Somebody Feed Phil

In late 2016, Zero Point Zero, the New York City-based production company responsible for Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, contacted me for tips on the best eats in Saigon. They were in the process of making a light-hearted food and travel show hosted by a well-known personality, and needed local “experts” in each city on their…

Bo La Lot – Street Snacker

Simon Stanley has a new street food fixation. Photos by Kyle Phanroy. The rising cost of cattle coupled with slowly diminishing grasslands have placed pork, chicken and seafood at the centre of modern Vietnamese cuisine. According to a recent news report by Thanh Nien, beef accounts for just 6 percent of the meat consumed here…