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The Trick to Picking a Good Vietnamese Restaurant, According to a Pro

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

Phở broth not flavorful enough. How to fix?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 14 days ago

Yesterday I made some homemade phở that I’m serving on Saturday. I used beef bones and oxtail and simmered it for about 4.5 hours. I tasted it while it was hot, and then again today after it cooled...

Banh Mi (Detroit Area)

by syrup09 1 year ago

Does anyone know where to get a Ban Minh Sandwich in the Detroit area? I live in Pontiac but anyplace around is ok.

Bahn Mi Zon (San Rafael)

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

Bahn Mi Zon until recently was food-truck-only, but they recently opened a shop in San Rafael near the Marin County Civic Center. I've been a few times and like their Banh Mi a lot. The baguettes h...

Vietnamese restaurants in TO, 2016

by prima 4 years ago

Where are your current favourite spots? I like Forget Me Not on Wilson. I'm looking forward to trying some other spots this summer. A friend mentioned Ro House in the Junction, which se...

Vietnamese baguettes in Massachusetts?

by muabanhmi 5 months ago

Looking for vietnamese baguettes( banh mi) wholesaler in massachusetts.. if you know any bakery that do please let me know.. appreciated.

Golden Crab House | Outer Sunset - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Golden Crab House is the new offshoot of the popular PPQ Dungeness Island. When we were there on a Friday night in late March, the soft opening was in its third month. Eyeing the three large ta...

Saigon Sandwich is open

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

The much beloved Saigon Sandwich, where many of us first tasted a banh mi, is open for business! Today's hours are until 4pm. Saigon Sandwich Shop 560 Larkin St San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) ...

Asian Box -- Tamarind vinaigrette?

by alignment 7 months ago

I remember eating at Asian Box restaurants in the SF Bay Area. There was a tamarind vinaigrette that was particularly addictive. It was sweet and tangy and just amazing. Now that I live on the ...

Le Soleil Stay at Home Meals, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Le Soleil has been closed but will reopen on Monday offering Stay at Home Meal combo sets to serve two for $55. Hai Nan chicken is another option, as well as beer and wine. Orders must be placed...

Vietnamese Sweets

by DannyN 8 months ago

I'm making a range of sweets using Vietnamese recipes and I'm really in need of opinions about it to know whether or not its worth to make it into a product and sell it. If you are just bored fr...

Comparisons of top level fish sauces

by Delucacheesemonger 10 months ago

Through some imprudent shopping l was able to accumulate five of the best fish sauces available on the internet in the USA. Did a comparison of the five with some friends with like minded interest ...

Nam Vietnamese Brasserie opening in Redwood City in February 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Nam Vietnamese Brasserie, a first solo project from the former owner of Palo Alto's Tamarine and SF's Bong Su, is slated to open in Redwood City in mid-late February. * * * * * Nam to bring hy...

Bac Lieu | La Lengua - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

A friend tipped me to the July opening of Bac Lieu in the La Lengua neighborhood. A few days later I had a chance to try it myself during the soft opening. The menu has Vietnamese dishes not oft...

Chopstix Vietnamese | Northridge - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

With intentions of attempting an "all menudo, all the time" weekend, I headed to Northridge mall to the Hidalguense restaurant I'd been meaning to try. I discovered that the Mexican restaurant in t...

Plates Com Tam | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Opened a year ago by the owners of the established Chopstix restaurant, Plates Com Tom offers a more authentic look at Vietnamese homestyle cooking. When I first saw the menu, I was dubious that th...

Tiet Canh Vit at Binh Minh in Downtown San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

About a year ago I received an inquiry asking where to purchase fresh duck blood for holiday cooking. My standard answer has been to refer folks to the two duck farms in Petaluma --- Sonoma County ...

NH I93 North Tilton NH

by dfrostnh 11 months ago

Thanks to New Hampshire Magazine I discovered that my favorite sandwich, banh mi, is now available even closer in downtown Tilton. I stopped for the first time yesterday. V's Sandwich Shop serves ...

September COTM “Vietnamese”: Soups

by MMRuth 12 years ago

September 2008 Cookbooks of the Month: Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table by Mai Pham and Into the Vietnamese Kitchen by Andrea Nguyen. Please post your full-length reviews of soup recipes here. ...

Gigantic Winter Melon for Sale

by Steve 1 year ago

I was outside a small Vietnamese market near my home and snapped the photo below. These are winter melons. I have never seen these monsters before. A lady explained to me that in Vietnam a fami...

Vietnamese-style Vegetarian Food at East Palo Alto Vietnamese Buddhist Church

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

This morning I had a chance to follow up on a Vietnamese friend’s tip that the East Palo Alto Vietnamese Buddhist Church offers vegetarian food on the weekends. Located directly behind Mi Pueblo ...