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Vietnamese Street Foods and Where to Find Them in Dallas

saigon.jpgby Steven Doyle

Vietnamese street food is  a delicious way to not only explore the country’s cuisine, but also to take a look in the culture and explore its people up close and very personal. The open air markets feature great dishes offered mainly by woman with recipes handed forth from generations, mother to daughte,r taking years to perfect and enjoy.

Vietnam is a long and narrow country. In the North it borders China and Laos and further down south, Cambodia. The geography and differences in climate throughout the country influence the types of dishes available regionally and most of the time, the differences are rather noticeable, even to an untrained tongue. Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Banh Xeu at Vietnam

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by Steven Doyle

Bánh Xèo is a Vietnamese dish that is a savory fried style of pancake made from rice flour, water, turmeric powder, then stuffed with slivers of  shrimp, pork, chicken and diced green onions and bean sprouts. They are typically served with a stack of lettuce and other greens which can be used to wrap slices of the crepe then dipped into a sweet and sour diluted fish sauce.   Continue reading

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