Hanoian rolls out hoverboard pho delivery

By Tung Dinh   March 20, 2021 | 10:00 am GMT+7
To save time, the owner of a pho restaurant in downtown Hanoi has employed a hoverboard to serve neighborhood patrons.
A pho restaurant on Tran Te Xuong Street, Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District, has caught public attention when its owner, Nguyen Thanh The, 43, uses a hoverboard to bring bowls of pho to his customers.

A pho restaurant on Tran Te Xuong Street, Hanoi’s Ba Dinh District has drawn public attention since its owner, Nguyen Thanh The, 43, employed a hoverboard to deliver bowls of pho to neighborhood customers.

I have used hoverboards for a long time. This Ngu Xa neighborhood is large and has a lot of offices and coffee shops, so I used this hoverboard for delivery, which costs less effort and time, The said.

"I have used hoverboards for a long time. The Ngu Xa neighborhood is large and has a lot of offices and coffee shops, so I use this hoverboard for delivery, which costs less effort and time," The said.

It is not difficult to move on this skillfully, as long as you are okay with falling and injuries when you learn. It normally take a person a week of practice to master it, he said.

"It is not difficult to move skillfully, as long as you are okay with falling and injuries when you learn. It normally takes a person a week of practice to master it," he said.

The has never fallen or dropped a single bowl of pho.

The has never fallen or dropped a single bowl of pho.

Hang, butcher in the neighborhood, is always excited when seeing The delivers pho on his hoverboard. Those bowls of pho will be delivered faster, and they are hot as if they are served at The’s restaurant, she said.

Hang, a neighborhood butcher, is always excited when seeing The deliver pho on his hoverboard.
"Those bowls of pho are delivered faster, as hot as if they were served at The’s restaurant," she commented.

Huyen, loyal customer of The’s restaurant, is also excited when her pho is delivered by an hoverboard. At first I was scared, it felt like the hot bowl of pho is rushing to me, but now I have got used to it.

Huyen and her husband, loyal customers, are also excited when their pho are delivered via hoverboard.
"At first I was scared, it felt like the hot bowl of pho was rushing toward me, but now I've grown used to it."

The hoverboard cannot move at high speeds, so I only deliver pho within 1-2 kilometers. The food can be cool if the customers are too far. I can bring 3-4 bowls each trip, The said.

"The hoverboard cannot move at high speeds, so I only deliver pho within 1-2 kilometers. The food can grow cold if customers are too far. I can deliver 3-4 bowls per trip," The said.

The does not only use his hoverboard to deliver pho, but he also goes shopping on his board. It makes me feel confident, and manly, he joked.’’

The does not only use his hoverboard to deliver pho, but also goes shopping on it.
"It makes me feel confident, and manly," he joked.

 
 
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