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Bottoms Up – Budapest Ruin Bars and Beyond

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Feeling thirsty in Hungary? Check out our favorite places to drink including hip Budapest ruin bars plus cool spots for beer, cocktails and wine. Finding a bar in Budapest is like finding hay in a haystack. The Hungarian capital has a lot of drinking establishments, many filled with young professionals and visiting tourists. Though infamous for its funky ruin bars, the river split city also has traditional pubs, classy wine lounges and even spa bars. Yes, you can imbibe at Budapest bars while getting your soak on. We visited our first (but ...

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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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21 Inspirational Movies about Food and Chefs

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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7 Food Blogs You Should Be Following for Asian Cuisine

7 Food Blogs You Should Be Following for Asian Cuisine


Spoon University

Some eye candy for when you're craving Asian food at 2 am.

Best Sonoma Restaurants: 18 Picks from the Food Critics

Best Sonoma Restaurants: 18 Picks from the Food Critics

by Sonoma Magazine @ Bay Area Bites

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

Zuzi's Five Favourites in Prague

Zuzi's Five Favourites in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

We're finishing our "Prague Five Faves" series where we are introducing the people behind Taste of Prague. And we saved the best for last: the founder, the enforcer, the visionary: Zuzi. "Capo di tutti capi.” "Da boss.” “The interrogator.” These are only a few things people say about Zuzi. When she’s not in the room. The truth is that Zuzi runs a very tight ship and likes to be in control of things. Because she cares. She’s not that type of person with a “whatever” attitude. Only the best will do, especially when it comes to the guests of the Taste of Prague tours. And she’s a leader with a strong - and usually the right - opinion. And she’s not afraid to voice it. You know what Zuzi thinks. As Karolina put it during one of our Taste of Prague outings: “Zuzi, you’re tough, but I have never, ever, ever thought you were a b*tch.” Wow, thank you for the compliment! (We were all tipsy.) Zuzi is also a loving foodie with a discerning palate. Heck, she even quit her good lawyer's position in big law to pursue her passion for food. She’s known for one thing: she will not finish a dish or a cup of coffee she does not like. (Unlike Jan, who can gobble things that are less then perfect because, you know, food.) Which can mean long dry coffee spells during vacations. Or the relative lack of fruits in the winter because, hey, they "don’t taste the way they should”. Yes, Zuzi demands perfection not only from people but also from fruit. But Zuzi also has one of the biggest hearts you will ever see, and if you’re a friend - or a guest - she will do whatever it takes to help you or make sure you’re happy, and she is genuinely happy for your success. She is the girl behind our “will not write about bad dining experiences” policy because she understands perfection takes time and effort. And that's what makes Zuzi so great: she is the perfect combination of demanding - which is great for what we do - and loving, which is great for everything.

Recipe: Grilled pork sandwich -Bánh mì thịt nướng

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Grilled pork sandwich - Bánh mì thịt nướng By Helen Le Published: December 30, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 30 minsReady In: 50 minsYield: 3-5 (3 Servings)"Banh mi thit nuong" which is Vietnamese sandwich with grilled pork, is the special version of "banh mi". This is one of the most popular breakfast in Vietnam. Bánh mì […]

{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat ở Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

English post/Bài viết tiếng Anh Chậc, bài này đáng lẽ phải hoàn thành từ tháng 3 nhưng vì lý do sức khỏe mà mình đã hoãn nó tới tận bây giờ. Tự an ủi là ít ra đã hoàn thành trước “ngày đặc biệt” Snowdon Deli là nhà hàng đầu tiên mình đến trong chuyến […]

Vietnamese Banana, Coconut & Tapioca Dessert (Chè Chuối)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Chè chuối is a warm, Vietnamese pudding-like dessert featuring bananas and rich coconut cream. You can easily make this at home in less than an hour! Chè in Vietnamese, refers to sweet desserts which are liquid such as drinks, pudding, or even types of ‘soup.’ So chè chuối you could say is a type of pudding, made of coconut […]

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Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide

Vietnamese Food: The Ultimate Food Guide


Travel + Leisure

“An com chua?”If you’re going to understand Vietnam and the Vietnamese, this three-word phrase is key. A friendly greeting exchanged throughout the day, it poses a seemingly mundane question: “Have...

Common mistakes when traveling to Prague, a.k.a.

Common mistakes when traveling to Prague, a.k.a. "It's your own fault"

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Here at Taste of Prague, we have this secret competition with Vienna: we want all the guests of our food tours, and all the visitors to Prague, enjoy our city more than Vienna. Not that we have anything against Vienna. We actually love that place. But still, when many of our guests visit Prague, Vienna and Budapest within the same trip, we want them to enjoy Prague the best. It’s just the way we are. Competitive. But some Prague visitors don’t make it easy. Their Prague stays are riddled by what we would see as traveling mistakes. (We wrote about some don'ts of Prague already.) And then they complain about Prague. And we’re sad. And angry. Yup, it’s an emotional rollercoaster here at Taste of Prague whenever someone dares criticize out home town.  To avoid that, we have put together a short list of what we think are the main mistakes we’ve seen visitors to Prague make, and how and why to avoid them. We hate to be haters, but hey - nobody disses our town on our watch! So drop that pretzel, push away the pork knuckle, and read on. Here’s what you don’t do during your stay in Prague.

Ramen và Bún Chả

Ramen và Bún Chả

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Anh / English article Mình luôn cảm thấy khá tội lỗi vì sự lười biếng viết lách của bản thân. Tuần trước, mình bắt đầu suy nghĩ về ý tưởng sự đa dạng của ẩm thực các nước tại Hà Nội, bằng một series các nhà hàng/món ăn nước ngoài vs. nhà […]

Best beef steak tartare in Prague

Best beef steak tartare in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Ahhh, the joys of devouring a good steak tartare! One of the most feared - and later one of the most loved - dishes we order in the course of our Prague Food and Culture Tours, beef steak tartare is one of the most popular dishes eaten in Czech pubs and arguably the king of a specifically Czech category of foods found in many Prague restaurants: “snacks that go well with beer”. Forget about the naysayers and fear mongers. You should give it a try in Prague. Where and how? Read on.

Vietnamese Pork Chops with Cucumber Tomato Salad - Pickled Plum Food And Drinks

Vietnamese Pork Chops with Cucumber Tomato Salad - Pickled Plum Food And Drinks


Pickled Plum Food And Drinks

Making Vietnamese pork chops isn't complicated with few ingredients for lots of flavor! An easy, authentic recipe tasting like South East Asian street food.

Top 60 Ballroom Dance Blogs and Websites For Ballroom Dancers

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 60 Ballroom Dance blogs The Best Ballroom Dance blogs from thousands of top Ballroom Dance blogs in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social […]

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M’TUCCI’S MARKET & PIZZERIA – Albuquerque, New Mexico

by Gil Garduno @ Gil's Thrilling (And Filling) Blog

Greek mythology recounts the story of Tantalus, progeny of a divine parent (Zeus himself) and a mortal one.  Uniquely favored among mortals by being invited to share the food of the gods, Tantalus abused that privilege by slaying his own son and feeding him to the gods as a test of their omniscience.  The gods immediately figured out what Tantalus

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May Cafe

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

 Prize-Winning Vietnamese Food Latest visit: October 12, 2012First visit: January 20, 2012 Our Friday night restaurant crawl took us somewhat farther  than our usual haunts because we needed to stock  the larder for a dinner party at Talin Market at Central and … Continue reading

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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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An Di: Vietnamese cuisine, Japanese sensibility | The Japan Times

An Di: Vietnamese cuisine, Japanese sensibility | The Japan Times


The Japan Times

Were it not for the name on the illuminated sign hanging at the entrance, you would be hard pressed to identify An Di as a Vietnamese restaurant. Inside or

Scientists Peek Inside the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Microbes to Learn Their Secrets

Scientists Peek Inside the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Microbes to Learn Their Secrets

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Microorganisms play a vital role in growing food and sustaining the planet, but they do it anonymously. Scientists haven't identified most soil microbes, but they are learning which are most common.

Philadelphia cheesesteak wars: 12 hours, 4 cheesesteaks

by Anna @ slightly astray

“You can’t come to Philadelphia and not have a cheesesteak.” Given that the cheesesteak is practically Philly’s symbol, that statement is so true. But we’ll do one better. In fact… we’ll do three better. The best thing about hanging out with foodies is that everyone is enthusiastic about eating and hunting for good food. The best thing about visiting locals is that they know where all the best spots are. The perfect combination. And because everyone has a different opinion...



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A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

A Visual Guide to Eating Sushi in Japan

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

In Japan, sushi is more than a delicious meal—it’s a revered art form. If your definition of the delicacy is California rolls with soy sauce and “wasabi” (a.k.a. horseradish and food dye), take a look at this visual guide below, from Japanese hotel Swissotel Nankai in Osaka. The helpful infographic was created for guests unfamiliar […]

Top 7 Culinary Schools in Italy to Master the Art of Cooking

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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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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Jan's Five Favourites in Prague

Jan's Five Favourites in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

If you follow us on social media, you may have notice a big change in the Taste of Prague world: we have grown. And it’s time to introduce ourselves, which is exactly what we’ll do in a series of our “Prague Five Faves”, where the people of Taste of Prague spill the beans on what they like.  We’re kicking off with Jan. He likes to call himself Taste of Prague’s “Supreme Leader”. Until Zuzi enters the room. Anyway, nerdy and mostly lovable - and “too nice” according to Karolina (Zuzi shakes her head in disapproval), Jan is a people person. Zuzi sometimes complains that when she walks off to the restroom and comes back, she can hear Jan’s voice, as he’s chatting to the other people in the restaurant. And it’s totally true. He just can’t help it. Jan has a discerning palate and appreciates great food, yet shows no detectable ownership of will-power whatsoever when it comes to various types of junk foods. Nutella, French fries, burgers and pizza, you name it, he’ll eat it. the faster the better. Apart from food, he is a linguist and translator (“That’s Doctor Jan to you!” he exclaims whenever he’s fighting with Zuzi over anything and loses) and his biggest life achievements are the facts that he was an extra in Barbara Streisand’s Yentl (true story) and went to high school with Beyonce (true story too).

7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Travelers

7 Habits of Highly Effective Business Travelers

by Laura Longwell @ TripIt Blog

Business travel can have its high points and its low points, but regular travelers learn that there are ways to make even tough situations significantly better.  These are the seven habits of highly effective business travelers.    1. Pack Like a Pro Road warriors don’t start from scratch every time they have to pack for a trip.  Instead, they keep a suitcase at the ready with basics already packed along with toiletries like a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, and even makeup.  These pro travelers keep a packing list on hand and know exactly what items they need to snag before heading out of town.  And they always carry on in case they need to switch flights at the last minute.  2.  Leverage the Power of Technology Pro travelers leverage technology to its maximum benefit.  They use apps like TripIt Pro to alert them to flight changes or delays, Waze to shave time of their drives, and Lounge Buddy to find VIP lounges in airports.  They use the Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, and CLEAR programs to speed their way through lines.  By using the right tools, they take some of the stress and discomfort out of travel.    3. Check-in Early, or Late Experienced travelers know that there is a timing and a rhythm to travel.  They capitalize on the natural flow and use it to their advantage.  They are ...

