Tag Archives: crab noodle soup

Bánh Đa Cua Hải Phòng Crab Noodle Soup – 236 of 365

One would think I had learned my lesson by now that foods in Vietnam are best eaten in their native habitats.  In other words, Hanoian food is best left to joints in Hanoi and conversely Saigonese cuisine is best left to the street chefs in Saigon.  Why I thought that a restaurant advertising Saigonese cuisine in the foodcourt […]

Bún Riêu Cua Crab Noodle Soup – 230 of 365

My friend Allie excitedly told me about CNN Go’s website and a listing there of Hanoi’s top ten street food shops.  Now of course I am forever leery of mainstream lists of items I fully want to sample away from the western masses.  Throwing caution to the wind, we carefully mapped out a plan of […]

Bánh Canh Cua Crab Noodle Soup – 179 of 365

When I found by chance Bun Bo Bao Tram just inside busy Alley 18A off Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, I vowed I would be back to try other versions of their amazing crab soup.  That I was able to drag along a friend who doesn’t even like seafood for another round goes to show good food […]

Bún Riêu Crab Noodle Soup – 82 of 365

Saigon is a hot city. It’s quite sunny, too.  Both combine nicely to make this place feel like Miami in August by high noon.  So in this tropical heat bath is piling raw meats on dirty tables and cardboard sidewalk mats really the sanest way to purvey a perishable item?  Evidently this system works given […]