March 14, 2016

Furochan Eats: A Guide to Buying Fish Sauce in Vietnam

by Florentyna Leow

Here’s the scenario: you’re travelling in Ho Chi Minh and you’ve made it your mission to buy fish sauce. There is no Red Boat in the supermarkets here, no English-friendly labelling anywhere. You have no internet on your phone because you’re travelling cheap, you forgot to look up the brands your Vietnamese friends recommended, and […]

July 26, 2013

The Many Faces of Nuoc Mia (Sugarcane Juice)

by Kayoko Akabori

It’s been three months since I went to Vietnam. For an entire week, Johnny and I scootered around Saigon, and then a few days down the Mekong Delta. It was an unforgettable trip, that I have yet to recount here. Once I get all the photographs organized, I’ll write a big post about all our […]

April 19, 2013

Postcard from Hoi An: Cao Lầu on a Lonely Night

by Johnny Lopes

Cao lầu is a noodle dish comprised of pork, mint and noodles and is native to the town Hoi An in Vietnam. *Johnny Lopes is based in San Francisco and traveled through Southeast Asia for two months. See what he ate during his three-country tour on his Flickr feed.

April 18, 2013

Postcard from Cái Bè: Meat Market Stall

by Kayoko Akabori

I just returned from a week in Vietnam with Johnny. We had an incredible time! I will be posting more in the coming weeks, as my jetlag fades, but here’s a snapshot from a market in Cái Bè, a small town on the Mekong Delta. I love this photo. Amidst the chaos of the early-morning market, this […]

February 8, 2011

Super Faminto: Northern Nam Honeymoon

by Bryan Sanders

PREFACE Lost in Luang Prabang Our honeymoon was broken up into three different parts split between three countries, and two climates. Northern Vietnam was meant to be the adventurous leg of it. Hanoi is loud. Damn loud. Instead of using turn signals, cars honk to indicate their next move. Not many traffic lights, only massive […]