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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world

    Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world
    During the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....
  • If you go to Phu Quoc, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO PHU QUOC, VIETNAM From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Ho Chi Minh City is available on JAL, All Nippon, Asiana, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, China, Eva, Thai, Singapore, China Southern and Malaysia. Restricted round-trip...
  • For the cause, or for the votes?

    COSTA MESA — The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a resolution recognizing June 19 as "the Day of Remembrance for Overseas Vietnamese Veterans of the Republic of South Vietnam." Officials adopted the resolution after Mayor Allan...
  • Editorial: Was Mansoor's resolution sincere?

    On Tuesday, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor had us reliving that scene of rooftop pandemonium at the U.S. Embassy in Saigon back on April 30, 1975. On that dark day, the last of the American choppers ferried evacuees away to the safety of ships standing by...
  • Mansoor hires Vietnamese assistant

    COSTA MESA — Mayor Allan Mansoor has been trying to appeal to the Vietnamese American community, a key voting bloc in his bid for the 68th Assembly District. Toward that goal he's enlisted the support of a Little Saigon political insider, Daisy...
  • Newcomer Nguyen

    Newcomer Nguyen
    Drawing blood from his own arm, the father resolved to save his children from starvation and dehydration at sea. He dribbled it into their mouths, all to deliver them from a bleak promise of poverty and repression. That's how Phu Nguyen describes his...
  • Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

    Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
    The voice was guttural and raspy, the language deep and tonal. "Come and get your rice!" sang the man, a steward for Vietnam's national rail service. He wore a light blue apron over his blue button-down shirt and pushed a silver metal cart laden with...
  • March 18: Lunchbreak - Bo Luc Lac and Caramel Chicken Wings

    March 18: Lunchbreak - Bo Luc Lac and Caramel Chicken Wings
    Saigon Sisters Restaurant 567 W. Lake Street Chicago (312) 496-0090 www.saigonsisters.com To read more about the restaurant: metromix.com Marinade 4 oz oyster sauce 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbs sugar 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs fish sauce 5 grinds black pepper...
  • The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters

    The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters
    Day 6 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days. The VBQ An understated and flavorful bahn mi, Saigon Sisters' VBQ leaves a pleasant aftertaste of barbecued beef, Thai basil and jalapeno. The star of the show is a flaky, chewy French baguette, a supreme vessel for...
  • Banh Mi at Huong VIet on Park Street in Hartford

    Banh Mi at Huong VIet on Park Street in Hartford
    * * 1/2 Huong Viet 2014 Park St., Hartford, (860) 233-0888 Last year Lisa and I discovered Mini Saigon on Park Street in Hartford. We'd been looking for banh mi — the much-discussed Vietnamese grinders — and we found them right there in...
  • Matt Eversman's Oon aiming for spring 2012 opening

    Matt Eversman's new restaurant won't open until early next year, so the When is a bit uncertain. But we have some information about the What and Where. Oon Chicago will be a Southeast Asian-style restaurant with contemporary American influences, says...
  • Planning your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM From LAX, All Nippon, JAL, Asiana, Korean, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, United, EVA Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Singapore and Philippine Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) to Ho...