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Entries from February 2008

Ho Tay Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

February 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

D: So we finally got our Bun Cha fix – although not in north Vietnam (eg. Hanoi) where it is both popular and supposed to be the best since it is a northern dish. Bun Cha is a lunchtime dish and a good fod description as well as raeview of different establishments serving bun cha […]

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Various Food Stalls – Hoi An

February 20th, 2008 · No Comments

So it took us a few days, but we finally jumped into the food stalls. Tried the cao lau (average) in the market as well as some sort of fried pancake (dry). The best food in the market was from a lady in the corner by the food stalls who had several customers sitting on […]

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Restaurant Cafe 96 – Hoi An

February 19th, 2008 · No Comments

This little restaurant fronts the river and serves all the local specialties including the following: cao lau (a combination of white and yellow noodles combined with bean sprouts, croutons, greens, pork and other fixings depending on the chef, topped with crispy rice paper); banh xeo (crispy pancake with herbs ) and the white rose (steamed […]

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Pho 24 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Pho 24 is a popular chain of pho restaurants which we saw scattered around town. It was also listed in the Lonely Planet as one of the top pho places around. I know, I know, why trust the Lonely Planet? – I guess because it is a good starting point when you don’t know a […]

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Restaurant Bobby Chinn Hanoi, Vietnam

February 14th, 2008 · No Comments

It was Valentine’s Day so we decided to splash out on the second day of our honeymoon. Bobby Chinn is a chef of mixed Chinese Egyptian heritage born in New Zealand who has become/started the more contemporary restaurant scene in Vietnam. When you walk into the place, except for a few small details – like […]

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Bouchon Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

More to come when we get our pictures back…just awesome. Been to Bouchon Yountville twice and even been at Bouchon LV once before. But this time was the best… Bouchon Las VegasThe Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, Venezia Tower3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 10101Las Vegas, NV 89109

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