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Eat Out for 2 for Under $15 in Orange County

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Five budget conscious places to eat in the OC area. Eaters looking for a good deal on tasty Vietnamese food can put 5 more places on their lists. For the budget conscious, here are 5 places to eat that will feed 2 people for under $15. Com Tam Thuan Kieu (Westminster, CA) If you’re looking […]

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Intro to Vietnamese Herbs

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Fragrant herbs are at the heart of Vietnamese food. Vietnamese herbs are known as fragrant leaves, and yes, fragrant they are. Whether cooking or eating Vietnamese dishes, from a bowl of pho to a plate of rice with grilled meats, herbs have a special place in Vietnamese cuisine. 1. Cilantro and Cilantro-like herbs: Cilantro is […]

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How to Select the Ripest Fruits

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Know Which Fruits to Select Fruits are incorporated into many recipes, or can be eaten on their own. They are a part of every culture’s diet, and many Vietnamese fruits are rich in vitamins and minerals, not to mention very sweet alternatives to dessert. Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine when fruit is at […]

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Barbeque Safety Tips

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Follow these rules before firing up the grill Outdoor grilling has been a favorite pastime for years, but it can be dangerous if the food isn’t cooked properly. It’s common for people to get sick with food poisoning after eating barbequed food contaminated by germs growing rapidly in the summer heat. However, if you are […]

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9 Obscure Vietnamese Cuisines

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Have you tried this dish? There is a saying in Vietnam, “If you can catch it, you can eat it.” Compiled here is a short list of 9 obscure Vietnamese foods that perhaps you’ve encountered, maybe you’ve even tried, or are in utter amazement that exist and are consumed by every day people. The list […]

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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Pho

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Facts About the Noodle Soup If you’ve ever tried to experiment with Vietnamese cuisine, you’ve probably tried Pho. Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup that is very popular in the United States and other countries, but it plays a role in Vietnamese culture and cuisine that may surprise you. 1. Nobody knows exactly when or […]

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How to Eat Sushi: Yes, There’s a Proper Way!

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Some starting pointers and techniques to get you on your way to eating sushi. Sushi is not an every day food for most people, but like most cuisines, learning how to eat it can create a more enjoyable dining experience. Here are some starting pointers on how to eat sushi. Finding a seat and cleaning […]

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Beef Pho

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Also known as Phở Bò. 1 kg beef shin bones 350 g gravy beef 5 cm fresh ginger, thinly sliced into 2 in length 1 teaspoon salt 2.5 liters water 6 black peppercorns 1 cinnamon stick 4 cloves 6 coriander seeds 2 tablespoons Nuoc cham sauce 400 g thick fresh rice noodles 150 g rump […]

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Spicy Grilled Pork on a Bed of Vermicelli

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Also known as Bún Thịt Nướng. 225 g rice vermicelli 250 g fresh belly pork with skin, cut against the grain into 8 mm strips, about 5 cm long 450 g beef, minced 8 cloves garlic, minced Caramel sauce 100 g sugar 50 ml Nuoc Mam sauce ½ teaspoon anchovy essence, mixed thoroughly 4 spring […]

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Clay Pot Catfish

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Also known as Cá Kho Tộ. 30 ml sugar 15 ml sesame or vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 45 ml Nuoc Mam 350 g catfish fillets, cut diagonally into 2 or 3 pieces 4 spring onions (scallions), cut into bite-size pieces ¼ teaspoon ground black papper 1 sprig fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped, for […]

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Can Trish be an actress?! (2 of 2)

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You’ve seen her in front a camera for photoshoot and live performance,...

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Can Trish be an actress?! (1 of 2)

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You’ve seen her in front a camera for photoshoot and live performance,...

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Trish Flies A Fighter Jet In…High Heels!

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Watch Trish gear up to fly an airplane and shoot down enemies at Flight Deck...

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