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Ho Chi Minh City

  • News

    November 14, 2013

    The Government of Free Vietnam Is No Republic for Old Men

    From Garden Grove, the organization tried to bring down its former country's Communist regime. Instead, it gave American diplomats a giant headache

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Ten Great Rice Dishes in OC (and Long Beach)

    We've made a list of great sandwiches, even devoted an entire issue of our dead tree edition to notable noodle dishes, but what about rice? We often take it for granted because, well, because it's rice. But rice is essential, rice is good, rice is the giver of life and what makes these next ten dish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    10 Things You Must Eat in Little Saigon

    In creating this list, I asked myself this question: Where would I take out-of-town visitors to explore the wonders of our Little Saigon? And what would I have them eat? In all honesty, I came up with more than you see below. My notepad is filled with at least a dozen more tasty bits I didn't have r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Little Saigon Protesters Call For Vietnam Democracy

    While most Americans may have forgotten the anniversary, memories of South Vietnam remain poignant in Orange County's Little Saigon region, the world's largest Vietnamese refugee community.On Bolsa Avenue sidewalks this afternoon a youthful, energetic crowd of several dozen protesters gathered, wave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Pat' a Chou, Vietnam-Based Bakery Chain, to Make U.S. Debut In Santa Ana Mid-February

    Anne Marie Panoringan​ My internal GPS works best in Orange County. Tell me what mall an establishment is next to, and chances are I'll find it. I also prefer surface streets over freeways (if the distance is short enough) because there's always opportunity for a discovery. Located along Mac ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 6, 2007

    Letters

    I hate Mexicans

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Protesters Don't Rattle Vietnam's President

    In OC, an affable Nguyen Minh Triet seeks to heal ‘old wounds’

  • Features

    June 28, 2007

    From Hunter to Hunted

    In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Scary Battered Girlfriend Syndrome

    Nam H. Nguyen is a little stumpy guy with a bad attitude, no expression and a violent streak from here to Ho Chi Minh City. Among his notable accomplishments: murder and mayhem. Nonetheless, beautiful women inexplicably love the nut. In December 2002, Nguyen (wrongly) suspected that his ex-girlfrie ... More >>

  • Food

    September 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 29, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A sampling of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 15, 2006

    Grub Guide

    A taste of Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 8, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005

    So Board With the USA

    Seeking low wages and lax environmental laws, OC boardmakers reluctantly find themselves in Asia

  • Features

    May 29, 2003
  • Film

    April 3, 2003

    A Mid-Summer Nightmare

    Cultures clash in A Dream in Hanoi

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Little Irvine?

    Little Saigon sees a mainstream future

  • News

    January 24, 2002

    Keep Your Trap Shut

    Traveling through the new Vietnam

  • Film

    March 29, 2001

    Crouching Festival, Hidden Films

    Newport fest chops Asian presence

  • Columns

    June 8, 2000

    Show of Farce

    Despite trashing books, Vietnamese literature is readily available in Little Saigon

  • Columns

    July 22, 1999
  • News

    July 15, 1999

    The Phantom Menace

    Are American POWs still being held in Southeast Asia?

  • Features

    July 1, 1999

    Summer Eats

    Part Two

  • Culture

    May 13, 1999

    Everyone Hustles Now

    Welcome to the new Vietnam

  • Film

    April 1, 1999

    Beyond Politics

    Asian fest films get personal

  • News

    February 25, 1999
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