Tag Archives: Vietnamese food

Winning Friends and Feeding People

Back in University, I had the opportunity during the summer to sell children’s educational books. The job itself was BRUTAL. Direct sales, all alone, door to door. Yu-uck. When I look back on it however, there were some life-changing experiences throughout those summers. The power of  positive thinking, self-motivation, learning how to read people. All lessons that […]

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Fast and Furious Fried Rice

Of course the wonderful people at Huong Lan don’t call their fried rice Fast or Furious. To them and all their devoted patrons it’s known as #39-Special Fried Rice. However, it was so easy and so tasty that I just couldn’t help myself. I admit I still haven’t mastered the perfect fried rice technique, but […]

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Can’t ‘Banh Mi’ Love…

Do you ever look at a photo of some delicious food you’ve never tried before and NEED to make it? Happens to me all the time…Pinterest be DAMNED! My obsessive compulsive relationship with food is the reason why I am willing to try just about anything! Ahhhhh okay…almost anything. Not those stir-fried beetles at the […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.