April

2016

The Weekend Edition

Nestled down a side street in the leafy Kenmore, The Rice Hut started out in 2012... read more.....

March

2016

Out of Eden Living

I have been waiting for these girls to open their new Vietnamese cafe in Kenmore, Brisbane... read more.....

June

2015

Jan Power's Farmers Market

The Girls at The Rice Hut do every one of our markets except Mitchelton, Come grab some beautiful freshly wrapped rice paper rolls ... read more.....

June

2015

Gourmand & Gourmet

If jetting off to Hanoi for authentic, traditional Vietnamese cuisine doesn’t really fit into your midweek schedule then luckily for you ... read more.....

Feb

2015

The Weekend Edition

Noodles, salads, baguettes and rice papers rolls just like off the streets of the French Quarter in Hanoi. In Vietnam, food is supplied by street hawkers ... read more.....

October

2012

Yelp

I'm a big, big fan of Vietnamese food, and an even bigger supporter of small businesspeople with focus and heart. As a result... read more.....

Market Stall of the Week: The Rice Hut

If jetting off to Hanoi for authentic, traditional Vietnamese cuisine doesn’t really fit into your midweek schedule then luckily for you, access to an almost-Hanoi standard lunch can be found right in the heart of Brisbane Square every Wednesday.

The Rice Hut, run by two sisters who followed their foodie dreams of cooking light, fresh Vietnamese food for the masses, is a market stall at the CBD Jan Power’s Farmers Markets and features delectable fresh and tasty Vietnamese cuisine that you can get your hands on for a fast hump day lunch.

We managed to snatch up the last made-to-order pack of three chargrilled-marinated pork rice paper rolls with a side of their traditional hoisin dipping sauce for just $10, but other mouth-watering options for these rolls include beef, garlic and lemongrass chicken or spicy vegetarian tofu which can also be found in their rice noodle salads.

Not enough carbs for you on a Wednesday? No problem. The two sisters also offer their traditional Three Piglets banh mi – crusty, flaky French rolls stuffed with pork cooked three ways and topped with a healthy serving of pickled carrots, cucumber, spring onion and a generous drizzling of their homemade soy sauce. All at a size that will keep you satisfied right through the afternoon without risk of hanger.

However, these quick and tasty meals come with a word of warning. With such generous portion sizes and dynamic flavours, queues can become long enough to make you consider ditching them for the nearby German sausage guy. Don’t get Hanoi-ed though, the wait is worth the prize!

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