Tag Archive: vietnamese food

Culver City: Dinner and Drinks at East Borough

  East Borough opened in Culver City a few months ago. I was excited by the idea of more Asian food on the “Westside” (though we all know Culver really isn’t thaaaaat west.… Continue reading

San Francisco: Pho and Egg Rolls at Ben Tre

We tried Ben Tre in South San Francisco for lunch one day a couple weeks ago. My friend had been a few times and it was popular with the locals. We started out… Continue reading

SGV: Getting Noodles at Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa

I’m really glad I don’t have any sort of notion of trying every single noodles house in the San Gabriel Valley. But if I did, I would have to start at the western… Continue reading

Pasadena: Going for the Pho at Abricott Cafe

While looking for a lunch spot in Pasadena a couple of weeks ago, I came across Abricott Cafe, a cafe with a mixture of Asian and American comfort food dishes. I couldn’t decide… Continue reading

BEP Vietnamese Kitchen Brunch Pop-Up Begins This Sunday at Franco on Melrose

Chef Connie Tran begins her brunch pop-up this Sunday, April 21st at Franco on Melrose. The bi-weekly brunch has one seating at 11:30 a.m. I was invited to a special preview and experienced… Continue reading

SGV: 7 Courses of Beef at Pho 79

  The original plan was to go to the Boiling Crab on Main Street in Alhambra. But even after all these years and more locations, the Vietnamese Cajun restaurant was far too busy.… Continue reading

San Diego: Noodles at Pho Hoa

  After the too short (some would argue too long) Bartenders Weekend, we headed off to get noodles at Pho Hoa up the street from our hotel. We apparently wandered into the Vietnamese… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Le Colonial

Before I got to Chicago, I had made several reservations but one day we didn’t feel like going to where I picked for lunch so we popped into Le Colonial instead. After a… Continue reading

Burbank: Mama Hong’s Vietnamese Kitchen

  I recently got back from a trip from Chicago where a number of people I met mentioned how much they didn’t like LA. It was a story I’ve heard before. LA is… Continue reading

SGV: Asian Fusion at Dip’s Grill

There’s a friend I see every so often and she is a true foodie. All we talk about is food. Okay, maybe we talk a bit about dating too. It takes us a… Continue reading