Tag Archives: Cơm bình dân

Tofu, Pork, and Egg – 232 of 365

Hanoi’s “cơm bình dân” joints are some of my favorite restaurants in the city.  The name loosely means “common people’s rice” and, I don’t even know where to begin for a description.  Imagine a bunch of well, common people, just like me clustered around a flimsy table groaning under the weight of pans, bowls, and […]

Grilled Fish Patties and Pork – 221 of 365

Aimlessly wandering around Hue and environs on a motorbike opened up a whole new side of Vietnam.  I am able to go where the tourists would never dare step foot.  About 45 minutes outside the city are some beaches for which I had held high hopes.  Five minutes surveying the trash strewn shores were all […]