Sunnyflower Sunnyflower posted March 14th, 2013 at 3:56 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 301 times. Answered 5 times.

Can I buy hemp seeds and/or chia seeds here?

unpaidbill unpaidbill posted April 15th, 2013 at 7:35 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 189 times. Answered 4 times.

Where can I buy Golden Syrup in Hanoi?

mitsue mitsue posted May 29th, 2009 at 9:26 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 233 times. Answered 16 times.

Looking for a place (shop) where I can buy bed linen and kitchen items (plates, glasses, pots and pans,) - something simple and basic, at reasonable price.

Markus71 Markus71 posted March 10th, 2013 at 2:55 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 109 times. Answered 12 times.

I've been lucky enough to be sent a cider brew kit, to satisfy my cider craving. Now what I need is two litre (stuff you auto correct, it's not liter) bottles (plastic) of apple juice. Also be great to get some dark grape juice and black current. They need to be preservative free. I will be making about 60 litres, so getting a good source would be helpful. Cheers.

barlo301 barlo301 posted March 10th, 2013 at 11:16 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 157 times. Answered 9 times.

Hi I was wondering if anyone knows about a buffet or all-u-can-eat special swhere in Hanoi, especially around Hoan Kiem. Could be italian, mexican, vietnamese, well could be whatever. I'd rather find something thats not overpriced... Thanks

rightsidebrain rightsidebrain posted August 12th, 2011 at 10:28 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 60 times. Answered 9 times.

Hey so I am new in these here parts and thanks to some amusing reviews on The New Hanoian I recently discovered the Woolworths meets Morrisons joy of Big C, leading to my first home-cooked bacon sandwich. However, I wish to take my culinary mastery to a new level and this means little pots of herbs and spices, which sadly Big C seemed to lack. Specifically I would love a pot of basil, oregano, thyme, cumin, garam masala, turmeric and perhaps the odd stock cube or two. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

CatAttack (elite user) CatAttack posted March 2nd, 2010 at 6:30 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 1038 times. Answered 43 times.

I've looked around, and been to the big store on Nui Truc (which sells some great Salon style hair and face brands as well as Body Shop), but I'm specifically looking for the Garnier Fructis Line. They had the shampoo but not the conditioner (??!!!). I'm rather fussy because of my curls and just interested where everyone buys their products, so I can go check other places out myself. If you've seen any Garnier Fructis products, let me know. Much appreciated.

99agimroh 99agimroh posted February 19th, 2013 at 9:39 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 110 times. Answered 8 times.

Any grocery shops or markets that consistently sells green (unripened) papaya? TIA, A

hanoiteacher hanoiteacher posted February 27th, 2013 at 10:13 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 126 times. Answered 9 times.

Where can I go to get some quick cheap vegetarian food to go? In saigon there are many places for under 30,000 {usually around or biside pagodas} to get a set meal or a pic and choose, but I have yet to find this in hanoi

joshiverella joshiverella posted September 8th, 2010 at 11:44 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 313 times. Answered 12 times.

Ok, I know this question has been asked/addressed a few times but can someone recommend a decent pizza delivery? All the reviews I have been reading on ANH has indicated that I shouldn't be expecting pizza like back home - that's fine, but any edible ones out there? Does pizza hut deliver??

carolabraats carolabraats posted February 13th, 2013 at 1:49 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 248 times. Answered once.

Hello All, can anyone recommend a L'Oreal or Kerastase hairdresser in Hanoi, or equally good? Possibly not far from the old quarter? Thanks!

hanoiteacher hanoiteacher posted February 23rd, 2013 at 2:11 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 157 times. Answered once.

I see this question has been asked before about a year ago, so I will ask again, hoping for more of an updated answer. Is it possible to get tempeh in Hanoi?

ndv207 ndv207 posted February 5th, 2013 at 10:55 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 152 times. Answered 5 times.

Day 59: Still can't find a place makes decent carbonara. Where's to have it, my friends? I've tried some restaurants which are considered 'proper Italian restaurants' but all I had was dry pasta with ham. I need a creamy disk.

sarjento sarjento posted February 9th, 2010 at 2:29 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 424 times. Answered 23 times.

I recently moved to Hanoi from Korea, so pardon my ignorance. This is my first Tet in Vietnam (Hanoi). Will *some* restaurants be open? Just a few? People are telling me that for about 4 days, restaurants will be closed and the city will be a ghost town. I don't cook, but have bought bread and top ramen. What restaurants (and what areas) will be open, during Tet?

ndv207 ndv207 posted November 23rd, 2012 at 10:28 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 143 times. Answered 11 times.

Hi. Could you suggest some places where they have nice sofas and serve good cocktails? Thank you. To mods: I've searched for this without any result.

ChiOi ChiOi posted May 12th, 2010 at 6:48 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 293 times. Answered 7 times.

Can you get electrolysis done in Vietnam anywhere. I'm talking permanent hair removal.

varginie varginie posted January 21st, 2013 at 4:48 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 115 times. Not yet answered.

Anybody knows if there's any restaurant in town serving authentic Greek gyro? I'm dying for one! If not, is there anywhere where I can buy gyro bread? Thanks!

LondonLady LondonLady posted December 22nd, 2012 at 6:59 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 319 times. Answered 16 times.

Hello, I was wondering if anyone ever asks street food places not to put Monosodium Glutamate into their food? I feel like it must be a fairly common seasoning and while I love my noodles I'm less keen on my body swimming with msg. Or, better still, tell me there's no msg in street food and I can noodle up to my heart's content!

loominpapa (elite user) loominpapa posted October 26th, 2009 at 4:28 pm to Bread & Milk. Viewed 193 times. Answered 14 times.

Does anyone have a good recommendation for a buffet lunch / dinner at one of the hotels in Hanoi? The hotel websites themselves have little to no information on these kind of things, especially the price. I know there are reviews of the various options on the pages for some of the hotels, but most are old and I wondered if anyone has up to date info. Any recommendations would be gratefully appreciated, ta.

greystripe greystripe posted December 30th, 2012 at 9:39 am to Bread & Milk. Viewed 164 times. Answered twice.

Has anyone found any Montreal style bagels in the city? The ones from Joma are ok, but not really what I'm looking for (smaller, chewier, a little bit sweet from a bit of honey, sooooo good with smoked salmon or just butter).

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