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one bánh for the road

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Have you ever been more confused by a plate of food in your entire life? There is a lot going on here. This food is a speciality of Hue in central Vietnam.

hcmcbanh2

This is the last of the HCMC series. Bánh, bánh and more bánh!

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Written by joann

September 29, 2009 at 7:31 pm

tân hoàng ty, hcmc

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I wrote this post awhile back and scheduled it for delivery tonight but wanted to put a plug in for folks who want to help the people of the Philippines. To find ways to help or track down more information visit Google’s Typhoon Ondoy page.

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Hooray! More Vietnamese food in Vietnam!

My last meal in Vietnam was bánh canh (erm I think that’s what it was called) at Tân Hoàng Ty. Plates of boiled pork, pickled veggies, cucumber, crepes, and crazy heaping piles of unknown herbs.

Heaping piles. No lie. So heaping that for the first time ever I’m gonna show my face up on this blog just so you have some context.

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Written by joann

September 28, 2009 at 9:39 pm

bún chả cha cha

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Okay there are two more cha’s than necessary.

La la la.

I’m back from a quick trip to Ho Chi Minh City with a few food posts to inspire a lil Vietnam love.

buncha

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Written by joann

September 10, 2009 at 11:34 pm