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Check out our Irvine location in 3D!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Have you had the chance to check out our new location in Irvine just yet? If not, take a sneak peak with our 3D space viewer in the link below! 3D Sawleaf Space Travel! Come by and check us out for real as well!

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Pho Phu Vuong – One Of Ho Chi Minh City’s Best Pho + Pho ‘Dictionary’ For Easy Ordering

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Ho Chi Minh City] A trip to Vietnam without having some pho would be a culinary crime. Among all Vietnamese dishes that made their way across the globe, this is arguably the most iconic dish of Vietnamese cuisine. The question is: Where to go for a bowl of pho in the land of hundreds of Pho shops, sometimes only a few meters away from each other? Phở Phú Vương started to be a humble pho stall, and grew to two shops with approximately 200 seats in total. The shop specialises in Southern-style Pho, which differs mainly from its northern counterpart in the sweetness of the broth and the condiments used to accompany your pho bowl. Pho Phu Vuong represents the typical no-frills local eatery where there is no ambience to speak of. However the place is covered in white-tiled walls, brightly lit, reasonably clean and relatively spacious as compared to other eateries in town. You come in, you order, waiters bring the food, you eat, pay and leave. At meal time when customers flow in, you certainly have to share tables with strangers. Service is no means courteous or polite one that the West is accustomed to. There are two main seating areas at this branch on Nguyen Thai Binh street, only one has the air-conditioner to help you combat the heat while slurping the tasty pho. You get to choose your pho with a range of beef cut; there is no English menu so this is a Pho dictionary for easy ordering: Tái = sliced rare beef steak Nạm = sliced beef flank Gầu = flatty flank Gân = beef tendon Vè = crunchy flank Sách = beef tripe Thịt Nhừ = minced beef Đuôi bò = ox tail A small bowl costs 55,000 VND (SGD$3.26), a big bowl...

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Banh Mi Saigon

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

This no-frills Vietnamese sandwich joint is pretty legit. They even have the jewelry case in the front of the restaurant as you walk in, which seems to be a somewhat common occurrence in NYC Vietnamese sub shops. The banh mi were packed with meat. We tried both the classic bologna pate and the chicken. Of … Continue reading Banh Mi Saigon

Pastry Cyril Lignac – Paul Bert, Paris

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

Continuing on in my patisserie quest across Paris, my next stop is Pastry Cyril Lignac in the 11th arrondissement. Believe it or not, it’s a patisserie from the likes of Cyril Lignac! Explains the name. For those of us outside the French culinary scene, Lignac […]

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Coffee Libre 커피리브레 – Hidden Award-Winning Cafe At Myeongdong Cathedral, Seoul

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[Seoul] When I needed a good coffee recommendation, food blogger Daniel (yeah, same name) from Seoul Eats took me to Coffee Libre 커피리브레at Hong Dae near Hongik University Station. The thing that makes Coffee Libre stand out from other coffee shops in the city is the fact that the owners are dedicated to coffee. This is from sourcing the best coffee beans in the world, and choosing to have different brewing methods. Established in 2012, Coffee Libre 커피리브레 is an independent coffee shop in Seoul with branches in Yeonnam-dong, Yeongdeung-po, Shinsegae, and Myeongdong. The name of the coffee shop comes from the Spanish word “libre”, which translates to Mexican luchador wrestlers. The icon on the cup did remind me of Jack Black’s character from the Mexican-American sports comedy film Nacho Libre. Coffee Libre grinds beans for every single cup of coffee, and they have participated in dozens of coffee-related events in the country. I have been to 3 different branches of Coffee Libre. Hong Dae’s branch has more indie vibes for coffee aficionados; Time Square has a much bigger space and appeals more to the young; while Myeongdong’s outlet is a hidden spot right in the middle of a tourist hub. This small branch of Coffee Libre in Myeongdong boasts a quite unusual location, as it is situated within the Myeong-dong Cathedral complex. Yes, right in front of the famous church. The interior is simple and cozy with several tables and a long bar. Guests can choose to either drink their coffee indoors or take it to go. They are especially known for sourcing their single-origin coffee beans via fair-trade directly, and obtaining highly regarded CoE (Cup of Excellence) beans as well. As one of the top independent roasters they participate in various coffee-related events in Korea, and top baristas...

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New Dong Khanh

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

My wife and I hit this joint when we were in Boston for the weekend attending a wedding. My wife did some poking around to find this joint, which was highly rated and with good reason. It is better than anything we have for Vietnamese food here in NYC. NYC is known for having piss-poor … Continue reading New Dong Khanh

What is bún đậu mắm tôm?

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

  Vietnamese language break down: Bún means rice vermicelli Đậu means tofu Mắm tôm is fermented shrimp paste     Bún đậu mắm tôm is a “dip noodle” dish which consist of rice vermicelli, fragrant herbs, fried tofu and/or boiled pork, fried pork terrine served with shrimp paste dipping sauce. This is a very popular […]

Veteran point guard Jordan McLaughlin helps USC find some success on road

Veteran point guard Jordan McLaughlin helps USC find some success on road

by Joey Kaufman @ Orange County Register

The Trojans' savvy senior has had a hand in closing out several games away from Galen Center this season, as he did Thursday night against Oregon. There's no one Andy Enfield would rather see with the ball in his hands late in a tight game.

Hello world!

by skiprestaurant @ Lac Viet

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

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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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Viet Food Fest - CuliNessa

Viet Food Fest - CuliNessa


CuliNessa

Together with our dear friends we were cooking up some Viet food. It was a great success. We made Bun Rieu and now you can make it too. Read all about it here.

Nam Son

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

I dropped into this Vietnamese joint for a quick bite when I was on my way to pick up a Christmas gift for my wife. I was wearing a nice shirt, having just come from work. Naturally, as a stain-magnetic asshole, I was worried about splashing pho all over myself. So instead of ordering soup, … Continue reading Nam Son

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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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

Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 – One Of The Best Taiwanese Beef Noodles In Taipei

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[Taipei] Yong Kang Beef Noodles 永康牛肉麺館 is known to be one of the best Taiwanese beef noodle joints in Taipei, well-known for its spicy soup. This two-level restaurant serves up signature Beef Noodles with tender Australian beef and chewy noodles in a flavourful broth, definitively a winner judging by the line in front of this dining establishment. (The other famous shop in the neighbourhood is 老张牛肉麵店 Lao Zhang Beef Noodles.) I went at about 10:45am and there were about 2-3 people in the line. Thinking that it should be okay if I take a stroll around the neighbourhood, I returned at 11:00am only to see about 30 – 40 people in the queue already. Many of them brought along their luggage or entire families. Lesson learnt: Come early. Yong Kang Beef Noodles was founded back in 1963 by Mr. Cheng who originally from Szechuan in China. After he finished his military duties, Mr. Cheng decided to open a small stall at Yong Kang Street and sell beef noodles. The stall became an instant hit and started to attract both locals and people from China who moved here to Taipei City. After Mr. Cheng retired in the 1970s, the place was handed over to his protégé, Mr. Luo who is the current owner. As for the interior, it has not much changed over the years. There are dozens of tables and they are usually packed with customers. You will also see the counter with a menu to choose from. There is also a tourist-friendly English and Japanese menu with photos. Most of the tables are round and can accommodate up to 6 people. If you come solo or in a pair, you are likely to be seated with other patrons. Their signature dish is the Braised Beef with Noodles in Spicy...

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Martello Hall Bottomless Brunch

by Sharky @ Sharking for Chips and Drinks

Housed in the now infamous London Fields Pub, Martello Hall is a relatively recent welcome breath of fresh air, and fragrant Mediterranean smells, to Hackney’s Mare Street, serving up Italian food, hand-distilled gin and a large selection of wine (and Prosecco) on tap. And more about that shortly; the venue itself is thoroughly impressive, a […]

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Cafe Beignet

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

This little courtyard spot on Bourbon Street is a great place to sit outside with a coffee, a beignet, a yard of frozen hurricane, or whatever else the fuck you want. It’s also a good place to watch the barrage of drunks stumble by on Bourbon Street, while listening to some free music. This was … Continue reading Cafe Beignet

Our Summer Sawleaf Specials!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

SAWLEAF SUMMER SPECIALS! Pho, banh mi, bun, and beer all in one place? Sawleaf Vietnamese Café at The Market Place is the place to be this summer with great food and amazing offers for everyone to enjoy. Sawleaf Vietnamese Café offers a variety of delicious menu items that are made from the sawleaf, which is the key ingredient in their dishes because it heightens the [...]

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Secret House – Authentic Home-Cooked Vietnamese Food In A Secret Garden, At Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Ho Chi Minh City] Saigon (former name of HCMC) continues to welcome new dining establishment and Secret House is one on the radar for many foodies. Within a few months of opening, it has been favourably reviewed and loved. The owner has a restaurant portfolio that is well loved, namely Mountain Retreat and Secret Garden. These are restaurants frequented by both locals and tourists looking for authentic Vietnamese food in a comfortable and rural setting, They all serve Vietnamese home cooked food, and are packed be it weekday or weekend, which says something about the quality of the restaurants they operate. Secret House is by no means different. You can expect nothing less from the artistic minds behind this restaurant. The main appeal lies in its rural decoration, where an inner courtyard has been smartly and creatively turned into an herb garden. Dark wooden furniture and old-school style tableware also add rustic charm to the dining experience. The menu is extensive, aiming for every day staples of Vietnamese cuisine. Photos are included along with English translation which makes for easy ordering. The dishes are of small portion thus great for sharing, suitable for those with a hankering for every flavour. One can start off with Guava Salad with Dried Baby Shrimp (85,000VND, SGD$5.09) that serves as a good palate cleanser. The guava provided a difference in texture as well as light sweetness to the mix without being overpowering. The right amount of bite for each piece of Deep Fried Sticky Rice (95,000VND, SGD$5.69) topped with sliced mushroom, dried pork floss and minced pork, dipped in chili sauce made another delightful appetizer. On almost every occasion that I have eaten there, this is a dish I order without fail: Fried Baby Squid with Fish Sauce (85,000VND, SGD$5.09). It left a deep...

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Banh Xeo 46A – Huge Vietnamese Savoury Crepe. Some Say Best in Ho Chi Minh

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Ho Chi Minh] When it comes to Vietnamese food, my knowledge has been quite limited to Banh Mi (Vietnamese Baguette) and Pho (Beef Noodle Soup). Hence, it thrills me to be able to gain more insights about local Vietnamese cuisine during my recent trip to Ho Chi Minh. Banh Xeo 46A, otherwise known as Banh Xeo Dinh Cong Trang (or literally the Banh Xeo store located on Dinh Cong Trang Street), specializes in serving huge Vietnamese sizzling crepe cake that comes with pork belly, shrimps and bean sprouts. The crepe looked like a huge “mee jiam kueh” (pancake) which came with generous amount of savoury ingredients. Did a google search, and this happened to be one the famous Banh Xeo in Ho Chi Minh. The Banh Xeo (VND 80k, SGD $4.80) was served together with tons of greens, and I was initially sceptical on how healthy the combination would taste. Despite the language barrier, the friendly staff then patiently guided me on the “correct way” to consume Banh Xeo. Using leafy greens as base, you would wrap the crepe together with some shrimp, pork belly, bean sprouts and mint leaves, then dip into the fish sauce chilli before consuming. The chewy texture of the crepe felt similar to some Korean Pancake but thinner, and had refreshing crunch from the bean sprouts. While they specialize in Banh Xeo, the shop also serves up a comprehensive menu of Vietnamese dishes such as Rice Vermicelli dishes, Seafood fritters and Barbequed Meat. Not forgetting iconic Vietnam side dishes such as Goi Cuon (Fresh Summer Roll) and Cha Gio (Fried Spring Roll) paired with fish sauce. (VND 75k, SGD $4.50 for 5pcs) These two side dishes are so common that it is almost available at every food stall. I tried from different places and found...

