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Ho Chi Minh City

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    A Really Long Walk for Doughnuts and Toast in Bangkok

    ​Hello from Bangkok. I'm on a four-country work jaunt for the next three weeks, so no Dallas Walk the Wok, but you'll be hearing all about what's giving me gastrointestinal problems in Asia! After a 24-hour stop in Ho Chi Minh City to meet up with my mom, the first leg of our duties is in Ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Pho 95: Does U.S. Pho Beat Vietnam's?
    Not Always.

    ​One of my best friends recently emigrated from Vietnam to the United States. He was born in Ho Chi Minh City, spent all 30 years of his life there and is a proud Vietnamese, but when I last spoke to him, he said something that surprised me. What he said wasn't so surprising as much as from wh ... 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

    April 27, 2010

    Your Search for a Fabulous Hu Tieu Ends With This Post

    ​Last Monday afternoon, my friend and I found ourselves taking an unplanned tour of the Dallas area, from Uptown to White Rock Lake all the way to Garland, after three restaurants we wanted to try were closed or out of business. Frustrated and starving at this point, I declared that we eat at the ... 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
  • Film

    December 29, 2005

    Little Misses

    Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see.

  • Film

    October 11, 2001

    Secret Worlds

    Vertical Ray brightly illuminates Vietnamese family life

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    Lost Son

    The Vietnamese son of a black American soldier faces a long trip "home"

  • Film

    May 20, 1999

    Vietnam in transition

    Tony Bui shows a country looking to regain its identity

  • Dining

    November 6, 1997

    Transcendental dining

    Delight is in the details at Saigon Bistro

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