Archive | April 1, 2012

Comparing East and West

This is my latest piece for Tuoi Tre news exploring some of the differences between the US and Vietnam in terms of shopping for food and cooking it.  It is on page 9 of the April 1st print edition as well as online at the link below.  Both are in Vietnamese only but after all […]

Mỳ Vằn Thắn Won Ton Soup – 107 of 365

The front desk clerk at my hotel in Hanoi asked me where I wanted to go.  I responded with, “Nowhere, I am taking a walk.”  She looked thoroughly confused and asked if she could call me a taxi.  I replied again, “No thank you.  I am just going for a walk.”  Some rapid fire chit […]