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Bun Cha Huong Lien - Vietnamese grilled pork & rice noodle dish made famous by Barack Obama | Spring Tomorrow

Bun Cha Huong Lien - Vietnamese grilled pork & rice noodle dish made famous by Barack Obama | Spring Tomorrow


Spring Tomorrow

We’ve never heard of bun cha previously as it’s not a common dish found in Vietnamese restaurants here in Singapore. However when it was reported in the news last year that former US President Barack Obama and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dined out at a bun cha restaurant in Hanoi, the once unfamiliar dish to …

[Best 5 Star Hotels in Seoul City Center 2018] Hotel Hunting

by rollinlee @ Rollin Joint

There are more and more hotels being built in Seoul, Korea. There were limited 5 star hotels in Seoul, but now with booming tourism in Seoul, the story has changed. And now i’m able to list the top 5 luxury hotels in Seoul Korea. Below is the list of the best 5 star hotels in…

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Bourdain and Obama Eat Cheap Noodles, Drink Cold Beer in Vietnam

Bourdain and Obama Eat Cheap Noodles, Drink Cold Beer in Vietnam


NBC News

"Total cost of bun Cha dinner with the president: $6.00,” TV personality Anthony Bourdain wrote. “I picked up the check.”

Top 10 attractive places to visit in Ba Vi District, Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

Only about 60km from Hanoi, Ba Vi is considered one of the best places to escape from the bustling city center with beautiful landscapes, famous historical sites and ecotourism destinations.

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Top 5 most famous bakeries in Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

Traveling to Hanoi, you can easily find bakeries selling pastries which are made by experienced chefs with different recipes. Serving the eye-catching cakes with unique flavor, these bakeries we introduce below will definitely satisfy all the sweet tooths.

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Muc chien mam me | Gefrituurde inktvis met tamarindesaus

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Tijdens mijn vakantie in Zuid-Spanje bestelde ik continu gegrilde inktvis, calamares à la plancha. Dat ging op de automatische piloot en ik werd daar eraan herinnerd hoezeer ik inktvis waardeer. Ik eet ze liever dan garnalen. In Saigon heb ik gefrituurde inktvis met tamarindesaus als voorgerecht gehad. Hoe eenvoudig het […]

Anthony Bourdain describes lunching on $6 bun cha and beer with Barack Obama in Vietnam

Anthony Bourdain describes lunching on $6 bun cha and beer with Barack Obama in Vietnam


National Post

The pair perched on low plastic stools and ate the ‘cheap but delicious’ grilled pork and noodle dish. Bourdain said he ‘picked up the check’

Where I’m At: December, 2017 – Hanoi edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Hanoi! It’s been a month bookended by conferences in two different fields. I average about one conference a year, so two in a month is unusual for me. I try to mix it up […]

Business boom after reforms: VCCI chairman

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The Government hopes to attract 135,000 new firms in 2018. Vu Tien Loc, chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), said this was achievable, but would require quick reforms. “ This is an important set in fulfilling the Government’s plan of having one million efficient firms by 2020,” Loc said in […]

Obama eats 'bun cha' on first night in Hanoi - Tuoi Tre News

Obama eats 'bun cha' on first night in Hanoi - Tuoi Tre News


Tuoi Tre News

President Obama ordered the local delicacy from one of the most well-known 'bun cha' shops in Hanoi

@anthonybourdain on Instagram: “The President's chopstick skills are on point . #buncha #hanoi”

@anthonybourdain on Instagram: “The President's chopstick skills are on point . #buncha #hanoi”


Instagram

180.1k Likes, 7,797 Comments - @anthonybourdain on Instagram: “The President's chopstick skills are on point . #buncha #hanoi”

Smaller businesses get chance at Ka Makana Ali‘i

by None @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

It’s heartening that the next phase of construction at the West Oahu regional mall Ka Makana Ali‘i will reflect the Kapolei area’s vision. In response to community feedback, the developer’s previous plans for adding big-box retailers are out, replaced with those for more service-related tenants largely connected with health and wellness.

People Cried Tears of Joy Because Obama Ate Noodles with Anthony Bourdain

People Cried Tears of Joy Because Obama Ate Noodles with Anthony Bourdain


First We Feast

Bourdain also described the president as an “Asiaphile” and chopsticks aficionado.

