Vietnam First-Ever Michelin Star Restaurants
Yesterday, 6 June 2023, was a great moment in Vietnamese food history with the country gleaning its first-ever Michlen stars. Restaurants from Ho Chi Minh City and from Hanoi were awarded with this accolade. Indulging in authentic Vietnamese cuisine is a delightful journey for any food lover. Vietnam’s vibrant culinary scene is something worthy of being explored and it is wonderful news they are being recognised on a global scale for this.
Let’s take a look at these award winning establishments.
Hibana by Koki:
Exquisite Japanese Delights in Hanoi Nestled within a luxurious 5-star hotel in Hanoi, Hibana by Koki is a culinary gem that entices diners with its authentic Japanese fare. With a new Michelin star to its name, this restaurant captures the essence of Japanese cuisine through meticulously crafted dishes. Enjoy the elegant ambiance as you savor the delicate flavors of fresh sushi, expertly grilled meats, and artfully presented sashimi. Hibana by Koki ensures an unforgettable dining experience that will transport you to the heart of Japan’s culinary traditions.
Gia: A Masterpiece by Chef Sam Tran
Nestled in the vibrant streets of Hanoi, Gia stands as a testament to Chef Sam Tran’s creative vision and culinary expertise. This now Michelin-starred restaurant pushes the boundaries of Vietnamese cuisine, infusing traditional flavors with modern flair. With each meticulously crafted dish, guests embark on a sensory journey that reflects the chef’s dedication to culinary innovation. At Gia, expect a symphony of tastes and textures as traditional Vietnamese ingredients are transformed into captivating works of art.
Tam Vi: Authentic Vietnamese Gastronomy Preserved with Passion
Tam Vi, located in the heart of Hanoi, offers an immersive culinary experience that celebrates the rich tapestry of Vietnamese flavors. Recognized by Michelin for its commitment to preserving and honoring Vietnam’s culinary heritage, this restaurant takes guests on a gastronomic voyage through the country’s diverse regions. Through carefully curated dishes, Tam Vi captures the essence of Vietnamese cuisine, highlighting the vibrant spices, aromatic herbs, and fresh ingredients that define its unique character. A visit to Tam Vi is an opportunity to savor the authentic essence of Vietnam’s gastronomic traditions.
Anan Saigon: A Fusion of Vietnamese and International Culinary Artistry
In the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City, Anan Saigon has carved a niche for itself as a Michelin-starred restaurant that seamlessly blends Vietnamese and international influences. With its recognition among the best 50 restaurants in Asia, Anan Saigon is a culinary force to be reckoned with. This visionary establishment reimagines traditional Vietnamese dishes, infusing them with contemporary twists and global inspirations. Under the guidance of renowned chef Peter Cuong Franklin, Anan Saigon takes guests on an exhilarating culinary journey, where traditional boundaries are shattered, and extraordinary flavors unfold.
Add these restaurants to your next visit to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, our tummies are grumbling already.