Behind the brand of Hanoi egg coffee, there are many scintillating tales, and some of them may be like: “it’s so hideous when pouring a raw egg into a cup of coffee”. The deep aromatic flavour of the matcha really stood out. Go up the stairs where there’s better ventilated seating space. Extend Your Vacation to Other Destinations of Asia, Hanoi Travel Blog - Hanoi Introduction & Information, Bun Cha Hanoi – Top 5 Places to Eat Bun Cha, Coronavirus – COVID-19 News & Update in Vietnam, Hanoi Streets Light up for Mid-Autumn Festival, Co Loa Ancient Citadel – The Historical Relic of Vietnam, Things to Do & Travel Guides for 6 Day Family Tour in Hanoi, Vietnam, Hanoi Local Tour - Hanoi Vietnam Tours with Locals. Here are the top 3 egg coffee go-to’s in town that definitely worth your visit: Cafe Giang. Address: 11 Hang Gai, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem. It wasn’t very eggy and in fact, we could still taste the aroma of coffee in it. //]]> Apparently, this egg coffee was made by mixing a blend of chicken egg yolk, condensed milk, butter and cheese with freshly brewed Vietnamese coffee. Egg coffee (cà phê trứng) is a Vietnamese beverage which is historically ready with egg yolks, sugar, condensed milk and Robusta espresso. We are a passionate team of one hundred avid travelers who love to share our experiences of Hanoi, Vietnam with those looking for a more authentic travel experience. A Hanoi invention, egg coffee first made the scene in the 1940s, when milk was scarce and egg yolks provided a convenient replacement. …and you’ll see this seating area with low wooden tables & chairs. Other Hanoi cafes have attempted to imitate the drink, but the packed venue offering the authentic version is still the most popular spot in town for an egg coffee fix. Nowadays, Giang is revered as the king of Vietnamese egg coffee. What Makes Egg Coffee in Hanoi Special Egg coffee is originally created by Mr. Nguyen Van Giang, a five-star Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel’s Chef in 1946. The first time we have tried the traditional Vietnamese Egg Coffee in Cafe Giang in Hanoi, and we immediately fell in love with it. The cup of hot egg coffee comes in a smaller cup and it has a thick and foamy egg-based head. [CDATA[ It continues to be hugely popular among Hanoi’s coffee addicts with its special ca phe trung, or egg coffee. pagespeed.deferIframe.convertToIframe(); Cafe Giang This will help cook the egg topping. Mr Nguyen Giang had developed the recipe during a time when milk was scarce in Vietnam so he substituted with egg yolks instead. We heard about it from our hotel staff. Vietnamese coffee beans are sweetened when roasted). Having egg coffee at Giang Café is really an experience in the original egg coffee in Hanoi and Vietnam in general. It was more like a dessert than a coffee drink and it did remind me of a tiramisu in a cup. It would be foolish not to mention Giang Café again as the number one place to go for egg coffee. And if I’m happy with the recipe, I’ll definitely share it with you all. //