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  • Critic's Choice: Southeast Asian noodle restaurants

    Critic's Choice: Southeast Asian noodle restaurants
    Southern California's one big bowl of noodles for anyone who loves Southeast Asia's many incarnations. And we're not just talking about pho and pad Thai. Look to the Central Vietnamese restaurants of Westminster for your fix of mi quang, neon-yellow...
  • Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life

    Southeast Asian sweets add variety to life
    Fresh mango glistening the brilliant orange of a late-summer sun, glutinous rice balls glowing a radiant pandan green, tender taro cakes blooming the same piercing purple as a field of lilacs. Bhan Kanom Thai is a rainbow rush of colors. The Hollywood...
  • The Find: Dat Thanh in Westminster

    The Find: Dat Thanh in Westminster
    In the hyperspecialized kitchens of Little Saigon, where dining by dac biet (a restaurant's prescribed list of house specialties) is almost a moral obligation, nem nuong cuon is a matter of contention. For every dozen batches of slack, sloppy spring...
  • Really!?! Sirhan Sirhan is or even was a 'political prisoner'?

     
    Retired UIC education professor Bill Ayers has so far refused to comment to reporters regarding the University of Illinois board of trustees decision not to confer on him emeritus status: Ayers could not be reached for comment (Tribune) Ayers did......
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez's remarks about Vietnamese are 'divisive,' rival says

     
    Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez found herself in hot water this week after she said in a Spanish-language interview that "the Vietnamese" and Republicans were trying to take control of her seat. Sanchez, who is up for reelection, was put on......
  • First Vietnamese American Bank of O.C.'s Little Saigon fails

     
    First Vietnamese American Bank has been shut down by state regulators, five years after opening in Orange County's Little Saigon neighborhood as the only U.S. community lender with a core clientele of Vietnamese immigrants. Under an agreement with the...
  • After nearly 4 years, rapper will get to tell his 'Greatest Story'

     
    Usually signing with a major record label is when a musical artist’s career starts to take off. But for New York rapper Saigon, who spent years releasing mix tapes and street albums (including 2004’s much-noted “Warning Shots”) and...
  • Fledgling firm used family ties to land national rapper for Valley show

     
    A fledgling area record label and management company was able to land hot up-and-coming rapper Saigon for its first show in the Lehigh Valley because of family ties. Saigon, who will perform at 8 p.m. today at The Firehouse in......
  • Bob Dylan to play first show in Vietnam

     
    The iconic singer has been booked for an April 10 show atthe 8,250-person capacity stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Rolling Stone reports. It'll be part of an Asian tour that also will include his first shows ever in China. The Vietnamese promoter says...
  • Your morning adorable: Baby Francois' langur monkey makes his debut at Australia's Taronga Zoo

     
    At the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, a great deal of excitement surrounds the latest addition to the resident family of Francois' langur monkeys. A male Francois' langur named Keo-co was born Jan. 30 and ventured into an outdoor enclosure......
  • 'Old Hacks' relive coverage of Vietnam, future wars

     
    Vietnam War correspondents gather for reunion in Orange County. Little Saigon meeting is chance for Old Hacks to recount the biggest story of their lives....
  • Little Saigon condo complex in receivership

     
    An upscale condominium complex that opened in 2009 in the heart of Little Saigon in Westminster has been placed in receivership and converted to apartments. The 136-unit development has been renamed Jasmine Place. The four-story complex has a French-...