Vietnamese food has been a staple of my diet until I moved to Japan. I waited 9 long years for Ao Baba to open its door, it is safe to say that my craving for pho has finally been satisfied.
Continue reading “Ao Baba: Vietnamese food in Okayama”
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.
Continue reading “Koto Saigon”
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.
Continue reading “Trung Nguyen Coffee”
I drank my first Vietnamese coffee at café Lam when I arrived in Hanoi. The coffee shop is located on the outer edge of the old town and when we got there, the customers were spilling out on the sidewalk. I grabbed two small plastic stools and sat between two parked scooters.
Continue reading “Café Lam: Where Coffee Meet Art”