Tag Archives: vegetarian food

Eating Outside the Box

Animal products reign supreme in Vietnamese cuisine but vegetarian alternatives can be had.  You will see some vegan and vegetarian meals from time to time as this food journey progresses.   These choices inspired my latest article for the Tuoi Tre newspaper.  The link and text follow below. http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/city-diary/eating-outside-the-box-1.70658 Let me preface this by stating I […]

Lunch at a Buddhist Temple – 85 of 365

This latest lunch adds nicely to the growing list of meals in bizarre places. Though not rising to the level of halal fish in a dress shop, vegetarian food at a Buddhist temple definitely epitomizes the “only in Vietnam” category.  A walled oasis may shield Viet Chay Restaurant (290/21A Nam Ky Khoi – District 3) […]