Yes, it’s that time of the year again when foodie tourist from all over the place descends on the small village of Hinase on the coast of Okayama Prefecture to eat oysters and I would not miss this for nothing. On this latest venture into oyster okonomiyaki heaven we decided to try a new place, Hori.
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It was a very cold January day when I spotted Cafe Kona Queens on the nice Samcheong Dong street. I will be honest, I wish I would have never looked into this direction.
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If you don’t speak French, l’Usine means factory in English and it’s a word to remember if you visit Ho Chi Minh.
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I have to thank the owner of Tsuji coffee in Kasaoka for sending me to Blue Mountain Coffee Shop. This coffee paradise is so well hidden in the depth of Kasaoka that I would have probably never stumbled upon it without his precious help.
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I am pretty sure that you don’t equate Vietnam with mind blowing yogurt and dairy; I certainly didn’t until I visited Kim Thanh in Ho Chi Minh.
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When I read about Koto Saigon restaurant before leaving for Vietnam I was sold to the idea of a restaurant helping disadvantaged kids get ahead, but once I got there I was convinced that the idea is a success.
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Vietnamese coffee in all its sweet glory has always been a favorite of mine and when I am in Vietnam you can rest assure that I indulge freely in this simple pleasure. Coffee is everywhere in this country and the king of coffee is undeniably Trung Nguyen Coffee.
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I had my first Vietnamese vegetarian/vegan meal two years ago in Hue and I decided to start this new year with a pho chay. I found this pho place on the great gas.tron.o.my food blog and I am very thankful.
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Street food in Vietnam is pretty much everywhere since every inches of empty sidewalk is an excuse for delicious food. I have often seen these ladies making cookies on a portable charcoal stove and I finally tried it.
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In my mind Quan Thuy 94 Cu is just crab 94, a number that will forever resonate with one of the best meal I had in Vietnam. It was so good, I actually went twice just to make sure I wasn’t dreaming the first time.
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We started our day at Cho Binh Tay market right in the heart of the chinatown. The Cho Binh Tay market is not as touristy as the Ben Thanh market in the center. It’s really worth a visit if you want to see a real market without being yelled at every 2 seconds.
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I just love getting good food tips and I have to thank a great guy I met in a bar in Taiwan for recommending Kraze Burger. This guy worked in Korea for a while and his biggest coup de coeur was this burger place.
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