Tag Archives: Cá

Xương Cá Fish Bones – 351 of 365

Fish has been largely absent from this food journey.  It’s not that I don’t like fish…quite to the contrary actually.  I just don’t trust the fish in Vietnam all that much.  I’ve seen large slabs of our ocean going friends festering in the hot midday heat at markets and can’t help but wonder if these […]

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 […]

Cá Kho Tộ Caramel Fish – 212 of 365

Lunch #189 was a delicious clay pot fish made with my very own two hands at cooking school.   Remember that one with the snakehead fish also known as fishzilla?  Cá kho tộ braised in these pots has become one of my favorite seafood dishes in Saigon, and what better way to see how the seasoned […]