Must try restaurant in Hoi An: The “divine” drink from a 100-year family heirloom, lotus leaf imported to the south and Thailand but priced only 12,000 VND

Opened since 2015, until now Hoi An has become one of the “must try” places for visitors to the ancient town of Hoi An. “Mot” is the childhood name of the owner, Mr. Nguyen Huu Xuan, who is also directly serving customers.

Image for post
Image for post

Grow from a burden of street vendors to a spacious shop, but Mot Hoi An still retains intact lotus jars, herbs or watercress pots. By 2017, lemongrass herbal water has been registered for intellectual property rights, sold only at 150 Tran Phu — Hoi An.

The drinks that make up the brand of Mot are lemon grass, lemon grass, decorated with lotus petals, tea leaves, lotus, both bringing the traditional atmosphere and creating a unique feature among a forest of coffee shops. akin to each other.

Image for post
Image for post

One of the special features that make up the brand of Moi juice is lotus petals and tea. At Mot, the petals are carefully selected from the large lotus ponds in the countryside of Quang Nam, then separated and washed, soaked in filtered water to decorate the herb dish. With a huge amount of water sold, sometimes it has to import hundreds of lotus flowers every day.

Image for post
Image for post

In the winter, when the lotus is not much, the owner has to import lotus from the south and transport quickly on Vietnam Airlines flights. Even when scarce, Mot is ready to import lotus from Thailand.

To ensure food safety criteria, Mr. Xuan borrowed his mother’s garden house in Cam Chau to plant lemons, lemongrass and directly to highland areas to find the best source of green tea to cook herbal tea.

Image for post
Image for post

Investment and meticulous to each lotus leaf, but each glass of water is very affordable price, only 12,000 VND. By 2017, lemongrass herbal water has been registered for intellectual property rights, sold only at 150 Tran Phu — Hoi An.

Image for post
Image for post

After a ban on the sale of sidewalks, the 9x owner opened a shop in his own home, also to serve customers more attentively, and also have other drinks and other dishes such as bread, high floor, rice. chicken, pho, … Although moved to a more spacious place, the lotus vases, herbs and watercress are still kept intact. The shop also stopped using plastic cups and straws, replacing paper cups and reed grass straws to join hands with local environmental protection activities.

Image for post
Image for post

Different from the menu to a very rustic Vietnamese style, Mot Hoi Hoi An becomes prominent among a forest of cafes, becoming a place to attract thousands of domestic and foreign tourists.

Written by

A blockchain technology application platform, used for BESTAY accommodation and utilities.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store