About Son of Saigon
Son of Saigon is a culinary tribute to my mother and her cooking. When I was just a
baby, she moved our family from Vietnam to the US in search of a better life. It didn’t matter that she was new to the country and the language, through her grit and determination she was able to find work while supporting her two children.
She would always make sure there was food on the table for us, but she loved cooking Vietnamese food the most - that was her way of preserving a piece of our culture and making sure that we never forget the taste of home!
Over the years and under her watchful eyes, I’ve learned to cook her original recipes that I feel, truly embrace all the beautiful and unique flavors of Vietnam. And much like her, I enjoy adding the extra touch of love and care where I can to the dishes - after all, it’s the little details like making the ingredients from scratch and in small batches that can make the difference between a delicious bite and one that keeps you coming back for more.
The Banh Mi at Son of Saigon is made fresh-to-order with crusty baguettes, homemade pâté, locally-sourced meats, and our special mayo sauce. You get the vibrant taste, the crunch, richness, and freshness - all the quintessential flavors and textures of Vietnamese food in every bite.
Our Bun Thit Nuong is another must-
try dish. It’s a vermicelli noodle bowl served with char-grilled pork, an array of vegetables, and a light and fragrant fish sauce dressing. A comforting number that tastes (and feels) like a hug in a bowl.
This is the food that I grew up eating, fell in love with, and continue to enjoy cooking for family and friends. Bangkok has become like a second home to me and I can’t wait to share some of my mom’s favorite recipes with everyone.