Chef Nikki Tran's Viet-Texan Cuisine Reflects the Breadth of Vietnamese Food
“I never learned how to make traditional Vietnamese food, so I thought I would do something different—that way nobody could say if it was right or wrong.”
Saigon's Food Scene Is Being Transformed by the Returning Vietnamese Diaspora
Vietnamese expats, known as Viet Kieu, are returning to the city in droves—which has been great news for its food scene.
Dan Q. Dao
How-To: Eat Pho
From what to look for when you taste the broth to proper sauce etiquette, you'll quickly learn everything you need to know from pho experts Vincent & Mikey Kha.
Vincent & Mikey Kha
There's a $100 Banh Mi in Saigon, and People Are Actually Buying It
"It’s over the top, but at the same time we want to respect the banh mi sandwich," says chef Peter Cuong Franklin.
Why Great Pho Broth Starts At 4 AM
Cooks at LA's Nong Lá start prepping the beefy broth well before dawn breaks. But in an industry already struggling to keep line cooks, finding someone to come in before sunrise is particularly tough.
Natalie B. Compton
How a Vietnamese Strip Mall Restaurant Launched One of America's Coolest Craft Beer Scenes
Mekong, an unassuming Vietnamese spot, is credited with igniting Richmond's now-thriving brewery scene.
Make This Vietnamese-Inspired Marinade for the Juiciest Pork Chops
The fish sauce and maple syrup basically act as a brine that will guarantee your chops won't lose moisture when you throw them on the grill.
Crisp and flavourful, this easy side is perfect with a piece of grilled chicken or fish.
How a Vietnamese Refugee Became a Celebrity Chef
After his parents fled their native country, Luke Nguyen grew up washing dishes at their tiny Vietnamese eatery in Sydney. He now has multiple restaurants, cookbooks, and TV programs to his name.
Nation of Immigrants: How Biloxi's Best Banh Mi Rose in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina
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.
This Vegan Food Stall Takes Vietnamese Cuisine Back to Its Pre-Colonial Roots
From banh mi to beef pho, 19th century French occupation shaped some of Vietnam's most famous dishes. But London-based duo Liz Nguyen and Joseph Tam want to show another side to the cuisine.
This Pho-Stuffed Burrito Is Better than It Sounds
"Everyone assumes that I’m going to serve it with a dipping broth but I just make sure that the beef is so juicy that it releases the pho broth when you bite into it.”