Food, Wine & Nightlife in Hoi An

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Joining in this cooking class activity, you will learn how a local people prepare a daily meal. After that you will enjoy what you cook ...
After seeing you at Vy’s Market Restaurant, 3 Nguyen Hoang Street, we will take a short walk to the pier and then board to a boat to the center market of Hoi An old town. At this colorful and bustling market, the English speaking guide will escort you through every nook and cranny of the market and explain about the different uses of different herbs and vegetables, instruct how to choose fresh ingredients. In addition to seeing and tasting many exotic fruits, you will be free to take any picture you like.  After wandering around the market, we turn back to the Vy’s Market Restaurant and tour around many different Street Food counters where your every sense will be alerted by the smell, color of foods and chopping sound of the cook. You can also taste many Vietnamese foods along the way. And with left hours, you will experience the cooking lesson which is run by Ms Lulu. She will first conduct a theory session on how to choose ingredients and cut ingredients efficiently as well as the cuisine culture of Vietnamese people in general and Hoi An people in specific. After that, she will conduct a live demonstration and show each dish in front of you. And, it will be your turn to prepare the same dishes yourselves. After the lesson we can pick a table  and enjoy your works with unlimited drinks and sweet treats. You will receive a mini Taste Vietnam recipe book and a Vietnamese cooking utensil to take home.Recipes: (Vegetarians will receive the replacement of ingredients).1. Fried Wontons with crab meat2. Papaya Salad with beef 3. Stuffed Squid with pork4. Banana Flambe with coconut cream and sesame

What’s included

  • Boat trip from “Vy’s Market Restaurant” to Hoi An’s market
  • Local English speaking tour guide and chef
  • Live cooking demonstrations, tastings and refreshing Vietnamese drink at Vy’s Market Restaurant
  • Hands on cooking class
  • Lunch includes the your prepared meal plus steamed rice and unlimited sweet treats
  • Refreshing Vietnamese drinks, water, beer
  • Recipe booklet and a Vietnamese cooking utensil to take home
  • Entry/Admission - Saigon City Tours - Day Tours

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Great overview and orientation of the city