Trang Mieng

Dessert

Mar 202013
 
Durian Pancakes

The other night, my landlady’s daughter, Ngoc, and her boyfriend, Vinh, called to invite Hai and I to join them for a late evening treat. What a nice surprise! Yes, sounds fun. Meet you downstairs in 20 minutes. The other night, my landlady’s daughter, Ngoc, and her boyfriend, Vinh, called to invite Hai and I [Read on ...]

 March 20, 2013  Posted by at 3:21 pm Desserts, District 10, Fruit, Trang Mieng Tagged with: , , ,  3 Responses »
Mar 112013
 
CUPCAKES in Saigon?

I walked into this tiny shop and the young Vietnamese woman behind the cupcake case greeted me with a beautiful smile, a “Good morning” and asked, “Chocolate? Strawberry? Lemon? Almond? Coffee?” WAIT WAIT … I’m still coming to grips with Cupcakes in Saigon! I was walking down a District 1 Saigon street on a noble [Read on ...]

 March 11, 2013  Posted by at 6:12 pm Desserts, District 1, Trang Mieng, Western Tagged with: , , , , , , ,  2 Responses »
Dec 112012
 
Trop. B

TROP. B In Vietnam, when there are 11 siblings in the family, your brothers and sisters are often referred to by the sequence in which they arrived in the family.  Thus, last night we celebrated the birthday of Hai’s “Sister #5.” So now, I extend a warm HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Sister-in-Law #5 ! Our last [Read on ...]

Oct 012012
 
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

CONFESSION TIME It has been more than seven months now that I have been eating, writing about eating, and taking photos of eating – all about Saigon Street Food. And, it is with that history here at Eating Saigon! that I have tried to establish my legitimacy as someone who truly knows and loves Saigon [Read on ...]

 October 1, 2012  Posted by at 2:21 pm Ca Phe, Coffee, Desserts, District 1, District 3, Drinks, Trang Mieng Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »
Sep 282012
 
Vietnam's Mid-Autumn Moon Festival "Moon Cakes"

Vietnam’s Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Bánh Trung Thu (“Moon Cakes”) Are Mid-Autumn Moon Festival “Moon Cakes” Vietnam’s Christmas  “Fruit Cakes”? I think maybe so. Everyone gets one (or many) Bánh Trung Thu as gifts for the holiday.  And so many are never unboxed.  Instead, special friends pass them along as special holiday gifts to other special friends? Now, certainly [Read on ...]

 September 28, 2012  Posted by at 7:38 am Culture, Desserts, Trang Mieng Tagged with: , , ,  2 Responses »
Oct 272011
 
Schneider's Traditional German Bakery

During the many years that we have lived in Vietnam, Hai and I have searched daily for the best Places to Eat in Saigon and have uncovered some of the best Street Food available in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). See Who Are Joe and Hai? Early in 2012 we will launch “Eating Saigon” and [Read on ...]

 October 27, 2011  Posted by at 6:38 pm Desserts, District 1, Trang Mieng, Western Tagged with: , , , , , ,  No Responses »