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Best Online Healthy Cooking Classes

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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Pho Cuon – One of the top dishes in Vietnam

by O. @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

By Gerard Claramunt Big statement, I know, but this delicious local dish has definitely the potential to be a signature...

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Bún Bò Huế Recipe – Spicy Beef & Pork Noodle Soup

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bún bò Huế is a hidden Vietnamese gem that has yet to “make it” in mainstream American cuisine. It’s a rich and spicy soup with deep layers of flavor. This Central Vietnamese soup is paired with tender slices of beef and pork, then topped with lots of fresh herbs. Phở has made its way in and has grown popular quickly, so why […]

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Bánh Xèo – Savory Vietnamese Crêpes

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bánh xèo seems to be designed to be eaten as a family. The batter, filling ingredients, and veggies aren’t complicated to prepare, but they don’t make sense to be bought or made to be eaten by yourself. You don’t just buy 1/4 pound of pork, 8 shrimps, or buy 1/4 head of lettuce. You kind […]

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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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Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) is a quintessential Vietnamese dish and this step-by-step recipe shows you how to make this amazing, hearty soup from scratch. If you’re a fan of Beef Pho and have always wanted to learn how to make this delicious soup at home, this is an authentic recipe to try. I’ll show you […]

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Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

Must-try Che in Hanoi winter

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

cWinter has finally arrived, though it is definitely unusual one this year. Beside favorite grill food, hot “che” – Vietnamese dessert soup or pudding – is always on my list of beloved winter food, and among che stalls in Hanoi, Che Ba Thin is usually in my priority, especially when my sweet thirst calls 😉 […]

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

Weekend Runaway : Hello Hai Phong!

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hai Phong is the third largest city of Vietnam and a major port city in northeastern of the country. It is also known as The City of Royal Poinciana (Thanh pho Hoa Phuong Do in Vietnamese), which blossom vividly in summer, like glorious flame. Hai Phong people is famous for […]

The Balcony

The Balcony

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese version of this post / Bài viết tiếng Việt Nope, sorry to let you know this post is not a poem, or about the favorite brunch destination on To Ngoc Van or the bar near Hoan Kiem lake 😉 It’s about my favorite cafe’s balcony in Hanoi 🙂 I’m picky in choosing a favorite […]

Southwestern Style Baked Tofu Steaks

by Caroline Phelps @ Pickled Plum Food And Drinks

These spiced up Southwestern Style Baked Tofu Steaks are assertive in the flavor department, hearty like meat – and easy to make for any home chef. Southwestern Style Baked Tofu Steaks Cooking tofu used to stress me out. Yep, friends, back in the day I used to fret over what an absolute blank slate bean...

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Recipe: Pickled Mustard Greens – Dưa Cải Chua

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Pickled Mustard Greens - Dưa Cải ChuaBy Helen Le Published: November 26, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 72 hrs 30 minsYield: 8-10 ServingsThis simple pickle will help you digest all the heavy food you’ll consume during these upcoming festive days. Picked mustard greens (dua cai chua) with its lovely crunchiness and tartness is […]

Las Ristras Restaurant

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Home-Cooked New Mexican Food in Corrales First visit: August 25, 2015 Fifth visit: March  26, 2016  The owner, Ginger Hunter, a native Corraleña, describes her place as: “My name is Ginger. I’m from Corrales, born and raised. I don’t have any special … Continue reading

A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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Best Dishes of 2017

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Last updated December 27, 2017 2017 was a great year for Green Chile Cheeseburgers, New Mexico’s iconic lunch. Two even made their way onto my coveted Hall of Fame GCCB list. And Dennis Apodaca has resurfaced in a new downtown … Continue reading

Prague food scene in 2017 - a year in review

Prague food scene in 2017 - a year in review

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Oh, what a year 2017 was. What started rather slowly has become, both for us personally and for Prague’s food scene in general, a year of excitement and hope. Here’s the year 2017 in review, as it relates to the Prague food scene. (And yes, we did not know what picture to post as the title photo, so we put a pic from Maso a Kobliha with JJ's first hand modeling assignment.)

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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Must-eat soups in Prague

Must-eat soups in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Soup in Prague is a life-saver when the fall hits the city: many foreign visitors end up walking more than they ever thought they would, and a bowl of hot, delicious, steaming soup is the best prevention of a ruin-your-travel cold. And the Czechs love a good soup: what Czech cuisine lacks in the appetisers department, it makes up for in the soups category. According to Chef Sahajdak, the executive chef of arguably the best restaurant in Prague, Czech food is all about sauces and soups. So where to go for the best soup in Prague? Read on.

How to Do Mount Fansipan Right

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

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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Previews of Coming Attractions

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Last Revised on February 24, 2017.  As I get older and wiser, I find that my eyesight is slowly deteriorating. It is getting more trying to write as many reviews as often as has been my habit. From now on, … Continue reading

Vietnamese Chicken Soup (With Elbow Macaroni)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

It has been getting coooold lately, cold for Southern California anyways! This is perfect weather for you to cook up some soup. If you haven’t built up the courage to try the bitter melon soup I posted the other week,  Vietnamese chicken soup with elbow macaroni might be a simpler start :). What’s that you […]

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5 Ways Yoga Teachers Can Improve Their Blog Posts

by Anne @ The Yoga Nomads

A good blog post has the ability to change lives. As a writer, if get into the hearts of your readers, you’re halfway there. Effectively solve their problems? You’ve gained a fan for life. The goal of your blog is to build a dedicated following by solving your ideal clients problems upfront and for FREE. […]

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Japanese Miso Ramen Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

Japanese Miso Ramen Recipe Steam cook the pork bone   Pressure cook the bone in another pot with new water for 45 mins   Now this is what it look like after 45 mins: Add chicken broth Fill more water, add mushroom, kelp, ginger, onions...

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Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

Banh Chung in Vietnamese Lunar New Year

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

The legend of “Banh Chung” Chung cake was invented by the 18th Prince of Hung Emperor in the contest of looking for new Emperor. According to the legend, 3,000-4,000 years ago, Prince Lang Lieu, made round and square cakes, the round Day cake symbolizing the sky and the square Chung cake symbolizing the Earth (under […]

{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

{Montreal} Smoked Meat at Snowdon Deli

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese post/Bài viết tiếng Việt Well, this post should be finished in March but because of my health, I cannot. Luckily, I can finish it before “the day” Snowdon Deli was the first restaurant I visited in the trip. Actually, I was afraid that I would be lost so nearby places were priority choice in […]

Steamed Mussels in Lemongrass broth

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

It’s no secret among Angeleno’s that some of the best Thai food in town comes from the kitchen of Jitlada, located in a non-descript strip mall in East Hollywood.  We were so smitten the first time we tried it, we even wrote about it, one of the very few restaurant posts on the blog.  One […]

Patisserie Lapin {Tiệm Bánh Yêu Thích}

Patisserie Lapin {Tiệm Bánh Yêu Thích}

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

MY ENGLISH REVIEW Mình đã đến tiệm bánh này hơn 10 lần kể từ lần đầu tiên mình đến đây, một ngày rất dễ nhớ luôn: 11/1 😀 Cơ mà mình cũng lần lữa mãi mới viết bài này vì muốn đợi thử đủ các loại bánh ở đây, đủ tự tin để cho nó […]

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (2)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1) Equipment You need very little special equipment. For cooking my jams and preserves, I use a large, enamelled, cast-iron casserole dish. You need a pan about 15–20cm/6–8in deep, and one that is also wide enough to give a large surface area: this makes the boiling process as quick […]

Recipe: Fish sauce glazed pork belly- Thịt rang cháy cạnh

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Fish sauce glazed pork belly- Thịt rang cháy cạnhBy Helen Le Published: December 5, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 50 minsReady In: 1 hr 10 minsYield: 3-4 ServingsFish sauce glazed pork belly becomes a tasty addition to family meals. Although the fish sauce amount is much less now, this is still one of the dishes that […]

Bay Area Bites’ Guide to Winter Recipe Favorites

Bay Area Bites’ Guide to Winter Recipe Favorites

by Wendy Goodfriend @ Bay Area Bites

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

Finding Home in the Food We Eat: A Vietnamese Journey

Finding Home in the Food We Eat: A Vietnamese Journey


Slowfood USA

There are few things more American than a little Vietnamese lady roasting a turkey for the holidays.

Recipe: Banh Hoi and Thit Heo Quay (Vietnamese Steamed Woven Rice Vermicelli and Crispy Roasted Pork Belly)

Recipe: Banh Hoi and Thit Heo Quay (Vietnamese Steamed Woven Rice Vermicelli and Crispy Roasted Pork Belly)


Bites & Bourbon

Banh hoi is a traditional Vietnamese dish that's comprised of woven fine rice vermicelli noodles topped with chopped scallions in oil. It's never eaten alone, but instead as a lettuce wrap with a complementary meat dish and a variety of vegetables and herbs. My family is from southern Vietnam, so I

Top 50 Pole Dance Youtube Channels For Pole Dancers

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 50 Pole Dance Youtube Channels The Best Pole Dance Youtube Channels from thousands of top Pole Dance Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and […]

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The Art of Mango Picking

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

by Cassidy Armbruster   Truthfully, they are laughing with me and at me.  Phi, my guide from the Hoi An...

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Street Food Asia — Larry’s Birthday Feast

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Street food dressed in Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes for my birthday feast Latest visit: November 10, 2013 First visit: July 19, 2013    About Street Food  Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold in a street or other public place, such … Continue reading

One For The Road: Iced Coffee or Cold Brew?

by O. @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

By Sally Writes Two things that Vietnam has in great supply are Vespas and great coffee. In fact, there are...

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Top 25 Biology Youtube Channels By Biologists

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 25 Biology Youtube Channels The Best Biology Youtube Channels from thousands of top Biology Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and consistency of videos […]

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Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

This recipe for Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) is a pure comfort-food dish. The tender pork meatballs are flavorful and have delicious crunch from the jicama. Cooked in a homemade tomato sauce, these hearty meatballs are absolutely mouth-watering. Super-versatile, the meatballs can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a small meal or an appetizer. Serve the Vietnamese […]

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Exploring Hanoi Street Food - Vietnam Food Travel Blog

Exploring Hanoi Street Food - Vietnam Food Travel Blog


With Husband in Tow

I posed the challenge of finding us unique eats to Buffalo Tours when we signed up for their Hanoi street food tour in the Old Quarter.

