In 2000 a friend took me to my first Vietnamese curry joint. A corner restaurant on Dien Bien Phu, the non-spicy, coconut curry dish was served up with bun noodles.
Before anything else, Van Anh — owner of Ho Chi Minh City's only Indonesian restaurant, House of Salvation — is a musician. She is a multi-talented instrumentalist who has played since she was five years old, and has travelled the world entertaining music lovers.
It’s one of those things I miss. It’s one of those things I do when I go back to the States, a lot. I eat breakfast.
Where is the best place to go in Hanoi for that decadent Sunday brunch? Here's some options of the five-star variety.
A new generation of North American chefs is reinventing Vietnam’s iconic sandwich. Smoked gouda or portobellos, anyone? Words by Elisabeth Rosen
Can Hanoi’s favourite street food dish be replicated in Saigon? Words by Nick Ross. Photos by Kyle Phanroy
On the eve of the Mid-Autumn Festival, Ed Weinberg and Hoa Le gathered together the soon-to-be-recipients of the season’s most notable gift. With two blind tastings set up, one in Hanoi and one in Saigon, they got them to take a long hard look at what’s inside those beautiful boxes. Photos by Mads Monsen and Nguyen Bao Ngoc