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Why You Need to Attend the Little Saigon Night Market

Why You Need to Attend the Little Saigon Night Market


Spoon University

Vietnamese street food, except in a parking lot.

New Astronaut Training Experience Center at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

by Dave @ Dave's Travel Corner

CAPE CANAVERAL – January, 2018 – KENNEDY SPACE CENTER – The race to Mars has already begun, and with the opening of the new Astronaut Training Experience® (ATX) at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex this February, guests will be the first to “touch down” on the Red Planet. The all-new Astronaut Training Experience will use […]

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Fisherman’s Wharf from Pier 39 to Ghiradelli Square

Fisherman’s Wharf from Pier 39 to Ghiradelli Square

by GreenAfterTheRain @ Green After the Rain

I’m back! For a couple posts before Yunti will continue to share more about our family trip to San Francisco. Anyways, after eating a little bit of everything we hopped onto Street Car in search of Fisherman’s Wharf (and Pier 39). It’s only a 10 minute walk from the Ferry Terminal Building, but might as […]

A Guide to Local Meal Kits and CSAs to Jump-Start Your Healthy Eating

A Guide to Local Meal Kits and CSAs to Jump-Start Your Healthy Eating

by Kelly O'Mara @ Bay Area Bites

CSAs and meal kits can be a good way to get healthy food delivered to your door. Try these local options.

Vietnamese Blogger’s Home Targeted with Rank Liquid

Vietnamese Blogger’s Home Targeted with Rank Liquid

by Nam @ NamViet News

A prominent blogger said Monday that he and his family in central Vietnam have been victimized by what he believes are agents hired by local security forces to threaten him over his online criticism against the state. The once-imprisoned Huynh Ngoc Tuan, 50, told RFA’s Vietnamese Service that the attack occurred at 12:30 a.m. on […]

Welcome to Little Saigon

Welcome to Little Saigon


richmondmagazine.com

An ode to Horsepen Road, Richmond’s stellar Vietnamese-food haven

Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

by Pulp Street Insurance Blogging Team @ Pulp Street Insurance

To keep Halloween a safe and fun holiday for your children, read on. While kids love Halloween night with the free candy, dressing up in costumes, and enjoying a night with their friends, it is imperative that safety does not take a backseat during this time. Precaution and safety measures are often forgotten during the Read More

Boulevard News – December 2017

by Beryl Forman @ The Boulevard BIA

Collins & Coupe From astrophysics, to carpentry, to wilderness therapy, to Legoland, to bartending aficionado, Gary McIntire is an incredible guy who luckily for us, found his way on to The Boulevard to share his craft for all things cocktails.  His collection of antique glassware...

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5 QUESTIONS | Chef Thitiwat Tantragarn of Insects in the Backyard

by Abbie Fentress Swanson @ Good Food

The young chef is convinced that eating bugs is the answer to feeding the world.

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El Cajon Boulevard Hosts Taste of Little Saigon

El Cajon Boulevard Hosts Taste of Little Saigon


NBC 7 San Diego

The Taste of Little Saigon -- a walking food tour through nine Vietnamese restaurants on El Cajon Boulevard -- is on Saturday, June 23.

In Little Saigon, scraping out a living, one home-cooked meal at a time

In Little Saigon, scraping out a living, one home-cooked meal at a time


latimes.com

In Little Saigon, a generations-old tradition called "com thang," a meal delivery service, thrives as more immigrants adjust to America.

Justin Timberlake Served (And Ate) Insects At His Album Launch

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

Pop singer Justin Timberlake is a woodsman now, everyone! If the album art for his latest release, Man of the Woods (out February 2nd), didn’t tip you off immediately, the menu for yesterday’s launch party in New York City should do the trick. The AP reports that partygoers enjoyed “ants coated in black garlic and […]

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Restaurant Review: Little Saigon | ClarksvilleNow.com

Restaurant Review: Little Saigon | ClarksvilleNow.com


ClarksvilleNow.com

Little Saigon is located near Dover Crossing off Ft. Campbell Blvd.

Montgomery Farmer’s Co-Op Black Friday Pre-view

by Sande Cox @ ClarksvilleNow.com

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Enjoy Oxnard’s Culinary Side during “Oxnard Dine, Wine & Beer Week”

by Dave @ Dave's Travel Corner

Enjoy Oxnard’s Culinary Side during “Oxnard Dine, Wine & Beer Week” January 19-28, 2018 Oxnard, CA – Both residents and visitors are invited to discover the many flavors of Oxnard during “Oxnard Dine, Wine & Beer Week” taking place January 19-28, 2018. A variety of unchained and unique restaurants throughout Oxnard will participate providing foodies […]

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Best Vietnamese: Little Saigon | Best of Miami® 2016: Your Key to the City

Best Vietnamese: Little Saigon | Best of Miami® 2016: Your Key to the City


Miami New Times

Vietnamese restaurants make up a very small part of Miami's culinary scene, so you have to know where to look for authentic cuisine. Enter Little Saigon...

