Tag Archive: vietnamese

DTLA: Little Sister is Now Open Along Restaurant Row

  The second location of Little Sister is now open in Downtown Los Angeles. I have yet to make it to the original in Manhattan Beach but I was super excited to learn… 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

West LA: Getting Vietnamese Noodles at Nong La

On Sawtelle in West LA, there are a number of formidable Japanese restaurants. And up until Plan Check, J-food dominated. Sure, there was the random Korean tofu house, a Chinese place and some… Continue reading

SGV: Pho Pasteur

What is it after trips that I want a big bowl of noodles? After I got back from Arizona Cocktail Week, I wanted something comforting. I had in mind a different restaurant along… Continue reading

Austin: Frank, Mekong River & 24 Diner

When I first got to Austin, I saw Frank on my way to my hotel. I promised myself I would investigate the alluring shop with its sign “proud purveyors of PORK and its… Continue reading

DTLA: Wraps & Rolls Now Open

  South Park denizens and office workers rejoice! There is now a new option in Downtown Los Angeles. Wraps & Rolls serves Vietnamese cuisine and is part of the Belasco complex. Earlier this… Continue reading

SF to LA: Pho Huynh Hiep to Pho Kim

One last meal in SF- ah, what’ll it be? Since I had somewhat of a bender (aka Shaker Face Tour) the previous night, a big bowl of soupy noodles were in order. Carina… Continue reading