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  • A Tet menu from Ho Chi Minh City

     
    I am a Facebook fan of a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City named XU*, which has posted a special menu for Tet, which begins, depending on the source either on February 3, or today, January 31. I'm going to...
  • Saigon Remembered closed

     
    After almost 10 years on York Road, Saigon Remembered served its last meal yesterday. Michael Sragow has this post about the changes in the neighborhood around the Senator theater.Its fans were absolutely devoted to the Nguyen family, and word is...

    Quick, hide the past

    "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." --Party slogan, "1984" It is an essential part of the totalitarian mentality -- excuse me, not mentality, but to use today's neo-non-word, mindset. As if approved...

    War hawks must not prevail

    As I contemplated the ever-deepening debacle in Iraq someone said cheer up, things could be worse. So I cheered up, and of course things immediately got worse. But lets look back in history to a similar debacle. At the Battle of Agincourt, King Henry of...

    Creativity trumps authenticity

    What started off 17 months ago as a modest banh mi stand inside the West Loop's French Market has become one of the city's most interesting Vietnamese restaurants. Saigon Sisters may have been born from a sandwich shop (which still operates in the French...