Jan 162016
Back to Saigon - But what to eat first?

Now, I think … I hope … everyone knows that I truly love “my job” finding new Saigon street foods to share here with Eating Saigon!’s readers. However, I’ve selfishly decided to spend our first week back in Saigon not scouring the city’s streets and allies for new, yet undiscovered food wonders. But instead, to [Read on …]

 January 16, 2016
Jan 152016
Return to Vietnam ... and its Food

Well, here we are at 40,000 feet, having just departed Osaka, Japan, on our way back to Ho Chi Minh City from Northern California. It’s been almost 11 months since Hai and I left his Saigon hometown to explore my home in Oakland, California. It was a wonderful time re-discovering the Bay Area and California [Read on …]

 January 15, 2016
Jan 102016
Eating Saigon! in Northern California

In recent months, readers of Eating Saigon! may have noticed a bit of a lapse in our postings of Saigon eating adventures – and perhaps wondered why? Well, the truth is we’ve continued to eat amazing Saigon street foods – we’re just doing that on the other side of the planet … let me explain. Hai [Read on …]

 January 10, 2016
Apr 102014

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 April 10, 2014
Jan 112014
Back to Vietnam

Just one more week and Hai and I will travel back to Vietnam.  Saigon to be exact. Before we head back to Vietnam however, we feel obliged to let you know exactly what we’ve been up to recently. First, you might recall our blog post of a few months back about Hai and my amazing visit to [Read on …]

 January 11, 2014
Jul 242013
Guest Foodie of the Month Contest

Eating Saigon! launches our first “Guest Foodie of the Month” Contest Do you know a great street food vendor in Saigon? Do you have a favorite neighborhood restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City? Do you know a place hidden in a small Saigon alley where only the locals eat now? If you do, share it [Read on …]

 July 24, 2013
Jul 202013
USA East Coast

I guess few readers will be surprised to hear that FOOD played a central role in Hai and my visit to the USA East Coast this past 2 weeks. NEW JERSEY Most importantly, though, Hai got to see my home town, got to know my 2 sisters, Leonore and Teri, and enjoy some of New [Read on …]

 July 20, 2013
Apr 012013
Return to Saigon ... from the U.S.A.

Joe & Hai visit the USA Hai and I are back in Saigon.  Our 6-week visit to America – Hai’s first – was amazing! Before we start sharing our latest Eating Saigon! food adventures, we thought we’d share some of our favorite moments traveling, and of course, eating our way, across California and Nevada, USA. [Read on …]

 April 1, 2013