I can’t believe how quickly time flies. Tomorrow marks exactly one year since my very first blog post (back when just my parents and Kevin were reading). This blog started as a way to chronicle my love of food and has sort of evolved into sharing my attempt at balancing the food with fitness with some random musings about my life, grad school decisions, and my upcoming wedding. I am so thankful for every visit and comment. Thank you for reading and making the past year of blogging become more than just a hobby. I truly love feeling a part of this community. Here’s to another year!
Last night I grabbed dinner with my friends Sarah and Megan at Little Saigon, a Vietnamese restaurant, in Mills50. I’ve only had Vietnamese food once before, so I was excited to try it again. I started out with an order of shrimp summer rolls because if a restaurant offers summer rolls, I simply can’t help but to order them.
The summer rolls arrived at our table almost immediately after our order was taken, which leads me to believe that they were rolled earlier. The rolls were good, and I would definitely order them again, but they weren’t as flavorful as the summer rolls at Thai Singha. The peanut sauce was very good. It was sweeter than most peanut sauces I’ve had.
Vietnamese cuisine is known for pho, noodles with some sort of meat or seafood in broth. I ordered my pho with thin slices of rare beef.
The pho comes with a separate plate of fresh basil leaves, bean sprouts and lime so you can dress your pho however you’d like. I squeezed some of the lime over the broth and tore up some basil leaves to add to the broth, which added a lot of flavor. The pho was was very good. There’s something so comforting about a big bowl of soup and noodles.
Also ordered at the table were fried rice and chicken and vegetables over rice.
I bet pho would be great in the middle of winter. I really enjoyed our dinner at Little Saigon and my second time trying Vietnamese food.
If you’re a blogger, how long have you been blogging?
Have you ever tried Vietnamese cuisine?