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Summer eating

It’s that time of year again–evening meals outside on the deck with tasty grilled fare and cold drinks.  After a two delicious meals out at some first-rate restaurants–to celebrate Mr. No Nom’s birthday (Sarma) and our 14th wedding anniversary (Journeyman)–I’ve … Continue reading

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Eyeballs and all: grilled whole fish with garlic and lemongrass

Remember when I told you that I love to eat weird things?  Well, I love eating fish eyes–all that gelatinous goodness!  To get the eyes, I need the whole fish.  Yes, fillets are more kid-friendly and certainly easier to obtain … Continue reading

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Bun thit nuong: grilled pork with noodles and herbs

The photo above should really say it all. But just in case you still need an introduction, bun thit nuong (grilled pork with noodles) is a classic Vietnamese dish that appears on nearly every Vietnamese restaurant menu.  And boy, is … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Kalbi?

During a 2011 trip to LA’s Koreatown, I was unnerved by the number of pho restaurants that had popped up.  Korean pho?  WTF?  But if Korean-Americans can expand into rarefied pho territory, then it’s only fair to acknowledge that Vietnamese-Americans … Continue reading

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