Mekong River

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Taking a Walk on the Royal Side at Hue Gourmet

    For those who want to eat like a king, or in this case, an emperor, an imperial legacy of dishes can be found in one, rather strange place in the Valley. A counter-service stand in the Mekong Plaza food court in Mesa: Hue Gourmet. Distinctive to the rest of the country, the cuisine of the Vietname ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Cafe: Sekong By Night

    ​Lord knows Phoenix has various varieties of Mexican comida in spades. Need an Asian cuisine fix? We've got that too. Sushi? Check. BBQ? You know it. Pizza? Some would say we have the best in the country. Yet there's one thing we really haven't had until now: Cambodian food. Sekong By Night, ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2011

    Asian Festival at Mekong Plaza: Stick to the Nearby Restaurants for the Really Good Authentic Food

    Christen Bejar​The Arizona Asian Festival is in Mesa this weekend at the Mekong Plaza and on our visit yesterday we found all sorts of things to do -- but if you are planning to eat, we advise you stick to the restaurant fare and avoid the festival offerings. There are really just three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Pig's Blood Soup from Com Tam Thuan Kieu

    Erica O'Neil The offal-ly named pig blood soup at Com Tam Thuan Kieu. ​Despite what the supermarket aisles may lead you to believe, there's more to an animal than neatly wrapped styrofoam trays of meat. From tongue to tail, offal (pronounced awful) encompasses all those taboo edibles that d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Thai Elephant: Happy Hour Report Card

    Erica O'Neil Mekong cola and a cold Asahi at Thai Elephant's happy hour.​The Spot: Thai Elephant, 815 W University Dr, Tempe, (480) 966-3489 The Hours: Thai Elephant offers Happy Hour every day of the week between 5 and 7 pm. Alas, they no longer o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 4, 2010

    King Mekong

    East Valley ethnic center goes off