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Perdinci Meats

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

I discovered Perdinci Meats at a food show in the Javitz center. I contacted their representative because I was really blown away by the quality of their meats, especially the dried, cured pork loin, or lonza. They sent me a variety pack of sample meats, including salami, guanciale (pork cheek), pork belly, that delicious lonza, … Continue reading Perdinci Meats

Island Poké, Soho, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

The poké craze was in the midst of just kicking off in Australia when I made my move to London earlier this year. There’s a lot to like about this Hawaiian dish – light, fresh, healthy and celebrating the simplicity of its ingredients. Island Poké […]

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These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

by City AM @ Londonist

Is yours on the list?

Kids eat FREE Thursdays ALL SUMMER!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

We've just introduced our "Just for kid's menu" and to celebrate, Kids (under 10) will eat FREE on Thursdays for the whole summer! Each kids meal comes with an apple juice box! Offer ends when summer does (September 22nd) so don't miss this offer!  

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March Supper Club

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

March Supper Club Menu 7 course Prix Fixe ($45) • Canh Ga Chien Num Mum (Vietnamese twice dipped Chicken Wings) • Goi Du Du Kho Bo (Fresh Green Papaya & Basil salad topped with Viet Beef Jerky in sweet Soy &Black Vinegar dressing) • Rau Xao Thap Cam (Veggie Medley & Garlic Stir Fry) • Bo La Lot (Flame grilled Betel Leaf wrapped Beef) • Canh Do Hu Thit Ca Chua (Light soup of Fresh Tomatoes, Tofu & sliced Pork) • Com Ga Tay Com (Chicken Clay Pot Casserole) • Banh Bong Lan (Blooming Orchid Cake) To make reservations: Please email management@sprigandspoutdc.com (Credit card information is needed for confirmation.) Or call Jen at the restaurant 202-333-2569 Cancellations: 5 days before event: $25 cancellation fee 48 hours before event: Cost of dinner ($45) All cancellation fees will be waived if we are able to fill your seats. (Since the start of  Supper Club there’s always been a wait list so we have never had to charge any cancellation fees, but there are no guarantees that will happen every time. We appreciate your understanding.)

Hanoi House

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

My wife and I went to Hanoi House with some friends. I wasn’t expecting such a great showing of Vietnamese food, as NYC is notoriously not that great for the cuisine. I was pleasantly surprised. We started with a beef tongue sandwich that we split among the four of us. I didn’t shoot it, but … Continue reading Hanoi House

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Love hoisin sauce with pho and in other Asian dishes? Make it yourself! I didn’t think it would be easy, but for the sake of excellent pho and the desire to offer a gluten-free hoisin recipe in The Pho Cookbook, I experimented for about two weeks to come up with an excellent recipe. Now, you...

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June Supper Club Menu

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

Monday June 23rd     7 course Prix fixe Menu ($45) Banh Bot Loc(Steamed transparent shrimp and pork dumplings) Bo Tai Chanh(Beef Carpaccio salad with Vietnamese herbs array) Canh He Dau Hu(Tofu and chive soup) Banh Hoi Tom Nuong (Grilled shrimp over delicate rice noodle patties, assorted picked vegetables, La Tia To and Kinh Gioi) Rau Cai Xanh Nam Huong (Green mustard and shitake mushroom saute) Ga Kho Xa(Lemongrass and garlic braised chicken clay pot) Che Khuc Bach (Cold dessert soup of toasted almonds, green tea jellie, and white tremella mushroom) Because seating is limited credit card reservations are required and we have a strict cancellation policy.  Please ask for details   To make reservations: Email: Management@sprigandsproutdc.com Call: 202-333-2569 and ask for Jen or Marc

Supper Club’s 1 Year Anniversary

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

A Dining Experience Not Found Anywhere Else in DC We are celebrating our 1 year anniversary of Sprig and Sprout’s Supper Club!  A special thanks to everyone who has attended and made this such a popular event in our restaurant!  We are looking forward to familiar faces and new ones as the year moves forward. This month’s spotlight dish is dedicated to the departure of summer, featuring blue crabs locally caught in our Chesapeake Bay, melded with the beauty of summer tomatoes. To accompany this dish are some family favorites, so please join me as I walk you through the greatest flavors Vietnam has to offer.  This is cozy family-style comfort food meant to fill your belly, awaken your taste buds, and expand your foodie knowledge. No pretensions here – just bring your appetite! Monday August 18th, 2014       6 course Prix fixe Menu ($45) Banh Pate So(Savory puff pastry baked around a filling of pork, pate garlic and rosemary) Goi Xoai Tom(Shrimp over a salad of green mango, cucumbers, carrots, rau rum and basil in sweet citrus dressing) Bun Rieu Cua  (Locally sourced and handpicked blue crab in its own  bouillabaisse with stewed tomatoes, aromatic herbs and thin rice noodles) Do Hu Kho Tuong (Tofu and mushrooms braised in light soybean sauce) Ca Chien Nuoc Mam Gung (Lightly battered fish filet drizzled with fragrant ginger garlic fish sauce) Banh Bong Lan (Pandan sponge cake with Matcha green tea whip)   Because seating is limited credit card reservations are required and we have a strict cancellation policy: $20 Cancellation fee within the week of event $45 Cancellation fee day before, or day of event Cancellation fee is only charged if we cannot fill your seat To make reservations: Email: Management@sprigandsproutdc.com Call: 202-333-2569 […]

Going Viral: The Here And This And Now

Going Viral: The Here And This And Now

by David Lloyd-Davies @ Londonist

A cynical ribbing of the pharmaceutical industry.

Menu at Viet Food To Go restaurant, Houston

Menu at Viet Food To Go restaurant, Houston


Restaurant Guru

The actual menu of the Viet Food To Go restaurant. Prices and visitors' opinions on dishes.

Sichuan Magic Dust Popcorn Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Since late November, my friend Andrew Janjigian and I have made a total of about 55 batches of this popcorn. It’s his recipe, which he shared with me after I wrote about MSG in pho. When he realized that I was open to tinkering with monosodium glutamate in cooking, he sent the recipe to me....

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Where to eat in Hue Viet Nam

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

Finally, I managed to go back to Vietnam on a culinary trip; I had longed to try the food of my homeland, of three regions from North to South. Imperial Hue is the first place on my list. Some people might argue with me, Hue is not the best place. Most of my international friends […]

REVIEW: VIETFOOD - London On The Inside

REVIEW: VIETFOOD - London On The Inside


London On The Inside

There’s a new Vietnamese joint in town called Vietfood in Soho, opened by Jeff Tan who was previously at Hakkassan Mayfair .

The Good Egg, Stoke Newington, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

A good egg or a bad egg? We had both sides of the egg on our visit to Jerusalem-styled neighbourhood eatery The Good Egg. It’s a venue with a lot of fanfare, afternoon queues and mentions across much of the hip city press. In fact, […]

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The Lunch Lady – Street Food Celebrity Made Famous By Anthony Bourdain, Daily Rotating Noodles Menu At Ho Chi Minh City

The Lunch Lady – Street Food Celebrity Made Famous By Anthony Bourdain, Daily Rotating Noodles Menu At Ho Chi Minh City


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Democrats kill stopgap spending bill; government headed for shutdown

Democrats kill stopgap spending bill; government headed for shutdown

by The New York Times @ Orange County Register

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats, showing remarkable solidarity on Friday in the face of a clear political danger, blocked consideration of a stopgap spending measure to keep the government operating, leaving less than two hours for lawmakers to find a way to avert a midnight shutdown of much of the federal government.

Adopt Boston, a mellow, mannered flat-coated retriever mix

Adopt Boston, a mellow, mannered flat-coated retriever mix

by Maryanne Dell @ Orange County Register

Breed: Flat-coated retriever mix Age: 7 years Gender: Neutered male Size: 80 pounds Boston’s story: Boston is a well-mannered, easygoing flat-coated retriever mix. He is in excellent health and current on all vaccinations. Boston is a sweet boy who loves to swim and is looking for a happy home with people who relish a relaxed lifestyle. That said, he’d never […]

Thang Long – Stylish Vietnamese Restaurant Near Bangkok’s Wireless Road

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Bangkok, Thailand] Many of Bangkok’s restaurants score in terms of style. The same could be said for Thang Long (which is the former name for Hanoi in Vietnam). Thang Long is located at the Bangkok Wireless Road Neighbourhood, along Soi Lang Suan. While this seems like a quieter stretch of road away from the usual buzz, its hip neighbours include Asia’s Best Restaurant Gaggan (5 min walk down the road) and Wine Bridge Plus (just opposite). Refer to map below Dark wooden furnishing, water features, an outdoor seating area like a bar by the beach and loungy music would appeal to the chic and stylish crowd in Bangkok. The modern Vietnamese restaurant serves food tapas style, so expect dishes from the predictable such as pho, Viet spring rolls and vermicelli, to steam ravioli and deep fried frog legs (!). Its menu was rather confusing though, despite being artistically photographed. The food photos were on one side, while prices were printed in sections somewhere in the menu. Not intuitive enough. We had some of the standards, and liked the Minced Shrimp on Sugar Cane (215 baht) – plump in freshness, and sweetness coming through towards last few bites. The Spring Rolls came with avocado and crab stick (115 baht), which might have worked better if they had worked in if there were more of these two ingredients to make a distinctive difference to the usual. Service was at least prompt, but not the usual Thai-style earnestly. Well, I would remember Thang Long more for its décor than its food, and I don’t mean it that bad a way. Thang Long 82/5 Soi Lang Suan, Phloen Chit Road, Bangkok, Thailand (Long walk from Chidlom BTS. A cab could be easier) ซอย หลังสวน เพลินจิต Tel: 02 251 3504, 02 251 4491 Opening Hours:...

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Comnam – Sister Restaurant of NamNam Serves Vietnamese Broken Rice

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

The closure of patisserie Canele has paved the way for Comnam, a spinoff of Vietnamese chain Nam Nam Noodle Bar by the Les Amis group. Comnam is focused on serving Vietnamese dish Cơm tấm, where tấm refers to the broken rice grains, while cơm refers to cooked rice. Funny how broken rice which was previously meant for poorer people, and supposedly has lower fiber and nutrients, is making their way to restaurants. But, why not. Food evolves. I know there are many fans of Nam Nam. Their bowls are reasonably priced for the office crowd, but I never really thought they are that worth-while to queue. With that said, I think Chef-owner Nam Quoc Nguyen’s new take would continue to ride on its wave. The rice bowls are wallet-friendly, from $8.50 to $9.90, with GST included and no additional service charge. A Comnam bowl is a filling one, not stingy with ingredients. My Marinated Fried Pork Cutlet ($9.90) comes with chicken ham, steamed egg, tender pork, fungus, pickles with a choice of broken rice or kimchi fried brown rice (that’s weird). I thought the broken rice worked better in the soup version. The Grey Featherback Fish Balls with soft-boiled egg ($7.90) bowl reminded me of Teochew style porridge, where rice is added to soups. The grains being shorter, soaks up the soup and sauces better, and thus each spoonful and bite was quite flavourful. Plus, no MSG. The small plates may also steal some thunder from the mains. Again, all at friendly prices. I say go for the Crispy Squid ($5.50) – think deep fried calamari (I wished it was not so oily though) and Grilled Chicken Salad with roasted peanut ($5.90). Many Singaporeans generally favour noodle dishes in restaurants, going for ramen rather than dons. Similarly more should go...

