Archive | September 11, 2012

Braised Eggplant and Pork Ribs – 282 of 365

All I really wanted was a small serving of eggplant at Café 91, but the lady serving lunch is evidently far from a vegetarian.  She kept motioning to all the meat selections while telling me something I couldn’t understand.  Well, I take that back.  Her words made little sense to me, but her attempt to upsell and supersize […]

Hủ Tiếu Xá Xíu Roast Pork and Noodle Soup – 281 of 365

Sitting on an uncomfortable metal stool outside a traditional market on Hai Ba Trung Street in the breezy evening air is the perfect vantage point for watching Saigon happen at its usual manic pace.   Everyone always seems in such a hurry and the place continuously pulses and gyrates in some sort of chaotic motion.  Indeed, […]