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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Supporters rally for 68th hopefuls

    WESTMINSTER — Supporters of Costa Mesa mayor and Republican state assembly candidate Allan Mansoor and his opponent, Phu Nguyen, clashed in Little Saigon in Westminster on Saturday as both camps vie for the Vietnamese vote in the 68th district....
  • Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha

    Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha
    As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trump farmers market opens today

    Trump farmers market opens today
    As I type this item Thursday morning, the first ever Trump Bridge to Bridge farmers market is setting up on the Riverwalk along Trump International Hotel and Tower (401 N. Wabash Ave.). But don't panic. You have all day to check it out as Bridge to...
  • Strawberries with Whole Grain Cinnamon Shortcakes Recipe

    2 cups white whole wheat flour ¼ cup old-fashioned oats, dry 1/3 cup sugar 2 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Saigon cinnamon 6 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, diced ½ cup whole milk + extra for glazing 1 teaspoon orange juice 1...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...