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What could happen at Camp Pendleton and other Southern California bases if the government shuts down?

What could happen at Camp Pendleton and other Southern California bases if the government shuts down?

by Erika I. Ritchie @ Orange County Register

Military bases at Camp Pendleton, 29 Palms, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and elsewhere in Southern California could be among those taking the biggest hits if Congress fails to pass a spending bill, officials said Friday. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said a government shutdown would impact military operations including some training, maintenance, and intelligence operations […]

Bo Caphe

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

Vietnamese food is a tough nut to crack in NYC. Most of it sucks here, and the few places that people rave about just don’t really do it for me. I’ve been to places where they get one dish right, but fail on others. They have a great sandwich, but the soup in bland. You … Continue reading Bo Caphe

Houston Chefs' Favorite Vietnamese Restaurants

Houston Chefs' Favorite Vietnamese Restaurants


Houston Press

Cultural diversity shines in Houston, especially in the food scene. One genre that is very well represented is Vietnamese cuisine. Readers ask all the time which restaurant serves the best Vietnamese food, but it's a question that can't easily be justified with one answer. Restaurants can be known for great...

SBCD Korean Tofu House – Korean Soontofu Restaurant Offers NEW Unagi (Jang-Eo) Dishes, Starting from $5.90

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

The one Korean dish that I enjoy for the level of comfort it brings is the Soontofu, the soft tofu stew with ingredients such as seafood and vegetables in a spicy broth. “Soon” in Korean means “soft”. SBCD Korean Tofu House is one of the few Soontofu specialty restaurants in Singapore, with branches at Tanjong Pagar Centre and a newly opened outlet at Millenia Walk. The Millenia Walk branch was HUGE (at least in Singapore’s context), with spacious interior, tall ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and open kitchen concept where you can observe the team of chefs preparing the soups. Don’t have to worry smelling like Korean stew as you walk out as the space is ventilated enough. One important highlight: At the back of the Korean restaurant is where the soft and silken tofu is made FRESH daily. The tofu you are eating is made right in the morning. The chefs from SBCD use special soybeans imported from Paju, South Korea. The area is said to be close to Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) and contains the freshest-tasting produce due to the untouched nature. Surprise, surprise. The Korean restaurant has also introduced NEW Jang-Eo (장어) dishes – fresh water eel imported from Korea. While the Jang-Eo is popular during the hot summer days in Korea, you seldom see it in Singapore, at least not yet. The NEW menu will comprise of 4 new Jang-Eo dishes including three under the dine-in menu and one for takeaway. Here are the food items you can expect: Unagi Main on Hotplate ($19.90++, with Soju $29.80++) The Koreans love their Jang-Eo – freshwater eel marinated in novelty sauces, with savoury and delicate taste. Called the “Jangeo-gui” which literally translates to “grilled eel”, the Koreans believe that eating this dish can help improve stamina and prevent heat...

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$2 Beer Fridays & Saturdays starting this week!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Catch our happy hour all summer! $2 Beers all day Friday’s and Saturday’s! Make it a pho and beer night on the weekends. Happy hour only valid at our Irvine Market Place location! Address: 13786-C Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92602 Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM We’ll see you there! ______________ For more info about Sawleaf Cafe Follow us [...]

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Marina Square – 1-For-1 Buffets, Chirashi, Oysters, Amazing Dining Discounts And FREE E-Vouchers

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1-for-1 Buffets, 1-for-1 Chirashi Don, 1-for-1 Oysters, $5 off your favourite meal, 10-20% OFF your dining bill… these are just some of the incredible dining deals found at Marina Square. Marina Square has just launched an all-NEW app, which includes over 100 dining and shopping deals exclusively via the app (download from App Store or Google Play). If you are going to dine at Marina Square, I would encourage you to use the app to enjoy all the cost-savings. Redemption of the deals is extremely easy: just open the app, click on “Deals”, scan the QR code and enjoy the promotion! Here are 10 Restaurant & Cafes found at Marina Square, and the Special Dining Deals they offer: reDPan #02-03/04 Opening Hours: 12pm – 10pm, extended till 11pm on Fridays Marina Square App Deal: FREE house beverage with every main purchase Set up by DP Architects and The Food Explorer Group behind Cookyn Inc and Grub, redpan is all about “local fun dining”. Their best-selling dish continues to be the Prawn & Hae Bi Hiam Pasta ($19), tossed with sakura ebi and sautéed prawns, using a house-made paste from Chef Mervyn Phan’s (from Cookyn) grandmother’s recipe. Also look out for the Bak Chor Foie Gras Pasta ($19) which provides a new interpretation to one of our favourite local dish, added with foie gras; and Cold Pasta with House-Cured Salmon ($20) aromatic with a touch of truffle oil. Get the house-concocted beverage such as the refreshing Roselle Sour Plum Soda, Lychee Earl Grey Tea, or Lemongrass with Gula Melaka. Emporium Shokuhin – Senmi Sushi #01-18 Opening Hours: 11am – 10pm Marina Square App Deal: 1-for-1 Chirashi Don & Hokkaido Don Freshness is the key to all the thick-cut sashimi slices and sushi offered at Senmi Sushi. I am a personal fan...

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April Supper Club Menu

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

Monday April 21st or 28th 7 course Prix fixe Menu ($45) Chao Tom Cuon (DIY Tableside!  Soft Rice Paper, Shrimp wrapped around sugarcane, pineapple, cucumber and mint) Goi Du Du Kho Bo (Fresh Green Papaya and Basil salad topped with Viet Beef Jerky in sweet Soy &Black Vinegar dressing) Banh Hoi Thit Nuong (Delicate Rice Noodle Patties, Lemongrass Beef, marinated Pork, pickled young Papaya, Herbs array) Rau Cai Xao Toi (Bok Choy with Garlic) Canh Bau Thit (Opo Squash soup with Pork and Woodear Mushroom meatballs) Ca Ri Ga (Chicken, Carrots and Sweet Potato simmered in red and yellow Curry) Flan (Silky Crème Caramel)     To make reservations: Please email management@sprigandspoutdc.com (Credit card information is needed for confirmation.) Or call Jen at the restaurant 202-333-2569 Cancellations: 5 days before event: $25 cancellation fee 48 hours before event: Cost of dinner ($45) All cancellation fees will be waived if we are able to fill your seats. (Since the start of Supper Club there’s always been a wait list so we have never had to charge any cancellation fees, but there are no guarantees that will happen every time. We appreciate your understanding.)

OC Weekly Sawleaf Feature!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

PHO the Masses! Several weeks ago we were mentioned in a great article in the OC Weekly. It touches on our key vision in starting this concept. We wanted to create a brand that would be able share Vietnamese food and culture to a broad audience. By using quality fresh ingredients, a fast casual dining [...]

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The End Hot Sauce

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Pepper Palace on Chartres Street in New Orleans sells a proprietary reaper pepper and habanero sauce called “The End.” It’s probably the hottest sauce I’ve ever had, and I can fucking take the heat like a goddamn champ when it comes to spicy shit. I had to sign a waiver before trying it. Allow me … Continue reading The End Hot Sauce

[Closed] Pho Hanh Delights – More Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine at Joo Chiat

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Down a few shops from Joo Chiat’s popular Vietnamese restaurant Long Phung is Pho Hanh Delights. The new restaurant was visibly empty, without much décor to speak out, but I wanted to give it a try. Time to support the underdogs, even though half my heart says “Why not just go Long Phung?” Pho Hanh Delights used to be Vietnam Food Hanh Delights at Telok Blangah Food Centre, forced to close due to high rentals. Lady boss cum chef Nguyen Thi Hanh honed her cooking skills in her family’s restaurant in Vietnam, subsequently moved over after marrying a Singaporean husband. The décor did look sad, with pale-looking food pictures (probably shot with a handphone) colour-photocopied and pasted along the walls. Menu was in a black plastic folder. Not the type of place to come if you are on a first date (or even subsequent dates). This may be a hang-out-with-buddies place. With that said, the food actually fared much better than expected. Moral of story: Don’t judge a restaurant by its appearance. The traditional Vietnamese Beef Combo Pho ($7.50) was such an uplifting take after trying so much commercial ones. (Some placed have completely butchered pho.) Sure, the taste and presentation might not as polished as known restaurants outside. But the stock was light yet full-flavoured. Reasonably priced and included with generous portions of beef slices, brisket and balls. Having this on a rainy day may be your best alternative for comfort pho. Again, while the stir-fried Kang Kong ($5.00) didn’t look too appealing when presented, the shoots were crunchy, seasoning particularly fragrant and tasty (may be salty for some). What I noticed that when every dish came, there was a different accompanying sauce, which helped enhance the flavours. Chicken wings which came with a saucer of salt, pepper and...

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Vietnamese food is very distinct, and can be the highlight of a visit. These are 10 essential Vietnamese foods everyone should try.

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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Mellow Pan。メロ Singapore – 1st Japanese Melonpan Specialty Shop With Ice Cream At Our Tampines Hub

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The melonpan with ice cream, a Japanese sweet bun, reminded me of our popular local street food: Ice Cream Sandwich. The $1 Ice Cream Sandwich sold along the streets in pushcarts had always been one of Singapore’s Must-Eat items, so popular that it made into one of BuzzFeed’s listicles in 2016, which (unfortunately) went viral for the wrong reason. The Japanese melonpan (also known as melon bun) was named due to its outward appearance which resembled that of a rock melon, but in fact doesn’t taste like one traditionally. Located at the basement level of Our Tampines Hub is Singapore’s first melonpan specialty shop, offering Plain MelonPan in 2 different sizes: Small (1 for $2.60, 5 for $10) and Large (1 for $3.40, 3 for $9), MelonPan Gelato with 3 options: Small melon pan with 1 choice of flavour ($4.80), Small melon pan with 2 flavours ($6.80) and Large melon pan with 2 flavours ($7.80). Order and payment is first made at the casher before proceeding to the right for selection of gelato flavours from their wide selection on display. Interesting flavours include Avocado, Chendol, Honeycomb, Yuzu and D24 Durian, which are local and relatable. Toppings such as Sunflower seeds, Rainbow sprinkle and Peanuts are available at an additional $0.60 whereas durian toppings are priced at $2.50. I chose the Avocado and Black Sesame Gelato to go with my Large MelonPan Gelato ($7.80) that came with 2 rusks (twice-baked bread). The rusk actually acted as a “spoon” to scoop the gelato instead of licking or biting directly into it. I made the mistake of eating my “spoon” (accidentally) and ended up in a mess while licking the gelato though. The generous amount of gelato (which tasted more like ice cream with a harder texture and more solid shape) was actually...

