Tag Archives: Vietnam

Cha Ca La Vong: Fried Fish on Fish Street

Moving my Blog I migrated my wordpress.com blog to wordpress.org You can now read Foodie Topography at http://www.foodietopography.com or http://www.foodietopography.net In Vietnamese, cha ca means fried fish. So when I ended up at a place in Hanoi called Cha Ca … Continue reading

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Banh Xeo 46A: Vietnamese Crepe Heaven in Saigon.

Once again, Anthony Bourdain has led me to a great meal. After watching his show about Vietnam, I knew I had to try Banh Xeo 46 A and I was not disappointed.  I walked to the restaurant from my hotel … Continue reading

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La Verticale

Hanoi is solidly ensconced in its colonial heritage, the streets are lined with great architecture, food and an a certain “je ne sais quoi“. It’s Vietnam, but staying at the hotel Metropole where you are greeted by a loud bonjour, … Continue reading

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Café Lam: Where Coffee Meet Art

I drank my first Vietnamese coffee at café Lam when I arrived in Hanoi. The coffee shop is located on the outer edge of the old town and when we got there, the customers were spilling out on the sidewalk. … Continue reading

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Nhu Lan banh Mi

Get yourself a ticket for Ho Chi Minh. Ask the driver to take you to the tallest building in town (It’s the Bitexco Financial Tower). Walk around the tower until you find a corner restaurant with a long line of … Continue reading

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