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Phan Thiet’s Cobia hotpot - (12/10/2020)

( - Traveling to Phan Thiet city (Binh Thuan province), visitors do not miss to try the sour Cobia hotpot  - A typical dish of Phan Thiet coastal region.
According to the story of the fishermen, they said that: “when going offshore  fishing, fishermen often catch the fresh fishes and process them with the available ingredients on the boat like tomato, tamarind, garlic, hot pepper, cilantro, pineapple, spring onion... Over time, the way of enjoying and processing requires not only deliciousness but also beautiful decoration. Since then, the Phan Thiet people have changed the way of processing to create a sour Cobia hotpot with a special taste that differentiates  from the other regions ”.

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The moreish, sour and spicy flavors of the hotpot served with banana flower, persicaria, knotgrass, water morning glory, vermicelli and a small plate of fish source. All seems pull l the members in the family together to enjoy and chat one anther. Phan Thiet people often have Cobia hotpot with their families and friends on the special occasions or the holidays.
The price of a Cobia hotpot for 4 persons is about 300.000 – 400.000 VND. In order to enjoy the dish, visitors can stop by some of the famous addresses like Ngoc Lan Hotpot (11A, Phan Dinh Phung street), Ty Hotpot (34 Chu Van An street), Sang Nho Hotpot (80 Ngu Ong street). Besides, the restaurant which is along the streets of Pham Van Dong, Hung Vuong, Pham Ngoc Thach…
Kim Thoa
Translated by Van Thao


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