Because Hai Thu Dao opened this place is Hanoi. She lived in Hanoi for twenty-nine years before marrying a Belgian and coming to live in Belgium. All his family still lives in Hà Nôi, capital of Vietnam, located in the north of the country.
The majority of Vietnamese restaurants in Belgium are of a South Vietnamese origin.
We wanted to insist on the north Vietnamese side of Hai Thu and its street food (or station ...). Hence also the nod in the decoration of Hanoi Station to the socialist propaganda very present in the north of Vietnam.