Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian

Do Chay is the newest passion project of the Do family, who owns Green Lemongrass as well as House Special. Do Chay’s menu pays homage and tribute to the bright and fresh flavours of Vietnam. These spring rolls were fried perfectly and stuffed with a delicious vegetable filling. The fresh lettuce and herbs were the…

NaMì – New Vietnamese Food Truck on the Block

There are no shortage of food trucks in Downtown, but Namì Food Cart is the first to offer bánh mì and other classic Vietnamese eats. The food cart is located on the corner of West Georgia and Granville Street, right in the downtown core.   I came by with Trudy just as they were closing…

House Special

I always walk past House Special on my way to my facial clinic, but I’ve never had a chance to try them out. Well, M and I finally had a chance last month! What we ate: Papaya Salad + Beef Jerky – Shredded green papaya, fresh herbs, Vietnamese pickles, peanuts, beef jerky; sweet soya vinaigrette…

Pho Don

I haven’t had Vietnamese food in quite a long time, so I was super happy when S was also craving pho for dinner! I used to go to Pho Don a lot when I worked at Playland, but since I quit years back I haven’t been here in awhile. What we ate: Phở Tái Bò…

Vietnam House

P and I were looking for a place to have dinner relatively late at night, and they recommended this restaurant. I’ve passed by it many times, but I’ve never been, so I decided it would be a good chance for me to finally check it out! What we ate: Salad Spring Roll ($5.50) Pretty standard,…

Got Pho? Thien Kim Vietnamese Restaurant

This little unassuming Vietnamese restaurant tucked away on Nanaimo Street next to TD Canada is hands down my favourite Vietnamese restaurant in Vancouver. It’s definitely a no frills location but it is clean enough and the service is always friendly. I really appreciate that this restaurant doesn’t use MSG (or at least very little) because I…