Beef Pho in Saigon: Try It at Pho Phuong 25

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In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), just like with banh mi, you’ll have a hard time walking more than a block or two without stumbling into the next pho restaurant. And sometimes you’ll smell it before you see it. Though it originated in northern Vietnam under the influence of the French, pho is another noodle soup… [Read More]

Bun Mam: Another Noodle Soup You Should Eat in Saigon

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Before taking my most recent trip to Saigon, I didn’t know just how many different types of Vietnamese noodle soups existed. And even after eating numerous different types of soup, with many diverse flavors, I’ve barely scratched the surface of the variety and possibility of what’s available in Vietnam. Along with pho and bun rieu, another noodle… [Read More]

Phuket Market: A Delicious Experience at Talad Kaset

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There’s one thing I never get tired of doing in Thailand: Visiting markets. And along with beautiful beaches, one of the things I love doing most when I’m in Phuket is going to the local fresh wet market. Talad Kaset (ตลาดเกษตร ภูเก็ต), located in Phuket Town, is a huge fresh wet market, packed with ingredients of… [Read More]

Bo La Lot – Probably My Favorite Vietnamese Food!

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Soup noodle dishes are some of the most famous things to eat in Vietnam. And there’s no denying they are delicious. But there are other dishes, like minced meat wrapped in herbaceous leaves and grilled over charcoal, known as bo la lot, that happens to be one of my favorite delicacies from Vietnam. In this… [Read More]

Eating Vietnamese Crab Soup in a Saigon Alley

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One of the greatest things about Saigon are the never ending mazes of back-lanes and alleys. Why? Not just because they are alleys, and alleys are nice. But because alleys in Saigon, Vietnam, are always filled with life, local markets, and of course, some of the most fantastic things to eat. In fact, I loved… [Read More]

Japan Airlines – Fly For the Food?

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I was in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, and I was on my way to Singapore. At this point, we had no plans to fly Japan Airlines. My first flight, just a short one hour flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles, was delayed… which caused me to miss my connecting flight from LA to Hong Kong and the next… [Read More]

Muslim Nasi Padang – Rice and Curry in Singapore

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When you travel, sometimes the circumstances don’t always work out for you to eat wherever you wanted to, or wherever you had planned to eat. Things happen, you get really hungry, your directions don’t seem to match up… all sorts of unplanned things happen. Yes some of my most memorable meals are a result of no planning,… [Read More]