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8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

By Tung Dinh   February 22, 2022 | 09:20 pm PT
Though Hanoi is going through a bitterly cold spell, many people still enjoy eating ice creams.
8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Temperatures in the capital dropped to 7-9 degrees Celsius on February 22, and chilly winds were blowing. But Trang Tien ice cream shop in Hoan Kiem District witnessed the sight of people waiting in line to buy.

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Eating ice cream in winter is a unique experience for many young Hanoians.

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

The cone is the most favorite ice cream served here.

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Nguyen Thanh Hoai and his group of friends from the central town of Quy Nhon, on their first visit to the city, described eating ice cream in winter as a “fresh and pleasant sensation". "This is a thrilling experience for the entire group".

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

My of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong who was on a visit to Hanoi with his family, said: “It's a fascinating experience. I've eaten six popsicles since evening."

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Eating ice cream in cold weather has become a feature of Hanoi's culinary culture.

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Quoc Thinh said: “Eating ice cream is a regular pleasure of ours that is unaffected by the weather. It's even more fun to eat when it's cold, and it feels weirdly good gnawing on ice cream and shivering with pleasure".

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Chau Uyen, a third-year student at the Academy of Journalism and Communication, said: “I like to eat ice cream, especially when Hanoi gets cold. Biting on the ice cream sets my teeth on edge. But the feeling is fresh”.

8-degree weather can’t part Hanoians from their ice cream

Many people prefer to eat ice cream on the sidewalk rather than take it home. Average temperature in Hanoi stands at 15.2 degrees in winters.

 
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