What do you need for Good Luck in the New Year?

The short answer: happy wishes and vegan food. We  were invited to a Vietnamese pagoda for a celebration on the 15th day of the lunar year (March 2nd, 2018). The first day and 15th day (full moon) are considered special days of the month. Full moons are important, but we were told the first one…

The Hủ Tiếu Experience

What exactly is hủ tiếu? From what we have read, people seem to label it as ‘Pho’s cousin’. It is a delicious bowl of clear broth served with rice noodles, specifically hủ tiếu rice noodles. We pronounce it hue tiu. This dish is particularly popular in the south of Vietnam and is most often consumed…