Category Archives: Vietnamese

What’s in My Pantry?

Pantries are meant to be cleaned out occasionally. Old, stale ingredients have to go, some items need to be used before they expire and some staple items just need to be replaced. I thought some of you might be interested … Continue reading

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The Map

I’ve been promising this for a long time – so here’s the first draft. This is by no means a comprehensive listing of places to eat on Buford Highway, but it’s a start. There is still a lot to add, … Continue reading

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What’s BuHi Eating?

I’ll be the first to admit that there are days when it becomes a bit tedious to document what I’m eating and cooking. Sometimes you just need to relax and enjoy a meal and enjoy the company. That being said, … Continue reading

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Buford Highway Blogger’s EatUp #5 – Pho Dai Loi #2

Am I a slacker? Yes. Yes, indeed I am. We haven’t done an “EatUp” since September, 2010. So where to this time? Pho Dai Loi #2 is my go-to for a quick Vietnamese fix. Yes, there are probably “better” Viet … Continue reading

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The Rundown (for what it’s worth…)

So where to begin? It’s been a busy Spring (that’s me under the CAFE sign there) and I’ve had a hard time keeping up with the bloggin’. So here’s the quick rundown, complete with oversights and omissions and quite a … Continue reading

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Viet at Home: Thit Bo Luc Lac

I’ve rambled on about my love for Vietnamese food for years now (more than 3 years on this blog). I’m drawn to the contrast in the way meats are treated – either raw meat, sliced thin and quickly cooked in … Continue reading

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Thiên Thanh

I’d started to think things were getting a little boring with the Vietnamese restaurant scene around here. The old favorites were still there – Quan Ba 9, Yany Express, Phở Dai Loi, Phở #1, but I was craving something new… … Continue reading

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Do Chua

Lately I’ve been working on refining my recipe for thịt heo nướng (Vietnamese grilled lemongrass pork). So when my friend Beth (@foodgodtess, came by for Sunday dinner a few weeks ago, I decided that rather than just eat the … Continue reading

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Hawker Food – Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper)

I’m not sure who had more fun at the first Si Fang Cai (Secret Supper) – me or the guests. The menu was based (mostly) on Asian hawker food – or “street” food. The weather cooperated, allowing for drinks and … Continue reading

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Atlanta Food Blogger’s Dinner – Round 2

Here we go again! It’s been 4+ months since the last time we got together, braving pre-Xmas traffic and raging thunderstorms – far too long. We had a great time and good food, plus I think we all came out … Continue reading

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