What’s our prediction for the next Asian food craze in New York City? Vietnamese. Hanoi House in the East Village of Manhattan serves modern Vietnamese comfort food in a cozy space decked out with French-Vietnamese antiques and vintage tiled floor. The interior’s decorative mix of old and new directly reflects the menu which offers unique and refreshing takes with all the herbaceous, salty, and sour flavors you crave.
Papaya & Crispy Pig Ear Salad | Goi Du Du
Green Papaya, Watercress, Cucumber, Toasted Peanuts,
Laden with chewy pig ears and fragrant greens, the wonderful juxtaposition of flavors and textures will change the way you look at papaya salad. From sweet and salty to crunchy and soft, this dish is an unexpected, yet pleasant, surprise.
Grilled Octopus | Kho Bach Tu
Coconut Grilled Octopus, Charred Onions, Quail Egg, Pineapple
Let’s be honest. Ordering grilled octopus while dining out can either be the absolute best or absolute worst decision you will make. Hanoi House’s rendition of this conventionally Italian dish is perfected cooked and tender…and does not disappoint.
Braised Beef Stew | Bo Kho
Lemongrass & Coconut Braised Brisket with Marrow Toast
Nothing beats a hearty bowl of stew during chilly winter months and this stew is sure to satisfy your comfort food fix. Packed with bone marrow, chunks of brisket, root vegetables, and crispy toast, you’ll be left with an ultimate food coma that will jet you into hibernation.
Pan Seared Turmeric Halibut, Charred Sweet Onions, Dill, Peanuts, Sesame Crackers, Rice Vermicelli, Ginger & Tamarind Dipping Sauces
This family-style feast is both healthy and hearty as you assemble your own bites with pan-seared halibut, grilled onions, vermicelli noodles, flavorful dressings, and a plateful of greens. Pro tip: splurge and order yourself a bottle of Vietnamese beer – you deserve it.
119 St Marks Pl
New York, NY 10009