October 28, 2016

The Umami Reader: World’s Largest Noodle Bowls

by Sarah Han

– This week BuzzFeed Food covered Dong Thap in Seattle, Washington, a Vietnamese restaurant that purportedly sells the “World’s Largest Bowl of Pho.” Made up of three pounds of rice noodles and meat, along with three liters of broth, this massive bowl of pho is definitely a gut bust. But last week, I came across the above […]

September 9, 2016

The Umami Reader: No, Pho Is NOT the “New Ramen”

by Sarah Han

– This week the Internet got really mad at Bon Appetit and a chef named Tyler Akin, a non-Vietnamese chef in Philly who serves Vietnamese food at his restaurant, Stock. The reason for the furor? In a video by Bon Appetit and accompanying article (socialized online as “PSA: This Is How You Should be Eating Pho”) […]