Alongside classics like grilled pork, Hanoi banh mi vendors are creating new mashups (think French fries and fermented sausage) that wouldn’t be out of place in NYC’s culinary scene.
Six months after Katrina made landfall, Le Bakery was one of the first establishments to reopen. “We had a line of people out the door. It was a amazing,” says owner Sue Nguyen-Torjusen.
On the latest episode, we meet Denmark’s unofficial ambassador of Vietnamese food— the woman who has exposed the Nordic palate to umami, fish sauce, and scorching hot peppers.
After spending years cooking in Ho Chi Minh City, chef Shawn Pham returned to LA to open Simbal, where he's turning banh mi into salad and larb into tartare.
Victorian Police Superintendent Patrick Boyle interviewed 43 police officers all working in areas affected by gangs.
"It is not only a reminder of a violent history that still affects people today but a reminder that when people speak up against racism, they are quickly dismissed."