Archive | Vietnam

Favorite eats in Hue

You can thank Hue’s imperial past for blessing the city with remarkably good food. Simplicity at its best. Here are some of our favorite dishes from Hue.

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Turns out I’m royalty

Last year, I visited family in Hue, Vietnam to discover my roots. For the longest time, I asked my dad why my last name was different from his. Mine is Bao, his is Vinh. He said it was because, “we come from a royal dynasty where the last name changes from generation to generation.” I… Read more…

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Stuff on Bikes

Oh the things Vietnamese carry around on two wheels. It’s a hoot! It never seizes to amaze me what Vietnamese can load on two wheels, other than themselves and a passenger or two (or three or four!). This week, my family flew back to Vietnam in time to celebrate Tet (Vietnamese New Year) and I’m… Read more…

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Your Noodle Guide to Vietnam

From pho, to bun to mi. It is all about the noodles. Vietnam is blessed with amazing food. I’m not being bias when I say that either, am I? From rice plates to spring rolls, savory crepes to delectable snails, not to mention the various types of noodle bowls, we Vietnamese know how to eat… Read more…

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