National Popcorn Day, Free Dumplings, Cochon555: This Week In Food Events

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Happy National Popcorn Day! Find out which movie theater in Brooklyn is celebrating with a fancy bowl. Heading out to the Women’s March tomorrow? There’s a bar is hosting a charity happy hour! Looking to celebrate the Grammy’s return to New York City? Chef JJ Johnson knows exactly the place. All that and more in this […]

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A Radical Farm Bill is Born

by Good Food @ Good Food

Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s 'alternative farm bill' aims to spend more tax dollars on farms that produce food, and less on those growing animal feed and fuel. This article was originally published on CivilEats.

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Food Adventures takes on “Little Saigon” Restaurant

Food Adventures takes on “Little Saigon” Restaurant


Dayton Most Metro

When most people think of Vietnam, they think of war, Nixon, and hippies.  FOOD ADVENTURES, however, immediately think of food.   In 1980, a few years af

Child Prodigy Chef Flynn McGarry Documentary To Debut At Sundance

Child Prodigy Chef Flynn McGarry Documentary To Debut At Sundance

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Flynn McGarry has cooked at some of the country’s top restaurants like Alinea, Alma and Eleven Madison Park, created supper clubs and hosted numerous pop-ups in Los Angeles and New York City all before the age of 17. Now at 19 years old, McGarry’s back in the headlines, this time to star in the documentary Chef Flynn. […]

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Budget Things To Do In Sydney, Australia

by A Couple for the Road @ Dave's Travel Corner

Sydney is a city people save up to see, and spend years waiting for the opportunity. With great culture and beautiful scenery, it’s no wonder why Sydney is so popular. However, it’s also a large city that can be daunting to visit if you haven’t planned on how to save for the trip or how […]

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Supreme Court to rule on Trump’s powers to ban foreign travelers

Supreme Court to rule on Trump’s powers to ban foreign travelers

by The Washington Post @ Orange County Register

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will review whether President Donald Trump has the authority to ban travelers from certain countries in the name of national security, and will rule by June in what will be a major examination of the president's powers.

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you board

Good dog, bad dog … Delta wants to know before you board

by Associated Press @ Orange County Register

Delta Air Lines will soon require owners of service and support animals to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it’s trained to behave itself.

Charles M Schulz Museum and Puppy Cafe in Santa Rosa, CA

Charles M Schulz Museum and Puppy Cafe in Santa Rosa, CA

by GreenAfterTheRain @ Green After the Rain

The main reason we spent our Memorial Day weekend in the Bay Area was because Auntie (from Australia) actually requested for something! She wanted to see the “Snoopy Museum” aka The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center in Santa Rosa, CA which is a little over 1 hour away from downtown San Francisco (about […]

The five best places for pho in Orange County's Little Saigon

The five best places for pho in Orange County's Little Saigon


Eater LA

Because pho is breakfast food in Vietnam.

10 Things You Must Eat in Little Saigon

10 Things You Must Eat in Little Saigon


OC Weekly

In creating this list, I asked myself this question: Where would I take out-of-town visitors to explore the wonders of our Little Saigon? And what would I have them eat? In all honesty, I came up with more than you see below. My notepad is filled with at least a...

DineLA indecision? Enter Evan Kleiman.

by Evan Kleiman @ Good Food

Hungry people across Southern California wait all year to save money at LA's hottest eateries during DineLA. Good Food host and expert LA eater, Evan Kleiman, is here to help you decide where to snag a reservation. And don’t delay; DineLA only goes through January 26th.

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New Travel Advisories for U.S. Travelers

by Dave @ Dave's Travel Corner

On January 10, 2018, the Department of State launched improvements to how we share information with U.S. travelers. These improvements will provide U.S. citizens with clear, timely, and reliable safety and security information worldwide. Under the new system, every country will have a Travel Advisory, providing levels of advice ranging from 1 to 4: Level […]

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Coming To Netflix: David Chang Gets Ugly Delicious

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

David Chang, the man behind Momofuku and subject of the first season of Food Republic parent company Zero Point Zero’s Mind of a Chef, is back on screens. Ready for his new show, Ugly Delicious? Premiering on February 23, the eight-episode series follows Chang as he travels, eats and hangs out with notable food personalities like Jessica Koslow, […]

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Vietnam’s Obstacles to Reform

Vietnam’s Obstacles to Reform

by Nam @ NamViet News

Despite the Vietnamese public’s lack of trust in the government, despite the government’s rights violations, reform remains a distant hope. The path to change is littered with obstacles, and what comes after is equally challenging. Vietnam’s economic woes might finally be turning a corner; however, the damage has been done, and its impact has been […]

Little Saigon Food To Go, Garden Grove

Little Saigon Food To Go, Garden Grove


MenuPix

Little Saigon Food To Go - View the menu for Little Saigon Food To Go as well as maps, restaurant reviews for Little Saigon Food To Go and other restaurants in Garden Grove, CA and Garden Grove.

