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Hanoi

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    The Most Disgusting Foods Ever Encountered by Some of Dallas' Best Chefs

    We asked a handful of North Texas chefs about the worst things they've ever eaten, found in the back of the walk-in or basically anything that induced a gag reflex or created a stench that permanently singed their nostrils. Braden Wages of Malai Kitchen has traveled extensively, and so we asked him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Malai Kitchen's Owners Keep Traveling the World and Bringing Home Flavors for You

    Braden and Yasmin Wages of Malai Kitchen are two of my favorite people in the Dallas restaurant business. Maybe it's Yasmin's warm smile. Maybe it was the time Braden teared up a bit when talking about her. Or maybe it's because they take these amazing culinary excursion to far corners of the world, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    The Seating at Mot Hai Ba Gets an Upgrade, Can No Longer Be Called My Hot Butt

    When Alice Laussade spoke with the owners during the course of her first look at Mot Hai Ba, she called the fledgling Vietnamese restaurant My Hot Butt. Owner Jeana Johnson was kind enough to continue the interview, but the joke likely stuck with customers who subsequently dined in the restaurant. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Mot Hai Ba Chef Jeana Johnson Did R&D in Vietnam, with Help from a Dude Named Dragon

    Jeana Johnson and Colleen O'Hare are the proprietors of the little hot spot in East Dallas, Mot Hai Ba, as wells as Good 2 Go Taco. Their culinary trail winds far and wide through the Dallas landscape. Collectively, the pins on their map include Ciudad, Daddy Jack's, The Standard in Deep Ellum, The ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 20, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Searching for the Secrets of Pho in Hanoi, Plus Pictures of the Food and People of Vietnam

    In early August, Braden and Yasmin Wages took their first vacation since opening their restaurant, Malai, to spend five days in Hanoi, Vietnam, immersing themselves in the local food and culture. "We really just wanted to refresh and expand our menu," said Braden. "We also wanted to re-center ourse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Bistro B Gets an "A" for Awesome

    Camera count: 1 million Someone yelling "egg roll" in the kitchen count: 53 Bistro B (Authentic Asian Cuisine) is all kinds of awesome. It's delicious awesome. It's cheap awesome. It's what-the-fuck awesome. It's scary awesome. It's "Aww, dammit, this Thai iced tea has those chewy brown gelatin bub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    A Conversation with Malai Thai's Chef-Owners Will Make You Want to Eat Pho, Like, Now

    Chef Braden Wages of Malai Thai in the West Village is originally from upstate New York. He and his wife, Yasmin, who is from Weatherfod, met while in school at Cornell. Running a restaurant was a long-term dream for both of them. But the concept for that place was based on a what sounds like an epi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    West Meets East and Comes Back
    With a Full Stomach

    All photos by Kristy YangAt the Food Court in Thailand​I've been away for the past few weeks tending to some family stuff in Asia and have been a tad too busy to do any blogging. I'm sure the editor's ulcer will be relieved to know that I'm back now with my one measly post a week. While away, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Pho From Home: Ngoc Suong

    Photos by Kristy YangBun Cha​After a positive dining experience at the Super H Mart last week, I asked my mother if she was up for joining me on one more food expedition before she leaves town. She said yes, but any early excitement she held for Grimaldi's pizza or Rise No. 1 baguettes soon dissip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Pho From Home: Hanoi Style

    Pho Hung, Ho Chi Minh City.​In Pho From Home we seek out the variety of pho--authentic, Texified, good and bad--available in restaurants, starting in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and winding all the way around the Dallas area. This time, we wrap up our excursion through Vietnam. Next week, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Pho From Home: Finding Perfection

    ​In Pho From Home we seek out the variety of pho--authentic, Texified, good and bad--available in restaurants, starting in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and winding all the way around the Dallas area.I am staring at a forty-paged PDF file on my laptop. My mother, who lives in Ho Chi Minh City, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Pho From Home: Vietnam

    In Pho From Home we seek out the variety of pho--authentic, Texified, good and bad--available in restaurants, starting in the streets of Ho Chi Minh City and winding all the way around the Dallas area.​As a little Vietnamese kid in a primarily white world, I never thought these three letters wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 5, 2006
  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The Spirits Move Them

    Followers of Cao Dai, a Vietnamese sect with frail tendrils in Dallas, say their time has come to spread the word. Just ask Victor Hugo.

  • Film

    October 11, 2001

    Secret Worlds

    Vertical Ray brightly illuminates Vietnamese family life

  • Calendar

    October 31, 1996
  • Dining

    April 4, 1996

    Coming home

    Saigon Savour brings a rich Western touch to Vietnamese

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