In the search for potential venues for our Dine packages I finally managed to try some Bot Chien, a dish that always garnered my interest when I saw magazine columns regarding it. It looked Western to me, like fried squares of potato with fried egg on top. Mmmm just add a little salt and vinegar and tuck in, I thought. Here's a menu:
Thanks to my wife for the translations. Bot Chien is fried rice flour, Nui Chien is fried pasta and Khoai Chien is Indian Taro and rice flour, fried.
Bot Chien being prepared:
My plate, which was a combination of all three I mentioned above. Very tasty, and very, very cheap (10-15,000 VND a plate).
This place was on Vo Van Tan, where a few steamy Bot Chien places reside (the District Ten side of CMTT).