Bone-in steaks (even filets): Prime 109 expanding to Santa Clara

by Linda Zavoral @ BayArea

The restaurant team that brought bone-in steaks and prime rib to Fremont is expanding its upscale concept to Santa Clara. Prime 109 Steak & Libation House will open Tuesday, Jan. 23, in the former Bennigan’s on Great America Parkway near Levi’s Stadium. What’s the name mean? The “prime 109” is what steakhouses and prime rib palaces order […]

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Cabramatta, Sydney “Little Saigon” Vietnamese Food and Market

Cabramatta, Sydney “Little Saigon” Vietnamese Food and Market


Green After the Rain

Australia – Day 14 – Sydney – Cabramatta (and Day 1) So there is Chinatown in Sydney and there is a “Little Saigon” as well. Cabramatta is a suburb in south-western Sydney and relativel…

Vietnam: Rights Dialogue Should Produce Concrete Steps

Vietnam: Rights Dialogue Should Produce Concrete Steps

by Nam @ NamViet News

Washington, DC – The Vietnamese government should use the opportunity of the upcoming US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue to release political prisoners and make commitments to end the persecution of bloggers, land rights activists, and other peaceful critics, Human Rights Watch said today. The 17th US-Vietnam Human Rights dialogue will take place in Hanoi beginning on April […]

Is a Federal Junk Food Tax in Our Future?

Is a Federal Junk Food Tax in Our Future?

by Civil Eats @ Bay Area Bites

As momentum builds for local soda taxes, a new study suggests taxes on junk food could be an effective public health tool.

Vietnamese Cuisine: A Taste of Little Saigon, California

Vietnamese Cuisine: A Taste of Little Saigon, California


Delishably

Little Saigon, Orange County CA is well known as a top culinary destination for Vietnamese food lovers and foodies who crave excellent, authentic Vietnamese cuisine – outside of Vietnam!

Oroblanco Grapefruit Salad Recipe (Goi Buoi)

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Within the past seven days, I’ve made this salad twice. It’s that good. The first time was the day after Thanksgiving at my parents’ house. When I arrived, I notice in their entryway a basket full of oroblancos, a type of sweet grapefruit with a short season. My brother Dan brought them from Visalia, a...

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Listen To Food Republic Today: Phil Rosenthal

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. And please rate the podcast and leave comments! Subscribe: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify | TuneIn The creator of Everybody Loves Raymond loves food, but you may have known that if you caught James Beard Award-winning I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Phil Rosenthal’s first venture into food television. He’s back with Somebody Feed […]

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Escaping to La Brenne National Parc, France

by enduranceadventures @ Dave's Travel Corner

Sipping my coffee by the lake, I could just make out a tiny dark speck in the water. Eagerly grabbing my friend’s binoculars I trained them onto the black dot, and as it slowly came into focus, resembling a small beaver with a rat like tail, I realised that I was looking at a coypu… […]

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Vietnamese Dissidents Attacked by Police-Linked Thugs

Vietnamese Dissidents Attacked by Police-Linked Thugs

by Nam @ NamViet News

Unidentified assailants believed to be connected to the police on Tuesday ambushed and severely beat a Vietnamese dissident a day after he tried to shield a prominent woman land rights activist from harassment and attack by suspected government agents, according to the victims. Five or six men appeared suddenly from a bush and beat dissident […]

Vietnamese reject Chinese fruit

Vietnamese reject Chinese fruit

by Nam @ NamViet News

HANOI – Jack Nguyen had sold 20 of his 30 containers of imported American grapes when a fresh round of rumours hit the internet and state-run media: Chinese fruit on sale in Vietnam might look good, but it contains deadly levels of preservatives and pesticides. Shoppers quickly stopped buying imported fruit altogether, believing it all […]

Mysterious Attack on a Vietnamese Blog

Mysterious Attack on a Vietnamese Blog

by Nam @ NamViet News

Round up the usual suspects… Twenty months ago, I was approached by a member of the team that puts out the Anh Ba Sam blog, Vietnam’s leading source of “alternative news.” Would I mind, they asked, if they posted a Vietnamese translation of a story that I’d written on the deepening South China Sea crisis. […]

Vietnamese Women Fall Prey to Sex Racket

Vietnamese Women Fall Prey to Sex Racket

by Nam @ NamViet News

Fifteen Vietnamese women have been forced into sex slavery after going to work in Russia, according to one of them who managed to escape following a one-year ordeal at a Moscow brothel but is still living in fear of her captors. Huynh Thi Be Huong said she was among four women who initially fled the […]

Mayor Garcetti Announces a Record-breaking Year for the L.A. Economy

by Dave @ Dave's Travel Corner

LOS ANGELES —Los Angeles’ economy continued to surge in 2017, as tourism, travel through LAX, and Port cargo broke all-time records yet again. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the record-breaking numbers today at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal, alongside Councilmember Joe Buscaino and leaders from the Los Angeles Convention & Tourism Development Department, the Los Angeles […]

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'Terror in Little Saigon' — an old war comes to a new country

'Terror in Little Saigon' — an old war comes to a new country


Public Radio International

"Terror in Little Saigon" is an investigative documentary from Frontline and ProPublica. It looks into the unsolved murders of a string of Vietnamese-American journalists in cities across the US in the 1980s.