NA leader offers incense to President Ho Chi Minh

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The ceremony was also attended by Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty and other NA officials. House No. 67 was numbered after the year of its construction in 1967. It was built under a direction of the Politburo and served as the accommodation and working place of President Ho Chi Minh during the war against the […]

Best new banks for travellers, expats, and nomads

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

A guide to new world of banking and finance – direct banks, international transfers, mobile wallets, crypto exchanges, and other online investing platforms I often grumble about the high fees associated with international banking when travelling abroad (especially with Australian banks), so I’ve been looking around at banking alternatives. Changing bank accounts is not something […]

Socially Responsible Travel in Hanoi (Travel and Give Back to the Community)

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The phrase “socially responsible travel” is a new trend followed by travelers all over the world, in the context that traveling and experiencing new cultures is popular nowadays. Hanoi, renown for the chaotic Old Quarter, many little temples, Dong Xuan Market that sells household goods and street food, already has so much to offer. However, […]

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The Clumsies On How They Became One Of The World’s Best Bars

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

The Clumsies is an all-day bar in the Greek capital of Athens. Currently ranked sixth in the world, their high-concept cocktail menu is changed annually. While their team continue to innovate at home, two of The Clumsies are here to launch a pop-up at the Park Hyatt Saigon. They touched down with a suitcase filled […]

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‘Fifty Shades Freed’ commands $38.8 million to top charts

by Associated Press @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LOS ANGELES >> Newcomers like “Fifty Shades Freed,” ”Peter Rabbit” and “The 15:17 to Paris” breathed some fresh life into a marketplace that has for weeks been dominated by “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” ”The Greatest Showman” and various Oscar contenders. But it’s all just setting the stage for “Black Panther,” which opens next week.

Bourdain and Obama: Six things about the $6 meal

Bourdain and Obama: Six things about the $6 meal


BBC News

An Instagram photo of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain dining in Vietnam with visiting US President Barack Obama has gone viral. But what does the picture say?

Obama, Bourdain share meal and beer in Hanoi

Obama, Bourdain share meal and beer in Hanoi


ABC News

Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer — Barack Obama shares a meal with Anthony Bourdain during his Vietnam tour.

How to eat Bun cha - an authentic treat of Hanoi to Obama - Hanoi Tourist - Hanoi tourist information

How to eat Bun cha - an authentic treat of Hanoi to Obama - Hanoi Tourist - Hanoi tourist information


Hanoi Tourist - Hanoi tourist information

Bun cha is an absolute highlight of authentic local culinary you must try like Obama at the first visit to Hanoi.

Top 8 spots to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

New Year Holiday is coming and are you looking for an ideal place to celebrate the New Year's Eve with your friends or family? Here are top 8 great places to enjoy the happy night in Hanoi.

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Shops, supermarkets to remain open during Tet

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Big C supermarket chain has announced that it will increase its operating hours at stores nationwide from Monday to Wednesday this week to meet the increasing shopping demand for the holiday season. — Photo ndh.vn As many as 104 shops and supermarkets will remain open during Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year). Big C supermarket chain […]

Obama eats out in Hanoi: 6 must-try Vietnamese street food and where to get them in Singapore

Obama eats out in Hanoi: 6 must-try Vietnamese street food and where to get them in Singapore


The Straits Times

It was a rare sight - US President Barack Obama sitting on a flimsy plastic stool, having a simple Vietnamese meal in a Hanoi restaurant with celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Crazy Jump Macau Tower: Bungy jumpers in costume at the highest commercial skyjump in the world

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

Sometimes the word crazy is overused, but in the case of the Macau Tower Crazy Jump the use of crazy is warranted. The Macau Tower is 338 metres high and was completed in 2001. Bungee jumping from the tower began in 2006. The jump is 233 metres, making it the highest commercial skyjump in the […]

Oh! Bun cha

Oh! Bun cha


The New Paper

Bun cha has gone from a Hanoi street food speciality to international buzz-worthy cuisine, thanks to one Instagram post. On Monday, social media went crazy when US...