A Peas Offering for the Dairy Aisle: Can This Milk Alternative Rival the Real Deal?

A Peas Offering for the Dairy Aisle: Can This Milk Alternative Rival the Real Deal?

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

Yellow-pea milk might sound odd, but the founders of Ripple Foods think their protein-rich dairy alternatives could give cow's milk a run for its money and open the door to more plant-based products.

Martin's Five Favourites in Prague

Martin's Five Favourites in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Here's the penultimate edition of “Prague Five Faves”, where we introduce the people behind Taste of Prague. Before we finish off next week with Zuzi, we still have to introduce Martin.  You know, Czech has a formal and an informal “you” (think “tú” and “usted” in Spanish). And just like Jaromir Jagr, the Czech ice-hockey legend and Jan’s future husband (if his dream/nightmare becomes a reality), Martin hasn’t used the formal “you” in years. Yup, you had Martin at “hello”. You’re friends now.  He also has a very interesting background (and we don’t meant that physically): How on earth does a psychotherapist with an Austrian passport born in the Czech Republic become a butcher in Prague? Is it because stabbing dead flesh with a knife gives you more job satisfaction than dealing with problems of people who are alive? Well, that’s Jan’s theory. The fact is we hit it off the instant he appeared behind the counter of the Nase maso butcher shop, and we’ve been hitting it off ever since. He’s a big guy with an even bigger heart who’s main problem is that he doesn’t call Zuzi after the tour to tell her how it went soon enough because he just wants to make sure you don’t get lost on your way to the hotel so he just takes you there. Or for a beer. And he loves food. Having travelled through most of the world (under conditions we sometimes find hard to believe - do commercial aircrafts really have a spare seat in the back?) and eaten just about anything, Martin knows good food and spends most of his free time trying to recreate the food memories he has gathered over the years. Want to meet him on Sunday? Check out the Vietnamese Sapa market, or the new Mexican joint that has just opened. Do you want to meet him at night? Just visit a popular pub or club. Because he just loves company, and the company loves him back. 

Our New Interactive Airport Maps Take the Hassle Out of Getting to Your Gate

Our New Interactive Airport Maps Take the Hassle Out of Getting to Your Gate

by Jess Skelton @ TripIt Blog

Who hasn’t rushed through the airport trying to find the quickest way to their gate, a place to grab a bite or an outlet to charge up devices before boarding? Well, our new interactive airport maps are here to give you peace of mind. What Can Interactive Airport Maps Help Me With? TripIt Pro’s new interactive airport maps give you everything you need to navigate your way around the airport, including: Estimated walking times between any two points in the airport, including your gate Step-by-step walking instructions to your destination Charging stations Restaurants and cafes Nearby amenities and shops Information on shops, restaurants and more, including a description of the services, the location, hours of operation and more details     Where Do I Find This Feature in the App? Within the flight details screen of the TripIt mobile app, in the airports section, you’ll see airport maps for your departure, layover and arrival airports. Select your current airport to see an interactive map of the airport. You can easily search within the map to locate gates, restaurants, charging stations, ATMs, shops and more. The new interactive airport maps are available for 51 airports worldwide and are available to TripIt Pro users using iOS or Android devices. Download TripIt today in the App Store or get it on Google Play.

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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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How to Make Vegetable Prep Easier with Your Food Processor

How to Make Vegetable Prep Easier with Your Food Processor

by Bay Area Bites @ Bay Area Bites

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

Karolina's Five Favorites in Prague

Karolina's Five Favorites in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

We continue with the 2nd edition of our “Prague Five Faves”, where we introduce the people behind Taste of Prague and where we spill the beans on what we actually like in Prague. Next up: Karolina. When we told Michal, the sommelier at Cafe Savoy, that Karolina would we working with us, he had to have a seat. He knew her too well, having roamed the city with her, hopping from bar to bar. He said she was perfect for us. And he was right. Yes, Karolina likes to party and we are yet to meet a person who wouldn’t want to have a drink with her, having known her for at least ten minutes. Yet she is organised and reliable. More than we are. We guess that’s what being a mom of a super cute toddler does to you. What Jan admires about Karolina is her system of “cheat days”. While Jan just goes on a eating rampage with the will power of a three-year-old in an empty candy story without adult supervision, Karolina stays calm, breaths in, breaths out and let’s the opportunity go, instead waiting for one of her cheat days when the limits are off. Eating out with her is fun: just like Zuzi, preparation seems to be a big part of Karolina’s eating out experience. She just has a plan when she walks into a restaurant and sticks to it. And we like a woman with a plan. Karolina’s also an unlimited source of incredibly funny stories and an open book who just loves people. Need a recharge? Just give Karolina some enthusiasm and affection, and you’ll get it back tenfold. And she’s our resident dim sum dumpling expert. A lover of Asian cuisine, she knows where to go and what to get. Just ask her. Trust us.

Keep Everyone In-The-Know While On-The-Go with TripIt iOS 11

Keep Everyone In-The-Know While On-The-Go with TripIt iOS 11

by Kelly Soderlund @ TripIt Blog

It’s happened to nearly everyone who has ever taken an airplane: you’re en route to your destination when your arrival time or your gate changes. Anxiety ensues—yes, you told your mom what time your flight was supposed to land, but did you remember to tell her the flight number? Does she know how to check the flight status online? With TripIt’s new iOS 11 updates, you can now share your entire trip without leaving iMessages, and if the recipient has the TripIt app, the shared trip content will automatically update with the most current information. That means any changes you make to the info you shared in TripIt—whether that’s a cancellation, delay or gate change—will update in the message as well. Now mom (or dad, or your co-worker) can see the arrival time of your flight, and whether it is on time or delayed.   How the TripIt App for iMessage Works TripIt for iMessage makes sharing travel plans as easy as sending a text: Send all or part of your travel plans through iMessage with other users. If plans change or if an element is added, TripIt refreshes those plans—ensuring everyone in the conversation has the latest information. When TripIt ...

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Easy Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

  Easy Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl Recipe Ingredients 2 servings: Fish -10 slides of tuna sashimi grade A -Sauce ingredients: -2 tablespoon of soy sauce -1 tablespoon of sesame oil -2 teaspoon of mirin -1 teaspoon of roasted sesame (if you don’t have roasted one...

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Must-eats at Prague's Vietnamese Sapa Market

Must-eats at Prague's Vietnamese Sapa Market


Taste of Prague Food Tours

You may have heard that Prague has a sizable Vietnamese community, and the plethora of Pho and Banh Mi places, and the convenience stores run by Vietnamese owners, only bear witness to the fact. Due to the shared Communist past and the educational exchanges arranged during these regimes, the influx

Cooking for the Prime Minister of New Zealand

by PA @ Danang Cuisine

  Recently, I had the honor of serving Vietnamese food at my Nén Restaurant to H.E Ms Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand during the #APEC2017 week in Da Nang. She is the world’s youngest female head of government, having taken office at age 37. As I am also working in an extremely […]

RunAwayRice - Traditional Asian Recipes with a Modern Twist!

RunAwayRice - Traditional Asian Recipes with a Modern Twist!


RunAwayRice

A fun and friendly food blog sharing hundreds of easy Asian recipes with short how-to videos on making delicious and healthy Asian and Vietnamese cuisine.

Pork Vindaloo

Pork Vindaloo

by Yusen Ye @ Cooking with Yusen

One of my favorite Indian dishes is the Vindaloo, a slightly acidic and spicy meat stew…

Prague off the beaten path: Letna district

Prague off the beaten path: Letna district

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Letna district is arguably one of the best places to live in Prague. It benefits from its location just across the river from the busy historical centre, which means you’re near it all if you want to, but not in the middle of it all if you don’t. Nestled in between two parks, the Letenský park and the Stromovka, the area is great for families: there’s always somewhere to go or something to do, and far from traffic, too. Also, the people of Letna create a lively, healthy community, as witnessed by the mayor of the entire Prague 7 district, who was voted in as an independent candidate of a purely local movement. The Letna is spread over a hill and the plain at its top has always been a strategic point for military purposes. It was even used by Soviet helicopters that landed here during the 1968 invasion. Today, it is known for its relative affluence, a Bohemian feel with lots of art-related spots, incl. the National Gallery or the Academy of Fine Arts, and a plethora of independent galleries, and for the splendor of the ubiquitous 1930s Constructivist buildings. It is also a great place to visit if you want to see something outside of the centre and just browse a few streets with the locals. Last but not least, Letna is the neighborhood of our awesome Prague rental apartment (if you’re reading this from the apartment now - because we set this as the load page on the computer's browser - welcome in Prague!). Now, we have suggested a cool walk from Letna to the Holesovice district a while ago on this blog, but we thought Letna needed a closer look. Here’s our small guide to the neighborhood.

Vietnamese Cuisine ~ (Mokpo) ** / $

Vietnamese Cuisine ~ (Mokpo) ** / $


Mokjah Food Blog

Sunday afternoon before heading back from Mokpo my friend said he knew a good Vietnamese spot next to his school that he frequents during the week. So thought why not, my girlfriend is part Vietnam…

[Reblog] The rules of moped driving

[Reblog] The rules of moped driving

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Originally posted on Hanoi and Beyond:
We were unsure whether to blog about our recent moped rental, mainly for the sake of Jacky and Debs’ peace of mind, however we hope this will actually settle any anxieties. It took as a while to pluck up the courage to approach our landlord, Nguyen, about renting mopeds…

Vietnamese grilled pork shrimp egg rolls rice vermicelli salad bowl recipe -Bun Thit Nuong Cha Gio Tom

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

    Ingredients: Servings 3 Meat ingredients: 1 lbs of pork belly 1 lbs of shrimp Egg rolls: 4 cut egg rolls (I will make a separated entry on how to make homemade eggrolls, in the mean time you can buy eggrolls at Asian market...

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Grilled Beef Noodle Salad bowl – bo la lot

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

          Servings 4   Meat:   -2 lbs of ground beef -1/2 lbs of pork belly   Marinade Sauce   -1/4 cup of minced lemon grass -1/8 cup of minced shallot -1/8 cup of minced fresh garlic -1 tablespoon of black...

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How to Roast Pumpkins Seeds

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

Roasted pumpkin seeds are a delicious and healthy snack and this simple recipe shows you how to prepare and roast pumpkin seeds. The next time you carve Jack o’ Lanterns or use fresh pumpkins in your favorite harvest recipes, don’t throw out the pumpkin seeds. Roasted pumpkins seeds make a wonderfully crunchy and nutritious snack.

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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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Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog - Learn, Love, Eat

Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog - Learn, Love, Eat


Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog - recipes made simple

Annie's food blog for an authentic food blog for Vietnamese food blog. the food and recipes on this page are cooked in a lovely home for people of all ages to enjoy.

