I tried fantastic cha ca, a Vietnamese fish stew, on a recent trip to Hanoi. Is there a place in New York that can come close? For that matter, what's the current thinking on the best Vietnamese place in town?
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy