally. However, it is still one of the most popular snacks with residents, especially adolescents. In the memories of most of the locals, the picture spending time enjoying delicious snacks together with their classmates in high school and wearing white Ao Dai is unforgettable. Petty stories during this time could bring them together and become valuable memories of the wonderful youth.
On the top of mixed rice paper plates are quail eggs, sour mangos, and peanuts. The unique flavors make customers tend to be addicted and want to eat more.
Chè (sweet soup)
This is a type of dessert originated from Hue Province. Most of sweet soup is added coconut with main ingredients such as lotus seeds, mung beans, green beans, black beans, corn and fruits like jackfruit, lychee, grapefruit used with jelly. Although sweet soups are just one of the street foods, some forms of it could contribute to strong health such as Chè made from lotus seeds, red beans, and black sesame seeds. However, unlike Hue sweet soup, Danang people are keen on cold sweet soup. Especially in these summer days, inhabitants have a tendency to buy a cup of sweet soup after dinner.