Vegan Breakfast Burritos

by Lisa Le @ The Viet Vegan

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The older I get, the more I crave foods that I connect with nostalgia for some reason. I’m not even that old but it’s still something that draws me to the kitchen. My tastebuds crave these foods I had when I was younger, and they weren’t even really associated with good or fond memories, just […]

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Shrimp (Camerones) Aquachiles

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

We’re big fans of seafood—raw, barely cooked, grilled, fried or smoked—we can’t seem to get enough of it. Of the methods we just listed, barely cooked is one method we’re particularly fond of especially when you have access to fresh quality seafood. What do we mean by barely cooked? We suppose it could mean cooking […]

Travel to Vung Tau, Vietnam: Where to find the best noodle soups

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

During this particular trip to Vietnam, my family and I took a road trip to Vung Tau, a beach town not far from Saigon but is made to seem far because of traffic. You can find very affordable vacation packages through travel agents in Vietnam (or at least that’s what my family tells me). On […]

Pan Seared Black Cod with Miso Butter and All-Clad d3 Armor Fish Pan Giveaway!

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Eating a filet of fish without skin is like eating a skinless lechon or porchetta. It’s a travesty to miss out on the crispy skin and one we simply refuse to do. But it’s also a travesty to have the skin break and stick when cooking.  Which is why we love to prepare our fish […]

The best bowl of Vietnamese cake soup/banh canh is at Banh Danh Long Huong near Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

Before ringing in the new year with a healthy vegan recipe, telling you about my recent snowboard trip to Whistler, and filling you in on our Christmas plans, I was narrating my last travel to Vietnam where I finally found the best bowl of pho in Saigon. During this vacation, my family and I also […]

Dua Mon Recipe Vietnamese Brined Vegetables

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Dưa món is a mix of brined vegetables,  a Vietnamese version of an Italian giardiniera that is ubiquitously found on tables of feasting Vietnamese families during lunar new year celebrations.  It’s commonly eaten with traditional banh chung and banh tet, but can really be used as a vegetable side for a meat entree. Each family may […]

Pho Garden – Rio Rancho, New Mexico

by Gil Garduno @ Gil's Thrilling (And Filling) Blog

It should have been a point-counterpoint debate for the ages. My ideologically opposed and perpetually squabbling friends Carlos and Hien were arguing about the concept of American exceptionalism. Carlos took the Reaganesque position that America is the shining city on a hill. “Everything about America is great,” he proclaimed. “We have the highest standard of living and pretty much the

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The Brazilian breakfast preferred by Olympic athletes is one you can make at home

The Brazilian breakfast preferred by Olympic athletes is one you can make at home

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Any curious food lover who has spent time in Rio de Janeiro likely returned home with a craving for açai: an Amazon fruit most commonly enjoyed as a smooth, deep indigo frozen beverage with an velveteen sheen. Now it seems Olympic athletes will too. US women’s soccer forward Alex Morgan, diver David Boudia, and Australian… via […]

Vietnamese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

  Vietnamese Spicy Beef Noodle Soup Recipe Servings: 8 bowls. Please note if you want to make less make sure you just use less for meat toppings but the broth ingredients if it’s less bone it won’t be good. Broth Ingredients: -1 lbs of oxtail...

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Why Running During Work Travel is Good for Business

Why Running During Work Travel is Good for Business

by Deborah Zanke @ TripIt Blog

As rewarding as regular business travel can be, it comes with challenges. There is the psychological stress of being away from home and loved ones and the physical impact of jet lag and too many meals in restaurants. One of the best ways to combat these routine stresses is to keep up with exercise. In my opinion, running is the easiest, most effective activity for road warriors for several reasons. In other words, running during work travel is actually good for business. Running is Energizing Fitting a run in first thing in the morning gets your blood pumping and helps you to acclimatize to a different time zone. It’s an uncomplicated exercise that doesn’t require you to think about what you’re doing. In my experience, It’s one of the best ways to clear the mind, allowing me to face the day with a calm focus. Minimal Equipment Maybe your hotel will have a fitness center and maybe it won’t. Sure, you can get a one-day pass for a gym nearby, but then you’ll have to travel there, change clothes, and wrangle for the machine you want. With running, all you need is a pair of running shoes and basic workout wear. ...

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Simple Grilled Pork Chop Rice Plate with Eggs Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

  Simple Grilled Pork Chop Rice Plate with Eggs Recipe  Servings: 4 people Ingredients: Meat: 4 pieces of pork steak Marinade ingredients:  -1/3 cup of condense milk -1/2 cup of butter milk -3/4 cup of soy sauce -3 teaspoon of chopped garlic (powder is fine)...

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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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Delicious pork and won ton noodle soup at Mi Thay Nghiep Ky in Vung Tau, Vietnam

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

If I had to pick my top five noodle soup dishes, won ton noodle soup would definitely make the cut, along with pho, ramen, and bun bo Hue. (I know that’s only four noodle soups—I’m not sure which would be the fifth.) There is something so comforting, savory, and yet so simple about a bowl […]

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

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

by NPR Food @ Bay Area Bites

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

Our favorite places for hot chocolate in Prague

Our favorite places for hot chocolate in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

We don't know about you, but when the summer ends, we say good-bye to our running shoes, waste any exercise we engaged in during the summer, and just focus on a steady diet of Pho, roast pork, buttery risottos and other comfort foods. Hey, the winter's coming, and that's not the time to fool around. You need to eat. Just ask our grandmas.  But the gloomy, dark and increasingly short days have a positive side, too: the season for hot chocolate in Prague has officially begun. Talk about a silver lining. Here's the places we like to visit for our cup of the delicious - and highly addictive - stuff.

[Animation] Junk

[Animation] Junk

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A tale of an obsession with junk food that may prove hard to swallow. Director and Writer: Kirk Hendry Star: Barry Clayton (voice)

Best Fermented Foods from Around the World

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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Top 28 Food and Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2017 | Food Tours, Cooking Classes

Top 28 Food and Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2017 | Food Tours, Cooking Classes


Happy Bellyfish

Food and travel experiments enable you to see places, culinary traditions and culture from a vantage point – local point of view.

Bun Bo Hue Recipe: The Spicy Vietnamese Noodle Soup You Never Knew You Loved · i am a food blog

Bun Bo Hue Recipe: The Spicy Vietnamese Noodle Soup You Never Knew You Loved · i am a food blog


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Any good cook will tell you that soups are a labour of love. Generally, they take time and a little bit of effort, but like any thing that is worth waiting for, they are absolutely heartwarming. Soups, especially noodle soups, are...

Horseman’s Haven Cafe

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

 It’s the chile, stupid…  First Visit: November 19, 2011 This excellent restaurant may have odd hours, but it is also a local favorite. The Haven has some of the best green chile in the entire state of New Mexico. Service … Continue reading

7 Reasons to Eat Street Food in Vietnam

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

You’re coming to Vietnam – you’ve read about the street food, you’ve heard about the street food, but will you...

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Vietnamese Rice Wine

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

  “Mot, Hai, Ba, Dzo!”. This is the ubiquitous phrase for “1,2,3, Cheers!” in Vietnamese. If you’re at a party,...

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M’Tucci’s Moderno Italian Restaurant

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Another jewel in the M’Tucci’s diadem Latest visit: March 25, 2017 First visit: January 26, 2017  M’Tucci’s Moderno Italian Restaurant is the fourth jewel  in the crown of the M’Tucci’s empire. The owners, Jeff Spiegel and Katie Gardner, know how … Continue reading

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[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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Start Your Morning with Morning Glory

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

by Cassidy Armbruster   Morning glory may be cheap in price, but it’s rich in Vietnamese food culture.  This vegetable...

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Circulon Symmetry Cookware Set Giveaway

by Jaden @ Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Hard-anodized aluminum construction; impact-bonded stainless steel bases compatible with all stovetops; elegant tulip shapes and rich chocolate exteriors
TOTAL Food Release System features PFOA-free metal utensil safe premium nonstick on raised circles for superior cooking release and effortless cleanup
Sleek, rubberized cast stainless steel handles provide a comfortable grasp; shatter-resistant glass lids feature wide . . .

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Top 30 Scuba Diving Youtube Channels For Scuba Divers

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 30 Scuba Diving Youtube Channels The Best Scuba Diving Youtube Channels from thousands of top Scuba Diving Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and […]

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

Vietnamese Green Mango Salad with Shrimp (Gỏi Xoài)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Vietnamese mango salad (gỏi xoài) is a vibrant dish featuring green mangoes, shrimp, and is highlighted with fresh herbs like mint, thai basil and cilantro. It’s a mouth-watering combination of sweet, sour, salty with lots of contrasts in texture. Disclaimer: this is supposed to be a very simple salad. The one we’re making here has a bit of […]

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Kitchen Chick

She was born with the gift of cooking, and the sense that the world was tasty.

Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

As a frequent reader of VnExpress English version, I’m excited to see their Series of Vietnamese First Foodie’s Favorite Meals, because it’s about favorite Vietnamese author. Vu Bang is my idol in food writing, not only about his knowledge and perspective, but also his style. In my food book collection, his 3 books are little […]

Vietnamese Papaya & Beef Jerky Salad – Gỏi Đu Đủ Khô Bò

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

This is an easy 3-ingredient papaya salad you can throw together in a few minutes. There’s t the cooking required, just easy prep so you can get to snacking. Green papaya and beef jerky salad is a light appetizer, a great choice for a snack or appetizer. My mom says she used to buy this from food carts in Vietnam. […]

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Business Travel Problems and The Apps You Need to Solve Them

Business Travel Problems and The Apps You Need to Solve Them

by Spencer Spellman @ TripIt Blog

Say what you will about technology today, but at least for traveling, mobile technology and apps have helped streamline the travel experience. Mobile travel technology isn’t perfect, but many travel apps have created solutions to problems that plagued travelers for so long. Below, find a few of the most common business travel problems, and the travel apps that solve them. Problem: Expensive, last-minute hotel availability. Solution: HotelTonight.   It’s no secret that last-minute travel is expensive. And hotels are no exception. But enter HotelTonight, which specializes in last-minute hotels (up to 7 days in advance) in many major cities. A recent same-day search in Los Angeles, for example, delivered results for hotels that were 40% to 50% off in some cases. Other features include HT Perks, Hotel Tonight’s loyalty program, which offers extra-discounted rates depending on how much you’ve spent.   Problem: Multiple travel reservations. Solution: TripIt   Long gone are the days of printing out hotel and flight reservations and itineraries. Founded in 2006, TripIt is one of the original travel app solutions, organizing all of your travel plans into one place. What’s more, TripIt Pro includes perks like real-time flight alerts, alternate flights, fare refund notifications, and the ...

