Imagine this: [It’s summer and you just took the first flight out to Vietnam, and now here you are in (Name your City), Vietnam. It’s early morning and the city streets are already filled with traffic, swarms of mopeds, people, and cars. Up and down the busy sidelines small vendors begin to set up their stalls, chairs, tables, and open up their ‘kitchen’ offering portable … [Read more...] about “Street Food” Straight Up!
By Guest Blogger: Quynh Vo, a Public Health Sciences graduate of University of California Irvine. Quynh loves cooking and sharing her knowledge about different cuisines. Every country has at least one signature dish that is recognizable by many. Anything from pad thai to Spanish paella to Indian curry, signature dishes are exemplary of a country’s rich cultural history. … [Read more...] about Bourdain cannot live without Vietnamese PHO
The Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain revisited Vietnam yet again on the last episode of No Reservations. Bourdain fell in love with Vietnam the first time he visited it and likens his feelings to "when you meet the love of your life for the first time." Bourdain's book, A Cook's Tour, is often called his love letter to Vietnam. Whether he is serious or not about moving there … [Read more...] about Bourdain Loves Vietnam, Wants to Move In