Shrimp or Prawns

Jan 232015
Rạch Giá Bún Cá Trilogy - Part 3

Perhaps my favorite thing to do in Vietnam, besides eating amazing street food and writing about it here on Eating Saigon!, is going on a long motorbike ride with Hai and friends through the Vietnamese countryside. There’s nothing that can compare to the thrill of riding mile after mile past stunningly beautiful rice paddies; or [Read on …]

 January 23, 2015
Jan 172013
Quán Ốc Quang Anh

Quán Ốc Quang Anh Does anyone know how many different kinds of ốc ̣(snails & related shellfish) there are in the world? How about, just in Vietnam? Sorry, I don’t know either … well, except I know there’s a WHOLE LOT! Hai and my recent stop at Quán Ốc Quang Anh for dinner made that clear. A [Read on …]

 January 17, 2013
Jul 302012
Saigon Seafood Street Food

Phố Ốc 271 Nguyễn Duy Trinh District 2 (08) 3743 7277 ***** During my first months living in Saigon (many years ago), my good friend Tan offered me a place to stay in his District 2 apartment.  Quite a ways outside of Saigon’s tourist center, life there was far less hectic, the street traffic almost [Read on …]

 July 30, 2012