Dozens of refreshing ethnic drinks have passed my lips in a decade of reviewing OC restaurants: the U.K. favorite Vimto, Russian peach soda, Persian dough (the yogurt drink that's better than it sounds) and a jungle's worth of fruit smoothies. But none has proven better to combat summer than the earthy pleasure of nuoc mia—Vietnamese sugarcane juice, a Little Saigon classic usually overlooked by outsiders looking for a bánh mì or pho fix, but a beverage that deserves to become... More >>>