Graham Holliday is one of the great gastronauts, a charming and intrepid try-anything explorer who makes the rest of us food writers feel hopelessly inadequate (and woefully underfed). You d be a fool to delve into Viet Nam s spectacular cuisine without him as your guide. Peter J. Lindberg, editor at large, Travel & Leisure A journalist takes us on a colorful and spicy gastronomic tour through Viet Nam in this entertaining, offbeat travel memoir
Growing up in a small town in central England, Graham Holliday wasn t keen on travel. But in his early twenties, he saw a picture of Ha N i that sparked his curiosity and propelled him halfway across the globe. An ordinary guy who liked trying interesting food, he moved to the capital city and embarked on a quest to find real Vietnamese food. In Eating Vi t Nam, he chronicles his odyssey in this enticing, unfamiliar land infused with sublime smells and tastes.
Funny, charming, and always delicious, Eating Vi t Nam will inspire armchair travelers, those with curious palates, and everyone itching for a taste of adventure."