A festive drink mash-up: nib cider

by Rosalie Atkinson @ Good Food

Season's greetings to delicious & warm winter drinks. Dandelion Chocolate has a quaint and affordable recipe for incorporating cocoa nibs into your holiday plans, in a new way.

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How is our chocolate addiction killing the environment?

by Simran Sethi @ Good Food

Journalist Simran Sethi sits down with the 38-year-old lawyer who inspired the world’s chocolate companies to tackle forest loss.

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The Ultimate Guide to eating in Orange County’s Little Saigon

The Ultimate Guide to eating in Orange County’s Little Saigon


BRAD A. JOHNSON

Little Saigon can easily overwhelm. There are thousands of restaurants to consider, many of which don’t offer menus in English, or menus at all. It’s a collision of two worlds, not of east and west…

Finally, A Home Biogas Converter That Won’t Break The Bank

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

When it comes to gas for heating your home and cooking, you’re pretty much tied to the utility company. HomeBiogas is a new home biogas converter and digester Kickstarted by 677 backers who pledged nearly half a million dollars to bring the idea of a waste-reducing independent fuel supply into fruition. What’s more, perks included donations to areas in need of steady […]

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Hello world!

by danburkedesign @ Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Good Food’s best books of 2017

by Rosalie Atkinson @ Good Food

Looking for a thoughtful gift for the foodie in your life? Evan Kleiman and Celia Sack have narrowed down their favorite cookbooks of 2017. Spoiler: there's a lot.

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How the "Vietnamese Madonna" Came to Own a Bánh Mì Shop in Little Saigon | KCRW Good Food

How the "Vietnamese Madonna" Came to Own a Bánh Mì Shop in Little Saigon | KCRW Good Food


Good Food

In Orange County, California, there’s no shortage of restaurants selling bánh mì, that delicious Vietnamese sandwich featuring a crunchy baguette filled with grilled meat, pate, fresh and pickled vegetables. The OC’s Little Saigon is home to the largest Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam.  But go to the town of Westminster and you can see a pop star behind the counter, a woman known as the Vietnamese Madonna.Read More

U.K. Lawmakers Want to Battle Waste with a ‘Latte Levy’ on Disposable Cups

U.K. Lawmakers Want to Battle Waste with a ‘Latte Levy’ on Disposable Cups

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

The British Parliament is considering a 34-cent tax on to-go cups to encourage diners to bring their own reusable containers. The goal is to replicate the success of Britain's tax on plastic bags.

Serious Comfort Food at SeaLegs Wine Bar in Huntington Beach

by Priscilla @ She's Cookin' | food and travel

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The Insider’s Guide to Little Saigon in San Jose - BayArea

The Insider’s Guide to Little Saigon in San Jose - BayArea


BayArea

Unlike other ethnic enclaves such as San Francisco’s Chinatown or Japantown, San Jose’s Little Saigon flies under-the-radar in terms of popularity with tourists and even some locals. That said, with over 180,000 residents, Little Saigon has more Vietnamese residents than any other city in the world outside of Vietnam, according to Visit San Jose. So …

EU-Vietnam weigh FTA

EU-Vietnam weigh FTA

by Nam @ NamViet News

HANOI – A proposed free-trade agreement (FTA) between the European Union and Vietnam promises to bolster already fast-rising bilateral trade. While both sides agree an FTA would on the whole be mutually beneficial, negotiations will likely be complicated by the potential socio-economic impacts a pact would have on Vietnam’s fragile transitional economy. Negotiations, which started […]

Walking on the Golden Gate Bridge

Walking on the Golden Gate Bridge

by yuntiha @ Green After the Rain

One thing that I’ve always wanted to do was to walk on the Golden Gate Bridge. So for this trip up to San Francisco I insisted that we do that! Of course before walking across the bridge we did some obligatory tourist pictures in front of the bridge. We also roamed around the area looking […]

25 best things to eat in Little Saigon

25 best things to eat in Little Saigon


NamViet News

The scent of Little Saigon hits me in the face. An intoxicating perfume of jackfruit and bananas and the vanilla-y scent of pandanus leaves wraps itself around me in a warm, tight embrace. It’s a s…

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen wins PFWA’s NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen wins PFWA’s NFL Comeback Player of the Year

by Jack Wang @ Orange County Register

The Chargers' Pro Bowl receiver set a franchise record with 102 receptions in 2017, bouncing back in a major way after missing most of the previous two seasons with injuries.

