O MAI – A GIFT OF LOVE IN HANOI
Hanoi cuisine is known for being elegant and sophisticated. Hanoi people do not like the taste of too sweet, too sour or too spicy. Therefore, O mai with a combination of those three tastes is easy to win the heart of many people, even pickest ones.
O mai is a famous specialty of Hanoi that most tourists buy when coming here thanks to its delicious taste and affordable price, especially its convenience to take away. “O mai’’ has hundreds of flavors, including sour, sweet, or sweet combined with sour, salty, etc.
The most favorable type is O mai soaked with ginger because of its sweet and sour taste together with a little spicy of ginger slices, bringing new experience.
In Hanoi, you can find this food broadly in stores and supermarkets. Still, there are a few places selling the right traditional type. Some reliable shops on Hang Duong street: Tien Thinh, Gia Loi, Gia Thinh, Hong Lam ,Van Loi, etc. The product is now packed in transparent glass boxes with nice designs, same traditional flavor, as well as quality.
The prices of O Mai
Prices depend on each type and each shops. You can refer to:
- O Mai Hong Lam fluctuates 35,000 VND – 50,000 VND/ 100gr, depending on the type you choose. For example, sweet and salty O mai with ginger costs 42,000 VND / 200gr. Meanwhile, sturred seedless plum is 51,000 VND / 100gr, and sweet peach is 39,000 VND / 200gr.
- The Tien Thinh is from 25,000 VND – 40,000 VND / 100gr for each type.
- The Gia Loi costs about 30,000 VND / 100gr for each type.
So, if you travel to Hanoi and want to buy home the typical snack of the capital, O Mai is a great choice for you. Hopefully, the article below helps you find the trusted places where you can pick high-quality product for yourself. Keep updated with our daily new articles! Thank you!