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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • March 18: Lunchbreak - Bo Luc Lac and Caramel Chicken Wings

    March 18: Lunchbreak - Bo Luc Lac and Caramel Chicken Wings
    Saigon Sisters Restaurant 567 W. Lake Street Chicago (312) 496-0090 www.saigonsisters.com To read more about the restaurant: metromix.com Marinade 4 oz oyster sauce 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbs sugar 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs fish sauce 5 grinds black pepper...
  • The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters

    The April 12 sandwich: Saigon Sisters
    Day 6 of 30 sandwiches in 30 days. The VBQ An understated and flavorful bahn mi, Saigon Sisters' VBQ leaves a pleasant aftertaste of barbecued beef, Thai basil and jalapeno. The star of the show is a flaky, chewy French baguette, a supreme vessel for...
  • Banh Mi at Huong VIet on Park Street in Hartford

    Banh Mi at Huong VIet on Park Street in Hartford
    * * 1/2 Huong Viet 2014 Park St., Hartford, (860) 233-0888 Last year Lisa and I discovered Mini Saigon on Park Street in Hartford. We'd been looking for banh mi — the much-discussed Vietnamese grinders — and we found them right there in...
  • Matt Eversman's Oon aiming for spring 2012 opening

    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...
  • Planning your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM From LAX, All Nippon, JAL, Asiana, Korean, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, United, EVA Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Singapore and Philippine Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) to Ho...
  • Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases

    Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases
    My husband, Robin, son Kai and I lived in Vietnam for a little more than two years. At first we found all the sounds of Ho Chi Minh City charming. Then annoying, as motorcycle engines, bus horns, loud karaoke music and construction noise erupted...
  • Creativity trumps authenticity

    What started off 17 months ago as a modest banh mi stand inside the West Loop's French Market has become one of the city's most interesting Vietnamese restaurants. Saigon Sisters may have been born from a sandwich shop (which still operates in the French...
  • May 30: Author - Tom Clavin, Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam

    May 30: Author - Tom Clavin, Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam
    To purchase a copy of the book: Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam April 30th marked the 36th anniversary of the final U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam. Last Men Out recreates that harrowing 24-hour period in dramatic,...
  • Matt Eversman leaves Saigon Sisters to open new restaurant in late 2011

    Matt Eversman leaves Saigon Sisters to open new restaurant in late 2011
    Matt Eversman has gotten a lot of positive attention in his seven months as executive chef at Saigon Sisters. Reviews have been positive to glowing (read my smiley-face take on his cooking here), and he recently was named Time Out Chicago's "Breakout Chef...
  • Taken For Granted: Prose in honor of Memorial Day

    Tomorrow is Memorial Day, and today’s column is devoted to a prose poem by my good friend, 1st Lt. Mike Gray. My deep appreciation for permission to publish this special dedication to all those we honor on Memorial Day. The Silver Boxes No one...
  • AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME

    AT PEACE, AT LAST: AFTER 11 YEARS AND AN EMOTIONAL PARADE, VIETNAM VETS FINALLY FEEL WELCOME
    This story by William Mullen orginally ran in the Aug. 17, 1986, Tribune Sunday Magazine.    At 9:30 a.m. on Friday, June 13, three men left the entrance to Navy Pier and began moving west along Grand Avenue. The three were old soldiers, the point men...