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Saigon's Food Scene Is Being Transformed by the Returning Vietnamese Diaspora

Vietnamese expats, known as Viet Kieu, are returning to the city in droves—which has been great news for its food scene.
Dan Q. Dao
9.28.18
Vietnamese Food

How-To: Eat Pho

From what to look for when you taste the broth to proper sauce etiquette, you'll quickly learn everything you need to know from pho experts Vincent & Mikey Kha.
Vincent & Mikey Kha
11.6.17
Vietnamese Food

There's a $100 Banh Mi in Saigon, and People Are Actually Buying It

"It’s over the top, but at the same time we want to respect the banh mi sandwich," says chef Peter Cuong Franklin.
Wesley Grover
10.27.17
Vietnamese Food

Why Great Pho Broth Starts At 4 AM

Cooks at LA's Nong Lá start prepping the beefy broth well before dawn breaks. But in an industry already struggling to keep line cooks, finding someone to come in before sunrise is particularly tough.
Natalie B. Compton
10.9.17
beer

How a Vietnamese Strip Mall Restaurant Launched One of America's Coolest Craft Beer Scenes

Mekong, an unassuming Vietnamese spot, is credited with igniting Richmond's now-thriving brewery scene.
Kenny Gould
8.31.17
Make this

Make This Vietnamese-Inspired Marinade for the Juiciest Pork Chops

The fish sauce and maple syrup basically act as a brine that will guarantee your chops won't lose moisture when you throw them on the grill.
Munchies Staff
6.12.17
coleslaw

Vietnamese-Style Coleslaw

Crisp and flavourful, this easy side is perfect with a piece of grilled chicken or fish.
Farideh Sadeghin
5.30.17
CHEFS

How a Vietnamese Refugee Became a Celebrity Chef

After his parents fled their native country, Luke Nguyen grew up washing dishes at their tiny Vietnamese eatery in Sydney. He now has multiple restaurants, cookbooks, and TV programs to his name.
Diana Hubbell
5.17.17
Vietnamese Food

Nation of Immigrants: How Biloxi's Best Banh Mi Rose in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina

Six months after Katrina made landfall, Le Bakery was one of the first establishments to reopen. “We had a line of people out the door. It was a amazing,” says owner Sue Nguyen-Torjusen.
Dave Simpson
3.23.17
Vegan

This Vegan Food Stall Takes Vietnamese Cuisine Back to Its Pre-Colonial Roots

From banh mi to beef pho, 19th century French occupation shaped some of Vietnam's most famous dishes. But London-based duo Liz Nguyen and Joseph Tam want to show another side to the cuisine.
Tamara Micner
3.8.17
Los Angeles

This Pho-Stuffed Burrito Is Better than It Sounds

"Everyone assumes that I’m going to serve it with a dipping broth but I just make sure that the beef is so juicy that it releases the pho broth when you bite into it.”
Javier Cabral
10.12.16
Bánh mì

Banh Mi Heaven Is a Mall in Southern California

Freshly made mayonnaise, chewy French-Vietnamese baguettes, and homemade charcuterie are just some of the components that make this banh mi shop in LA's San Gabriel Valley one of the best around.
Javier Cabral
8.21.16