| Nov 3, 2012
Edwin Q. White
Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War
Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:20 PM
George McArthur, who covered the Vietnam War for the Los Angeles Times as Saigon bureau chief after spending two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, died Friday. He was 88.
McArthur died at a hospice in Fairfax County, Va., of...
| Dec 23, 2012
The eldest sibling in Vietnam's most enduring singing family, Duy Quang was known for holding audiences enthralled as he boomed out the ballads of yesteryear, many penned by his father, Pham Duy, who knew how to tug at a listener's heart with songs...
| Apr 3, 2013
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...
| Oct 15, 2012
Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
| Oct 5, 2012
The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics.
He lived simply, renting...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:26 AM
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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:31 PM
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...
| 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"...
| 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:34 PM
As the eldest son, born to Vietnam's most legendary singing family, Duy Quang stepped lithely on stage and held his audience enthralled. His voice amplified the ballads of yesteryear, many from his father, composer Pham Duy, who knew how to......