Vietnamese Pork Pintxo with Shrimp Fried Rice

I love and miss Vietnamese food more than anything else on this island, except for maybe Alaskan salmon or dungeness crab. The barbeque pork that you get in bun cha sometimes, or bahn mi, is sweet and aromatic. Put it on spicy fried rice with fresh herbs, serve it with cold glass noodles and nuoc cham with mint …

summertime

It was a busy winter. We fed quite a few people. I lost my voice a couple of times. We went through a handful of cooks and dishwashers, ultimately finding a great crew, but of course they left for their summer jobs up north. We cut through hundreds of pounds of fish, pork belly, skirt …