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What to Eat in Hanoi Vietnam - A Hanoi Food Guide

What to Eat in Hanoi Vietnam - A Hanoi Food Guide


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Wondering what to eat in Hanoi Vietnam? Our Hanoi food guide has the best spots to eat and drink in the wonderfully chaotic Vietnamese city.

Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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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Chinese Broccoli with Garlicky Ginger Miso

by Jaden @ Steamy Kitchen Recipes

In this recipe for Chinese Broccoli (Gai Lan), you’ll learn: Old Chinese broccoli can be very bitter and stringy. Learn how to choose fresh Chinese broccoli. How to cook thick Chinese broccoli stems without over-cooking the delicate leaves. How to make a savory garlicky ginger miso sauce that pairs well with any vegetable dish What […]

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August 2017 travel re-cap: first time in East Malaysia

by Anna @ slightly astray

Oops, I took an unintentional blogging break again… because I guess I’ve just been having too much fun. :P Now that I’m just bumming at my grandma’s again, hopefully I’ll have more time to post. Unto August’s travel re-cap! August 1 – 24: Kota Kinabalu, East Malaysia I started the month with a red-eye flight to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah. I debated for a long time where to go after Chengdu. I eventually settled on KK because I’ve never been...



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Top 50 Scandinavia Travel Blogs and Websites on the Web

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 50 Scandinavia Travel blogs The Best Scandinavia Travel blogs from thousands of top Scandinavia Travel blogs in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These blogs are ranked based on following criteria Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social […]

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M’Tucci’s Italian Market & Pizzeria

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

It just doesn’t get any better Fifty-eighth visit: April 11, 2017 First visit: March 24, 2015  There are dozens of delis in the Duke City. There are, to my knowledge, only two Italian New York style delis: Tully’s and M’tucci’s Italian Market … Continue reading

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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iOS 11 Drag-and-Drop for iPad is Our Favorite New Feature

iOS 11 Drag-and-Drop for iPad is Our Favorite New Feature

by Kelly Soderlund @ TripIt Blog

The iPhone X may be getting a lot of attention right now, but here in the TripIt office, we can’t stop talking about the updates to the iPad. What’s got us so excited? It’s the new iOS 11 drag-and-drop feature. For frequent travelers and multitaskers, we think it’s a game changer. I mean, how cool is this?   iOS 11 Drag-and-Drop iPad users can now drag and drop items from Calendar, Maps, Safari, Contacts and Photos into their TripIt account. Using the iPad’s multitasking mode, travelers can search for a restaurant, hotel or other points of interest—then drag a selected item and drop it into TripIt. Calendar invites, photos, and contacts can also be instantly added to any trip. TripIt’s newly revamped iPad app also includes an updated look and additional functionality designed to make it even easier to navigate the TripIt app. Enhancements include a new editing tool, additional ways to share your travel plans with others, the ability to store travel documents and more features (most of which were previously available on iPhone only). With this iPad update, travelers can: Look Up Travel Plans with Spotlight Search Travelers who want to look up their travel plans can now access current or past trips from Spotlight search. Spotlight search can be used to look up a hotel they visited, or check when their ...

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Recipe: BUTTER BEEF – Bò Lăn Bơ

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: BUTTER BEEF - Bò Lăn BơBy Helen Le Published: December 11, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 30 minsYield: 1 (1-2 Servings)Butter beef seems to be widely known among the overseas Vietnamese but is not a popular dish in Vietnam. However, it's a worth-trying appetizer with easy-to-find ingredients. Let give it a try!Bò lăn […]

Cultural Spotlights of Hanoi (Experience Hanoi like a Local)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Hanoi is perfect for a trip of cultural exploration. Its culture is expressed in many of the remarkable attractions of the city. The culture, too, is in every activity that you see on the street. In this article, I will go through several casual cultural spotlights of Hanoi. A random cultural experience of the city, […]

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About Us - Rice 'n Flour

About Us - Rice 'n Flour


Rice 'n Flour

Welcome to Rice ‘n Flour! Rice ‘n Flour was founded in 2015, following the success of Savoury Days (www.savourydays.com) – a leading food blog in Vietnam that shares easy-to-follow recipes of everyday meals as well as both Eastern and Western desserts. The founder of Savoury Days – also our Editor-in-Chief – Linh Trang is a …

The Seven Best Vietnamese Restaurants in St. Louis

The Seven Best Vietnamese Restaurants in St. Louis


Riverfront Times

Editor's note: It has come to our attention that some of the language in the recommendations below was excerpted from previous Riverfront Times' articles without...

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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Popcorn Chicken Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

  Pop Corn Chicken recipe Ingredients: – Chicken thighs – Fish sauce -Minced garlic -Minced shallot -Pepper -Sugar. – Bread flour, eggs, and bread crumps. Steps: – Combine Fish Sauce, Garlic, shallots, pepper and sugar into a bag. – Cut chicken into small pieces –...

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Heo Quay Sous Vide Crispy Pork Belly

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Instead of holiday leftover recipes we’re going to post a recipe that’s been sitting in our queue for quite a long time, heo quay Vietnamese roasted pork belly.  Pork belly is beloved ingredient on our blog, from braised and caramelized pork belly (thit kho to thit rang) to our Asian inspired porchetta. While all of […]

Hanoi Style Salmon with Turmeric and Dill

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Cha Ca Thanh Long is one of our favorite Vietnamese dishes and we’ve already wrote about it here, but this time we’re back with similar recipe but a slight twist. Traditionally this dish is made in small portions with cut filet of snakehead or catfish cooked table side or on a sizzling fajita style pan, […]

Top Scandinavia Travel RSS Feeds

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top Scandinavia Travel RSS Feeds Top Scandinavia Travel RSS Feeds 1. Routes North RSS Feed - routesnorth.com/feed  + Follow RSS Site - routesnorth.com Scandinavia About Site - Routes North is an independent travel guide to Scandinavia. Guides to Stockholm, Oslo, Lapland and Copenhagen, plus tips on things to do. Frequency - about 2 posts per […]

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Is a Federal Junk Food Tax in Our Future?

Is a Federal Junk Food Tax in Our Future?

by Civil Eats @ Bay Area Bites

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

Cool drinks in cool places in Prague

Cool drinks in cool places in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Visitors come to Prague not suspecting how much walking they will do: the centre is very compact and it just makes sense to walk everywhere. But boy oh boy, when it gets hot during the Prague summer months, a day of sightseeing can get pretty exhausting. That’s when it is very important to hydrate. And does a splash of alcohol in your drink really hurt? No, we don’t think so either. Recently, a group of Australians who joined our Prague food tour spent the next afternoon in a wine bar opening seven (not a typo, seven) bottle of wine. I think they made more memories - and friends - they ever would walking the city. So really, in a way, this post is not about cool drinks in Prague. Let’s think of it as a post about making cool friends in Prague. (Yes, it is important to rationalise your day drinking on vacation, and we are happy to help.)

Lan’s Vietnamese Cuisine

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

 Beautifully Herbed Vietnamese Food First visit: December  17, 2011 There are three Vietnamese restaurants in Santa Fe. Albuquerque, on the other hand, has 34. Our dear friends and fellow foodies from Taos (where there are none), Sally and Andy Wasowski, … Continue reading

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

[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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Blog Vietnam, expat Vietnam

Blog Vietnam, expat Vietnam


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Blog written by expatriates in Vietnam, living in Vietnam, working in Vietnam

Top Ballroom Dance RSS Feeds

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top Ballroom Dance RSS Feeds Top Ballroom Dance RSS Feeds 1. PrincepsDance RSS Feed - princepsdance.uk/feed.xml  + Follow RSS Site - princepsdance.uk/blog London, England About Site - We offer Ballroom and Latin American Dance Classes and Private lessons from absolute beginners to competitors, wedding dance lessons and more.Our aim is to equip all students with […]

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T-Fal Optigrill Review & Giveaway

by Jaden @ Steamy Kitchen Recipes

 

A few years ago, we were remodeling our kitchen in Florida, and for 3 weeks, I had no kitchen. Just  the outdoor grill, toaster oven and this T-Fal Optigrill. It's unlike any other indoor grill, with digital timers, food sensors and temperature settings. The end result? Never an overcooked meat.

It's small, compact and I love . . .

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Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

Jeong Kwan, the Philosopher Chef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Recently, I have read several articles about this nun after she is featured in “Chef’s Table”, but none of them can compare with great piece of Jeff Gordiner I read in 2015. I would like to share it with you today. Vietnam also has temple cuisine which I tried a lot, however I haven’t met […]

Worldwide Feast: 55 Great Global Food Blogs

Worldwide Feast: 55 Great Global Food Blogs


SAVEUR

Here at SAVEUR.com, we spend lots of time reading food blogs — and it's no surprise that we've found smart, gastronomically-inclined bloggers in virtually every country on earth. These writers are committed to celebrating regional recipes, restaurants, techniques, and ingredients; we draw on their sites as culinary guides to everyday life in specific places all over the globe. Keep reading »

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Anh / English version Chuyên mục mới chuyên dành để review địa chỉ bán đồ ăn online 🙂 Mùa hè nắng nóng nên nhu cầu gọi đồ ăn cũng nhiều hơn thì phải. Từ đầu hè đợt nắng cháy da cháy thịt 4O – 45 độ C, đã được cô em ủn […]

AK Deli – Albuquerque, New Mexico

by Gil Garduno @ Gil's Thrilling (And Filling) Blog

“You’ll never be one of us,” my brother-in-law Chuck quipped in his best Baron von Trapp voice. He wasn’t talking about me being part of the family. He was talking about me being a Chicagoan. Chuck wasn’t being mean-spirited or condescending in any way. The only person not born in the Windy City whom he considers a true Chicagoan is

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Prague Foodie Map (2nd edition) out now!

Prague Foodie Map (2nd edition) out now!

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Oops, we did it again. (Oh, this never gets old. Thank you, Britney.)  Yes, we’re happy to announce that the second, updated and improved edition of our Prague Foodie Map, our Prague food guide, is finally out. Our curated selection of the best restaurants in Prague, along with best coffee shops, bistros and bars in town. The first edition sold out in less than six months (the recommendation in the Food & Wine magazine helped). The new, second and improved edition adds more tips and Prague travel advice, mostly based on two things: (1) our own travels, and (2) the most common questions that get asked on both of our Prague food tours.   We travel quite a bit, and if you’re following us on Instagram (if you don’t, drop everything and do it now), you know it’s mostly for food. And we’ve always wanted to have a reliable, honest guide for each city we travel to, written by a local foodie. With things that only make sense to taste, and nothing more. A guide devoid of cliches and stereotypes. With tips that get you outside of the beaten path. Basically a guide a local would endorse. So we wrote one for Prague. And now you can have it, too.

The Spicy Chicken Waffle Recipe You Never Knew You loved

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

  The Spicy Chicken Waffle Recipe You Never Knew You loved I have to admit that I’ve never had a waffle before…until seeing all the pictures all over social media. I’m not a big fan of thick batter deep fried chicken so i decided to...

