Monthly Archives: January 2013

Food for the greater good?

With a slow-going job search on my hands, lately I’ve been having entrepreneurial thoughts. Given my family’s disastrous experiments with business initiatives (failed restaurants, lost money, strained familial ties, etc., etc.) I am rather hesitant to even consider starting my … Continue reading

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Noodle snack: Mi xao

If you’ve ever lived, vacationed, or worked with me, you know that I can EAT.  Former office mates will attest to my early lunch cravings (10:30-ish) and constant snacking.  In fact, at work retreats that lasted over several days at … Continue reading

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Banh Cuon

This may come as no surprise to most of you, but Vietnamese food just ain’t quick nor easy.  The soups can take upwards of 8 hours to simmer; there are endless vegetables and herbs to wash and chop; heck, even … Continue reading

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