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Comments on: Numba One Culinary War Story All Things Tasty 2010-10-23T00:04:25Z WordPress http://www.hungrymag.com/2009/03/01/numba-one-culinary-war-story/feed/atom/ By: Sky Full of Bacon » Blog Archive » 7 Links of Terror: Number One Rat Edition Sky Full of Bacon » Blog Archive » 7 Links of Terror: Number One Rat Edition http://skyfullofbacon.com/blog/?p=172 http://www.hungrymag.com/2009/03/01/numba-one-culinary-war-story/comment-page-1/#comment-9963 2009-03-13T14:27:19Z 2009-03-13T14:27:19Z [...] At Michael Nagrant’s Hungry Mag, Barry Strum recounts the time he tried his first banh mi… at a military prison in Vietnam in 1969. Which sorta puts worrying about how politically [...]

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By: Cynthia Cynthia http://waltzingaustralia.wordpress.com http://www.hungrymag.com/2009/03/01/numba-one-culinary-war-story/comment-page-1/#comment-9944 2009-03-02T18:41:32Z 2009-03-02T18:41:32Z Great story. Thanks for sharing that. I smiled at some of the terms, as it brought back for me tales told by many friends I know who were in Vietnam for the war — especially “beaucoup,” which seemed to be a favorite adopted word.

Of course, rat is not an impossibility in that part of the world (I even have photos of a rat BBQ stand in Thailand), I don’t think it was every used for paté. ;-)

I do love your sensitivity to the food vendor’s situation. And I’m glad you loved the sandwich. It’s true that the first time is so often the sweetest — they way a think is “supposed” to taste. But pleased that you got to sample the sandwich again under less harrowing circumstances.

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