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So, is it fun running a restaurant?

by Yume Tran @ Indochine Cuisine

We think running a restaurant is like playing in an extreme sport as one constantly has to be in the top shape in term of producing great foods, maintaining great services, keeping up with the competitors – 7×24!  If the competitors are coming up with a new dish, just like in extreme sport, we have to come up with something Continue Reading

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10 NEW Restaurants Singapore January 2018 – Hawaiian Pancakes, German Burgers, And Korean Grill Meats

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Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao Ngee Ann City #B2-36A, 391 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238873 (Orchard MRT) Tel: +65 6733 3229 Opening Hours: 11:00am – 10:00pm Daily NEW Outlet At Ngee Ann City B2 Great to have Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao back at Ngee Ann City, which is a constant favourite for family meals. This is especially when we need to satisfy Xiao Long Bao cravings in the heart of town. In terms of food choices, the restaurant continues to specialize in Northern Chinese specialties – as its name suggest La Mian and Xiao Long Bao dumplings; along with meat and seafood dishes from around the Jiangnan region. The specialty is the Hainanese Chicken Xiao Long Bao ($6.80) which incorporates the Singapore signature dish of Hainanese Chicken Rice into their famed Chinese dumplings. To complete the experience, I would recommend dipping the dumpling into the specially made ginger paste, then let the entire piece burst in your mouth. Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao (Ngee Ann City) Food Exchange Novotel Singapore On Stevens, Orchard District, 28 Stevens Road, #01-01, Singapore 257878 Tel: +65 6491 6100 Impressive International Buffet At Novotel Singapore on Stevens The international buffet restaurant is located on the 2nd storey of the new hotel located in the prestigious Stevens Road neighbourhood. Ready for some fresh sashimi and seafood, hot cooking stations serving up Eggs Benedict, Risotto, Foie Gras, and BBQ and Grill? You must leave some room for the roast meats, which I thought was a cut (pardon the pun) above the rest. The Sunday Family Brunch from 12:00pm – 3:00pm is priced at $78++ or $128++ with free flow Moet Champaign, Rose wine, Red wine, White wine and Draft Beer. HSBC Card Holders enjoy 50% OFF the 2nd diner till 28th...

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London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

London House Prices In Zone 3 Fell By Up To 7.7% Last Year

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Bad news for sellers, good news for buyers.

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Ten Cases, Covent Garden, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

We celebrated the end of the year with a team lunch out at Ten Cases in Covent Garden. Whilst the food was kind of good, the service was definitively, one of the most shocking I’ve had to date. Not sure if our waiter was having […]

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Moc Quan – Authentic Tasting Pho & Banh Mi

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There are many pho-tastic Vietnamese shops sprouting out in Singapore, as though it is the next fad after Japanese ramen. Few Vietnamese restaurants seem to be as dedicated as Moc Quan though, where baguettes for the banh mi are baked fresh daily, and owner Jeff Koh hand-carries fresh ingredients (about 100kg every 2 weeks) from Vietnam to Singapore. Which is why they close for a day or two occasionally each month. Correct me if I am wrong, many Vietnamese restaurants in Singapore are overly-commercialised losing its authenticity, while the authentic ones lack the comforting ambience. Moc Quan, somehow manages to strike a balance between the two. ‘Moc’ means simple, ‘Quan’ means restaurant, so Moc Quan just means simple restaurant. Jeff designed Moc Quan to be a Vietnamese ‘Zi Char’ type of place, and therefore items such as Thit Kho ($7) – pork cooked with tangy spicy caramel sauce in claypot, Luoi Vit ($7) – duck tongue braised in garlic basil sauce and Dau Hu Chien Xa ($5) – deep fried tofu with garlic and lemon grass are available. There was a weird slight pungent smell when the braised pork arrived, a tad oily, but put the meat into the mouth and you would forgive all of these. It actually reminded me of street food in Ho Chi Minh, like those served around Ben Thanh Market. Their Mixed Beef Pho ($9.50) was superb, generous in vegetables, herbs, meat and meat balls, in a light yet tasty broth cooked with beef bones, brisket and spices. A tad oily with MSG though, but I am willing to overlook that. The best item was indeed the Banh Mi. I had the Bo Bit Tet ($6.50) which came with marinated sliced beef and egg. The baguette was crisp on the outside, with a fluffy chewy...

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Hanoi street food walking tour

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

Discover hanoi street food with us … You love food and wish to taste local food wherever you go. The pain is – a right local guide is hard to find. A right person must be the one who understand about food and they must be able to explain it to you. Well, at least, […]

Redemption by Persimmons

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

It’s persimmon season, the time of the year when many Asians swoon at the site of the glowing, orange fruits at markets and on tree limbs. Many people have gifted my parents persimmons but the ones from my neighbor Dan are particularly delicious. I’ve earned lots of bonus points with my folks through Dan’s generosity....

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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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Pho Tai – This Vietnamese Restaurant From Paris Has Good Pho

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

The first thing I noticed about Pho Tai at Capitol Piazza was its people – the owners and some of the kitchen staff (I peeked through an opening) looked well, pioneer generation. Sorry for generalising, as I was quite used to the Singapore-husband Vietnamese-wife combination seen in local restaurants. Turned out this family-owned Vietnamese restaurant had its origins from Paris. The Vietnam-born Chinese family moved to Paris during the 70s to find safety during times of war, and subsequently started Pho Tai in the city of romance. When asked if there is a difference between their Viet pho and a Parisian-influenced one, the owner said that noodles sold in Vietnam may not contain as much meat and herbs, and relied more heavily on the noodles. Also, the soup bases in Vietnam may not be as rich. To make their soup richer, premium ingredients such as beef meat, bones, and herbs are boiled for hours fresh every day. Neither industrial beef stock nor any powdered “pho” mix were used, which the owner commented that some restaurants in Singapore do use unfortunately. The signature items include Beef Steak Slices and Combination Pho ($9.90), Steamed Rice Pancake Rolls ‘Banh Cuon’ ($7.80), Fresh Spring Rolls ($4.80). Marinated Beef Vermicelli ‘Bo Bun’ ($12.80), Red beans with Coconut Milk ($6.00) and Banana and Coconut Milk ($4.30). FYI, the dessert is warm. This is one of the few Pho in Singapore that I thoroughly enjoyed – the soup looking light and clear, yet flavourful, not the type that would make you quench in thrist. Beef slices and tendon were tender, though my friend wished there were some balls of sort. Pho Tai added that they did not use beef balls because they try to minimise the usage of any kind of process food in their dishes. We...

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Knife Sharpening and Maintenance Tips

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Folks, working with a new blogging system is confusing. I made a mistake with part of this post. For a Japanese knife buying guide, see my 2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks. For this post, I’m focusing on how I keep my all of my knives in ship-sharp shape. Read on! Since I’d invested...

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Vietnamese food Houston, Vietnamese food 77089. Our food are used from the highest and freshest ingredient so you wil be served the wonderful dishes ever

Free Pho Sate Add-on! A bolder take on pho

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Introducing Pho Sate (Fuh SAH-tay) We are now serving Pho Sate. It’s a free add-on that transforms the flavors in your bowl of beef or chicken pho! We add our Vietnamese-Style sate chile sauce which is made from spicy sesame oil and a punch of umami spices and aromas to give you a bold pho experience! [...]

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Vietnam Restaurant

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

My wife and I hit this place before catching a bus back from Philly. Generic name aside, this place was pretty good at satisfying our cravings for Viet food. We started with an order of banh cuon; rice noodle crepes rolled with ground chicken, mushrooms and herbs, served with a tangy, sweet and savory fish … Continue reading Vietnam Restaurant

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


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Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

2017 Gift Guide for Curious and Obsessive Cooks

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

Looking for last-minute ideas for a favorite cook? That may entail gifting yourself (!), a friend, or family member. This year, I found myself obsessing about certain kitchen tools and cooking appliances. Maybe it was an escape from the political roller coaster that we’ve all been on — no matter what your affiliation or inclination...

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Vietnamese Any Day – A New Book Coming Up!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

You’re looking at the draft of my sixth cookbook! This week, I sent the manuscript to my editor, Kelly Snowden. Vietnamese Any Day is all about helping American cooks work Viet flavors into their regular rotation. Many people who are new to Vietnamese food do not know where to begin. They’ve been seduced by the...

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The Rat Pack Hit The West End: It Was A Very Good Show

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If you haven’t had enough of the holiday season, add this to your list of things to celebrate….

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

Join us for a Vietnamese New Year Celebration! (Tet Nguyen Dan – or just Tet) Adding more pizzazz to our monthly Supper Club, we are celebrating in style this January. The upstairs will be decorated in full Vietnamese Tet glamour, and a menu of traditional New Year’s dishes will be served. Don’t miss out on this extremely delicious special event. Seating is limited so reserve early! Monday January 13th, and January 20th 8 course Prix fixe Menu Banh Tet Chien (Traditional Tet Sticky Rice Cake filled with Sweet Mung Bean & Savory Pork all wrapped in aromatic Banana Leaf) Sup Mang Cua (Special occasion soup of White Asparagus & Lump Crab) Cha Que, Nem Chua, Gio Lua, Pate (Vietnamese Charcuterie plate) Xoi Vo (Sweet Mung Bean Sticky Rice) Ga Xoa Mo (Twice cooked crispy chicken) Thit Kho Trung (Braised Caramel Pork & Egg) Thach Café Da (Viet Coffee flavored Gelatin, over shaved ice and Sweet Milk) Mut Dua, Gung, Khoai Lanh (Candied Coconut, Ginger, Sweet Potato) – Take Home Gift   $50/person Credit card information is required at time of reservation. We anticipate for seats to fill up quickly so RSVP as soon as possible.  (Also, if you’d like to be really festive we are suggesting attire to be RED!  With pops of YELLOW for GOOD LUCK!!)   To make reservations: Email: Management@sprigandsproutdc.com Call: 202-333-2569 and ask for Jen  

Sugar Miss – Popular Instagrammable Marble Cube Cake And Marble Cheese Cake At Taipei

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[Taipei] One of Taipei’s most instagrammable dessert café of late has to be Sugar Miss, with photos of their famed Marble Cube Cake trending in several social media feeds (at least the Chinese ones). The Marble Cube Cakes come with varied fillings of matcha, raspberry and taro, available in very limited quantities. Each is priced about NT$240 – 265 (SGD$10.80 – SGD$11.90), considered on the higher side for Taiwan, though Singaporeans should be used to these prices for cakes. Do note there is a minimum expenditure of NT$200 required for each customer, which should be easily met as long as you get a drink. Reservations are recommended, as the café can get very popular during the weekends. As I arrived about 2pm, there were just 2 Marble Cube Cake left. The décor looked rather “Lady M” – all clean, white with marbled tables, and ironically Lady M Taipei is just located a short distance away with a moderately long queue. The entire vibes felt rather ‘cold’ though, without the extreme friendliness you see at other Taipei café places. Other offerings included the best-selling Marble Cheese Cake (NT$190 per slice, SGD$8.50), and Mille Crepe Cakes with flavours of Matcha Milk, Earl Grey, Valrhona Chocolate, Taro and Seasonal Fruit (NT$180 – 230, SGD$8.00 – 10.30). The Marble Cube Cake was certainly a good-looker, different from other conventional cakes, placed on a marbled plate on white table. This café certainly knows about how to get good lighting for optimal photos. Unfortunately, taste wise, it wasn’t the most impressive. It was OKAY. While the top molten layer looked melty, it was solidified and didn’t add much taste wise. Beneath was a chiffon layer and raspberry fillings that didn’t quite flow at all. It was probably just this cake, as I have seen other versions...

