Mark AntonationA perfect picnic: grilled pork paste spring roll, sugar cane juice and fresh baked baguette.In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I' ... More >>
It's been 25 years since husband-and-wife team Thai Nguyen and Ha Pham took over New Saigon, which I reviewed last week, and in their capable hands, one of the oldest Vietnamese restaurants in the city has remained one of the best. So I was stoked when the New Saigon Bakery & Deli opened right nex ... More >>
New Saigon may not be the oldest Vietnamese restaurant in town, but it comes close -- nearby T-Wa Inn opened in 1984, beating New Saigon by just a year. Current owners Thai Nguyen and Ha Pham took it over in 1987, and their kitchen has been turning out a vast sampling of Vietnam's culinary canon eve ... More >>
"We had no idea that we'd have so many people coming through the doors. It was completely unexpected," says Thoa Nguyen. And, in fact, the kitchen ran out of bread not once, but several times last week -- a week that marked the opening of New Saigon Bakery & Deli, a sister (literally) operation to N ... More >>
New Saigon gets better with age.