A delegation from Armenia led by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his wife Anna Hakobyan enjoyed Vietnamese traditional dishes at the popular Ngon Garden restaurant in Hanoi on Friday.
|The Armenian delegation led by Prime Minister Nikol arrive at the Ngon Garden.|
The guests said they were impressed by the restaurant’s beautiful views and landscape while enjoying traditional dishes such as bánh xèo (crepe), nem cua bể (fried crab spring rolls), shrimps steamed in coconut juice, Nha Trang grilled beef and many others.
Prime Minister Pashinyan said he enjoyed the dishes so much, saying that he would never forget its aromatic taste and special flavour.
Ngon Garden owner Pham Bich Hanh welcomes Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his wife.
Ngon Garden owner Pham Bich Hanh presents a painting title "Cầu Thê Húc", one of Hanoi's symbols at Hồ Gươm (Lake Sword) in the city centre.
“We would return to the restaurant next time,” he said.
Restaurant owner Pham Bich Hanh presented a painting titled "Thê Húc Bridge", one symbols of Hanoi at Hồ Gươm (Lake Sword) in the centre of the city.
She thanked the Prime Minister and his delegation, and said: “I’m very happy to welcome the delegation to the restaurant and hoped that the dishes are enjoyable.”
Cua Hoàng đế rang muối (roast king crab) is among the dishes enjoyed by the Armenian delegation.
Bò nướng Nha Trang (Nha Trang grilled beef) is also impressed by the Armenian guests.
Tôm hấp trái dừa (shrimps steamed in coconut juice). Photos coutersy of Ngon Garden
Prime Minister Pashinyan was in Hanoi to discuss with PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on strengthening ties between the two countries.
In February, Hanh’s Ngon Garden, at 70 Nguyen Du Street, received a delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to Vietnam for the DPRK-US summit.