Lifestyle

If You’re Not Late Then You’re Not Vietnamese

Fridays and weekends are always busy and traffic laden in Little Saigon. Being the epicentre for the Vietnamese Community in Southern California, the weekends see a shift in business and foot traffic as familie...

You CAN Virtually Eat Anything

If you are like myself and countless Americans come the Spring season, you are secretly sweating already. Not only due to the increasing temperatures and climate, but also due to the fact that “Skin Season” is ...

I’m Viet, not Vietnamese 

“Uh… I can’t really put it in words.” “I’m not really sure how to describe it.” “It’s more of a feeling. A connotation.” This is the general trend I’ve noticed after talking to a few of my closest Viet...

THE PROS AND CONS OF THE OVER-DRINKER

Just about everyone has experienced what it’s like to be drunk and everyone has definitely experienced what it’s like to be around a drunk person.  Drunk people are awful and amazing at the same time.  If you a...

AVOID “THE CRASH” AFTER A MEAL

There is an old Vietnamese proverb: “Căng da bụng, chùng da mắt”. Translation: Expand the waist, drop the eyelids. This old proverb is a expression for the feeling of tiredness, sleepiness, and sometimes la...