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Mar 132013
 
Afternoon Delight in District 2

Afternoon Delight in District 2 This past Sunday was NOT “just another Sunday” … One of my favorite Vietnamese lunches! A breezy afternoon coffee alongside the Saigon River. A surprise visit by chanting Buddhist monks (on a boat)! Now, the day started out ordinary enough.  Got up, made a cup of coffee, swept the balcony, misted the [Read on ...]

Nov 192012
 
Chicken Feet & Financial Towers

 Chicken Feet & Financial Towers There’s a place in Saigon where you can stand in the middle of the street, spread your arms wide and touch (well almost) Saigon’s tallest, U.S.A.-architect-designed skyscaper with one hand; and a traditional Hanoi street food eatery with the other.  (CAUTION: Best to stand in the middle of any Saigon [Read on ...]

Mar 212012
 
A Small Saigon Restaurant in the Alley

I’m not sure exactly why, but it seems that food always costs a bit more in Districts 5, & 11, the “Chinese” areas of Saigon. Of course, by western standards, its not expensive at all, but by Saigon standards, I’d say it is. But once in a while, I just feel like eating something different [Read on ...]

Feb 292012
 
Not Saigon Street Food, Saigon River Food!

Last night the Saigon sky offered a beautiful celestial trio – the moon, Venus, and Jupiter – all within reaching distance from one another.  In the city lights, all other heavenly objects were obscured and these three bright bodies had the entire sky to themselves.  A balmy breeze and celestial show! What a great way [Read on ...]