‘Combo Obama’: Visit inspires special menu at Hanoi bun cha restaurant

‘Combo Obama’: Visit inspires special menu at Hanoi bun cha restaurant


Asian Correspondent

A LOCAL restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam has caught Obama fever after he dropped by their cozy shop for dinner during his visit to the country last month.

CMG Asia’s Chief Creative Officer Michael Wong’s Guide To Creativity

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Michael Wong is the creative spark behind California Management Group Asia. The company, founded in 2007 with the aim to “make life better,” now has sixteen brands that include their first venture, California Fitness & Yoga, and newer imprints like UFC Gym, Yoga Plus, the Calikids Academy, and Eri Science of Beauty. Michael joined after […]

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From #MeToo to #RiceBunny: How social media users are campaigning in China

by The Conversation @ Asian Correspondent

RICE bunny says, “the only thing I want for the coming Lunar New Year is anti-sexual harassment rulings… You can take my plate away, but you cannot shut my mouth.” So reads the opening line of a discussion page for the #MeToo campaign in China, posted on the Chinese social media platform Weibo.

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Bun cha Hanoi | Gegrilde burgers uit Hanoi

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

De eerste keer dat ik Bun cha at vergeet ik nooit meer. Ik wandelde met een vriend door de oude wijk van Hanoi en we kregen trek in lunch. Toen we langs een eetstalletje liepen en ik iets zag wat leek op de lauwwarme salade Bun bo nuong xa opperde […]

Banh canh cha ca | Udonnoedelsoep met viskoek

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Deze noedelsoep maakt gebruik van Japanse udonnoedels. Er zijn talrijke varianten van Banh Canh doordat je eindeloos kunt variëren met de bouillon en vleessoorten. Japanse udonnoedels zijn gemaakt van tarwebloem, de Vietnamese noedels zijn gemaakt van tapioca- en rijstmeel. Het maakt niet uit of je de Japanse of Vietnamese variant […]

Celebrating Vietnamese Lunar New Year In Hanoi – A Comprehensive Tet Guide

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

You might have heard that most businesses close during Tet in Hanoi, and that you won’t find a place to enjoy a slow dinner over the grill, let alone the charms of the city. But take it from a local, don’t worry! This thousand-year-old capital can show you a traditional Tet in Vietnam if you […]

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President Obama's 'bun cha' Supper with Anthony Bourdain: Photos and a Recipe - Nancie's Table

President Obama's 'bun cha' Supper with Anthony Bourdain: Photos and a Recipe - Nancie's Table


Nancie's Table

I love this photograph of President Obama enjoying bun cha for supper with Anthony Bourdain, world-renowned chef, author, and host of delicious food and travel television programs, on his first night in Vietnam. Their supper will be featured in Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown down the road. Can’t wait to tune in for the details. I missed...Read More »

Bun cha from Vietnam: A dish endorsed by Obama and Bourdain

Bun cha from Vietnam: A dish endorsed by Obama and Bourdain


timesknowledge.in

Bun cha, the traditional Vietnamese dish, received attention when Anthony Bourdain took then-American president Barack Obama to try it in a little diner in Hanoi in May 2016

Obama stops off for $6 dinner at streetside restaurant in Vietnam

Obama stops off for $6 dinner at streetside restaurant in Vietnam


the Guardian

US president popped in for a low-key meal with TV chef Anthony Bourdain, leaving restaurant owner Nguyen Thi Lien stunned

House Of Chay’s Lifestyle Products For The Conscious Consumer

by Jake Hornberger @ Vietcetera

The conscious consumer movement is spreading across the globe. Buyers are better informed than ever about supply chain practices, and they’re demanding transparency. Sustainability and ethical practices are at the core of their concerns and in Vietnam, the movement’s been fed by scares around cups of fake coffee, sedative-fed pigs, and chemically-ripened fruit. On the […]

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President Obama and Anthony Bourdain eating “Bun Cha” in Vietnam with low plastic stool, cold Hanoi beer

President Obama and Anthony Bourdain eating “Bun Cha” in Vietnam with low plastic stool, cold Hanoi beer


All about food and restaurant in Vietnam

Not only did President Barack Obama sample some of Vietnam’s finest local eats while in Hanoi this week, but his guide was none other than CNN “Parts Unknown” host Anthony Bourdai…