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Golden Flake Chicharrones

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

My wife and I tried these pork rinds when we were in New Orleans. My snack obsession was satisfied with these delicious chicharrones that were flavored with Louisiana hot sauce. I can eat pork skins all day, and I definitely recommend these if you come across them.

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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Jones & Sons, Dalston, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

S,unday roast, it’s been a little while. Naive little me thought I’d have been eating these up weekly since my move to London. But it hasn’t been the case at all, I’m barely getting out of bed in the mornings. At least on this Sunday […]

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Asian Food Market, Online Specials, Grocery Store | Viet-Wah Markets

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Asian Food Market, Online Specials, Grocery Store | Viet-Wah Markets

Shop Asian groceries & food. Big selections of rice, noodles, sauces, snacks, drinks, and hard to find items. Visit online for specials or Seattle, Renton store

Banh Mi Hoa Ma – Best Banh Mi In Ho Chi Minh? Crispy Vietnamese Baguette Stall Opens Only Till 10AM

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Ho Chi Minh] Due to the strong influence from French Colonial times, Banh Mi which is also known as Vietnamese Baguette has then been passed down and evolved. It is now the iconic identity of Vietnam’s local food which can be found on almost every street in Saigon. While I would usually think twice when it comes to street food, Banh Mi Hoa Ma was highly recommended by a friend who loves to travel to Vietnam. It also received many positive reviews online. Many also claimed that this is one of the best Banh Mi in Ho Chi Minh. A humble shop which lacks in its own space, many of the locals would usually just come here for takeaways. Due to its blooming business, the owner has then expanded (illegally?) their seating space along the roadside. People would then sit on stools and dine on low tables, while breathing in exhaust fumes from motorcycles zoomed by. *cough cough* For first-hand experience dining like a Vietnamese local, this would be the place to visit. Ordering was easy as there were only two items on the menu; Banh Mi Kep Thit & Banh Mi Op La. Banh Mi Kep Thit (VND 30k, SGD$1.80) is the usual kind of Banh Mi which we would find in Singapore. Baguette with Pâté (pork liver) and butter spread, stuffed with pork and chicken ham as well as pickled vegetables, spring onions and chilli. While they are just simple ingredients, the combination of thick cuts of meaty ham and refreshing pickled vegetables turned out to be quite a heartening meal for breakfast. Interesting to note, I found Vietnamese baguette lighter and airier with crispy exterior. So much so I could finish the whole Banh Mi on my own without feeling too full. Another dish served here is...

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Senzala Creperie, Brixton, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

There’s been many a creperie in my food diary that is this blog, but this is the first one that feels so.. well, Latin. Senzala Creperie first began life as a partnership with The Brick Box arts and community organisation. These days it’s standalone and […]

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Take a break from the crowds of Chinatown and get into Vietfood. Great value Vietnamese cuisine in an antique-styled setting. Read our review of Vietfood.

Saigon Lotus – Satisfying Vietnamese Pho at Marina’s Square Dining Edition

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

Seems like Vietnamese cuisine in creeping into popularity in Singapore, with Nam Nam Noodle Bar and shops at Joo Chiat such as Long Phung leading the pack. Need more pho? In a manner of months, more and more small outlets such as Saigon Lotus (Marina Square), Wrap & Roll (The Star & Ion Orchard), So Pho (JEM), Sen Bar & Restaurant (Geylang Road), Pho Hanoi (Serangoon North Ave 1), Saigon Vietnamese Delicacy (Geylang Road) are sprouting all over the island. I needed dinner at Marina Square’s Dining Edition, and was ‘attracted’ to a gaudy orange, yellow, red, and yellow colour-schemed Saigon Lotus, opened by a Vietnamese-Australian owner who has been in Singapore for 4 years. (Okay, another reason why I chose there was because the other restaurants were crowded and this was empty.) Compared with some of the more contemporary snazzier looking counterparts, Saigon Lotus’s décor, menu and waitresses’ uniform all had this rather olden back-to-the-past take, and does feel I am transported back to Ho Chi Minh city. The set meal of 1 entrée, a bowl of noodles and drink at $18.30 nett is rather wallet-friendly considering this is within a shopping mall. Traditional Vietnamese drip coffee, yes! I was not expecting much due to some previous disappointments at local Vietnamese restaurants, but Saigon Lotus’s Sliced Beef Pho was a generous portion of gratifying comforting bowl of soup noodles that could almost match up to those I tried at Vietnam. The beef remained tender and not over-cooked, and the broth was light and satisfying with an authentic touch. The pho is not the best, but good enough for me when I am not fussy. Other than pho, Saigon Lotus sells a range of other types of home-style noodles that may not be as commonly known here such as the...

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When there’s nothing left Toulouse: A Two Day Itinerary

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

The cheapest (one-way) flight I’ve taken to date was to Toulouse, France. End of summer and just a tenner on Ryanair! How lucky is that? I ended up tacking on nearby Barcelona to make that a double adventure. And as well, we did a day […]

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Go Viet, South Kensington: restaurant review

Go Viet, South Kensington: restaurant review


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Read our review of Go Viet, a smart Vietnamese restaurant in South Kensington from former Hakkasan chef Jeff Tan

October Supper Club Menu

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

A Dining Experience Not Found Anywhere Else in DC Come meet neighbors and make new friends while experiencing all the flavors Vietnam has to offer. Our very popular Supper Club is an intimate plated 7 course event, ranging from hard to find dishes to family favorites. Please join me as I walk you through the different styles and regions of Vietnam. This is cozy family-style comfort food meant to fill your belly, awaken your taste buds, and expand your foodie knowledge. No pretensions here – just bring your appetite! Mon October 27th 2014 7 course Prix fixe Menu ($45) • Banh Beo Tom (An imperial classic from Central Vietnam. Steamed mini rice crepes with cotton shrimp and crispy pork skin with a seafood infused Nuoc Mam Cham) • Goi Du Du Kho Bo (Tender and sweet Viet style beef jerky over a salad of young green papaya, mint and basil in a black vinegar and sweet soy dressing. ) • Sup Mang Cua (A delicate soup of sweet jumbo lump crab and white asparagus reserved for special occasions) • Mi Xao Don Rau (Mixed vegetables in ginger sauce served over a bed of crispy egg noodles) • Bo Kho (The perfect dish to welcome in winter A French rooted beef stew, braised for hours, seasoned with lemongrass, star anise and cinnamon. Served with banh mi baguette). • Ga Kho Gung Xa (Claypot braised ginger and lemongrass chicken) • Che Dau Xanh (Hot mung bean dessert soup) Because seating is limited credit card reservations are required and we have a strict cancellation policy: $20 Cancellation fee within the week of event $45 Cancellation fee day before, or day of event Cancellation fee is only charged if we […]

Eat Tokyo, Soho, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

My jaw dropped when I saw the size of the Eat Tokyo Soho katsu curry of my neighbour. £9 gets you an insanely large bowl with surely what must be a kilo of rice, curry and what, five individual breasts of chicken? It’s all so overwhelming […]

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Vietnamese noodle soup: fish cake noodle soup from Da Nang

by Queeny Nguyễn @ Viet Food Channel

Fish cake noodle soup –  bún chả cá? Bún means rice vermicelli noodle Chả cá means fish cake Vietnamese rice vermicelli noodle with fish cake is one of the truly remarkable dishes of Vietnamese cuisine. It’s a dish which will change depending on what part of Vietnam you’re in. Besides the kinds of fish be […]

Zapp’s Chips

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

God damn these are some fucking great kettle cooked potato chips. I always like to try regional or local snacks whenever we travel. I was eyeballing these fuckers from the moment we landed in New Orleans. We tried three flavors: Spicy Cajun Crawtaters, Voodoo, and Hotter N’ Hot Jalapeño. Our favorite was the Crawtators. They … Continue reading Zapp’s Chips

The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food in Singapore

The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food in Singapore


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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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Kitchen Staff

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

Kitchen Staff

Orange Lantern Chef

We offer successful applicants a rewarding journey and remuneration package:

  • Attractive Basic Salary
  • CPF Contribution by Employer
  • On-the-Job Training
  • In-house Training Provided
  • Staff Meals
  • Medical Benefits
  • Work Close to Home
  • Flexible Working Hours

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Pho.Vn – Flavourful Pho Broth With No MSG Added, A Gem For CBD Workers

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

The jovial ladies over at A Juicery highly recommended their neighbours next door. ”Best pho ever. And you must have their spring rolls.” They also let me know a little secret that the chef behind Pho.Vn used to be from the popular Mrs Pho, though this piece of information goes unverified. Pho.Vn is a fuss-free casual Vietnamese restaurant that specialise both the popular streets food of the Southern and Northern parts of Vietnam. Some of its specialty includes Special Beef Combo Pho ($9.90), Nam Vang Noodle ($9.90), Broken Rice with Pork Chop and Steamed Ham ($8.90), Stir-fry Cockles with garlic ($6.90), and Fried or Fresh Spring Rolls ($3.90). The dessert of Green Bean Paste ($3.90) is also popular, and sometimes sells out early. The chef is said to be very particular with the freshness of the ingredient, such that she will go to the market to buy all the fresh beef instead frozen meats from suppliers. All the soup bases are cooked for 6 to 8 hours, with “strictly no MSG added”. For starters, I had the Fresh Spring Rolls ($3.90 for 2 pieces) and Fried Chicken Wings with Fish Sauce ($3.90 for 2 pieces). The former was described by my dining partner as ”very ordinary”, though I enjoyed the freshness and crunch. The Fried Chicken Wings were calorie-worthy, deliciously marinated and juicy. Borrowing a tagline, those were finger-licking good. As for the greatest surprise, it had to be the Special Beef Combo Pho’s soup ($8.90). While it looked deceptively light, the savoury broth was packed with flavours and I just couldn’t help slurping spoon by spoon. So good that the sauces seemed unnecessary. The Pho Noodles used were slippery smooth, fresh-tasting with a good bite. Prices are considered inexpensive, and I am glad to have found a worthy Pho...

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Meat me on Rupert Street: Brindisa brings Spain to Soho

by Sharky @ Sharking for Chips and Drinks

When I first arrived in London, like many cash-strapped locals, my first memories of Brindisa revolve around the Borough Market restaurant’s chorizo and roasted red pepper sandwich stall. It was my go-to cheap weekend brunch for years, until the queues got too frustrating and I took my appetite, like many savvy locals, to nearby Maltby […]

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Spiced Persimmon and Ginger Muffin Recipe

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

My parents adore bargains, especially the ones at their local Salvation Army on Wednesdays, when seniors receive a 25 percent discount. On October 12, 2016, they scored a charming set of English Royal Wessex Red Willow dishes for about $22 (discounted from the original $29.50). They bought it with the intention of gifting it to...

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Facebook Pictures Raffle – free to enter!

