Food: Hmong Food, Pizza & Rice Wine in Vietnam

thehillstationdishChef’s Night Out latest episode goes abroad to Vietnam and treks to a distant Northern region in Sapa for some traditional Hmong/Vietnamese dishes with a mix of French cuisine.  Munchies interviews The Hill Station Danish owners Tommy Eggen and Soeren Pindstrup & chef Giang Phay about the unique restaurant and a night out on the town.

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Nightout in Berlin with Chef Dong Phuong

 

districtmotIt’s always a fun night with people in the restaurant business, this episode of Munchies goes to Berlin to check out their foody scene with guide and chef Dong Phuong.  Chef Phuong is owner of District Mot, a Vietnamese street food restaurant.

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Viral Video Friday: Time Lapse Asia Videos

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More time-lapse videos this Friday.  “This is Shanghai” by Rob Whitworth and JT Singh shows the mega urban sprawl of Shanghai during the day and neon nights.

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WTF: A Bridge that breathes FIRE!

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Okay, this may look cool, but knowing drivers here in the US, this will cause some major rubbernecking and accidents!  In Vietnam, this “Dragon Bridge” built over Han River in Da Nang was opened to the public last month.  The construction of this bridge started in July 2009 costing over $85 million dollars US and has six lanes for cars.  The dragon can release fire or water.  Maybe this is what a futuristic Games of Throne city would look like!

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Vietnamese Noodle Gear dedicated to all things Phở

Townfolk celebrates Phở culture with unique posters, stickers, buttons, and chopsticks dedicated to this Vietnamese noodle dish.  I’m just hungry talking about this.  You can hit up their Kickstarter page for more info – Townfolk – Phở Life.  The pledge prices range from $10 – $50 bucks depending on what Phở Life items you may want.

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