Supermarkets face congestion as Tet nears

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Hanoi’s supermarkets are massively overcrowded in the run-up to the Lunar New Year. Supermarkets in Hanoi such as Big C Thang Long, Mega Market Pham Van Dong and Fivimart Hoang Quoc Viet have been all crowded with people who flocked to buy products for Tet over the past few days. Some supermarkets had cashiers at […]

Gan ga sup lo | Kippenlevertjes met bloemkool

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Ik eet graag voor de lunch een Surinaams broodje met kippenlevers, ingelegde komkommer en sambal. Er zijn tal van toepassingen met kippenlevertjes. Niet iedereen is ervan gecharmeerd. Dit is een gerecht dat mijn moeder wel eens maakt bij een rijsttafel. Gewoon eenvoudig en lekker. Ingrediënten 350 g kippenlevertjes 1 tl […]

Top 10 best Korean BBQ for Christmas dining in Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

Christmas is coming so if you are a big fan of Korean cuisine, top 10 best Korean BBQ restaurants in Hanoi below will be the ideal suggestion for you.

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The “hottest destinations” to take nice pictures on Tet in Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

So if you still do not know where is the best photo shoot location in Hanoi on Tet, here are some suggestions for you:

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Enjoy a Cultural Tet in Central Vietnam: Hue, Da Nang, & Hoi An.

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

The North celebrates the Spring of 2018 with many unique festivals such as the Hai Ba Trung Festival, the beautiful pink peach-blossoms that line the streets, and a slight breeze that is both warming and reminiscent of home. The South, on the other hand, greets Tet with the charming yellow apricot-blossoms and joy in the […]

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Why bún chả was the perfect dish for Obama and Bourdain to eat in Hanoi

Why bún chả was the perfect dish for Obama and Bourdain to eat in Hanoi


Public Radio International

By now you've seen the photo: President Obama and Anthony Bourdain at a little Hanoi diner sharing beers and supper. Here's more on what was in their bowls.

Alleged arsonist due in court today

by Rosemarie Bernardo @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

An arraignment is scheduled today for a 50-year-old man, indicted on arson charges after he allegedly admitted to setting fire to a home in Nanakuli that destroyed the structure and damaged adjacent homes.

Taiwan 台湾 Day 1: Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市

by Jiaying @ NOTCHBAD

Finally, after much planning for the Taiwan trip. It was time to set off! Time for HOLIDAY! Shall start by boarding the plane.. felt like you can travel away from all the stressful environment and get a break! We arrive at Singapore Changi Airport at around 1pm as our flight is at 3.45pm. We are able […]

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President Obama ate $6 noodles in Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain

President Obama ate $6 noodles in Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain


Vox

President Obama made news during his trip to Vietnam by ending a ban on selling military equipment to the country. But first he stopped for a lunch of cheap noodles in Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain:...

We Reviewed The Restaurant Where Obama & Bourdain Ate In Vietnam

We Reviewed The Restaurant Where Obama & Bourdain Ate In Vietnam


AWOL

If it's good enough for POTUS, it's good enough for us.

Anti-North Korea protesters burn flags ahead of Winter Games

by Asian Correspondent Staff @ Asian Correspondent

HUNDREDS of anti-North Korea protestors gathered before the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang – with some burning flags and pictures of Kim Jong Un.

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Popular Vietnamese dish wins presidential approval

Popular Vietnamese dish wins presidential approval


Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Bun cha, a $6 meal for two in Vietnam (including two Hanoi beers), is the dish made famous by CNN host Anthony Bourdain — not to mention President Barack Obama.

Pho, Vietnam in een kom

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Pho is het nationale gerecht van Vietnam. Achter Pho wordt soms de basis van de bouillon geplaatst. De twee bekendste zijn Pho bo (rundvlees) en Pho ga (kip). Tegenwoordig experimenteren restaurants ook met Pho chay (vegetarisch) en Pho hai san (zeevruchten), maar daar heb ik totaal geen behoefte aan. Pho […]

Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

by Associated Press @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >>When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind of authority didn’t hold much sway when it came time for his presidential portrait.

Obama's $6 meal with Anthony Bourdain stuns Vietnam street shop owner - The Express Tribune

Obama's $6 meal with Anthony Bourdain stuns Vietnam street shop owner - The Express Tribune


The Express Tribune

Bourdain posted a picture of the dinner on Instagram with the caption "The President's chopstick skills are on...

