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X-Men actress shows love for Hanoi cuisine

By Nguyen Chi   November 17, 2022 | 05:18 am PT
Vietnamese-born American actress Lana Condor, known for her roles in several movie hits, embarked on a food tour while visiting Hanoi.
Condor arrived in Vietnam on Wednesday, met some friends and enjoyed many signature dishes in Hanoi. Instead of taking a taxi, the actress sat on the back of a motorbike like a true local.

Condor arrived in Vietnam on Wednesday, met some friends and enjoyed many signature dishes in Hanoi. Instead of taking a taxi, the actress sat on the back of a motorbike like a true local.

To return to Vietnam, where I was born, is no longer a dream. I’m ready to experience the delicacies here, Condor said.  She started her day with pho, a Hanoi quintessence.

"To return to Vietnam, where I was born, is no longer a dream. I’m ready to experience the delicacies here," Condor said.
She started her day with pho, a Hanoi quintessence.

Condor has a liking for brothy dishes like vermicelli and pho. She uploaded a photo of a chicken pho bowl in Hanoi and called it the monster of pho. The Old Quarter is an ideal location to enjoy this dish.

Condor has a liking for brothy dishes like vermicelli and pho. She uploaded a photo of a chicken pho bowl in Hanoi and called it the monster of pho. The Old Quarter is an ideal location to enjoy this dish.

Later, the actress stopped by a bun cha shop in the Old Quarter for lunch. A bowl of bun cha typically includes grilled pork, chopped garlic, fresh chili, pickled green papaya, along with a variety of Vietnamese herbs.

Later, the actress stopped by a bun cha shop in the Old Quarter for lunch. A bowl of bun cha typically includes grilled pork, chopped garlic, fresh chili, pickled green papaya, along with a variety of Vietnamese herbs.

Visiting Hanoi in autumn, the most beautiful season of the year, Condor couldn’t skip an egg coffee. This is a famous Hanoi delicacy that most tourists want to try because of its rich and aromatic flavor.

Visiting Hanoi in autumn, the most beautiful season of the year, Condor couldn’t skip an egg coffee. This is a famous Hanoi delicacy that most tourists want to try because of its rich and aromatic flavor.

During her trip to Hanoi, Condor visited Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest in the country. This is her third time returning to Vietnam.

During her trip to Hanoi, Condor visited Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest in the country. This is her third time returning to Vietnam.

Lana Condor was born in 1997 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and spent her first months in an orphanage under the name Tran Dong Lan. She was later adopted and renamed by American parents Mary Carol and Bob Condor in Chicago. In 2016, she made her acting debut as the mutant Jubilee in the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse.     Condor gained international recognition for her lead role as Lara Jean in Netflix romantic comedy film series To All The Boys from 2018 to 2021. She has won an MTV Movie & TV award and a Hollywood Critics Association award.

Lana Condor was born in 1997 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and spent her first months in an orphanage under the name Tran Dong Lan. She was later adopted and renamed by American parents Mary Carol and Bob Condor in Chicago. In 2016, she made her acting debut as the mutant Jubilee in the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse.

Condor gained international recognition for her lead role as Lara Jean in Netflix romantic comedy film series "To All The Boys" from 2018 to 2021. She has won an MTV Movie & TV award and a Hollywood Critics Association award.

 
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