uni scrambled eggs

Uni Scrambled Eggs and Tet Give Away!

  Who says breakfast can’t be can’t be luxurious?  When it comes to breakfast, especially a lazy weekend type of breakfast, we often turn to Vietnamese soups such as pho or bun bo hue or stews such as bo...

night market

Date Night: Night + Market, West Hollywood

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted date nights. We haven’t stopped eating out-in fact, we’ve had some great restaurant meals lately where we’ve left the camera behind. It’s much more enjoyable dining experience to not worry about getting that...

pandan waffles

Pandan Waffles Banh Kep La Dua

  One sure sign that you’re in a Vietnamese bakery is the fragrant aroma of fresh pandan waffles, made to order in a flash–hot off the iron, and invariably just in time for you to enjoy as you wait...

flan agar

Rau Cau Flan – Rainbow Flan Dessert

  “It’s not too sweet,” they say. For us, those four words are music to our ears when it comes to Asian desserts.  We’re making gross generalizations here, but compared to the Western palate that loves the decadent and...

endives

Grilled Stuffed Endives with Vermicelli

  Happy New Years everyone! We hope you’ve all had a festive holiday–we sure did, hopping from one party to the next with seemingly nonstop eating. So we’ve been eager to get back into the kitchen and get cooking...

porchetta

Asian Inspired Porchetta

  Recently we’ve been on a culinary quest to make a holiday pork roast with the most irresistible crispy, crackly, and bubbly skin possible–the type of crispy crackling that will have guests fighting over and craving for more. What immediately came...

coco bliss

Coco-Bliss

  In keeping with both our desire to stay relatively fit and healthy during the holiday indulgences, we present to you this creation of ours we delightfully call coco-bliss, a dessert with equal parts refreshment and decadence.  Vietnamese desserts...

zucchini crudo

Zucchini Crudo

This holiday season we’ve been balancing feasts of gluttony with jaunts to the gym, putting our P90X and Insanity workout videos to good use. This zucchini crudo is light, refreshing, yet tasty and perfect to cleanse the palate and...

pom party

POM Wonderful and Welcome Back Party

The thought planning, decorating, cooking, and hosting dinner parties can be intimidating to some, but for Kim, dinner parties couldn’t come often enough.  But since we’ve were living and blogging from two different states and visiting each other on...

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Char Siu Pulled Pork Banh Mi with Asian Slaw

  We’ve been guilty of it many times. Guilty of staring through the windows of Chinese BBQ’s with our mouths watering at the red, glistening, long pieces of barbecue pork hanging by the dozens–watching each droplet of pork fat...