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A cup of tea is a more significant event in Vietnam than a cup of coffee is in the US. Its rituals are richer, its varieties more plentiful, its tastes...
Hello from Virginia! We’re almost all done with the Whole Grains Conference 2009, and everything has gone so fantastically (except the lack of...
Looking for dinner, we took a taxi, carrying our sugar cane juice in a bag, and went to a nearby neighborhood and its large Buddhist center, with a...
This is a local fruit market (quelle surprise!) in Thao Dien, a district across the Saigon River from Ho Chi Minh City but still very much in the...
The bride and groom – in full wedding ceremony regalia – and the bride’s little sister, are leaving the grand old cavernous Post Office in Ho Chi Minh...
These four people are sharing an al fresco picnic lunch in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, using as their venue a planter that divides one of the city’s...
What’s going on here? OK, it’s a meal, and we’re eating it on a low table (notice the knee under glass). In a very popular, roughly decorated...
Oldways founder and President Dun Gifford is traveling in Vietnam, researching and learning about the ingredients, preparations and flavors of the...
Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend (or Stuffed Artichoke Weekend, as it’s known in my house). Have you ever seen anything more...
Welcome to the Oldways Table! I thought it would be fitting to celebrate our new blog by talking about that lovely picture of the new Mediterranean...

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