A gastronomic delight that will cheer you up on the worst of days.

Have you ever woken up on a chilly morning and craved a dish that feels like a big, tight hug? A dish that warms you up like your favorite sweater and is as wholesome as a mother tongue? That dish for me is Clam Rice, or as we call it…

A celebration of contrasts in a hearty bowl.

Pho is unarguably the most famous Vietnamese dish in the U.S., but did you know there are many variations of the dish in its home country? Hanoi-style pho is the version I grew up with and feel closest to. Picture this: Pan-seared…

This dish encapsulates my whole childhood in a bowl.

When I was five, my family lived in a small pre-war apartment in Hanoi. All I remember is that it was damp. The tropical climate brought so much rain, and water leaked from the ceiling to my bed all the time. Winter was rough. I got sick on quite a…

This positive word got me through a negative year.

2020 really felt like that bad breakup with the guy you thought was your soulmate who turned out to have a fourth home on Long Island and run it as a brothel for billionaires. Well, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit… probably just millionaires, but you know what I mean. It…

There was a long line of people outside of Trader Joe’s on 14th Street. It took me a moment to realize that was just to get in. Once they were inside the store, they would soon realize that all the meat was gone, only a few bags of frozen vegetables…

Sieu Nguyen

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