Tag Archive: vietnamese food

Hollywood: Croft Alley at The Standard Hotel

  I checked out a popup within a popup, Croft Alley at the Standard hotel. Croft Alley took up the restaurant residency at the Standard after Ari Taymor took his popular Alma popup… Continue reading

West LA: Modern Vietnamese and Drinks at Khong Ten

  Like many, I was lured over to Khong Ten during its soft open for $1 food and drinks. Khong Ten is located in West LA, in the old Freddy Smalls space. I… Continue reading

Pasadena: Dinner at Bistro Mon Cheri

  When one thinks about Pasadena, there hasn’t been too many thrilling eats to be found there. It’s getting better though. And chef Kimmy Tang has brought her fusion Vietnamese eats to Bistro… Continue reading

SGV: In Search of Vietnamese Seafood at Diep Thanh Thanh

  After a wonderful meal at OC & LAU recently, I began searching for something closer to Los Angeles. The Vietnamese way of cooking seafood was really delicious and I was craving razor… Continue reading

SGV: Sandwiches and Noodles at Banh Mi Che Cali

  I’ve been tempted to stop into all the various Banh Mi Che Cali locations I’ve seen through the years. Somehow though I haven’t had a “cheap” banh mi in years. The kind… Continue reading

Orange County: Lunch at OC & LAU

  After getting nem nuong (pork spring rolls) at Brodard as an appetizer, we jetted over to OC & LAU for a Vietnamese seafood feast. OC & LAU is also known for hot… Continue reading

Orange County: Nem Nuong Rolls at Brodard

While on the way back from San Diego, we stopped at Brodard for pork spring rolls (nem nuong). I’ve heard about these rolls at Brodard for years and always wanted to try them.… Continue reading

SGV: Vietnamese Goat Ribs and Baby Clams at Quan De 7 Mon

It was one of those random mornings scrolling through Instagram when I saw “goat” and SGV (San Gabriel Valley). I have had 7 courses of beef at Vietnamese restaurants (and still hunting for… Continue reading

SGV: Egg Rolls and Noodles at Pho LTK

  You ever have restaurant FOMO (fear of missing out)? I do all the time. It’s also known as menu envy. I stopped by Pho LTK for a quickie bowl of noodles and… Continue reading

DTLA: Noodles at Buddha Belly

  I recently checked out Buddha Belly at the new Corporation Food Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. I tried one of their specials, the seafood pad ke mao. The drunken noodles were just… Continue reading