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Bánh mì Baguette With a Sausage & Sauce: Readjusting to Aussie Food

Who doesn’t adore Vietnam’s bánh mì baguette? Light and crusty. Time to “re-acclimatise” to Aussie food (fly home from Vung Tau tonight) so lunch is...

Crayfish to Crave. But be Prepared to Shell Out for it

You beauty! Dinner tonight. That’s 750 grams of Vietnam crayfish to crave. I shook his hand (antenna) in the tank first, to make sure...

Vietnam Food. So You Think You’ve Tried It All?

You’ve seen it a thousand times, on a dozen visits, probably nibbled it – but never really stopped and “experienced” it.  South-East Asian food...

Fast Food Wars in Vietnam

Fast Food Wars: the smokey, heat of battle in Vung Tau, Vietnam. Pitched on each side of the street, it’s Cóm 25k versus Cóm Tàm...

Vietnam Grows on You

Vietnam devotes much effort into beautifying the beachside parks and gardens. This is the “Back Beach”, in Vung Tau; the same for Nha Trang,...

Crunch Time: Tackling Vietnam Soft-Shell Prawns

Vietnam soft shell shrimp (prawns). Not to my liking but it keeps popping up, in Vung Tau, Nha Trang – across this fascinating...

Crispy Rice ‘Puff’ is Good Stuff

Vietnam Lunch: the young bloke next to me was eating a plateful of these, with rice. Being of daring spirit and with a yearn to...

Vietnam Lunch is ‘One With The Lot’

Vietnam lunch is a “one with the lot”. A big queue was happening at this Nha Trang street food stall – building labourers, office...

Traditional Vietnamese Wedding is a Feast of Fun

Traditional Vietnamese wedding near nha Trang: what an honour to be invited, by Dung to the wedding of one of her work staff. They...

Breaking Bread With Broken Rice: “Quiche Nha Trang”

Chà com tâm is a cold “pie” made with broken rice, cucumber and eggs – this version tastes also of mushrooms and salty fish...
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Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.