Archive | May 11, 2012

A Street Food Capital

Let’s journey north to Hanoi for three local dishes unique to the capital.  This is my latest article for Tuoi Tre newspaper.  The link and text follow: Word is out.  Various magazines and travel websites such as CNN Go are now letting our neighbors in on a secret we in Vietnam have long known to […]

Dim Sum – 147 of 365

Dim sum pieces awaiting their final steam bath in a metal cooker line the shelves of a serving cart parked in the street.   The place seems to have a high turnover so I wasn’t overly worried about these bite size nuggets festering too long in the evening heat.  A slight glimmer of angst did cross my […]