I hear if you're going to travel anywhere these days and you're interested in food, you'd better go to Saigon. As George Bush would have us believe, the city is one great, big U.S. success story and a lesson in our famous American patience (the Communist government, which adopted an open-market policy in the '80s, might quibble with that reading of history). Nothing, at any rate, could be less American than the street-side gourmet culinary scene going on there, where your most memorable meals are likely to come from an outdoor cart or grill tended by some old lady rolling rice-paper spring... More >>>