Culture

The Regional Characteristics Of Vietnamese Cuisine That Fascinate International Diners

The North – Mild and lingering The mild, pleasant, and slightly vinegary taste has become a hallmark of the Northern cuisine. Notable dishes that represent the quintessence of said...

The Mysterious Story Behind Da Co Hoai Lang

“Oh my husbandWith your sword, you went to answer the king’s callI wait restlessly for news of youStay up all nightI wait for news of youAll my being hurts...”

Culinary Frank: “There Are No Boundaries Between Cuisines”

You’re in bed at 10 PM, watching a knife mincing garlic and slicing pork while listening to the echo of the metallic blade hitting the wooden board. A moment later, the meat glistens...

Top 6 Types of Vietnamese Sticky Rice for Foodies on the Trip to Vietnam

The Origins of Xôi Xôi (sticky rice) is an umbrella term that encompasses all Vietnamese dishes with glutinous rice (or sticky rice) as the base. According to Professor Nguyễn...

Street coffee – A fine drinking culture of Vietnam

Each country has its own morning ritual. However, sipping a cup of coffee is generally a worldwide practice at the beginning of the day. In that way, coffee has become a global...

The Quintessence Of Quang’s Cuisine

Quang Nam is a popular tourist destination of Vietnam with many famous and notable landmarks such as Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary, Cham Islands, or the Tam Thanh Mural Village. In addition...

Romantic Whispers

Although 2020 is a challenging year for all of us, don’t uninstall it...

Chuong Village’s Non La: The Dedication of Artisans

It is not clear when non la (Vietnamese conical leaf hats) became associated with Vietnam as a cultural characteristic of this country. When talking about Vietnam, the images of tender women in...

Learning Vietnamese Culture Through Soundbites

So far this year, Hoàng Thùy Linh, Hòa Minzy and Chi Pu have released their latest songs, all of which adopted a historical setting in Vietnam. Chi Pu’s Cung Đàn Vỡ Đôi (Broken...

ROM to Reopen on July 11 and What to Expect

After months of closure due to COVID-19, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) will open its doors to welcome visitors in a safe and pleasant environment. Some special exhibitions and additional spaces will open...

A Look into Vietnamese Restaurants in Ontario During COVID-19

In the near future, your neighbourhood's favourite Vietnamese restaurants may look different, with two-meter markers on the floor and hand sanitizer prominent on the table next to the condiment set. The dining room...

A Brief History of Phở

While most scholars agree on when phở first came about (in the early 20th century), its history remains debatable, due to the complex cultural interaction between Vietnam, China and France during the French...

Paint the City Black – Making an Impact on Anti-Racism

Artists have expressed their support of the Black Lives Matter movement by painting a mural of George Floyd in Toronto’s graffiti alley on Saturday, June 6. A peaceful protest was...

A Letter to Mom

My mother! A woman I admire the most in the world. Mommy! The first sentence I spoke in this world. I am very happy that I was born and lived with my mommy. As...

A Global Livestream Event to Spread Positivity and Creativity

From June 16-June 26, Support Creatives will be hosting virtual makeup classes and hair tutorials called “Beauty Together” as part of a fundraiser for artists affected by Covid-19 and for racial justice.

U.S. riots and race issues in Canada addressed by Trudeau

During his daily national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked for his comments regarding the riots ensuing in the U.S. and President Donald Trump’s threat of military action against protestors after the...

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