Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

November 22nd, 2011. Good Morning, Ha Long Bay~       The breakfast buffet spread at Novotel Hotel? Fantastic!!!       Cereal and Fruit Cocktails~!       Waffle bar~         Salad bar           A full Pho spread And best of all, a Congee bar!!!  So, so delicious~!! … Continue reading Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

November 21st, 2011. Saigon Day 2           For our final day in Ho Chi Minh City we got a tour of the city itself and some historical landmarks.   A morning full of sightseeing really had us all hungry! Our city guide took us into the city for the most popular … Continue reading The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

Windsor Plaza Hotel – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~   I wake up to my first morning in Vietnam and look out the window.'s definitely not Vancouver!  A little bit smoggy, no doubt from the thousands of motorcycles that swarm the streets every day and night.  That's probably one of the craziest things I've seen.  A country where … Continue reading Windsor Plaza Hotel – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

Pho Phu Thinh

October 25th, 2011.  Late Dinner at Pho Phu Thinh          When I need a Vietnamese pick-me-up I go to Pho Phu Thinh.  Affordable, delicious, clean, and always on point!  Never disappoints. Today I went for the Pho Bo Hue, a hot bowl of thick vermicelli noodles in spicy soup with well done flank, pork … Continue reading Pho Phu Thinh

Pho Phu Thinh

August 9th, 2011.  Pho Phu Thinh            So, I tried this new pho place by Coquitlam Centre for lunch and WOW!!  I love how the new Pho houses these days are keeping the spaces clean, service friendly, and the food delicious.         I had my usual stand-by, the Meatballs … Continue reading Pho Phu Thinh