Com Ga Hoi An

Earlier I posted about my favorite com ga in Da Nang, but if you head south 25 km, you’ll find chicken & rice of a different variety, called com ga Hoi An. Com Ga Hoi An Called cơm gà xé, Hoi An’s signature dish is markedly different from it’s city-dwelling cousin to the north. Xé means ‘shredded’ Read more…

Traffic Sign Cafe

Flipping through an in-flight magazine recently, I saw an article on unusual coffee shops in Vietnam, including one in Da Nang called Traffic Sign Cafe. It’s a bit tricky to find, and I should have known as much since the address, Lo 21 Tran Nhan Tong, shows the lot number rather than the Read more…

Com Ga Da Nang

Com ga is simply chicken and rice (OK, literally ‘rice chicken’) and it’s a regular dish in my lunchtime rotation. It’s pretty famous in Central Vietnam, and Da Nang has it’s share of ‘must-try’ spots, including a couple on Hai Phong and the awesome Quan A. Hai on the corner Read more…

Best Bun Bo in Da Nang

Vietnamese food has lots of dishes with the name bún, because bún means ’round skinny noodle’. So when I walked into Bun Thuy (Thủy is a person’s name), I really had no idea what I was getting. It could have been bún chả cá (noodles with fish cakes), bún thịt nướng (noodles with grilled meat) Read more…