Keeping Fit in the Winter at Destination Kohler

by Jaime Scilingo @ Dave's Travel Corner

Growing up in the Midwest, it is a rite of passage to fall victim to winter weight gain.  With shorter days and frigid temperatures, leisurely strolls to the store turn into short sprints to the bus.  Daily activities that help you stay slender tend to hibernate as the common Midwesterner slips into a more sedentary […]

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Je Me Souviens Quebec / I Remember Quebec

by Abdul Rastagar @ Dave's Travel Corner

“Quebec is the most beautiful city in North America I’ve seen.” – Sebastian Bach Leaving aside that Sebastian has quite clearly never been to Puebla, Mexico, I am inclined to agree with him. Quebec, indeed, is a most fanciful city, romantically trapped in an era long gone and full of Old World charm. I first […]

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Jackson Hole’s Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017

by Rich Pearce @ Dave's Travel Corner

Ah, the beauty of Wyoming and the awesome splendor of a total solar eclipse — what more could one ask for on a summer vacation? Last August, I finally checked these two long-standing items off my bucket list. From the time I was young, solar eclipses have captivated my imagination, and  I have been intrigued […]

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Half Day Trip Itinerary to Lantau Island: Ngong Ping 360 The Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery

Half Day Trip Itinerary to Lantau Island: Ngong Ping 360 The Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery

by GreenAfterTheRain @ Green After the Rain

For our first full day in Hong Kong, we spent a half day on Lantau Island to go see The Big Buddha and try a traditional vegetarian meal at Po Lin Monastery via Ngong Ping 360. We left right after breakfast and returned back to our hotel with a little bit of time to rest […]

The Moroccan Sahara. A Sunset Camel Ride in Erg Chebbi.

by Pete Martin @ Dave's Travel Corner

It has been a long day, yet one that has been extremely enjoyable. Two days in a car would not have been a preferred choice after my disastrous week of cycling in the Atlas Mountains but Mousa, my guide, has made the right calls with stops for both the sights on the way and for […]

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A New Kind of Happy Hour

by Dayton Most Metro @ Dayton Most Metro

There’s a brand new happy  hour debuting tonight which is focused on wellness and feeling good!  According to their facebook page, Tonic is a pop-up, traveling “happier hour” in Dayton, where the wellness crowd is gathering to connect, network, learn, and unwind consciously. The concept for these gatherings began last fall and tonight they will...

Catholic mothers face enormous pressure to abort baby girls

Catholic mothers face enormous pressure to abort baby girls

by Nam @ NamViet News

Three years ago, Hoai Anh terminated her 14-week-old pregnancy after an ultrasound scan showed the baby would be a girl. “I feel thoroughly miserable for having taken away my child’s life. If my parents had also had gender-selective abortion, I would not exist,” the Catholic woman said, in tears. Pale and thin, she says she […]

Tide Pod Challenge, Movies, Super Bowl: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

Film and television award season is upon us, which got us thinking about all the movies we saw in 2017. We also got excited for the documentaries and television coming in the near future. We’re also getting on some winter travel: New York wasn’t cold enough for us so we checked out some of the […]

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After Devastating Cyclone, Fiji Farmers Plant For A Changed Climate

After Devastating Cyclone, Fiji Farmers Plant For A Changed Climate

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

As the Pacific island archipelago of Fiji faces a warming planet, the country's farmers are turning to more climate-resilient techniques that other storm-prone communities worldwide could model.

El Cajon Boulevard Community Development Tour 2.0

by Steve Aldana @ The Boulevard BIA

To showcase the development successes and continued opportunities available along El Cajon Boulevard, The Boulevard BIA and The Urban Land Institute San Diego-Tijuana hosted an update to the successful 2014 investor tour. MTS generously provided two large articulated busses which were both filled to standing room only.  ...

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San Francisco: Good Eats in the Mission District

San Francisco: Good Eats in the Mission District

by yuntiha @ Green After the Rain

After hanging out at the Sutro Bathes/Lands End, we made our way to the Mission district. This area is a popular area for the younger generation, and seems to be the more “hip” area of San Francisco. This isn’t quite where the LGBTQ area is (Castro Distric), but we did see quite an influence here. […]

Sweet Treats and Dessert Cocktails at Provenance #Dessert Goals

by Priscilla @ She's Cookin' | food and travel

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The Holidays Just Got Happier: Farmhouse Unveils New Seasonal Menu

by Priscilla @ She's Cookin' | food and travel

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People I met on the Romanian train ride – Part 1

by Teh Chin Liang @ Dave's Travel Corner

Travelling by train is an easy and affordable way to see Romania as the country offers an extensive rail network connecting all major cities and towns. Its official website https://www.cfrcalatori.ro/ provides comprehensive train timetables and fare information. During my visit to Romania, I chose train as my means of transportation to whisk me from one […]

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14 Parking Spaces Gained – Arizona Street

by Steve Aldana @ The Boulevard BIA

As part of an ongoing effort to increase parking, Arizona St (between El Cajon Blvd & Meade Ave) has been converted to angled parking. The 19 parallel parking spaces on the east side of Arizona have been restriped to include 33 head in angle parking...

