Tag Archives: bun thit nuong

Bún Thịt Nướng in Phu Quoc – 184 of 365

For weeks now my coworkers have raved about a pork and noodle dish available on Phu Quoc Island early in the morning.  The purser calls ahead to the airport station manager who then arranges for the food to miraculously appear planeside during the 25 minute ground time.   Now how’s that for service as early as […]

Bún Thịt Nướng Grilled Beef Noodles in America – 114 of 365

My dad’s bowl of bún thịt nướng earlier this week inspired me to find my own.  After all, this perfect combination of grilled meats, pickled carrots and daikon, rice vermicelli, and flavor packed herbs is hands down one of my favorite meals in Vietnam.  At a dollar a bowl, I find myself going back to the […]

Phở Bò Beef Soup in America – 113 of 365

Pho Dai Loi 2 at 4186 Buford Highway in Atlanta provided my dad’s first foray into Vietnamese cuisine, and this was an interesting journey indeed.   The menu is simple enough with one page of soups, one page of rice based dishes and another with the noodle varieties.  I just couldn’t get my dad to commit […]

Bún Thịt Nướng BBQ – 70 of 365

Seeing our Saigon home through the eyes of an outsider can change our own insider’s views.   Things that once wowed us soon fade into the background only to now go unnoticed.  What seems so normal and mundane now had once upon a time transported us on a journey far, far beyond our comfort zones.   Perhaps […]