| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A coalition of lesbian and gay Vietnamese groups was told to "sacrifice" and not march in Westminster's annual Tet parade, a Lunar New Year event expected to draw as many as 10,000 spectators to Little Saigon this weekend, according to......
| Jul 18, 2013
Oon has closed.
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"...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:03 PM
An American democracy activist accused of trying to overthrow the Vietnamese government returned home to Southern California on Wednesday night, more than nine months after he was first detained in Saigon. U.S. citizen Nguyen Quoc Quan was met by a......
| Jul 11, 2013
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...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details.
FBI agents arrested a Little Saigon businessman and a Westminster police officer early Friday, accusing the entrepreneur of running a loan shark operation and the officer of working as...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:59 AM
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...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Savory Chicken Nuggets
1 ½ cups toasted O’s cereal
1 ½ cups corn flakes
½ teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ancho chili pepper
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
I wanted a bowl of soup. Day 17 of the never-ending cold everyone's had, and I needed pho. Like the big, steaming bowls of spice-scented broth filled with long rice noodles and topped with fresh herbs that I used to slurp 30 years ago at a restaurant...
| Aug 29, 2012
Of the foreign journalists who had been alerted to a shocking political protest against South Vietnam's U.S.-supported government, only one — Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press — arrived in June 1963 to document it.
His photos of Buddhist...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 5:12 PM
For those of us who loved the unique and impossibly light Taiwanese snow ice served at Cloud 9 in Lakeview, the closing of the little shop was a big disappointment.
That's why we were so pleased to see snow ice on offer at the new store opening at the...