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Cooking classes are really taking off all over Vietnam and Hanoi is no exception.
Hidden Hanoi offers cooking classes for US$30 per person in its hidden garden out near the Sheraton Hanoi Hotel on Ho Tay. It also offers language classes. Hoa Sua offers classes for a cause to raise funds lor its training programme for disadvantaged youth. Costs vary from USS7 to US$10 for soups and salads, to US$10 to USS15 for main courses. Popular restaurant-bar Highway 4 also has cooking classes. Prices range from US$19 to US$32 depending on numbers ami include a trip to Hom Market, three dishes and. of course, a teed. It starts at 8am.
Hanoi Foreign Language College (Tell:826 2468; 1 Pho Pham Ngu Lao), housed in the History Museum compound, is a branch of Hanoi Na- tional University where foreigners can study Vietnamese for about US$7 per lesson