The Essential Guide to Asiatown

The Story Behind Asiatown's Vietnam War Memorial

The architect behind the memorial, Nghiep Nguyen, has a personal connection to the war.

06/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Travel

Seeking the Soul of Houston in Saigon

A journey to Vietnam reveals a fuller understanding of Houston’s relationship with the Southeast Asian country

10/24/2016 By Claudia Kolker

There's the Beef

Our Latest Obsession: Bò Né at Thiem Hung Bakery

You don't need to be able to communicate—just eat the steak and eggs at this Alief restaurant.

10/03/2016 By Alice Levitt

Am Nam Nam

First Bite: Nam Eatery

The Heights has a new Vietnamese eatery worth visiting.

03/14/2016 By Alice Levitt

Soup of the Day

Ramen Rant

Ramen is catching on in Houston, but it's not likely to rival pho, mi, or bun bo Hue anytime soon.

08/01/2013 By Robb Walsh

Designer Spotlight

Chloe Dao on Project Runway Vietnam

The Houston-based designer on learning a second language in front of 87 million people, things Tim Gunn says, and why you won't see a Vietnamese designer give up.

05/21/2013 By Kerry H.