Archive | March 2, 2012

How To Have A Pleasant Journey In Vietnam I know, I know…this has nothing to do with food, but I do want to explore other aspects of Vietnam from time to time as well. Tuoi Tre is a national paper I now write for and many articles in the English language online version have focused on tourists being ripped off by unscrupulous […]

A Fresh Take On Vietnam – 75 of 365

A simple internet recipe for fried cucumber with purple perilla has inadvertently opened up a whole new chapter to this food journey.   The narrow alleys and crowded streets marking the beginning and end of my long walks around town leave me gawking at the local color more an outsider than all access insider.  Having to […]