It may be a "battle", but everyone really wins at these two Vietnamese bakeries.
There are all kinds of steak cuts, but be sure to consider the Vietnamese procession of beef seven ways.
Is it possible that "Bok a Bok" means golden and delicious?
Situated between the culinarily sophisticated cities of Seattle and Vancouver/Richmond, is there good food to be found in Bellingham? Here are my finds.
A “forever food” that dates back more than a thousand years, tofu is terrific in so many dishes. Here's more on varieties of tofu, and where to find it in Seattle.
In which I find good reason to head east from Vancouver, with highlights that include smoky beer, fine Filipino fare and fantastic noodles and dumplings.
There are some especially assertive Vietnamese bowls to try, plus one spot serving Lao and Thai specialties, fragrant and flavorful, some downright funky.
Go, and see if you get as giddy as I did about the delicious food (and the interesting drink pairings).
A trip into Cajun country provides an interesting contrast to the urban party scene of New Orleans.