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

Anyone who posts and tags a picture of themselves onto our Facebook page eating at the restaurant will automatically be entered into a monthly drawing for a gift certificate.  One entry per month, but you can post as many pics as you’d like!  Size of the prize is determined by the number of entries.  So the more friends you tell to enter, the bigger the jackpot! The gift certificate will be redeemable in both areas of the restaurant and can be applied to alcohol as well.  We will announce the winners via Facebook (any only through Facebook) on the last day of the month.  Winners will have one week to claim their gift certificate otherwise, we will roll the winnings into the next month’s drawing.   Rules for Facebook Pictures Raffle: Pictures must be tagged with your name and posted onto the Sprig and Sprout Facebook page (otherwise we won’t know who you are!) Only one entry name per picture.  Group pictures will be considered as one name. Only one entry per month will be taken, but you an post as many pictures as you want Pictures must include (a)your face, (b)a distinguishable area of the restaurant, and (c) at least one of the following: Banh Mi, Pho Bowl, Vermicelli Bowl, Rice Bowl, Fried Rice Bowl, Goi Entree Salad, Wings, Specialty Dishes,  Beer Cocktails or New Classic Cocktails We will draw a winner on the last day of each month (any pictures entered after the drawing will be put into next month’s drawing).  The winner will announced only on Facebook, so we urge all contestants to keep an eye on our Facebook page. Winners have one week to claim their gift certificate, otherwise the prize […]

Mr R Drinks 雨田先生手冲饮品吧 – Instagrammable Fox And Rose Milk Tea, At Zhongxiao East Road Taipei

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[Taipei] Instagram has certainly changed consumer habits and how coffee shops keep themselves abreast in a very challenging market. Mr R Drinks 雨田先生手冲饮品吧 at Zhongxiao East Road got into the social media limelight with its very photogenic drinks of Rose Milk and Marsh Milk Tea aka Mr Fox Milk Tea. Sometimes, you get other animals on the drink. Do not discount Mr R Drinks, or “Yu Tian Xian Sheng” as another one of those just riding on the Instagram trend. The barista-owner is serious about his coffee, importing coffee beans from various parts of the world, offering hand-drips and takeaway cups. Until he was overwhelmed with orders. When I visited, the shop had a limited menu of Marsh Milk Tea (NT$180, SGD$8.10), Rose Milk, Strawberry Milk and Baileys Milk (NT$150, SGD$6.80), Apple Cider (NT$150, SGD$6.80), Umeshu Soda (NT$140, SGD$6.30), Pikachu Soda (NT$65, SGD$2.90) and… Miso Soup (NT$90, SGD$4). As this is a one-man-show operation and lines can be long, every customer is limited to buying just one cup. During peak hours, you have to get a ticket first before queuing. The barista was seen frothing and making his drinks cup by cup, so wait can be rather long. Each cup took at least 5 to 10 minutes to make. I ordered the Marsh Milk Tea (NT$180, SGD$8.10) only because I was intrigued at the cute fox on the drink. Like how it got there? However, I was slightly disappointed when he handed me a hot frothy cup of milk tea on one hand, a fox on the other enclosed in a plastic packaging, and told me to put it on myself. I see. There wasn’t any 3D latte art involved. For the Rose Milk (NT$150, SGD$6.80) drink though, he helped to carefully place the rose ‘biscuit’ made of egg white...

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The Year in Pho: Recipes, Cooking Tips, and Family Stories from 2017

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

| Wouldn’t you know it, there was a lot of pho fervor this year, especially at Viet World Kitchen! Instead of doing a year-end summary of the most popular recipes on the site, I decided to round up all the pho-related content that published during the past twelve months. I published tips, tricks, and recipes...

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5 ways to eat noodle in Vietnam

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

  Noodle soup is not the only child in Vietnamese noodle family. It has siblings chấm noodle, trộn noodle, xào noodle and other dishes. 1. Chan Chan means pour You pour a generous amount of broth to cover the noodle which not only to flavour it but to keep it hot while you are eating. […]

Jin Feng Braised Pork Rice 金峰魯肉飯 – Popular Lu Rou Fan Eatery In Taipei

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[Taipei] Jin Feng Braised Pork Rice is a well-known eatery (at least among the locals) in Taipei that serves one of the most popular Taiwanese dishes, “Lu Rou Fan” otherwise known as Braised Pork Rice). There are several other places in the Roosevelt Road (Luosifu Lu) neighbourhood that serve braised pork rice, but this hole-in-the-wall dining spot has a reputation for being the best in town. The good news is that this place is budget-friendly with reasonably priced dishes that come in big portions. Keep in mind that there is usually a line in front of Jin Feng Braised Pork Rice, especially during lunch hours. Do not expect too much from the interior, as this place is more like casual local eatery than an actual restaurant. The tables are close to one another, and there is a chance that you will have to share a table with other guests. If you are in a hurry, you can always take your food to go. The Braised Pork Rice, priced at NT$30, NT$40, NT$50 (SGD$1.30, SGD$1.80, SGD$2.50) for their small, medium and large bowls, is definitely the signature dish here at Jin Feng in Taipei. The dish is served with a large amount of rice and topped off with a slice of bitter melon and braised pork. One thing to note is that while Singaporeans are used to bowls with loads of meat with less rice. The reverse seems to apply to many Lu Rou Fan stalls in Taiwan where there is very little meat in contrast to rice. I also noticed that other restaurants that offer this dish tend to serve it with more fat than meat, which is not the case here. The draw to me was the savoury sauce on the fluffy rice, when paired with hot soup was...

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Allen Brothers Steaks

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Allen Brothers sent me a nice package of steaks to try out here at the Food Lab. That’s their Exclusive Prime 16-Pack, which will run you about $230. It contains four of each for a total of 16 items: (1) 6oz prime burgers; (2) jumbo steak dogs; (3) 5oz boneless rib eyes; and (4) 6oz … Continue reading Allen Brothers Steaks

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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Young Adrian Kempe showing quite a bit for Kings

Young Adrian Kempe showing quite a bit for Kings

by Robert Morales @ Orange County Register

Kings coach John Stevens likes quite a few things about his 21-year-old, second-year forward, who has 14 goals and nine assists.

Go Viet - South Kensington - Sharking for Chips and Drinks

Go Viet - South Kensington - Sharking for Chips and Drinks


Sharking for Chips and Drinks

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Print Friendly Like 0 It takes a lot to stand out in South Kensington. It’s a strange neighbourhood with a large mix of tourists, Imperial College foreign students living off a measly stipend, and mega wealthy locals tucked away in their perfect wisteria-adorned homes. As a restaurant, who do you cater? …

Purist Patisserie – Exquisite Entremet Cakes Found In the Heartlands. Hidden Gem At Kovan

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It was quite a journey to locate Purist Patisserie, for it was smack right in the middle of a Kovan private housing estate, with no direct train or bus services. Situated at the end of shop houses of The Promenade @ Pelikat, it may be easy to overlook the shop if not for its bright pink interior and rose gold chandelier which caught my attention. Also note its rather limited opening hours, from Fridays to Sundays noon to 6pm. Not the most ideal location to set up a patisserie, but that does not deters Patissier Joanne from pursuing her dreams and setting up a place of her own to showcase her creations. Joanne’s forte lies in French entremet, which her meticulous crafting skills can be observed from the exquisiteness and aesthetic details of every entremet. But when it comes to taste evaluation, it is usually based on Patissiers’ concept as well as individuals’ preference due to the complexity and various components that go into the dessert. I took a liking to the Cebu Sunrise [$8] which consisted of coconut, mango and jasmine rice. The light coconut mousse was well complemented with sweet mango gelatin fillings and added rice cracker base for that crunch. The most aesthetical pleasing award would go to Fleur ($8), layered with thin waffle biscuit base, raspberry mousse and white chocolate. It was further topped with freeze-dried fruits, popping spheres and edible flowers for elevated appealing factor. I also liked how various components blended well to give an overall tangy note. While I usually love matcha desserts, the Zen Garden ($8) slightly fell short of my expectation. Layered with matcha, black sesame and yuzu, I found the citrus flavor of yuzu slightly overwhelming and outshone the other two components. For alcohol lovers, go for the Whiskey Bar...

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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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Sawleaf | Modern Vietnamese Food

Sawleaf | Modern Vietnamese Food


Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

We serve modern Vietnamese food using traditional family recipes, including pho and banh mi. Our food is healthy, delicious and served fast.

Chen Ji Intestine & Oyster Taiwanese Vermicelli Shop 陳記專業蚵仔麵線 – Possibly The Best Mee Sua In Taipei

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[Taipei] Ah Zong Mian Xian, otherwise known as Ay Chung Rice Noodles 阿宗麵線 used to be my favourite Mee Sua from Taipei. When I say “used to”, it could be as far a decade back when it was crowded, but not flooded with tourists like now. Unfortunately, the standard and consistency was not like in the past as the store gets more commercialised. I was recommended to Chen Ji Mee Sua 陳記專業蚵仔麵線, or Chen Ji Intestine & Oyster Taiwanese Vermicelli Shop. Many call it the “Best Mee Sua in Taipei”, with “original local taste without over promoting”. Mee Sua is a Taiwanese dish that is basically a vermicelli soup included with large pork intestine or oysters. The noodles served with the soup should never fall apart or stick together. At least, this is what the general rule is. Chen Ji Mee Sua looked like an average Taiwanese food stand. No fanciful interior, just a counter where you can order food, and a couple of tables outside the shop. A large bowl大碗is priced at NT$65 (SGD$2.90), smaller bowl大碗at NT$50 (SGD$2.25), with clear vermicelli soup清麵線at NT$35 (SGD$1.60). If you like your pig’s intestines, then you would love the Mee Sua here. I found the pieces extremely soft, tender, and flavourful, and as a friend @eileen_eats_alot described, ”clean unlike some that have strong porky flavour”. I bought both large and small bowls to compare, and found the large bowl to be a lot more generous in ingredients. For the amount of oysters given, this bowl is reasonably priced. The consistency was smooth and thick without being sticky. Tip: Have it plain before adding some chilli and vinegar for more layered taste. I tried about 8 different bowls of Mee Sua in Taipei, this ranks as my top so far. In order to reach...

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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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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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Viet Food Channel

Viet Food Channel


Viet Food Channel

Finally, I managed to go back to Vietnam on a culinary trip; I had longed to try the food of my homeland, of three regions from North to South. Imperial Hue is the first place on my list. Some people might argue with me, Hue is not the best place. Most of my international friends have been to Vietnam saying that they love Hoi An’s food; Many Vietnamese would say “an Bac, mac Nam” which means food North, style South and Hanoi’s food is the best. I might have thought as just but no longer. Having been living in the UK, tried different cuisines and spent more time reading about food, my perspective changed. Through this new lense, through my love of balance&harmony food, Hue's cuisine is at my desire. In Hue’s food, I found the balance & harmony, I taste love and It couldn’t be righter. I am longing for another journey back to learn Hue’s cooking and delicious vegetarian dishes of all kind. But for now, let's go back to some places with me, places I’ve researched, tried and liked.

Restaurant review: Banh Mi Bakery, Kowloon City - Viet food via New York

Restaurant review: Banh Mi Bakery, Kowloon City - Viet food via New York


South China Morning Post

Most food lovers associate Kowloon City with hotpot, the beef patties at Islam Food and Thai or Chiu Chow cuisine. In recent years, the area with low-rise walk-ups has welcomed a number of cosy cafes which reflect the laid-back vibe and offer more...

