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]

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]

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]