Tag Archives: Vietnamese

Meet The Fetals

Balut Southeast Asia 20th century cinema has given us creatures that evoke revulsion and fear, reducing audiences to howling, horrified school girls; who can forget watching the chest-burster plowing its way through John Hurt’s writhing body in Alien, or the … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Bánh mì Vietnam To the untrained eye, banh mi might resemble a “five dollar foot-long”, but under the hood you’re likely to find the ingredients a tad less Western. The term bánh mì actually describes the baguette used to create … Continue reading

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Long Live The King

Kings Row, Pasadena, California There are seldom any complaints when a restaurant pulls all the stops at their premier bash, and such was the case with the recent pre-opening party at Kings Row gastropub in Pasadena, California. The million-dollar question … Continue reading

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We Celebrate When The Gang’s All Here

Chinatown Summer Nights Los Angeles, California L.A. boasts a decent sized Chinatown, yet it is often culturally overlooked by the rest of the city. This recently prompted several civic organizations to plan and sponsor a festival spanning four Saturday nights … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Pin Xe Lua

Westminster, California Bull Penis Soup (Pho Nguyen Hue) On those brisk fall days when you think to yourself, “A nice bowl of bull penis soup would be good right about now,” you need look no further than Westminster, California. Since … Continue reading

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