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Treasure Island’s new restaurant: Here’s a first peek

by Jackie Burrell @ BayArea

We don’t usually visit a restaurant when it first opens. Critiquing a brand new anything, when it’s still working out its jitters, strikes us as wildly unfair. But we were so curious about Mersea, the casual new Treasure Island eatery from executive chef Parke Ulrich (Waterbar, Mersea), we could hardly contain ourselves. Thirteen recycled shipping containers? […]

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Good Food’s Holiday Gift Guide

by Rosalie Atkinson @ Good Food

We spoke to six L.A. chefs and sommeliers about their holiday gift recommendations for home cooks, so you didn't have to! Find out what the minds behind the City of Angels' hottest restaurants can't cook without.

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Vietnam’s Prosecutors Seek Lenient Sentence for ‘Folk Hero’ Farmer

Vietnam’s Prosecutors Seek Lenient Sentence for ‘Folk Hero’ Farmer

by Nam @ NamViet News

Vietnamese prosecutors on Thursday (April 4, 2013) asked a court to impose a lenient sentence on a former soldier who fought off a government eviction from his farm, a move some say is meant to avoid angering a public fed up with land seizures and corrupt officials. Prosecutors proposed that Doan Van Vuon be sentenced […]

Why Are So Many Alief Residents Opposed to a "Little Saigon"?

Why Are So Many Alief Residents Opposed to a "Little Saigon"?


Houston Press

Hoang Tran came to the United States six years ago, fleeing the communist and oppressive Vietnam government like so many others. He was immediately drawn to Alief, home to a large Vietnamese community, and before long, he was working at a Vietnamese restaurant along Bellaire Boulevard, Kim Phat. He said...

Best Sonoma Restaurants: 18 Picks from the Food Critics

Best Sonoma Restaurants: 18 Picks from the Food Critics

by Sonoma Magazine @ Bay Area Bites

The food critics at Sonoma Magazine have picked out their favorite places to eat in the county.

Authentic Vietnamese Food | California | Pho Saigon Pearl

Authentic Vietnamese Food | California | Pho Saigon Pearl


Authentic Vietnamese Food | California | Pho Saigon Pearl

Homemade pho simmered for over 17 hrs, made with pure bone broth. No msg added, just fresh and high quality ingredients.

Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant | Santa Barbara

Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant | Santa Barbara


Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant

Saigon Vietnamese Restaurant | Vietnamese Food in Santa Barbara, CA.

Want to hear Justin Timberlake? He’s added a second San Jose show

by Jim Harrington @ BayArea

Justin Timberlake is sticking around the Bay Area a bit longer. The pop music superstar has announced plans to perform on April 25 at the SAP Center in San Jose. That’s in addition to his previously announced show at the venue – April 24 – which quickly sold out. The new show goes on sale […]

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All You Can Eat Crab Legs Are Back!

by Dayton Most Metro @ Dayton Most Metro

Back by popular demand, Basil’s On Market is bringing back their Friday night All-You-Can-Eat Snow Crab legs night! Starting on January 19th, seafood lovers’ will be able to enjoy this treat from 4-9pm . They will also be featuring their signature truffle fries along with the crab legs.  This special will run  every Friday through March...

Roasting Agave & Eating Tacos: A Oaxacan Adventure With Mezcal Unión

by rmartin @ Food Republic

People talk about Oaxaca like it’s a mystical place. Like on your first night there you’ll experience some hint of magic and it’ll guide your journey and you’ll go home feeling not so much refreshed but changed. Maybe the world will be a little clearer. Maybe you’ll see in the Technicolor of the craft-made spirit […]

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Unique Handcrafted Gifts from Uncommon Goods

by Priscilla @ She's Cookin' | food and travel

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How To Dine At Noma’s Last Available Reservation For As Little As $10

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

There’s just one last table available at Noma’s re-opening night on February 15! And it could be yours for as little as $10. Noma is partnering with Omaze to offer a trip for you and a guest to Copenhagen to dine at one of the world’s best restaurants. But it gets better! Return the next […]

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A food tour of Little Saigon for first-time visitors

A food tour of Little Saigon for first-time visitors


Nguoi Viet Online

The rising food scene in Little Saigon in Orange County, Calif., has attracted the attention of connoisseurs and curiosity of foodies around the world. Even folks who travel to the area from Vietna…

Who’d You Rather? KFC or Lee’s Famous Recipe ? Win $20 GiftCard

by The Food Adventures Crew @ Dayton Most Metro

In a world of fried chicken, 2 chains have battled it out for decades.   They are Kentucky Fried Chicken and Lee’s Famous Recipe.  The colonel and the rooster have been going head to head for generations. But did you know these restaurants were started by related family members? Today , Food Adventures heats up the family...

Clam chowder: Where to chow down in the Bay Area

by BayArea.com team @ BayArea

You don’t have to be a Bostonian to revel in chowdah. Clam chowder is every bit as beloved on the West Coast, where chefs at waterside restaurants — and more than a few inland — pride themselves on their creamy New England-style soup, whether it’s served in porcelain bowls or rounds of sourdough bread. But you don’t […]

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How to Make Vegetable Prep Easier with Your Food Processor

How to Make Vegetable Prep Easier with Your Food Processor

by Bay Area Bites @ Bay Area Bites

Take a break from practicing your knife skills and let your food processor do the work.

