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A good interview of Tan and Marya Chuong who decided to open a Vietnamese restaurant to help people better understand Vietnamese food. The 20-seat restaurant on Nordahl Road sells just a handful of dishes that can be customized, Chipotle-style, with...
A very good interview of a creative and successful Overseas Vietnamese, Sahra Vang Nguyen. Nguyen produced the documentary, Deported, and currently co-owns a Vietnamese restaurant. This interview looks at her creative side. Sahra Vang Nguyen is a woman on a...
Another list of Vietnamese restaurant reviews for locations in the USA and Australia. This roundup also includes interviews of Overseas Vietnamese that opened restaurants due to their love of Vietnamese food. Mekong First up is Mekong in Morrisville, North Carolina. Than To...
Chicago Tribune posted an interview of Ly Voong, owner of the Saigon River Cafe, located in the Chicago suburb of Naperville. His restaurant offers pho and spring rolls. Voong got the idea to open up Saigon River Cafe since...
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette did a piece on Lily Tran, a Vietnamese chef from Soba. The article looks at the influence of Lily Tran's mother on her cooking techniques. Her mother, La, who was born in northern Vietnam, had the reputation...
An interesting piece by the Portland Press Herald looks at the owner of Pho Co and how she learned to prepare pho. Chau Du did not come to America with secret family recipes and a lifelong dream of opening up...
Huffington Post did a 10 question interview with Chef Hannah An from District, a new restaurant she opened up offering Vietnamese food. For anyone who grows up in a successful family business there are two usual schools of thoughts—tow the...
The Daily Trojan featured a story about Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen from University of Southern California: Tucked away on the fourth floor of Taper Hall, Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen’s office is lined with shelves and shelves of books. For a...
A good post about Ngoc-Tran Vu who will design and paint a permanent mural dedicated to the Vietnamese in Fields Corner. Tran intends to showcase Vietnamese cultural presence in Dorchester through its history of refugee and immigrant settlements up to...
The Sun Herald posted a piece about a Vietnamese American who started a crowdfunding to tell the story of the "forgotten" Vietnamese fisherman in Biloxi. The Vietnamese fishing community has been an integral part of the seafood industry of South...