Yin and yang, warming and cooling, pungent and sweet, starchy, and watery; balance is the cornerstone of Vietnamese […]
A little old, a little new.
Stateside is a new French Vietnamese restaurant at the base of Capitol Hill opened by chef/owner Eric Johnson. The wood furniture, distressed blue walls and ceiling fans is a sultry mix of old and new. It feels like a secret escape from the humidity of the tropical heat outside. The atmosphere is airy and
Vietnamese street food on a whole ‘nother level.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature Ba Bar, owned by Eric Banh of Monsoon and Monsoon East. Born in Saigon eating street food, Eric has created a menu that preserves the integrity of Vietnamese cuisine, using quality ingredients, and making it approachable to a wide audience.
Expect simple and bold flavors from this Vietnamese-inspired culination.
Monsoon, a quaint and elegant spot in Capitol Hill, exemplifies consideration, delicacy and passion in its elite Vietnamese dishes. No one or thing’s nose is raised here, but believe me, this spot is superior.