The Spanish Embassy in Vietnam on June 3 held a press conference to introduce the World Tapa Day in Vietnam and activities to celebrate the event.
|Portions of a Tapa dish served at the press conference|
Tapa is a Spanish dish that often served up as a snack or as an appetizer in bars and restaurants.
At the press conference, Spanish Ambassador to Vietnam María Jesús Figa expressed her delight to introduce part of Spanish cuisine to Vietnamese friends, adding that the World Tapa Day offers a special chance to explore Spanish cuisine.
The World Tapa Day will be celebrated in more than 20 restaurants in Hanoi, the central city of Da Nang and the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City from June 20-23, with promotional programmes arranged for diners.
In addition, a contest on Tapa recipes and quizzes on Spanish cuisine is underway on the Facebook page of the embassy.-VNA
Cat O’Brien, a 26-year-old British woman, is the owner of Hanoi 75, a Vietnamese banh mi restaurant that is uses a traditional double-decker bus as its premises.
President of Worldchefs Thomas A. Gugler will join other 13 talented chefs from around the world at the upcoming Danang International Food Festival 2019 (DNIFF) .
Vietnamese food ranks among the top 15 favourite cuisines in the world, according to a survey conducted by YouGov, a UK global public opinion and data company.