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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • The 2012 geography quiz

     The 2012 geography quiz
      We present Tribune Newspapers' Geography Challenge, timed to coincide with the National Geographic Society's Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17. Many questions come from this year's National Geographic Bee (nationalgeographic.com/geobee), sponsored...
  • Weekend Preview: Nothing against Ultra, but ...

    Weekend Preview: Nothing against Ultra, but ...
    We’ve got nothing against DJs. We’ve got friends who are DJs. I think my son’s old orthodontist used to be a DJ. But, man, you can’t turn around without tripping over one this week. Here’s some stuff to do that has nothing to...
  • Vietnamese pho

    Vietnamese pho
    There are noodle soups and there is pho, Vietnam's richly complex gift to the world. Pho (say: fuh) may prompt wisecracks and punny tee shirts, judging by those we saw at Ho Chi Minh City's Ben Thanh Market during a recent trip. But in Vietnam and at...
  • Mini-review: Oon

    Mini-review: Oon
    Oon has closed.  Review: Oon 802 W. Randolph St. 312-929-2555 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start There's a little story behind how chef Matt Eversman came to name his southeast Asian-inspired restaurant Oon. Though it's pronounced like "soon"...
  • As Little Saigon turns 25, family and heritage mark the path ahead

    As Little Saigon turns 25, family and heritage mark the path ahead
    In a conservative Orange County town, where the strawberry fields were still plentiful and the population solidly white, Danh's Pharmacy stood out when it opened its doors after the Vietnam War came to an end. Yet the business was just the beginning...
  • Little Saigon gets its first Vietnamese American mayor

     
    In the weeks leading to his historic win, Tri Ta roamed Westminster City Hall, often hearing: "Hello, Mr. Future Mayor. This way, Mr. Mayor." The six-year councilman would greet fellow workers with a salute or a handshake but didn't respond......
  • Elmwood's Tasty Pho Saigon

    Elmwood's Tasty Pho Saigon
    The Elmwood section of West Hartford is the area's citadel of asian cuisine. It makes complete sense, with the A Dong Supermarket carrying every regional specialty under the sun. Pho Saigon on New Britain Ave. is a short walk around the corner from A...
  • Chance Theater might risk bigger digs

    Chance Theater might risk bigger digs
    It's rare for small theaters in Southern California to grow into midsize theaters because of the expense and risk that come with expanding from a storefront to a house of 100 seats or more. But the Chance Theater in Anaheim Hills, among the smallest...
  • Canned Pumpkin Recipes

    Pumpkin Rosemary Sauce over Gnocchi 2 packages (16 oz. each) whole wheat gnocchi 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 ¼ cups chopped onion 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced 2 teaspoons very finely minced fresh rosemary 1 ½ cups fat free, less...
  • 91-year-old home burns in Hancock Park

     
    The Los Angeles Fire Department was battling a blaze at 200 S. Muirfield Road in Hancock Park, where fire had fully engulfed the attic of a 91-year-old home, according to authorities. The home's occupants escaped the two-story, 5,000-square-foot home...
  • Former legislator Sheila Kuehl to run for Westside supervisor seat

     
    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl has announced plans to run for the Westside Los Angeles County Supervisor seat held by Zev Yaroslavsky when he leaves office in 2014....
  • City says it can't afford to pay for Tet parade in Little Saigon

     
    The city that gave birth to Little Saigon is unable to help pay for the annual Tet parade and is asking residents in the heavily Vietnamese city to quickly ramp up a fundraising effort to help save a traditional event......