Archive | October 19, 2012

Cá Trích Chiên Fried Herring – 332 of 365

Café Chi Em in Hanoi’s Tay Ho neighborhood  is the right kind of joint for rice, meat and a vegetable on the cheap.  These com binh dan joints are a Vietnamese fixture I will truly miss.  With their loosely translated name of rice for the peasants, how can anyone not want to eat here?  And […]

Mì Vịt Tiềm Braised Duck and Noodles – 331 of 365

Mì Vịt Tiềm In Saigon a metal serving cart with skinned ducks hanging upside down is nothing worthy of stopping traffic.  This scene plays out anywhere and everywhere but my dinner plate.  That is until this meal in Binh Thanh District at 84 Nguyen Van Loc Street landed duck right before me.  I worked up the […]