Top 10 great tourist destinations near Hanoi to visit for Tet 2018

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

New Year Holiday is coming, so if you want to find a place to enjoy the holiday without going too far Hanoi, these destinations where you can both relax and discover nature and local life are the ideal suggestions for you.

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President Obama’s Bún chả Hương Liên Experience

President Obama’s Bún chả Hương Liên Experience


The Obama Diary

**** Whitney Filloon: President Obama Just Had Dinner With Anthony Bourdain In case Barack Obama hadn’t already secured his place in history as the Coolest President, this should do it: Tonig…

Anderson defends Olympic gold in blustery slopestyle final

by Associated Press @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea >> Jamie Anderson finished her run, glanced up at the scoreboard and stuck out her tongue for the world to see, a gesture not made out of frustration but simple relief. The American snowboarding star had reached the bottom of wind-whipped Phoenix Snow Park in the women’s slopestyle finals intact and upright.

What is Bun Cha and Why Obama Said "This Is a Killer" | Travel Vlog #89

What is Bun Cha and Why Obama Said "This Is a Killer" | Travel Vlog #89


Rollin Joint

What to eat in Hanoi? When Obama and Anthony Bourdain visited Hanoi, they had Bun Cha which is a popular Vietnamese cuisine in Hanoi.

Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog

Bun Cha – The Vietnamese Dish President Obama Fell In Love With - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

President Obama fell in love with Bun Cha when he tried it in Vietnam. Will you? Here's an all you need to know about this dish and where to find it!

President Obama, Bun Cha & Huong Lien

President Obama, Bun Cha & Huong Lien


HAFS Harbinger

President Obama, Bun Cha & Huong Lien Writer Seong Hee Lee, ’19 On a hot Friday afternoon in Hanoi, Vietnam, I went to a Bun Cha (traditional Hanoi rice noddle soup) restaurant, Huong Lie…

8 well-known flower villages in Hanoi tourists should take a visit

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

Lunar New Year is coming and this is also the time that flower villages attract a large number of visitors coming every day to see, buy and take photos with flowers. Most of the flower villages are located around Hanoi center, so you can easily welcome spring by a visit to these flower villages on a sunny day.

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Where I’m At: January, 2018 – Otres Beach edition

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Otres Beach, and happy new year! Where I’ve Been Hanoi A post shared by James Clark ✈️ (@nomadicnotes) on Dec 2, 2017 at 5:47am PST Ahh Hanoi. Every time I go back I’m amazed […]

Obama’s Vietnam noodle visit sparks feeding frenzy

Obama’s Vietnam noodle visit sparks feeding frenzy


The Myanmar Times

Four months after US President Barack Obama plonked down on a plastic stool at Bun Cha Huong Lien for a bowl of Hanoi’s signature pork noodles, the restaurant is cashing in on customers eager to taste what all the fuss is about.

Eating Bun Cha in Hanoi Vietnam

Eating Bun Cha in Hanoi Vietnam


2foodtrippers

See why we love Bun Cha Hanoi, the iconic noodle dish invented and perfected in Vietnam's capital city.

What Obama Has Meant for Food

What Obama Has Meant for Food


The New Yorker

Obama has brewed beer at the White House and slurped noodles with Anthony Bourdain. He’s also given culinary issues a platform beyond the foodie fringe.

Obama’s Hopeful Message to Anthony Bourdain: ‘Things Are Going to Work Out’

Obama’s Hopeful Message to Anthony Bourdain: ‘Things Are Going to Work Out’


The Daily Beast

In this week’s season premiere of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, the president shares some bun cha—and some wisdom—with the CNN host in Hanoi, Vietnam.

