Banh gio, a popular northern dish made from rice flour and pork is packaged in banana leaves.
Gio cha (pork pie boiled or fired or grilled). Pounded meat, impregnated with fragrant ingredients, wrapped in banana leaves and stewed is called gio. If grilled, it is called cha.
Many people in Nghe An make nhut (salad of salted bits of jack-fruit) but Thanh Chương District is the place where people make nhut more popular and delicious.
As well as Thanh Chương's Nhut, Tuong Nam Dan (Nam Dan's Soybean jam) is well known not only in Nghe An but also in the whole country. It is used as a kind of sauce or souse on rice. It is very popular in meals of every family in Nam Dan District. It is made of soybeans, glutinous rice, and corn.
"Cha ca" is a favourite dish of Hanoian. Located in Cha Ca street, Cha ca La Vong ("cha ca" means grilled fish) is the famous restaurant to many Hanoian as well as visitors from all over the world.