Eats

  Pho, in all of its glorious forms, has shed its humble beginnings and become a mainstay in kitchens the word over. Born in the practical kitchens of Hanoi and refined in the cosmopolitan restaurants of Saigon, the soup is both simple—and complex. Its flavors draw on Vietnamese, Chinese, and French influences. Not surprising considering Vietnam’s long history of colonial occupation. Pho is the embodiment of the competing culinary influences that have swept through Vietnam. And like Vietnam, it will continue to...

Recipes for an authentic salsa verde are hard to come by. Many are culturally dishonest and loaded with ingredients you would never find at a street-side taco stand or Mexican kitchen. Here is our take on this classic green salsa. INGREDIENTS: 3 Jalapeno 2 Serrano 1 Geen Pepper 1 Garlic Clove 1 Lime (juiced) Mexican Oregano (pinch) Salt (pinch) PREPARATION: Grill the Peppers : This can be done on a grill or directly on your stove’s gas or electric burner. Place the peppers over...

Quietly tucked away on the southeastern shore of Cambodia, is the town of Kep. This seaside town once bustled with Cambodia’s elite. As home to country’s intelligentsia, the town's wealth and excesses naturally became the target of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Dilapitated mansions riddle the mountainsides and stand as a monument to Kep’s former glory. Today they provide a surreal backdrop to this lazy fishing village. At the heart of Kep is a vibrant market that has given this...




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