The Art of Bun Cha Hanoi: My Favorite Vietnamese Dish

The Art of Bun Cha Hanoi: My Favorite Vietnamese Dish


Runaway Juno

Bun cha was my favorite Vietnamese Dish. President Obama loved it too! It's a unique dish from Hanoi region. What is it, where to have it, and how to eat it

Anthony Bourdain treats Obama to $6 meal

Anthony Bourdain treats Obama to $6 meal


New York Post

Big spender Anthony Bourdain treated President Obama to a $6 dinner-for-two at a tiny restaurant in Vietnam on Monday. “Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer,” the “Parts …

Goi cuon chay | Vegetarische lenterollen

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Als kind kende ik het woord chay eigenlijk alleen van de monniken die zogenoemd ‘an chay’, boeddhistisch eten. Dit houdt in eerst instantie in dat ze geen vlees en geen zout eten. Tegenwoordig wordt met dit woord vaak ‘vegetarisch’ bedoeld, maar er is verschil tussen vegetarisch en boeddhistisch. Vegetarische reizigers […]

#MakingObama: Episode 1

#MakingObama: Episode 1

by Nerdy Wonka @ The Obama Diary

Obama eats like a local in Hanoi during landmark Vietnam visit

Obama eats like a local in Hanoi during landmark Vietnam visit


Thanh Nien Daily

After having dinner at a bun cha restaurant, the US president spent around five minutes to shake hands with locals

An updated map of the future Saigon Metro

by James Clark @ Nomadic Notes

[HCMC Metro Map (download full resolution image here.] Out of all the megacities of Southeast Asia, Saigon is the only city without any form of metro transport. Even the traffic-dystopias of Jakarta and Manila have a few rail lines between them. This will change when the first metro line in Saigon opens sometime after 2020 […]

Hanoi’s Bun cha shop packed after Obama’s visit

Hanoi’s Bun cha shop packed after Obama’s visit


VOV - VOV Online Newspaper

The number of customers of Bun cha Huong Lien shop, which is now called "Bun cha Obama" by locals, located at No. 26 Le Van Huu Street suddenly rocketed on May 24.

The Story Behind Obama's Bun Cha - Vietcetera

The Story Behind Obama's Bun Cha - Vietcetera


Vietcetera

One of Hanoi’s most prominent family run restaurants, Bun Cha Huong Lien, had no idea that one day, they’ll be hosting an US President

Most delicious food of Hanoi’s winter tourists must try

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

In this post, we will introduce to you top 7 must-try dishes that can bring warm feeling to you in such cold weather.

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Top 7 best places to enjoy “Banh Mi” in Hanoi

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

There are many bread brands in Hanoi that you can choose to eat so here, we will introduce to you top 7 of the most popular bread brands in Hanoi. Let’s find out!

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Jam On, First Lady Michelle Obama ✊🏾

Jam On, First Lady Michelle Obama ✊🏾

by Nerdy Wonka @ The Obama Diary

Some customs and habits of Vietnamese on Tet Holiday

by landuong @ Hanoi Tourist – Hanoi tourist information

Tet holiday is also the chance for all members in the family to reunite, visit relatives, give each other the best wishes,… The following are some Vietnamese customs during Tet:

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Obama dines with Anthony Bourdain in Hanoi ... for $6

Obama dines with Anthony Bourdain in Hanoi ... for $6


kansascity

President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose “Parts Unknown” food travelogue is one of the network’s most popular nonfiction series.

Bun Cha Huong Lien — An “excellent” dish as the praise of President Obama - Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Bun Cha Huong Lien — An “excellent” dish as the praise of President Obama - Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!


Living + Nomads – Travel tips, Guides, News & Information!

Hash is mixed with spice which is more spicy and thicker than usual; grilled pork patties include lean and fat meat mixed with sweet and sour sauce, fresh noodles and herbs, “bun cha” is the main dish of the Huong Lien eatery (Bun Cha Huong Lien, Bun Cha Obama), and was praised “excellent” by President …

Vietnam aspires to bolster cooperation with France

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The Party chief made the statement at a February 12 reception for French Ambassador Bertrand Lortholary in Hanoi, during which he said  Vietnam and France have maintained long-standing historical and cultural ties and fine traditional friendship while both have similar interests and great potential for expanding cooperation in diverse fields.  The two nations celebrate 45th […]

President Obama dines on bun cha Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain

President Obama dines on bun cha Hanoi with Anthony Bourdain


Nguoi Viet Online

On a simple date with tv host Anthony Bourdain, President Barack Obama enjoyed a northern specialty in Vietnam.

