Archive | May 23, 2012

A Hem For All Meals

I’ve been exploring Saigon’s alleys for new foods and the delicious results inspired this week’s article for Tuoi Tre newspaper.   Unlike back home, alleys are not the sort of place where the unsuspecting might get jacked up and robbed.  These are vibrant neighborhoods where the authentic Saigon rises around the narrow passageways.  Here is the […]

Cháo Sò Lông Mussel Porridge – 159 of 365

Is it just me or as anyone else disturbed by hearing cheesy 1980s Wham ballads belting out of a coffee shop’s sidewalk speakers?  Perhaps the owners should use this as a clue as to why their joint was empty.  That noise sure did propel me further on down the road, and I took solace in […]