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[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

[Infographic] Guide to Stir-Frying

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Our guide to stir-frying teaches you the basics of this quick and healthy cooking method. With this simple cooking formula, you’ll be able to get creative and make a variety of stir-fried dishes in your own home kitchen without ever having to order take out again! What this infographic delivers? Choosing ingredients, seasoning and tenderizing, […]

It's a boy! (Oh, and we're alive, too.)

It's a boy! (Oh, and we're alive, too.)

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

This post is really one long apology.  You see, if you’ve been reading this blog for some time, you may have noticed that the frequency of our blog posts has decreased in the past years. Well, „decreased“ is a nice way of putting it. We hardly posted anything this year. We’re sorry. We did not die, or split up, or go on a hunger strike. But there’s a reason for the silence, and a change is coming.

LittleMousyCanCook

by noreply@blogger.com (Nhung Duong) @ Vietnamese traditional food blog

As a truly food lover, I have an intense passion for cooking. My aspiration is to bring cooking lovers together to share experience, recipe and valuable techniques. Food is not about a physical thing but it relates to the spiritual world where we seek for absolute satisfaction and enjoyment. For me, to cook a delicious dish is to conquer a summit of achievement and perfection.


Little Mousy Can Cook is where I introduce you my favorite dishes from all over the world, especially Vietnamese cuisine, together with some techniques that I have learned and collected from experience and other sources. This page may also act as a guide book for any foreigners who wish to visit interesting places and enjoy Vietnamese specialties. Hope you like and support me by giving comments for my every post. Thanks in advance!

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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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Foodies and Dating

Foodies and Dating

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We decided to gather articles about dating people who love to cook/bake/eat. This list is our note and also for everyone who is single (or not!) 😉 Hopefully you can find something useful/funny/inspiring. Hehe (⌒.−)=★ REMINDER: NO JUDGING! Foodie Pride 21 Things You Should Know About Dating A Woman Who […]

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Best Tips for Frequent Travel with Pets

Best Tips for Frequent Travel with Pets

by Spencer Spellman @ TripIt Blog

Traveling with pets is easier said than done. Knowing all the airline pet policies, finding pet-friendly hotels, and having everything your pet needs on hand can make for a stressful travel experience. So today I share some of the best tips for frequent travel with pets. Know which pets you can fly with on which airlines While there are mandates on how and which types of animals can fly, airlines have their own individual policies. United, for example, allows domesticated cats, small dogs, rabbits and birds to travel accompanied in the cabin on most flights within the U.S. Others only allow certain cats and dogs, while still other airlines forbid pet travel in the cabin. Do the research, and make sure to book well ahead of time, even calling the airline to have the latest information on hand to prepare for your trip. Know the pet laws of new destinations you visit In addition to knowing airline policies, it’s equally important to know the policies of the destinations you’re visiting, especially if it’s a new country. In some destinations, pets are subject to quarantine, while special permits and documents (beyond just a health certificate) are often required, too. Furthermore, know ...

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Where to find Vietnamese food in Wellington

Where to find Vietnamese food in Wellington


Study In New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the world’s best places to live and study. Discover more about our high ranking education system and incredible lifestyle.

The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

Vietnamese Salad Goi Ngo Sen Recipe

Vietnamese Salad Goi Ngo Sen Recipe


Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone hears about the freshness and interesting flavors that make Vietnamese food unique and exciting. Especially for those seeking refuge from salads made up of Green Leaf lettuce covered in oil and vinegar with the hope of taking a few pounds off their waste line.

Vietnamese Food: 30 meals in 30 days - The Yoga Nomads

Vietnamese Food: 30 meals in 30 days - The Yoga Nomads


The Yoga Nomads

Vietnamese food... I documented one meal every day for 30 days straight while traveling through Vietnam. WARNING: don't read on an empty stomach ;)

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back)

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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Recipe: Toasted garlic chili peanuts- Đậu phộng cháy tỏi ớt

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Toasted garlic chili peanuts- Đậu phộng cháy tỏi ớtBy Helen Le Published: December 16, 2017Prep: 10 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 20 minsYield: 6-8 ServingsToasted garlic chili peanuts is a new and trendy snack in VN, very addicting. It’s a great drinking food, or to serve with rice or porridgeĐậu phộng cháy tỏi là món snack […]

Best of 2017 in travels (and plans for 2018)

by Anna @ slightly astray

I’ll admit: I’m lazy and wasn’t gonna do a year-end recap post. But I was inspired by posts like Shikha’s and decided to write one of my own. I do think it’s nice to have these to look back on, when the memories start getting fuzzy and the years start to blend together. It’s also a good time to sit down, reflect, and think about the future. So let’s recap! Find out my overall best part of the year, best foodie destination, best...



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Paula Deen Riverbend 12-Piece Cookware Set Giveaway

by Jaden @ Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Here's another Paula Dean Cookware Set up for grabs! Congratulations to Michael Herber for winning our last set :-) jaden

Give easy-going, delicious home cooking a fresh turn with the dishwasher-safe convenience of the charming, colorful Paula Deen Riverbend Aluminum Nonstick 12-Piece Cookware Set.

Make home-cooked mealmaking easy with easier cleanup, with durable and stylish Paula Deen Riverbend . . .

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Fresh Bistro

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

  Seventhth Visit: March 2, 2017  First Visit: January 12, 2017 Chef Jon Young and his lovely wife, Melissa, have put together a delightful new restaurant to accompany their Fresh Mobile Bistro, which is usually parked outside the restaurant. Jon is a … Continue reading

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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TripIt Discovers the Happiest Flyers in the US

TripIt Discovers the Happiest Flyers in the US

by Angela Feher @ TripIt Blog

Ever wonder what makes the happiest flyers? After examining more than 575,000 flight ratings from 2016 and 2017, we found that where travelers are from, which airports they visit, and their generation, had an impact on how happy they were with their flights. Here’s what we found: Travelers with Regular Access to Vitamin D Have the Best Flights Travelers living in Honolulu topped the charts as the happiest flyers in the nation, followed by Phoenix, another sun-filled city. However, those from southern cities like Nashville, Tampa, Baltimore, Orlando, Atlanta and Fort Lauderdale also held strong, capturing several of the top 25 slots. Happiest Hometown Rank City 1 Honolulu, HI 2 Phoenix, AZ 3 Nashville, TN 4 Saint Louis, MO 5 Tampa, FL 6 Milwaukee, WI 7 Kansas City, MO 8 Baltimore, MD 9 Orlando, FL 10 Albuquerque, NM 11 Scottsdale, AZ 12 Tucson, AZ 13 Atlanta, GA 14 Fort Lauderdale, FL 15 Indianapolis, IN 16 Louisville, KY 17 San Antonio, TX 18 Sacramento, CA 19 Austin, TX 20 Las Vegas, NV 21 San Diego, CA 22 Denver, CO 23 Pittsburgh, PA 24 Dallas, TX 25 Seattle, WA   Don’t Go Big to Go Home: Alternate Airports Put Travelers in a ...

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Andrea Nguyen's Vietnamese Food Crusade

Andrea Nguyen's Vietnamese Food Crusade


Epicurious

Her family took it upon themselves to fix SoCal's banh mi scene. Later, she wrote the book that lets the rest of the world follow suit.

Pork Belly Recipe for Bánh Mì (Vietnamese Sandwiches)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

At Vietnamese sandwich shops, you’ll find a dizzying number of meat options like grilled chicken, grilled beef, sardines, and even some Chinese influenced options like xíu mại. However, with Vietnamese sandwiches, pork seems to be king–you’ll always see pork options like chả lụa (meat loaf), thịt nướng (grilled pork), nem nướng (ground & grilled pork), bì […]

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Best of 2017 – Our Food and Travel Favorites

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel experiences that were our best of 2017. We began the year 2017 without definite plans. Perhaps we could plan our calendar way in advance as some ‘type A’ people probably do, but what’s the fun in that? Sometimes, we’re just hanging around our Naples, Italy apartment and, all of a sudden, the spark of travel shoots across our brains and, on a whim, we ...

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Top 20 Wine Blogs to Follow in 2018

by Ekaterina @ Happy Bellyfish

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Top 50 Augmented Reality Youtube Channels To Follow

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 50 Augmented Reality Youtube Channels The Best Augmented Reality Youtube Channels from thousands of top Augmented Reality Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and […]

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A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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Pork Belly Chasu Pork Sliders Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

          Pork Belly Chasu Pork Sliders Recipe Ingredients -2 lbs or pork belly -1/2 cup of soy sauce -2 tablespoon of sugar -1 tablespoon of mirin -1 tablespoon of sake -2 cup of water -shallots, garlic, ginger. Instructions: 1. Slide garlic,...

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Join TripIt & Make-A-Wish in Sending Families on the Trip of a Lifetime this Holiday Season!

Join TripIt & Make-A-Wish in Sending Families on the Trip of a Lifetime this Holiday Season!

by Angela Feher @ TripIt Blog

Does the holiday season make you want to count your blessings and give back in some way? TripIt has teamed up with Make-A-Wish for the fifth straight year to turn the wishes of sick children into life-changing experiences. And you can help. Every 38 minutes, Make-A-Wish transforms the dreams of children battling life-threatening illnesses into a reality. Over 75% of these wishes will include travel– cumulatively that is 2.5 billion airline miles and over 50,000 round-trip tickets needed to fulfill this mission. TripIt has raised over six million miles over the past five years partnering with  Make-A-Wish. We want to continue this momentum by collecting two million miles by December 31, 2017. Meet Julia—wish recipient to wish benefactor  Your donated miles will help wishes come true for children and teens such as Julia, 16. She has been fighting a connective tissue disorder, and her wish was to go to Mo’orea to stay in an overwater bungalow with her twin sister, Jamie, and their parents. Julia said, “It let us break away from reality. We weren’t always worried about doctors’ appointments.” What’s even more amazing is that when Julia returned home from her wish, she wanted to pay it forward and raise ...

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Do Koreans Dream of Electric Kimchi?

by graham @ noodlepie

My working title for Eating Korea, my second book which went on sale in the U.S. & Canada today, looked destined to stay in my head and lay forgotten in a file on my computer forever more. However, it can now see the light of day as the title of this blog post and of […]

Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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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)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

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

Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

Where Does Tho Get Cakes in Hanoi?