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…

Seed to table – sustainable and traditional agriculture

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

Last Sunday, The Hanoi Chef Community and the Japanese NGO were together organising a co-event: SEED TO TABLE  – To educate people about slow food and sustainable agriculture – To support local farmers create dishes from local ingredients which in turn, they can develop their food business.       We prepared food from ingredients that […]

Hanoi street walking tour # 1 – where to eat Pho in Hanoi

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

If you are going to Hanoi and are asking “where to eat Pho” then you are in the right place. I’ve cooked pho to sell in London and Slovakia. Back to Vietnam I was seeking for places to try our Vietnamese “national” dish. I was looking for a clear both with nature delicate sweetness from […]

How to Choose the Best Restaurants in Parker

by Yume Tran @ Indochine Cuisine

If you are looking for a place to eat out, then you are probably wondering about the best restaurants in Parker. There are several ways to identify good locations to enjoy your meal, and you might want to do a little research in order to select a restaurant. Look at Online Reviews The internet provide a great option to find Continue Reading

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Nem – famous crispy spring rolls – 117 Bui Thi Xuan street

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

  NEM is well-known among local people for its square crispy crab spring rolls – the crispiness that is hard to achieve even for an experience cook like me.    This morning, as I woke up: – Would you go with me for the wedding dress? – I texted my fiance – Uh ok – […]

How’s about ordering the best Thai food in Parker one hour earlier each day?

by Yume Tran @ Indochine Cuisine

As our business continue to grow year after year – our kitchen is more than maxed out of its original capacity. Since we cannot expand it within Parker Station and we obviously don’t want to move out of Parker Station; we have been thinking and thinking and thinking for a good solution to our capacity problem. We think we might Continue Reading

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Mrs Pho House – Popular Pho Shop Opens Restaurant Serving Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

Fans of Vietnamese food would be thrilled to hear about the opening of Mrs Pho House along Rangoon Road, and you can look forward to dishes like Claypot La La and Gong Gong. Not just PHO. Established since 2014, Mrs Pho has been serving their rendition of hearty beef pho at Beach Road, which is a hot favorite among office executives nearby. This is despite the long waiting time during lunch hours, due to the limited seating capacity. Taking over the location of the defunct Grub Noodle Bar, this ‘house’ is more spacious, and makes it more conducive for bigger group dining. So why Mrs Pho HOUSE? Like inviting you to their house, their staff mentioned that they wanted to provide a comfortable dining environment which serves up various casual home-cook Vietnamese dishes, and not just limited to pho. I cannot help but to agree, as many people’s idea of Vietnamese food is limited to just Pho and Bánh mì. If you are a frequent diner with Mrs Pho, you should be aware of their other signature dish, Mrs Pho Cockles ($10.90) which is stir fried “see-hum” tossed with garlic and pork lard. Over here, the cockles are cooked in a clay pot to provide an enhanced smoky fragrance. Probably due to popularity of cockles, there is now an extended seafood menu. Additions include ‘House’ Crab ($32), Saigon Chili Prawns ($12.90), Long live ‘Gong-Gong’ ($10.90) and Love You Long Time ‘Lala’ ($10.90). The conch, or commonly known as ‘Lala’, was slowly simmered with lemongrass to give a clear subtle sweet broth. The ‘Lala’ was fresh and tender, but I preferred to drink the “zhup” (sauce) more than eating the flesh of the shellfish. The usual starters from Mrs Pho also made their appearance, such as Spring Roll ($6.90), Grilled Beef...

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Viet Food to Go

Viet Food to Go


Yahoo Local

Find Viet Food to Go in Houston with Address, Phone number from Yahoo US Local. Includes Viet Food to Go Reviews, maps & directions to Viet Food to Go in Houston and more from Yahoo US Local

Kazo – Taiwanese Kazu Kazu, Lava Polo Buns And ‘Sexy’ Matcha Latte Bottles, At Chinatown Point

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

Taiwanese Bakery Kazo has opened at Chinatown Point (nearer Hong Lim Food Centre side), offering a selection of Polo Buns, Cream Puffs, and Kazu Kazu which are long choux pastries. The brand is supposedly popular in Taiwan, with a different name of Nichifu 日芙洋菓子 with stores in Taichung. (My Taiwanese friends have never heard of it though.) Having just returned from Taiwan, I was inevitably curious towards Kazo and its products. Offerings included Premium Ice Cream Polo ($5.50 for 2 scoops, $3.80 for 1), Hokkaido Cream Golden Lava ($3.00), Crispy Cream Puff ($1.80), Kazu Kazu ($3.50), Cheese Tart ($3.00 for original, $3.20 for chocolate or matcha) and Kazoman Beverages ($3.00 – $3.50). This is like many things trending / instagrammable all in one store. The Premium Ice Cream Polo ($5.50) could remind some of Hokkaido Ice Cream Puff, in which you could choose from Hokkaido Cream, Matcha, and Chocolate. The former boosted a more crusty puff pastry and creamier quality ice cream, but lacked of that buttery fragrance. While I wished I could eat the Polo with my hands (like how the photos featured). In reality, the ice cream would start dripping within seconds and scooping from the provided plastic box would be cleaner. I was curious how the Kazu Kazu would match up with the famous Japan’s Zaku Zaku – which by the way has opened in Taipei and ‘inspired’ many other versions. This Kazu Kazu had a firmer crusty outer layer which I did not mind, though its filling of Hokkaido cream was mild and pale in comparison. My sense is the Hokkaido Cream Golden Lava ($3.00) could land up being its most popular item, as local consumers are still fascinated by the idea of flowing lava. Mine was indeed very molten. Though I suspect some might come...

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Bobii Frutii Singapore – Colourful Bubble Tea From Taiwan Opening At The Clementi Mall, 10 Jan 2018

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The Return Of The Taiwanese Bubble Tea craze in Singapore sees old players such as Gong Cha, Singapore brand LiHo and Taiwan’s PlayMade 丸作, all of them with difference in their areas of specialty. Let’s just say Gong Cha is known for their Alisan Milk Foam, LiHo for Cheese drinks (which is now everywhere) and PlayMade 丸作 for their freshly made pearls. Bobii Frutii will be opening its first store in Singapore at The Clementi Mall. I first tried Bobii Frutii 珍珠水果特調 in Taipei which attracted a crowd initially due to its distinct coloured and “Instagram-worthy” layers. Each cup is made using milk, tea and colourful pearls, with no artificial flavourings, man-made essences, creamer or preservatives. The menu in Singapore features a total of 37 drinks in a single cup size and divided into 5 different categories – Tea/Au Lait aka “served with milk” in French ($2.50 – $3.90), Ice Blended ($5.90 – $6.90), Matcha ($4.90 – $6.50), Fruit Tea ($3.90 – $5.90) and Cheese Tea, exclusive to Singapore ($4.50 – $5.90). Pearls aka bobii (Taiwanese slang for tapioca pearls) that are preservative-free come in 3 different flavours: Original ($0.60), Butterfly Pea ($0.90) and Brown Sugar ($0.90), are made in Taiwan and air-flown to Singapore to ensure freshness and consistency. One thing to note, the bobii in each cup is considerably less compared to other competitor brands out there. Apart from their aesthetically pleasing appearance, each of their signature items have funky names that made me wonder what the flavours are, so I gave up on their names and ended up ordering by colours. “Hi, can I have the blue and yellow layered drink?” “Oh, you mean Mermaid’s Tears?” “Ya, that one.” I cried. The names included Don’t Want To Work, Pandora Treasures, Childhood Memory, Green Romance, and Don’t Want...

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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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Madame Vo

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

Madame Vo is a Vietnamese joint on 10th Street near 2nd Avenue. My wife and I have been itching to go, since we have been on a quest to find good Vietnamese food in NYC since the early 2000’s. I think we finally found it here, so let me give you the rundown of our … Continue reading Madame Vo

Wakanui Grill Dining – Steakhouse Using Meats From New Zealand And Cooking Techniques Of Japan, At Marina One

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On the 4th level of the rather futuristic looking (like off a Hollywood set) of Marina One lies two glass capsules. One of them contains Wakanui Grill Dining, an 86-seater restaurant which features steak and lamb from New Zealand. Wakanui, a New Zealand term meaning “to canoe over the land of plenty”’ is a grill restaurant concept that showcases the best available meats from the country. Its first outlet opened in Tokyo in 2011, and its success soon meant the opening of its second outlet there, focusing on lamb chops. Therefore, you could also find some Japanese influences in the menu over in Singapore’s outlet. The stars and the essence of the restaurant are therefore the New Zealand Ocean Beef and Wakanui Spring Lamb, which are grilled over Japan-sourced Binchotan charcoal in the centrally-placed, open kitchen. Starters included Neck Clam Soup ($12), Steamed Green Lip New Zealand Mussels ($22), Hot Smoked Salmon ($24), Seasonal Hassun ($32), Kikorangi Blue Cheese Caesar ($22) and Green Salad ($16) I was recommended by the service manager the Wakanui Spring Lamb Chop ($8) as the starter, and it turned out to be quite exceptional. The lamb had intense flavour and retained its natural juiciness, without the usual gaminess lamb would have. In fact, this would count as one of the most tender lamb chops I ever had. The Wakanui Spring Lamb are raised for approximately six months on the lush and highly nutritious spring pastures, with meat then aged for around four weeks until reaching its peak flavour. This process would ensure that the optimum flavour and texture of the lamb can be enjoyed year-round. In terms of the Ocean Beef, there were choices of 21 Days Dry-aged Bone-in-Ribeye ($199 for 1000g), Ribeye Cut ($79 for 350g, $109 for 500g), or Sirloin ($72 for 350g,...

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The Lunch Lady – Street Food Celebrity Made Famous By Anthony Bourdain, Daily Rotating Noodles Menu At Ho Chi Minh City

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

[Ho Chi Minh City] A store which piqued my interest while I was researching for Vietnamese street food was The Lunch Lady, which came up as one of the common search results. Many bestowed her with the title of “legendary” street food vendor in Ho Chi Minh. The Lunch Lady (known as Nguyen Thi Thanh) propelled to fame after being featured on No Reservations. It is a food and travel programme hosted by American chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdian. The store has since then been patronized by many other food influencers from various countries and garnered them a wide following of international visitor ship. (I looked around and noticed a few more tables with foreigners. Her specialty is noodle soup and interestingly, she has a daily rotating menu which serves only one type of noodle soup every day. Seven days in a week, she can whip up seven kinds of noodle soup such as Bun Thai, Bun Mam and Banh Canh Cua. Totally unheard of to me, and the most common Pho is not even on her menu. I wondered would the idea work in SG if I sell Bak Chor Mee Soup on Mondays, Wanton Mee Soup on Tuesdays, Hae Mee Soup on Wednesdays and etc. The amount of logistics and ingredients to buy! I visited the store on a Friday, and the noodle soup of the day was Bun Bo Hue, which translates to Spicy Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (VND 40k, SGD$2.40). The bowl of noodle soup felt visually intimidating at first with its bright orange hue, which resembled chilli oil from Mala pot. However, I took my first mouthful but it was nothing like that. I didn’t even found it spicy. A case of being hit with confusion while trying to adapt to the foreign palate....

