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40 years old pancake shop deep in a small alley

DA NANG – Located in an alley on Hoang Dieu Street, cake Xeo Ba Duong is always crowded, serving about 1,000 people on weekends.

cake Xeo Ba Duong is located deep in a masterpiece (alley) on Hoang Dieu Street, Hai Chau District. This is a familiar address for foodies when coming to the central coastal city. The shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. On weekends or rainy, cold days, the more crowded the shop, the number of people coming to eat sometimes up to thousands.

Mrs. Duong (born 1933) started selling pancakes in Da Nang more than 40 years ago from a street vendor. Currently, the shop is inherited by Mrs. Duong’s descendants.

The main dish at Ba Duong restaurant is cake xeo. This is a typical type of cake xeo in the Central region, with a diameter of about 20 cm. The crust is made from rice flour, and the filling includes shrimp, pork, and bean sprouts.

Ms. Quyen, Mrs. Duong’s niece, said that all ingredients are carefully selected. Rice is ordered from Quang Nam, soaked for about 4 hours, ground into a powder and then diluted with turmeric powder to create a beautiful color. The cake batter is poured into a hot oil pan, when it is golden brown, the outside is crispy, the inside is soft and chewy.

The chef is always in a state of high concentration, constantly turning the cake, cutting the cake to ensure that 6 pans are cooked evenly and beautifully.

A portion of 4 pancakes costs 55,000 VND.($1=24,000 VND)

Pancakes when eaten with raw vegetables, rolled with dew-dried rice paper.

The dipping sauce is made according to the traditional recipe, brown, viscous, and has a rich aroma of meat, bones, fat, and peanuts.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Thom (Da Nang), a regular customer of the restaurant, said that Mrs. Duong’s pancakes are crispy and fragrant with the right taste of the Central region. “On rainy and cold days, I can’t resist this hot, crispy dish. The restaurant’s dipping sauce has its own flavor. The diverse menu is a plus point of the restaurant”, Ms. Thom said.

All other ingredients such as vegetables, sauces are prepared in the morning to ensure freshness and deliciousness. Raw vegetables to eat pancakes include many types: lettuce, broccoli, cucumber, shredded papaya, herbs.

The restaurant appears on many websites of Da Nang’s dining recommendations, including Tripadvisor, receiving many reviews from domestic and foreign diners. Besides the compliments, many people think that the restaurant is a bit tight, crowded and hot (especially in the summer) so it often feels uncomfortable when eating. The quality of the food is not stable and you need to be careful because it is possible to enter the wrong product.

 ( According to vnexpress )

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