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Pho 888: A Taste of Vietnam in Chicago

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. After coming back from Vietnam, I was still craving some of the delicious eats from my months in the country. While visiting Chicago, friends and I went to Pho 888, a small BYOB restaurant near Argyle stop. Recommended! It was a meal full of nostalgia for me, and for new…

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The best claypot catfish in Saigon

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. After almost five months in Ho Chi Minh City (still affectionately known as Saigon to many of its inhabitants), I’d be remiss not to mention one of the best dishes I ate, a beautifully balanced and just-enough-spice claypot catfish from a tiny restaurant called Dong Hoa Xuan, in Binh Tanh district….

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Minimalist posters illustrate the differences between Hanoi and Saigon

This is a Hipmunk post from Jodi Ettenberg of Legal Nomads. With the last five months in Vietnam, I’ve been keeping an eye out for posts that talk about the differences from North to South. Given the length of the country, there are plenty to account for. Enter Nhat Le, who has posted whimsical posters that show these differences in illustrated…

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