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Phở Xào Fried Noodles With Pork – 239 of 365

My hours of exploring Hanoi on foot have entered a sad hiatus as I wait out summer’s torrid sauna for winter’s cold, damp, cloudy return.  This sizzling heat bath means sticking close to the hotel on work overmights or venturing out on the motorbike only for very short journeys.  The foolishness we call driving in […]

Phở Xào Fried Noodles – 100 of 365

We have reached a milestone with meal number 100!  Most have been winners so far and this begs the question…Will 365 meals be enough to sample everything Vietnam grills, stir fries, dunks in oil, steams or otherwise dishes up?  This food journey still remains in its infancy though with so many new foods just awaiting their […]

Bún Chả, My Favorite Vietnamese Food – 50 of 365

It’s pronounced boon chaaaaah with a nasally vowel sound.   It’s also the first Vietnamese food I sampled after moving to Hanoi and quickly became my all-time favorite.  My Vietnamese coworkers introduced me to “noodles grilled” at a street food restaurant whose bedraggled authenticity nuked my western sensibilities into submission.  I lowered myself onto a tiny […]