New Brunswick, Canada Invites Travelers to Tackle Winter Head-On

by Dave @ Dave's Travel Corner

Five Reasons to #ExploreNB this Snow Season NEW BRUNSWICK (January 2017) – With the highest snowfall in the Canadian Maritimes, winter in New Brunswick delivers a number of reasons for travelers to come out of hibernation and enjoy the province’s cold weather culture. From snow-filled outdoor adventures to festivals, here are just five ways to […]

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Anti-Nuclear Energy Activists Becoming More Vocal in Taiwan

Anti-Nuclear Energy Activists Becoming More Vocal in Taiwan

by Nam @ NamViet News

TAPEI — A wave of mass street protests in Taiwan has prompted the island’s government to reconsider a fourth nuclear power plant. Demonstrators at concerts and elsewhere this past weekend said the plant would threaten inhabitants of Taiwan’s north coast. About 220,000 people turned out for loud, emotional demonstrations in Taiwan’s three biggest cities to […]

Finding Affordable Car Insurance

by Pulp Street Insurance Blogging Team @ Pulp Street Insurance

Cut the cost of your San Gabriel, CA auto insurance. Many drivers are guilty of selecting the first auto insurance policy that seems to suit them, although unhappy about the price. What many people don’t realize is that finding affordable car insurance is all within easy reach! Even if you are a high risk category, Read More

Summer Bucket List:  Little Saigon Night Market

Summer Bucket List: Little Saigon Night Market


She's Cookin' | food and travel

If  you like Vietnamese food, and want a taste of authentic Vietnamese street food, then definitely add the Little Saigon Night Market to your summer bucket list! Grilled Calamari Little Saigon in …

Best Vietnamese food in Little Saigon: The top 25 dishes to eat

Best Vietnamese food in Little Saigon: The top 25 dishes to eat


Orange County Register

The scent of Little Saigon hits me in the face. An intoxicating perfume of jackfruit and bananas and the vanilla-y scent of pandanus leaves wraps itself around me in a warm, tight embrace. It’s a s…

San Francisco Chinatown

San Francisco Chinatown

by yuntiha @ Green After the Rain

San Francisco’s Chinatown claims to be the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. So how could we miss out on visiting this area?  As a matter of fact, it was less than a 10 minute walk from our hotel. And we ended up coming here multiple times during our vacation in San Francisco. Golden Gate Bakery […]

Little Saigon, Orange County, California

Little Saigon, Orange County, California


Bay Area Bites

By pure coincidence, two of your Bay Area Bites authors will be taking a trip to Vietnam in the next few months. Amy Sherman and I separately planned trips are both packing our bags and getting our…

Head Over To Little Saigon in Westminster

Head Over To Little Saigon in Westminster


Pulp Street Insurance

There are so many places to go in Westminster, but Little Saigon should definitely be on your list, even if you are only passing through! This amazing little town allows locals and nonlocals to embody the traditions of Vietnam, while indulging on Vietnamese food.

The Sutro Baths Ruins and Lands End Lookout

The Sutro Baths Ruins and Lands End Lookout

by GreenAfterTheRain @ Green After the Rain

Our original plan for the day was to go to park our car near the Golden Gate Bridge then find breakfast nearby, then go walk the Golden Gate Bridge and Crissy Fields. Instead I made a wrong turn and ended up heading west into the Richmond District. So we decided to go The Sutro Baths […]

Siam Paragon

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POPUP15 – Community Activation

by Steve Aldana @ The Boulevard BIA

The El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association has a lease from the City of San Diego for the long-neglected lot adjacent to the I-15 freeway. The goal is to activate it and transform the lot into a space that engages the community and attracts people...

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Best Spots to Grab a Beer in Fort Collins, CO

by Veronica Baas @ Dave's Travel Corner

Fort Collins is home to over 20 unique, successful breweries. Some are nationally recognized, and for good reason, but don’t miss out on the hidden gems this college town has to offer. Use this guide to brewery hop and you’ll hit the best local microbreweries, and popular companies too! New Belgium Brewing Company New Belgium […]

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Punch Up Your Steak With Homemade Korean Ssamjang

by Tiffany @ Food Republic

We know, we know. You were about to say, “Good steak doesn’t need sauce.” But you’d be missing out on an extra tasty, spicy, funky sauce if you didn’t marinate and dress your beef with homemade Korean ssamjang. Our friends at ChefSteps partnered with Portland, Oregon chef Gregory Gourdet on this recipe for sauced-up steak to […]

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Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber demand change at USA Gymnastics, USOC

by Scott M. Reid @ Orange County Register

Olympic champion gymnasts Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, testifying at sentencing hearing for former U.S. Olympic and national team physician Larry Nassar Friday, called for an investigation and complete overhaul of USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body, describing it as “rotting from the inside.” Raisman and Wieber charged that USA Gymnastics and the U.S. […]

New in Walnut Creek: Pokeatery with hamachi, pokeado toast

by Linda Zavoral @ BayArea

Pokeatery, a customized poke concept with restaurants in San Mateo and Castro Valley, has opened its newest location — in downtown Walnut Creek. It’s the first of three Northern California franchises that Gary Zhu and Julie Ren will operate for founders Joann and Derek Chung, who brought 20 years of sushi restaurant experience to the enterprise. […]

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Showing Love Through Food May Be Making Our Pets Obese and Unhappy

Showing Love Through Food May Be Making Our Pets Obese and Unhappy

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Over half of the dogs and cats around the globe battle the bulge. A pet obesity specialist says a deep human-animal bond may inadvertently be causing unhealthy emotional and physical consequences.