‘I’m not a citizen. I’m nobody’: WWII soldier recalls forced internment camps

by AGENCY @ Star2.com

Forced behind barbed wire as a teenager, Japanese American Robert Yano went from citizen to ‘nobody’. The US Government changed Yano’s classification from citizen to illegal alien – for no other reason than his ethnicity.

Why Does Vietnam Have a Mid-Day Siesta? I Blame the Bun Cha

Why Does Vietnam Have a Mid-Day Siesta? I Blame the Bun Cha


SAVEUR

Bun cha is the Hanoian lunch noodle dish so hearty you'll be dozing off after.

Turtle Mocha Brownies

by Nancie McDermott @ Nancie's Table

My friend Nicolette shares my love for cooking and baking, and tracking down irresistible recipes which she kindly share with me. This one comes from a whole entire book of brownie brilliance, entitled The Brownie Experience: A Cookbook for Brownie Lovers, by Lisa Tanner. Nicolette adds a little espresso powder to make these mocha rather...

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Bun Cha @ Uncle Ho Tuckshop • NOTCHBAD

Bun Cha @ Uncle Ho Tuckshop • NOTCHBAD


NOTCHBAD

Obama had it in Hanoi, You should try it too! Find out why this dish has won the heart of the President of United States!

Mauricio Alves’ Chameleonic Gema Architecture And Interior Design

by David Kaye @ Vietcetera

Gema’s General Director, Mauricio Alves, works with his multinational team in a house style defined by its indefinability. The architecture and interior design company were commissioned to design Le Club Bar at the historic Hanoi Sofitel Legend Metropole, NAMO’s artisanal Italian pizzeria, El Gaucho’s macho neo-industrial Argentinian steakhouses, and the Maharajah’s palace opulence of Tajmasago Indian […]

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Anthony Bourdain didn't tell restaurant he was showing up with President Obama

Anthony Bourdain didn't tell restaurant he was showing up with President Obama


TheHill

"They are not used to exposing the president to a place as informal."

Everyone wants to eat at Obama's 'Vietnam noodle shop' - Star2.com

Everyone wants to eat at Obama's 'Vietnam noodle shop' - Star2.com


Star2.com

Hungry foreigners are now coming in droves to the restaurant dubbed 'Obama bun cha' for the noodles because the US president ate there.

President Obama Just Had Dinner With Anthony Bourdain [Updated]

President Obama Just Had Dinner With Anthony Bourdain [Updated]


Eater

It's in Vietnam and sadly, you're not invited

Obama visits Vietnam, eats with only available expert on Vietnamese food, Anthony Bourdain

Obama visits Vietnam, eats with only available expert on Vietnamese food, Anthony Bourdain


Quartz

Tradition dictates that tall foreigners must try to balance on low plastic stools.

Mr. Bun Cha: A Q&A With Anthony Bourdain - Roads & Kingdoms

Mr. Bun Cha: A Q&A With Anthony Bourdain - Roads & Kingdoms


Roads & Kingdoms

What it’s like to drink beers and eat noodles with Obama.

Scoreboard

by None @ Honolulu Star-Advertiser

TODAY BASKETBALL HHSAA Division I boys state championships–First Round: Moanalua at Konawaena, 5:30 p.m.; McKinley at Punahou, 6:30 p.m.; Kailua at Kahuku, 6:30 p.m.; Kapolei at Kamehameha-Maui, 7 p.m. SOCCER HHSAA Division I boys state Read More

Where to Eat Somali Food in Minneapolis

by Frank Bures @ Roads & Kingdoms

Forget Buffalo wings and chili. Bring on the goat meat and chapatis.

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Cha gio & Nem ran | Loempia’s van rijstpapier

by Kim Le Cao @ Pho Vietnam

Gefrituurde loempia’s worden in Vietnam Cha gio en Nem ran (Noord-Vietnam) genoemd. In Céci n’est pas een loempia heb ik de authenticiteit van de Vietnamese loempia (met Chinese tarwebloemvellen) besproken. Loempia’s van rijstpapier zijn de originele Vietnamese loempia. Hoewel het verschil alleen aan de buitenkant zit, bezorgen de vellen een heel […]

But Then Again: Feeling conned

by MARY SCHNEIDER @ Star2.com

The columnist sees the mechanic for what she thinks is a small problem and leaves with a big pain.

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