Char Siew at Medan Makan Boon Leong

By Luc Gougeon Medan Makan Boon Leong is a food court known for offering char siew for lunch and oyster omelette for dinner. The food court is located on Jalan Bunga Raya street and it’s a great option for either lunch or dinner.

By Luc Gougeon
Medan Makan Boon Leong is a food court known for offering char siew for lunch and oyster omelette for dinner. The food court is located on Jalan Bunga Raya street and it’s a great option for either lunch or dinner.

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Vietnam Cookie Lady: the Real Street Food

Street food in Vietnam is pretty much everywhere since every inches of empty sidewalk is an excuse for delicious food.  I have often seen these ladies making cookies on a portable charcoal stove and I finally tried it.

Street food in Vietnam is pretty much everywhere since every inches of empty sidewalk is an excuse for delicious food.  I have often seen these ladies making cookies on a portable charcoal stove and I finally tried it.

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Kokin Chan: First Yatai Experience in Fukuoka

Fukuoka has a vibrant street food scene and Kokin Chan yatai  is famous for yaki-ramen or fried ramen.

Fukuoka has a vibrant street food scene and Kokin Chan yatai  is famous for yaki-ramen or fried ramen.

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Banh Xeo 46A: Vietnamese Crepe Heaven in Saigon.

Once again, Anthony Bourdain has led me to a great meal. After watching his show about Vietnam, I knew I had to try Banh Xeo 46 A and I was not disappointed.  I walked to the restaurant from my hotel and when a special tourist police offered me his help, he pointed me in the … Continue reading “Banh Xeo 46A: Vietnamese Crepe Heaven in Saigon.”

Once again, Anthony Bourdain has led me to a great meal. After watching his show about Vietnam, I knew I had to try Banh Xeo 46 A and I was not disappointed.  I walked to the restaurant from my hotel and when a special tourist police offered me his help, he pointed me in the right direction with a big thumb up, nothing like a local seal of approval!

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Nhu Lan banh Mi

Get yourself a ticket for Ho Chi Minh. Ask the driver to take you to the tallest building in town (It’s the Bitexco Financial Tower). Walk around the tower until you find a corner restaurant with a long line of locals and tourist(It’s Nhu Lan restaurant). Wait in line and get a banh mi. Enjoy … Continue reading “Nhu Lan banh Mi”

  1. Get yourself a ticket for Ho Chi Minh.
  2. Ask the driver to take you to the tallest building in town (It’s the Bitexco Financial Tower).
  3. Walk around the tower until you find a corner restaurant with a long line of locals and tourist(It’s Nhu Lan restaurant).
  4. Wait in line and get a banh mi.
  5. Enjoy and maybe  buy a second sandwich for the road.

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