I was lucky enough to interview Kim - owner of Kay's Vegan Bistro on Nguyen Dinh Chieu in District 1. My inspiration behind this interview came from Kim herself. The first time I went to Kay's, Kim practically held my hand through the menu describing each and every dish I had a question about and … Continue reading Eating In Vietnam: Kay’s Vegan Bistro + Interview
Over the past couple of years I have develop a very particular and critical style of eating. I have been Pescatarian, Vegatarian, Vegan, Gluten Free -- a lil restrictive. I didn't look at it as a burden (still don't!). Eating fruits, vegetables, drinking smoothies and juices makes me feel great. My favorite part of the … Continue reading What I Whipped Up
The lord threw me a bone by placing organic down the street. Between a mini Vietnamese style liquor store is a beautiful, bright green grocery store called Organica. How did I discover this place? Technically, Megan did. One of the many days we were being rained on during our 3pm walk home Megan says, "OMG … Continue reading Supa Fresh
I know I'm in Vietnam and I want to "culturally immerse myself", but sometimes I want to feel like I'm in Whole Foods in Manhattan Beach spending money on the most expensive sugar-free, gluten-free, locally grown, organic, vegan products I can put my snobby little hands on. Annam Gourmet Grocery Store is the place for me to … Continue reading Whole Foods?