Vietnamese cuisine quintessence in the homeland of Kalashnikov rifle
Izevsk city, homeland of the world-famous Kalashnikov rifle, is home to a handful of Vietnamese restaurants where overseas Vietnamese and foreigners can enjoy the most refined Vietnamese culinary treat.
The city of Izevsk - capital of the Republic of Udmurtia, is one of the two largest rifle production centers in Russia. This place has long been known for its iconic Kalashnikov rifle and is the pride of the Russian defense industry. There, one can find a handful of dining establishments selling Vietnamese signature dishes, from Pho, seafood spring rolls, to Vietnamese drinks, as reported by VNA.
Side ingredients to eat with Pho Bo (Beef noodle) are carefully prepared on the table.
Rice noodles used in Izevsk-based Vietnamese restaurants are all made by Vietnamese people, thus retains their original taste, tenderness, and color.
Some Russian chefs are well-trained before admitted to work at Vietnamese restaurants.
Notwithstanding its meager space, Ded Ho restaurant in a commercial center, heart of Izevsk city, is always frequented by groups of locals who fall in love with Vietnamese foods.
Pho Bo is the main course of many Vietnamese and Asian restaurants in Izevsk city.
Along with food, Vietnamese beverage are starting to win the heart of local and foreign diners.
After over a year of selling traditional Vietnamese dishes in Hamburg (Germany), Lam is happy that not only overseas Vietnamese in Germany but many Germans are also enjoy banh mi. This dish has quickly become a "best seller" and the pride of this restaurant.
Seeking calligraphy works of lucky words is among the elegant hobbies of Vietnamese people during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday and an overseas Vietnamese calligrapher in Australia has been popularising the practice among international friends and Vietnamese youth who were born and grew up overseas.
Many Vietnamese living in Ukraine have leave their lives behind to come to neighboring countries, in exchange of security and safety. Along this rough journey, they not only received a shelter but a cozy, heartfelt new community of fellow Vietnamese compariots.