Orange County vs. Houston: Two Vietnamese-Food Meccas In America. Two Very Different Menus. - Food Republic

Orange County vs. Houston: Two Vietnamese-Food Meccas In America. Two Very Different Menus. - Food Republic


Food Republic

Of all the places to find good Vietnamese food across the United States, two particular hotbeds stand out — Houston, Texas, and the wide swath of Orange Co

Our Location

by admin @ Little Saigon Restaurant | Orlando

Location We proudly use cheap jerseys only the freshest ingredients, and we continuously Los Angeles Dodgers jersey strive to improve the quality of both our food and service. Open 7 days a week: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Located at: 1106 E Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32803 Click here for directions cialis daily amoxicillian amox-clav […]

Portlandia meets the Motherland: Kachka’s braised chanterelles and potatoes

by Rosalie Atkinson @ Good Food

Portland Monthly once called chef Bonnie Frumkin Morales' food, "like a feisty Russian Babushka’s cooking—with Pussy Riot crashing the dinner table."

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‘My Sister Was Forced Into Sex Slavery’

‘My Sister Was Forced Into Sex Slavery’

by Nam @ NamViet News

Hui Danh’s sister Huynh Thi Be Huong is one of 15 young women from Vietnam who fell prey to a Vietnamese-run sex trafficking ring in Russia. According to the women, when they asked for help from the Vietnamese embassy in Moscow, their situation got worse because officials there were linked with the traffickers. On April 11, 2013 […]

We Dig The Ludlow’s Guide To Eating In NYC’s Lower East Side

by Jess Kapadia @ Food Republic

If there’s one thing New York City hotels all need, it’s a friendly, concise, expertly curated guide to the neighborhood’s best eats. Lower East Side mainstay The Ludlow is handing out these cool little maps to make sure you end up exactly where you want. Here’s the map’s legend — check out all these great […]

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Good Food’s most memorable meals of 2017

by Rosalie Atkinson @ Good Food

We've collected an intercontinental list of insane and delicious meals that have defined our staff's past year.

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San Francisco extended weekend Itinerary

San Francisco extended weekend Itinerary

by GreenAfterTheRain @ Green After the Rain

San Francisco May 26, 2017 to May 30, 2017 Our Auntie from Australia came to visit last month and for once she had a request. She wanted to see go to “the snoopy museum” aka The Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, CA. We made it a family road trip during Memorial Day weekend; […]

The Oltrepo Pavese – Milan’s Secret Wine Region

by Stef Smulders @ Dave's Travel Corner

Though frequently called the Tuscany of the North of Italy, the Oltrepò Pavese in Lombardy, only 40 miles south of Milan, is fairly unknown abroad. Tourists pass the area closely when travelling to the real Tuscany, to Umbria or further south. This is a pity as the Oltrepò really offers something worthwhile for almost every […]

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How Do You Stay Fit as a Food Lover?

How Do You Stay Fit as a Food Lover?

by Bay Area Bites @ Bay Area Bites

The staff of America's Test Kitchen shares some of their tips for staying healthy in a food-friendly environment.

The Best Restaurants in 15 Orange County Cities

The Best Restaurants in 15 Orange County Cities


Thrillist

These spots are all worth the trek down the 405.

Is charcoal coffee worth the hype?

by Abbie Fentress Swanson @ Good Food

Cafe owners say customers are willing to pay extra for charcoal in their coffee for its detoxifying effects and because the drinks look fabulous.

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An Exciting Trip to a Renaissance Festival

by Craig Hebert @ Dave's Travel Corner

Horse hooves are pounding the ground at the Louisiana Renaissance Festival! Then- BAM! A wooden lance strikes armor, wood splinters fly and both knights are layed-out on the ground. I hear a member of the audience ask someone, “Ya think this is fake?” This is asked as the wobbly knights stand up, wood splinters from […]

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New York’s cult favorite Shake Shack is coming to Palo Alto

by Linda Zavoral @ BayArea

Shake Shack, the cult-favorite burger restaurant that started out as a hot dog cart in New York’s Madison Square Park, is finally coming to the Bay Area. The inaugural restaurant will go in at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto — with a look reminiscent of that first Shake Shack. According to spokeswoman Kristyn Clark, the […]

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Bay Area Bites’ Guide to Winter Recipe Favorites

Bay Area Bites’ Guide to Winter Recipe Favorites

by Wendy Goodfriend @ Bay Area Bites

Winter doesn't mean you can't make tasty meals. Try our seasonal favorites and comfort food classics.

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