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8 best Vietnamese eateries in Singapore, picked by ST's food critics

8 best Vietnamese eateries in Singapore, picked by ST's food critics


The Straits Times

There's no need to travel to Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi for a good bowl of pho, or your favourite banh xeo Vietnamese pancake. Singapore now has plenty of Vietnamese eateries with a range of food offerings from across Vietnam. Take your pick from salads and spring rolls, to noodles and banh mi, as well as other main dishes and desserts.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

September’s Supper Club Menu

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

We will be doing two seatings this month.  Monday Sept 29th and then Tuesday Sept 30th.  Seats fill up very quickly so please RSVP as soon as possible.   Mon Sept 29th and Tue Sept 30th 2014 6 course Prix fixe Menu ($45) • Banh Bot Loc (Transparent shrimp and pork filled tapioca dumplings wrapped in banana leaf) • Goi Buoi Tom Thit (Shrimp and pork over a Pomelo and four herb salad) • Bun Rieu Cua (It was such a hit last month we are doing it one more time before crab and tomatoes are out of season! Locally sourced and handpicked blue crab in its own bouillabaisse with stewed tomatoes, aromatic herbs and thin rice noodles) • Rau Xao Thap Cam (Mixed vegetables wok sautéed with a vegan stir fry sauce) • Ga Roti (Our family favorite! 5 spiced honey braised chicken thigh served with Viet com ga) • Che Dau Trang (Black eye pea rice pudding topped with slightly sweet coconut cream) Because seating is limited credit card reservations are required and we have a strict cancellation policy: $20 Cancellation fee within the week of event $45 Cancellation fee day before, or day of event Cancellation fee is only charged if we cannot fill your seat To make reservations: Email: Management@sprigandsproutdc.com Call: 202-333-2569 and ask for Jen or Marc

Tonkin Viet Noodle Bar – Pho and Banh Mi at Orchard Central

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

Tonkin a Vietnamese Noodle Bar has opened at Orchard Central, with another two outlets at Tanjong Pagar 100AM and Clifford Centre. For fans of Viet food, you can venture down to the basement of the mall (next to Maccha House) for spring rolls, green mango salad, pho and banh mi. I wished I had better words to describe the experience, but it was okay. The Beef Combination Noodle Soup ($9.90) had rather light soup base, with consideration addition of fresh herbs and vegetables. Good for those who prefer broth that is not so heavy or robust. We also had a Banh Mi Pate Belly Pork with Vegetable ($6.90), and wished there was more slices of meat. Tonkin would rank somewhere in the middle for taste. Safe choices, nothing exciting, like that lo. But if you would happen to be at OC and need a warm bowl of noodle soup, this would be it. Tonkin Viet Noodle Bar Orchard Central #B1-02, 181 Orchard Road Singapore 238896 Tel: +65 6444 4406 Opening Hours: 11am – 9:30pm Other outlets: 100AM #03-13 100 Tras Street Singapore 079027 Clifford Centre #B1-01, 24 Raffles Place Clifford Centre Singapore 048621 Other Related Entries Pho Tai (Capitol Piazza) Nam Nam Noodle Bar (Raffles City) Pho Hanh Delights (Joo Chiat) Comnam (Raffles City) Moc Quan (UE Square)

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The “Banh Mia” Sandwich

by Johnny Prime @ viet food – Johnny Prime

Last night The Cake Dealer put together the most incredible sandwich I’ve ever eaten in my life. A successful combination of Vietnamese and Italian cuisines – a “Vietalian” banh mi sandwich that she called the “Banh Mia” sandwich. Mortadella, prosciutto, pickled carrots, pickled daikon, fresh cucumbers, cilantro, mayo, maggi sauce, sri racha sauce, and nduja … Continue reading The “Banh Mia” Sandwich

Day-After Thanksgiving Turkey Pho Recipe — Pressure Cooker and Multicooker Edition!

by Andrea Nguyen @ Viet World Kitchen

  Do you cook during the holidays with leftovers in mind? I do. There’s so much involved in pulling off a holiday meal to feed a crowd that I love to bank my efforts by repurposing ingredients and using up scraps. Many Americans make soup from the leftover turkey carcass and vegetable, but what about...

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København a great time: 48 Hours in Copenhagen

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark – fun, beautiful, cool and quirky. With a population of just over 2 million inhabitants, it’s grown from being a Viking fishing village to become a regional centre of power with institutions, top restaurants, galleries and a gorgeous waterfront. Copenhagen […]

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Pirate’s Alley Cafe

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Pirate Alley is an awesome little alley behind the church at Jackson Square in New Orleans’ French Quarter. We discovered the cafe there  back in 2009, and it’s the reason we love absinthe. I don’t really write bar reviews, but this is a great place to have a drink. That’s all I got! PIRATE’S ALLEY … Continue reading Pirate’s Alley Cafe

Saigon Alley – Vietnamese Pho and Banh Mi Restaurant, Considered A Hidden Gem

by admin @ Food – Vietnamese – DanielFoodDiary.com

Some worthy restaurants go under the radar, which is kind of a waste. I have visited Saigon Alley occasionally, a Vietnamese casual concept located in Novena Gardens, and thought it was not too bad. The menu is said to be inspired by the traditional recipes from Hanoi, featuring comforting home style Vietnamese delights inspired by the street food of Vietnam. So you can expect familiar Viet street food of Pho ($14), Banh Mi ($7 – $9), Spring Rolls ($8 – $10), and other side dishes. But no, they have not achieved ”Nam Nam” popularity status yet. The interior shouted of modern industrial, graffiti art on the wall, with lights throwing out hues of purple and red at night. Songs played are a mixture of English Top 40s (from a few years ago), and Vietnamese tear-jerkers like Cô Bé Mùa Đông. The servers hummed along, and by the way, they also did a competent job in introducing the dishes. Food wise, the emphasis is on the modern usage of fresh ingredients, and strong flavours like mint, coriander, Thai chilli, fish sauce, and many secret herbs & spices to add depth to the dishes. I suspect that most diners would find the Combination Beef Pho ($14) too light and understated in terms of the broth. But I thought that was refreshing in a different way, and allowed for other ingredients to shine through. Well, there are always chilli and fish sauce to bring out the taste – in typical Singaporean dining fashion. Both times, the server recommended the Spicy Australian Beef Noodles ($14), which would probably be a 2-3/10 in terms of spicy level. This is said to have originated from the central city of Hue, cooked with a 8-hour beef broth, using a round type of rice noodles (similar to the...

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StickyWings, Brick Lane, London

by Sam @ donutsam Eats & Travels

StickyWings make for sticky hands. I had my first visitors to my new locale in East London and we headed along to the Zomato well-rated StickyWings on Brick Lane. From the looks of things it’s changed owners a number of times, but was hasn’t changed […]

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Viet Food To Go, Houston

Viet Food To Go, Houston


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Ben Tre Vietnamese Homestyle Cuisine

Ben Tre Vietnamese Homestyle Cuisine


Ben Tre Vietnamese Homestyle Cuisine

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Ao Quán – A touch of rural Vietnamese food and scene in Hanoi Centre

by huyenchi11 @ Viet Food Channel

Authentic food, affordable price, the rural scene and atmosphere here remind us of where we were and have been – Nostalgia. Ao Quán became our another favourite spot in town. I’ve been here 4 times and will be back again.     I first came to this place beyond my friend Khu’s recommendation – a […]

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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Domenica Fiore Olive Oil

by Johnny Prime @ Johnny Prime

Domenica Fiore reached out to me to try their olive oil. I can always use an extra bottle of olive oil around the food lab, so I jumped at the opportunity. Here’s what they sent to me: We used it for some sautéed broccolini and mixed it into a truffle sauce to eat with some … Continue reading Domenica Fiore Olive Oil

Chen San Ding 陳三鼎青蛙鮮奶 – Best Bubble Milk Drink In Taipei, Near Gongguan Night Market

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[Taipei] Chen San Ding 陳三鼎青蛙鮮奶 has been widely reviewed to be the best bubble milk drink in Taipei. It is located near Gonguan Night Market, an area where the university students typically hang out. What? Not 50嵐, Chun Shui Tang 春水堂, ShareTea, 丸作 which all have more swanky shops and long list of beverages. While Chen San Ding is widely known to serve “bubble tea”, there is no tea in any of its offerings. The signature drink is called 青蛙撞奶, directly transported to “frog knocking against the milk”. No frogs are harmed in the process, as the boba (tapioca pearls) used are thought to resemble frog’s eggs. What you get is a cup of boba pearls, caramel, cold milk, with choice of ice. All drinks are affordable priced at TWD40, which works out to be SGD$1.80. This is what you call cheap and good. Upon holding the cup, I couldn’t help noticing that the bottom was warm while the top layer was cold. That is because the tapioca pearls are cooked on the spot in brown sugar, giving them the soft texture and lingering sweetened and caramalised taste. The pearls were indeed soft, sweet, chewy and you just couldn’t resist having more. Like having a mini-party in your mouth. It felt like a kind of stress-relieving munching on them. The milk itself was not that sweet, which made the entire cup kind of balanced. Other drinks such as Ai Yu Glass Jelly, Brown Sugar Glass Jelly, Lemon with Pearls, Green Bean with Pearls are available, all priced at TWD40. While you cannot choose your sugar level, you can have an option of with or without ice. I went early in the morning, and was faced with a queue of about 5 to 10 people. But it quickly got longer, though...

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Vegan & Vegetarian Supper Club

by jen hoang @ Sprig and Sprout

After many of your requests, and as promised February’s Supper Club is a 100% all Vegetarian and totally Vegan menu. We worked with the female monks of Bien An Tu Temple to develop a taste bud tantalizing and guilt free meal! Join us upstairs, as owner Jen walks you through 7 courses of what Buddhists have been eating for centuries. Monday February 17th or 24th 7 course Prix fixe Menu • Banh Bot Loc Chay (Steamed Transparent Dumpling) • Goi Ngo Sen Chay (Salad of Lotus Stem, White Tremella Mushrooms, Carrots, Cucumber, and seasoned Bean Curd with a mix of Viet Herbs) • Banh Tet Chay (Vegetarian Mung Bean Sticky Rice Cake served with sweet and salty radish) • Canh Chua Chay (Sweet & Sour Tamarind Soup with Pineapples, Tomatoes, Okra, and Ngo Om) • Ca Ri Chay (Sweet Potato, Carrot, and Tofu  in Coconut Curry Sauce) • Do Hu Mang Kho (Tofu and Bamboo Shoots in braised caramel sauce) • Che Ba Mau (3 colored Jelly Dessert) $40/person Credit card information is required at time of reservation. Because seating is limited there is a NO CANCELLATION POLICY (please ask for details). To make reservations: Email: Management@sprigandsproutdc.com Call: 202-333-2569 and ask for Jen

Floor Staff

by admin_orn @ Home | The Orange Lantern Restaurant | Vietnamese Food & Cuisine

Floor Staff

Orange Lantern Waiter

We offer successful applicants a rewarding journey and remuneration package:

  • Attractive Basic Salary
  • CPF Contribution by Employer
  • On-the-Job Training
  • In-house Training Provided
  • Staff Meals
  • Medical Benefits
  • Work Close to Home
  • Flexible Working Hours

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