November 30, 2012
the bean store - on Vo Van Tan

The Bean Store is yet another new one, clean, quiet, sensible background music, nice decor, friendly staff, great menu, good food,

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September 5, 2012
a new intake of carbohydrates

Just last week, Tous les Jours, a Korean based French pastry chain opened a new outlet just a few hundred metres from our house. This is very dangerous to a healthy lifestyle and trim waistline, but very handy for a quick treat also.

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August 4, 2012
Dinner at home

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January 5, 2012
of some consolation

At least I had an attractive table decoration to admire while my cappuccino got cold (previous article).

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January 4, 2012
xoi ga

To the uninitiated this may not look all that appetising, however, this is one of my favourite things to eat. It's xoi ga, or sticky rice and chicken. In this version the chicken is mixed with mushroom, tiny shrimps and a quail egg and encased in the sticky rice which in turn is wrapped in […]

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June 20, 2011
Food for “Love”...

Whoever would have thought it, hot dogs as “Love” food. Taken in the foyer of Thang Long cinema, Cao Thang, District 3.

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August 6, 2010
fresh & hot ...

... and delivered to my door every morning What could be better than fresh crisp white bread delivered to your door every morning, still piping hot from the oven. I don’t think anything compares, it’s totally awesome. Every morning the deliverers of this breakfast treat ride their bicycles up and down each hem loudly chanting, […]

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August 2, 2010
Saigon Times Online - The zest and color of bun cha

I just love eating Bun Cha (pronounced “boom char”) and this is a very nice description of the dish written by Thanh Huong as published in the Saigon Times Online. By Thanh Huong in Hanoi A portion of bun cha Photo: - Thanh Huong Hanoi people eat bun cha as a treat - not to […]

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