Asian style restaurants in Israel have a reputation for being rather westernized, from the Israeli interpretation of sushi (fried and with lots of sweet potato) to Thai food in a baguette. This is why Hanoi is a breath of fresh air in its unrelenting authenticity, sending you thousands of miles across the globe for an hour or two. Starting with the non-disposable chopsticks, every aspect of the table is different to what we're used to here. When you sit down you're immediately given some tea to sip on, in accordance with Vietnamese tradition.
Of course the food is just as authentic, and they're not afraid to make it hot like it would be in its country of origin. There are dishes from several different regions of East Asia, stretching from India to Malaysia, with an emphasis on strong flavors and simple presentation. As well as the delicious food, there is a wide selection of Asian beers that are worth sampling