Nguyen-ing Eats, Travels, and Finds

Sharing our "winning" favorites from around the world


January 2013

The General Muir and the Perfect Turkey Sandwich

It has finally opened! And it is delicious. Stupendously delicious. Continue reading “The General Muir and the Perfect Turkey Sandwich”


Light-as-Air Dinner Rolls

I made bread! Bread! Bwah-ha-ha-ha!!!!!  Continue reading “Light-as-Air Dinner Rolls”

Butternut Squash and Turnip Greens Quesadillas

I’m really lucky because twice a week a farmers market truck sets up shop Continue reading “Butternut Squash and Turnip Greens Quesadillas”

Food Truck Dining

I love food truck dining for its al fresco eating, fun restaurateurs and business names, Continue reading “Food Truck Dining”

Spiced Red Lentils: A cure for what ails you

 Another new year. Another new start. Continue reading “Spiced Red Lentils: A cure for what ails you”

A Fortuitous Meeting in a Dark Alley (Bluestem Brasserie)

When visiting another city, my smartphone map is usually my best friend. Until it tells me to go down a dead-end dark alley to arrive at my final destination. Continue reading “A Fortuitous Meeting in a Dark Alley (Bluestem Brasserie)”

Nguyen-ing Photo: Al Pastor Tacos at Mosto

Pork marinated and cooked on a spit with pineapple Continue reading “Nguyen-ing Photo: Al Pastor Tacos at Mosto”

Vanilla Apple Compote and the Magical Bean

As promised, here’s the recipe for the vanilla apple compote. The perfume-y vanilla in this compote transforms Continue reading “Vanilla Apple Compote and the Magical Bean”

Olive Oil Granola with Multigrain Cereals

Continue reading “Olive Oil Granola with Multigrain Cereals”

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