Oct 13, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Not exactly the section for which I’m aiming but I welcome you with open arms nonetheless.
Oct 12, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Vietnam is one of the few places on earth that you can eat a sandwich whose prime ingredient is roasted pork skin and feel virtuous for doing so. Banh mi bi must rate as one of the world’s perfect sandwiches: crispy pork skin with a luscious hint of creamy fat,
Oct 07, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Spotted at Binh Tay Market in Saigon, Vietnam. Any help would be much appreciated.
Oct 05, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Hoi An, Vietnam See also: I ♥ hot season
Oct 01, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
It helps to be obsessed by a single dish when you arrive in Saigon. I usually hit up a few of my favourite restaurants (the upmarket street food specialist Quan An Ngon, commercial pho franchise Pho 24 anywhere about town) and then am lost in a sea of choice. There’s
Sep 28, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Brewer: The Hite, South Korea Scouting about for a stout with no clout? Shout for Hite Stout. There are two things wrong with this stout. Firstly, that it’s black; and secondly, that it is not labelled as “lager” anywhere on the bottle. It is beer at its most deceptive. It’s
Sep 26, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Not a moment passes when I don’t think that the ultimate summer food experience would be to have a cone of gelati in one hand and a cone of grilled steak in the other. And possibly a third hand for an India pale ale. Despite what fast food companies will
Sep 25, 2007 | Post by: Phil Lees
Whenever people describe fish markets, they highlight the predawn chaos and the movement and flow of fish as the only ordered element amongst the pandemonium. I’ve been guilty of it myself. At three o’clock in the afternoon, Noryangjin Fish Market in Seoul is a bastion of calm. The morning crowds