Why I’m Over Anthony Bourdain’s Food Recs


My friend Nora and I began our trek in the middle of the afternoon. She had found the location of Bun Cha Huong Lien, the restaurant Anthony Bourdain shared a meal with President Barack Obama at during our best (yeah, I said it) President’s first visit to Vietnam. It was only 20 minutes away from our office in Hanoi – and of course, we had to see it for ourselves.

If you love food, travel, knowledge, and culture, there’s a really good chance you know and love Anthony Bourdain. His passing last year sent shockwaves of sadness across The United States and beyond, and President Obama himself eulogized him on Twitter with a picture of the $6 meal they shared at Bun Cha Huong Lien.

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