| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:45 AM
The Department of Defense Prisoner of War/ Missing Personnel Office announced Tuesday that the remains of a missing serviceman has been identified and will be returned to his family. Army Chief Warrant Officer George Howes, from Knox, Ind., went...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:02 AM
It’s all about relationships. Why else would you travel more than 7,000 miles to learn about customers?
According to a Claremont woman who is on the state soybean board, farmers need to learn what customers in China and Vietnam want in the...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 12:53 PM
* * 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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 9:48 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2011
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....
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 6:48 PM
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,...
| May 19, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Matt Eversman has gotten a lot of positive attention in his seven months as executive chef at Saigon Sisters. Reviews have been positive to glowing (read my smiley-face take on his cooking here), and he recently was named Time Out Chicago's "Breakout Chef...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:20 PM
Tomorrow is Memorial Day, and today’s column is devoted to a prose poem by my good friend, 1st Lt. Mike Gray. My deep appreciation for permission to publish this special dedication to all those we honor on Memorial Day.
The Silver Boxes
| May 29, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Bill Young’s deployment to Vietnam as a legal officer in 1967 has morphed into a calling to help the poor of Southeast Asia.
As a member of the Global Community Service Foundation, Young of Hagerstown said he and his wife, Frances, have traveled...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:22 AM
This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.
At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:27 PM
2 cups white whole wheat flour
¼ cup old-fashioned oats, dry
1/3 cup sugar
2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon
6 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, diced
½ cup whole milk + extra for glazing
1 teaspoon orange juice