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Part 2 of this post in Vietnamese can be found here. I will make English post asap. As I stated in my “About Me” page, I’m a hopeless sweet tooth. Although I often receive questions about cakes, I have not really made any “official” post about this lust. (Yes, it is Temptation, Lust). Recently, I […]

Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

Where To Go in Hanoi if you want to try Vietnamese/Hanoi/Northern Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vui lòng kéo xuống dưới để xem Tiếng Việt Well, I made this list for a member in Facebook group asking about “Hanoian restaurants” or “refined Northern/Hanoi home cooking in restaurants”. Below is a list of restaurants I often take my foreign business partners or foodie mates from all around the world when they visit […]

Top 5 Foods I Ate in NYC

by Anna @ slightly astray

I’ve thought long and hard about how I was going to write about all the food I ate in New York. Should I organize it by categories? By days? For now, before I overwhelm you with all the food talk, I’m going to start on a high note with my top 5 favorite things I ate in New York City. Oh New York – why is the food so good there?! Seriously, I ate some of the best food OF...



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20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying

20 Vietnamese Foods You Really Should Be Trying


BuzzFeed Community

You may know PHO but you don't know genuine Viet food until you've tried some of these!

PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

PAIRING WINE WITH SEAFOOD by Nathan Outlaw

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

I would like to share a piece from the newest book of chef Nathan Outlaw which my sister gave me as present this May. Hopefully you will find it interesting and helpful 🙂 ************************* Damon Little, Sommelier, Restaurant Nathan Outlaw There’s nothing better than discovering a sensational new wine – one that ticks all the […]

Mad Society – Movember Night event

Mad Society – Movember Night event

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Việt / Vietnamese post Mad Society is a new restaurant-lounge-bar place in West Lake, which I have heard long time before this visit. My curiosity has increased after missing an event of Twinnings tea here, and especially after trying gin drinks at Mad Botanist, its sister bar in Old Quarter. Luckily, a […]

Top 25 Triathlon Youtube Channels For Triathletes

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Top 25 Triathlon Youtube Channels The Best Triathlon Youtube Channels from thousands of top Triathlon Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and consistency of videos […]

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Nha Trang Restaurants - Where and What to Eat in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Restaurants - Where and What to Eat in Nha Trang


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Nha Trang restaurants offer a variety of delicacies for travellers worldwide, though no trip to this coastal town is complete without sampling its star cuisine. With local fishing villages supplying freshly-caught giant prawns, squid, urchins, crabs, jellyfish, and shellfish of all shapes and sizes, seafood cravings

Vietnamese Beef Jerky Vua Kho Bo recipe

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

There’s really only one name in the Vietnamese beef jerky game in America and everyone knows it: Vua Kho Bo. Literally and figuratively, it’s the king of Vietnamese style beef jerky. While there are a few imitators, ask Vietnamese-American loving beef jerky enthusiast and that’s the top of the list. Maybe their popularity is because […]

old school korean food blog

by graham @ noodlepie

I came across this Korean language, Korean food blog yesterday. It appears to be written by someone who is particularly keen on old school Korean restaurants. Places like the ones in these two photos from this post are not so hip with young Koreans, rapidly disappearing and yet are often more interesting than many new Korean restaurants. There are […]

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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Delicious Vietnam #1 – My favourite Vietnamese cookbooks.

Delicious Vietnam #1 – My favourite Vietnamese cookbooks.


Anh's Food Blog

{Sword Lake – Hanoi}For my contribution to Delicious Vietnam – May edition, I have decided towrite about my favourite Viet cookbooks. For a cookbook addict like myself, surprisingly, I don’t …

The Point Grill

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

I’ll get right to the Point: The Point Grill rocks. Fifth visit: February 14, 2017 First visit: January 26, 2016 You say that Rio Rancho has no good eating places and refuse to cross the river? I say that there are … Continue reading

Vietnamese Sour Soup | Cilantro and Citronella

Vietnamese Sour Soup | Cilantro and Citronella


Cilantro and Citronella

This Vietnamese sour soup recipe is ready in 15 minutes and full of delicious flavours and textures. Vegetarian and vegan friendly!

Creme Brûlée Recipe

by Anh tran @ Annie's Vietnamese Food Blog – recipes made simple

            Crème Brulee Recipe Ingredients: -3 eggs york -2 cup of heavy cream -2 tablespoon of sugar -2 teaspoon of greentea powder -1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract Instruction: Whisk eggs and sugar Cook the cream until it’s almost boiling. Add green...

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Mad Society – sự kiện Movember Night

Mad Society – sự kiện Movember Night

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết tiếng Anh / English post Mad Society là tổ hợp nhà hàng-lounge-bar mới ở khu vực Hồ Tây. Mình khá tò mò về địa điểm mới mẻ này, và sự hiếu kỳ tăng cao dần sau vụ tham gia hụt event của trà Twinnings ở đây, và nhất là sau khi ghé thăm […]

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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Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

Pickled Herring with Potatoes – Cá Trích Muối xào Khoai Tây

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Well, I was invited to dinner by a good friend, Shay – a chef, and fell in love with this dish, so I asked him the recipe. It is simple and tasty. Pickled herrings here are Vietnamese product, which Shay found in supermarket 🙂 Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 4 pickled herrings Salt Olive oil Onions […]

29 Asian and Asian-Fusion Recipes to Try - The Everygirl

29 Asian and Asian-Fusion Recipes to Try - The Everygirl


The Everygirl

Growing up in the fantastically diverse U.S. as a first-generation child to parents who immigrated from Taiwan and China, my diet was essentially—without exaggeration—100 percent

How Do You Stay Fit as a Food Lover?

How Do You Stay Fit as a Food Lover?

by Bay Area Bites @ Bay Area Bites

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

Waffles, LEGO and Pandas

Waffles, LEGO and Pandas

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

This is first post after my break. I have been under pressure and stress recently and I could not keep my inspiration in writing blog. This post is dedicated for Charles, my friend in Montreal, who with his sense of humor, helped me go through my moody days in there, especially after the result of […]

40 Years of Vietnamese Food in California: A Conversation with Andrew Lam

40 Years of Vietnamese Food in California: A Conversation with Andrew Lam


Bay Area Bites

In the 40 years since Vietnamese came to California in great numbers, they’ve given us three culinary blockbusters: pho, banh mi and sriracha sauce. “What once belonged to you, now belo…

Sizzlin’ Banh Xeo – Vietnamese Pancakes

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

  Thuy runs our favourite Banh Xeo restaurant in Saigon. This restaurant was built in 1945 by her grandmother, who...

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Phở Bar

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Cafe Trang appears on the West Side under the name Phở Bar. September 23, 2011 Phở Bar is a new and welcome addition to the growing (31 are now listed on Urbanspoon now)  collection of Vietnamese restaurants, and is one … Continue reading

Ban Công

Ban Công

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài Viết Tiếng Anh/English review Dù tiêu đề nghe có vẻ lỡn mợn, nhưng bài này hem phải bài thơ, cũng không phải viết về địa chỉ brunch đang hot tại Tô Ngọc Vân, hay quán bar gần Hồ Hoàn Kiếm 😉 Xin dành tặng bài viết nhỏ này cho quán cafe có ban công […]

designing eating korea

by graham @ noodlepie

This is the cover of my forthcoming book on food in Korea. Sara Wood at Ecco Books designed it, Sara was also responsible for designing my first book, Eating Việt Nam. I’m really happy with the design of Eating Korea for a number of reasons and, to give a little bit of background, this post looks at how we reached […]

Pad Thai Cafe

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

The most flavorful Thai food in ABQ Sixth visit: November 17, 2016 First visit: March 31, 2016  I have added Pad Thai Cafe to my coveted Top Ten List.  Thai Cuisine How di I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love … Continue reading

Cantonese-Vietnamese Food and Cookbooks

Cantonese-Vietnamese Food and Cookbooks


Viet World Kitchen

I often talk about the Chinese influences on Vietnamese cooking, but what about the other way around? Joel, who lives in Hong Kong, made me think about that. When I lived in Hong Kong in the early 1990s, Vietnamese cooking was virtually non-existent, save the poor refugees living in the camps at the time. An international port city and hub for business and trade, Hong Kong has always been open to new ideas. From the tiniest joint to the oldest dim sum house to Pizza Hut and high tea, Hong Kong offers tons to eat. In the past 15 years, Vietnamese has been added to the menu. Vietnamese Cookbooks in Chinese Joel gave the following low-down on a few Vietnamese cookbooks written by Chinese authors:...

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

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


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Subscribe: [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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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... Continue Reading

Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A definitive graphic collection of the pithiest, smartest things ever said about cooking and eating. Original graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed. Source: buzzfeed.com Save

Anna's Five Favourites in Prague

Anna's Five Favourites in Prague

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Still going on strong with “Prague Five Faves”, where we introduce the people behind Taste of Prague and where we spill the beans on where we like to eat in Prague, and whom we like to webstalk. Next up: Anna. If there is a true food nerd in the Taste of Prague team, it must be Anna, a.k.a. the Food Pioneer. I mean, how many inches wide should be the fat layer on a 10-month old Prestice pig? Yeah, we have no idea. Let’s ask Anna! She’ll know! And you know what? She will. And her stories all involve food, foraging, working at the butcher shop, or something along those lines. Many people think that we all eat too much food. Anna doesn’t just eat it. She lives food.  And she puts all her nerdy food wisdom into practice. As a graduate of the Agricultural University, she has now turned her thesis paper into a popular elderflower soda called Divozenka, available in selected shops and cafes in Prague. You should check it out. And Silak, her beef and chicken broths, have been staples at Prague’s farmers markets, which are the places she loves the most we think.  We met her once at the Dejvice market, the last one of the season. She said she’s closing early because she has to make the round and talk to all the other vendors to say bye and see what they’re up to. And that’s Anna. Connecting with other people through food. We like that.

Vietnam eats, Part 1: 10 dishes to try in Hanoi

Vietnam eats, Part 1: 10 dishes to try in Hanoi


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Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done a food post, huh. Which is really weird considering that our travels are so food-centric. Looking back through my archives, I’ve only writte…

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Hue: The (secret) king of Vietnamese cuisine

Hue: The (secret) king of Vietnamese cuisine


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National Geographic Travel's Digital Nomad Robert Reid shares his insider knowledge on the food of Hue. Grab those chopsticks and soup spoons, hungry readers.

Try Vietnam’s Signature Fish Sauce!

by admin @ Vespa Adventures » Vietnamese Cuisine

by Cassidy Armbruster Don’t be deterred by the term fish sauce.  Nor should you be deterred by the process that,...

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Phở Hòa Vietnamese Restaurant (Closed)

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Unbelievably good Phở First visit: December 24, 2013  As of this writing, there are 37 Vietnamese restaurants in ABQ. When I go to any of them, I invariably order phở tái nam  with the tái served on a separate plate. May Cafe is the … Continue reading

Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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Vietnamese Food: 5 Dishes You Can’t Miss - TripIt Blog

Vietnamese Food: 5 Dishes You Can’t Miss - TripIt Blog


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Pho is awesome, but Vietnamese food has lots more to offer. Here are five dishes you can’t miss when in Vietnam.

