Archive | October 17, 2012

Thịt Thăn Xào Chua Ngọt Sweet and Sour Pork – 328 of 365

Dinner with a couple of coworkers in Hanoi opened my eyes to a new style of pork called thịt thăn xào chua ngọt or pork tenderloin with sweet and sour sauce.  We had settled on Dieu’s Cuisine in the Tay Ho neighborhood and sat down outdoors lakeside in the steamy evening air.  Yes, that Hanoi […]

Cá Mystery Fish – 327 of 365

Torrential rains kept me close to home for lunch and I made my way down a flooded side alley to Café 91 right here in Binh Thanh District.  Of course the doorway to my feeding hole was blocked as usual by motorbikes.  Why can’t people in this country park away from the entrance so that people who […]