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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Novice falls to bigger brand

    COSTA MESA — For a Vietnamese refugee with a rags-to-riches story, Phu Nguyen thought discussions of ethnicity and immigration would be on his side. He underestimated the power of the political message. In the safely Republican 68th Assembly...
  • Hostess handouts

    Hostess handouts
    The easy, and perfectly appropriate, gift for guests to tote to any party is a bottle of wine. But stop and picture any party. Those wine bottles, while appreciated, just get lined up on the counter with all the other bottles. With a little thought,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases

    Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases
    My husband, Robin, son Kai and I lived in Vietnam for a little more than two years. At first we found all the sounds of Ho Chi Minh City charming. Then annoying, as motorcycle engines, bus horns, loud karaoke music and construction noise erupted...
  • 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...
  • May 30: Author - Tom Clavin, Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam

    May 30: Author - Tom Clavin, Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam
    To purchase a copy of the book: Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam April 30th marked the 36th anniversary of the final U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam. Last Men Out recreates that harrowing 24-hour period in dramatic,...
  • In The Pipeline: The Streisand of Saigon

    In The Pipeline: The Streisand of Saigon
    Heads turn at the bustling My Thuan Market on Westminster Boulevard in nearby Little Saigon as we take our seats one recent morning by the dim sum counter. People are noticing the person I'm with, Carol Kim, but keeping a respectful distance. Sometimes...
  • Last JFK Tapes Released: He Worried About Re-Election, Vietnam

    Last JFK Tapes Released: He Worried About Re-Election, Vietnam
    Shortly before his death in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was worried about how he would come across to young voters at the 1964 Democratic Convention. "What is it that we can [do to] make them decide that they want to vote for us, Democrats and...
  • Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley

    Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley
    Reading Lewis Sorley's scalding biography of Army Gen. William Westmoreland, "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," is like watching a slow-motion replay of an oncoming train wreck. The result of this collision is known: failure of the U.S....
  • Man Has 180-pound Tumor Removed

    Man Has 180-pound Tumor Removed
    HO CHI MINH CITY -- A Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had...
  • Surgery removes tumor twice the size of man's weight

    Surgery removes tumor twice the size of man's weight
    A Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had rendered the patient,...