Farmers markets in Prague: Where to go and what to taste

Farmers markets in Prague: Where to go and what to taste

by Taste Prague @ PRAGUE FOOD BLOG - Taste of Prague Food Tours

Prague farmers markets are, without a doubt, one of the best things to do in Prague. As a Prague attraction, they are authentic, genuine and popular among the locals. Prague markets are on throughout the year, most typically on Saturday mornings, with an ever-shorter pause in January and February. Visiting Prague farmers markets is a great idea for so many reasons, but primarily, they nicely show what is in season at the particular time of the year and what you should expect - and demand - on the menu in the best restaurants in Prague. We have picked the four best farmers markets in Prague we think are worth visiting. You can find more farmers markets in Prague, but we visit these four the most.

Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Street Food Asia

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Street food dressed in Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes Latest visit: November 10, 2013 First visit: July 19, 2013  Note added February 27, 2017: Tai Tok sold this place to Sushi King a few months ago. I have not tried the new management … Continue reading

Bestia’s Uni Pasta: Spaghetti Rustichella with Sea Urchin recipe

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Ever since having Emi, our 2 year old daughter, blogging unfortunately has been on the back burner. While we still cook frequently, photographing the cooking in a stylistic step-by-step way for the blog has becomes almost impossible. But regardless we love her to death and wouldn’t have it any other way.   While she brings us […]

12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

12 Ways The World Eats Raw Beef

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A surprising number of food cultures feature a dish of seasoned raw beef that’s beautifully plated and served with the barest of accompaniments. From the familiar hand-chopped tartare and razor-thin carpaccio to the fiery hot, barely seared, cheddar-studded and scallion-bedazzled, there’s a preparation to strike every carnivore’s fancy. Feed your inner beast with one of […]

Top 50 Relationship Advice Youtube Channels by Dating Experts

by Anuj Agarwal @ Feedspot Blog

Top 50 Relationship Advice Youtube Channels The Best Relationship Advice Youtube Channels from thousands of top Relationship Advice Youtube Channels in our index using search and social metrics. Data will be refreshed once a week. These Youtube Channels are ranked based on following criteria Total youtube channels subscribers, video views, and video uploads Quality and […]

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on pinboard

by graham @ noodlepie

Pinboard is one of four absolutely essentials tools for me when writing a book. I used it to save all the research for past, current and future books. I have 797 bookmarks for the Korea foodalogue I am working on at the moment. I saved those links over the period of a year or more. […]

Hakata Asian Cuisine (Closed)

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

A Welcome New Asian Grill on the West Side…. First visit: April 24, 2011 There is a growing number of Asian restaurants in Albuquerque (43 are listed in Urbanspoon, of which 31 serve Vietnamese food as of October 11, 2011). … Continue reading

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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Recipe: Combo dessert soup- Chè thưng

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Combo dessert soup- Chè thưngBy Helen Le Published: January 10, 2018Prep: 40 minsCook: 60 minsReady In: 1 hr 40 minsChe Thung is a popular Vietnamese sweet soup with coconut milk soup base and various kinds of beans, lotus seeds, and peanuts etc. There is also another dessert called Che Ba Ba, which is very […]

Origins of the Restaurant

Origins of the Restaurant

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A long line of establishments preceded the development of the restaurant as we know it today, from ancient ‘thermopolia’, followed by medieval taverns and inns offering food and shelter to travellers. It was only in the 18th century, on the brink of the French Revolution, that modern restaurants came into being, becoming convivial places to […]

Ramen vs. Bun Cha

Ramen vs. Bun Cha

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Vietnamese article / Bài viết tiếng Việt I always feel guilty about my laziness in writing to share my food journey. Last week, I started thinking about an idea of showing food culture diversity in Hanoi, by a series of Non-Vietnamese dish/restaurant vs. Vietnamese dish/restaurant. I choose them randomly, without idea of comparing, however, two […]

Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice patties, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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At Maison Marou Saigon, An abundance of amazing artisanal gourmet chocolate made from locally grown cacao

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

I got sidetracked with the holiday season being in full swing and left off in the middle of my Vietnam trip. I’d written about my great experience with Back of the Bike food tour, and today, I’m sharing with you the best place in Ho Chi Minh City to get delicious gourmet artisanal chocolates. Maison […]

M’Tucci’s Italian

by Larry McGoldrick @ Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

One of the best Italian restaurants in New Mexico Twenty-second Visit: November 13, 2016  First Visit: February 19, 2015  There are many Italian restaurants in The Duke City, but few can touch M’Tucci’s  Italian for brilliance. This is the flagship of the M’Tucci’s empire, … Continue reading

Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe for Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran), a popular Vietnamese savory dumpling often enjoyed as a snack or small bite. Vietnamese cuisine is replete with snack foods, small bites and casual eats and these savory dumplings are some of the heartiest and most addicting treats. The glutinous dumplings are filled with […]

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

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[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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Saigon and Saigon 2

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Vicky Troung’s Vietnamese Food as Art…. October 15, 2010 Last night I went to a Vietnamese restaurant and for the very first time in my three-quarters-of-a-century on this planet didn’t order Phở . Perhaps in an earlier lifetime I did, … Continue reading

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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Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

Making Jams, Jellies and Sweet Preserves (1)

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Autumn is coming and I feel it’s great season for making jam! 😀 The Thane Prince’s cookbook was recommended by a foodie friend to me last winter. This chapter is purely about making jams, jellies and sweet preserves, from choosing ingredients, equipment, cooking the jam, to potting, labeling and storing. 🙂 Making Jams, Jellies and […]

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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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The Magic Pricing Formula

The Magic Pricing Formula

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Originally posted on The Bakery Business Perspective:
One of the most common business-related questions I see regarding starting a new bakery is how to price your products and services. If you can legally charge for food in your area with your current setup (for example, some states restrict home bakeries), the answer is a simple…

Top Tasty Vietnamese Food Blogs - Rickshaw Travel

Top Tasty Vietnamese Food Blogs - Rickshaw Travel


Rickshaw Travel

Food is one of the very best things about Vietnam – exotic, fresh, spicy and light. We've put together our favourite foodie blogs to inspire your cooking!

Traditional Vietnamese food | A food lover’s odyssey | Karma Group Blog

Traditional Vietnamese food | A food lover’s odyssey | Karma Group Blog


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Looking for a holiday with plenty of tasty food? Try Hoi An, in Vietnam - home to traditional Vietnamese food sure to make your mouth water!

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It


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Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

The best pho/Vietnamese beef noodle soup in Saigon is at Pho Le

by the Blind Cook @ The Blind Cook

You would think it’s easy to find an excellent bowl of pho in Ho Chi Minh City. (It’s not.) You’d think there’d be a pho shop on every corner. (There practically is.) But as many times as I’ve been to Saigon, I had yet to taste a bowl of steaming beef noodle soup that I […]

Foodies, “you make the world around you”

Foodies, “you make the world around you”

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

A post from Shahar Lubin, a good person I know in Hanoi 🙂 I agree with him so I would like to share this post to foodies or non-foodies around me. I’ve been thinking of how to put this into words right, but I’m sorry this might still come off slightly as a rant. Please […]

[Infographic] How to choose good cookware?

[Infographic] How to choose good cookware?

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

This infographic from bedbathandbeyond.com is useful in buying new cookware, especially tips, awareness about cooking surface, conductible metal, type of essential pieces, and specialty pieces.

Phở #1

by Larry McGoldrick @ Vietnamese – Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

Phở #1 serves up my favorite Phở in ABQ Ninth visit: March 24, 2016  First visit: June 27, 2008  There are about 48 restaurants in Albuquerque that serve Vietnamese food. I love Phở. When I moved to New Mexico, I started a … Continue reading

Bún Thang – Vietnamese Noodle Soup with Chicken, Pork, & Egg

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

What Is Bún Thang? My knowledge of the Vietnamese language is about on par with my grandma’s English, so this gives us lots of opportunities to learn from each other. She watches Viet news and Korean dramas which have a surprising amount of English in them. The latest term I explained to her was “poker face” hah! […]

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

Travel to Sapa – Homestays and More

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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Review: BBQ with The Pit Barrel Cooker

by The Ravenous Couple @ The Ravenous Couple

Let’s put this out here front and center. We’re gluttons for good smoked bbq (we’ve had a bbq caterer smoke bbq for 3 parties!) but have always been too intimidated to make it at home—until now. Yes, we’ve spent hours making complex soups such as bun bo hue and other seemingly difficult Vietnamese dishes, but […]

Top 40 Vietnamese Food Blogs & Websites | Vietnamese Cooking Blogs

Top 40 Vietnamese Food Blogs & Websites | Vietnamese Cooking Blogs


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Vietnamese Food Blog Best List. Keep up with Vietnamese recipes, Vietnamese food culture, Vietnamese dishes, Vietnamese cuisine, Vietnamese restaurants, Vietnamese food by following top Vietnamese Food sites.

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

by admin @ DanielFoodDiary.com

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 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

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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Germany Travel Tips

Germany Travel Tips

by Spencer Spellman @ TripIt Blog

It’s officially the start of fall—and the start of fall means one of the largest international events in the world, Oktoberfest. Kicking off in mid-September, Oktoberfest’s headlining event is in Munich, considered the world’s largest fair. However, other Oktoberfest celebrations take place throughout Germany, and beyond. So be it your first Oktoberfest, or planning a future trip to Germany, check out a few of my Germany travel tips below.   Travel with cash. If you’ve never been to Germany, then you may be surprised to discover how dependent it is on cash transactions. You aren’t going to be swiping your card or using Apple Pay like you may have in other European countries. But unless you have a bank that doesn’t charge fees or inflated rates, I’d recommend just getting cash out of a bank ATM upon arriving to Germany. However, don’t just carry all of that cash around your entire trip. Take advantage of your hotel room’s safe-deposit box (if it has one).   Tip 5 – 10 percent. Tipping in Europe isn’t like it is in America. A 15 – 20 percent tip, for example, is exorbitant. And Germany is no exception. Tipping is expected, but 5 – ...

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[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

[Online Shop] Kitchen La Fleur

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Bài viết Tiếng Việt / Vietnamese version Well, this post is dedicated for ordering food online from small local shops on Facebook as my friends encouraged me in sharing my list and recommendations. I hesitate in writing an English version as I don’t know whether it’s useful or not. Most of expats often order from […]

Homemade Ketchup Recipe of David Leite

Homemade Ketchup Recipe of David Leite

by Tho Loves Food @ Tho Loves Food

Gently adapted from Jeffrey Steingarten | The Man Who Ate Everything | Vintage, 1998 What I love about this homemade ketchup recipe made with fresh tomatoes is that it tates like ketchup. There’s nothing worse than the ketchup that now pass for “housemade ketchup” in so many restaurants that tastes either like tarted-up tomato sauce […]

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