Archive | June 12, 2012

At The Foot Of The Manor

The neighborhood behind where I live is a fascinating look into Vietnam well beyond the guidebooks.   This is a magazine article I wrote for Vietnam Heritage in an attempt to convey how it feels to wander around Binh Thanh District with a Western frame of mind.

Bánh Canh Cua Crab Noodle Soup – 179 of 365

When I found by chance Bun Bo Bao Tram just inside busy Alley 18A off Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, I vowed I would be back to try other versions of their amazing crab soup.  That I was able to drag along a friend who doesn’t even like seafood for another round goes to show good food […]