Tag Archives: Hoang Lan

Get to Know Othello Station, a Breakfast Destination for Asian Noodle Soups

There are some especially assertive Vietnamese bowls to try, plus one spot serving Lao and Thai specialties, fragrant and flavorful, some downright funky.
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13 Essential Destinations for Asian Noodles in Seattle

Noodles have special meaning in so many Asian cultures, ranging from longevity to general health to luck to fortune. Here are some of the best in the Seattle area.
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A “Love Letter” to Bún Bò Hue, the “Other” Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Aside from a perfect partner, is it strange that the first thing I like to see in the morning is a bowl of soup noodles? And while many prefer pho, I have a different favorite.
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For Eater: Where to Eat Vietnamese Food in Seattle

For Eater Seattle, here are my recommendations of great Vietnamese restaurants in the city.
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Serious Eats: 10 Vietnamese Noodle Soups to Try in Seattle

I love the interactivity of Vietnamese soups, as most come with a side plate of herbs, vegetables, and lime wedges. It's a must to taste the broth as presented, and then figure out how to spice it up, both with herbs and perhaps jalapeños for heat.
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…and Three (+) Pigs in Seattle

Yesterday I posted pictures of pig-filled plates outside of Seattle, and promised you local options. Here they are. Most are Asian, with appreciation of the utilization of as much of the animal as possible. Pictured above is bopis, which is a spicy and vinegary saute…
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The Mein Man: Hoang Lan, Bun Bo Hue, and Pork Blood Cake

Dish: Bun Bo Hue Place: Hoang Lan, Rainier Valley, Seattle Price: $7.00 (tax included) In the bowl: From the menu: “Vermicelli with pork hock, pork blood cake, beef tendon in hot and spicy soup.” There are also slices of onion in the soup, along with…
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Dishin’: Noodling Around on MLK

When traveling the country and trying to avoid the Cheesecake Factories, Cracker Barrels and Claim Jumpers that clog the arteries, we get excited whenever we see a Martin Luther King street exit. The same can be said for exit 157 off I-5 in Seattle, where,…
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