Eric and Sophie Banh make it easy to cook great Vietnamese dishes at home
Photo by Thomas J. Story
“You wouldn’t find fresh asparagus in Saigon when I was a kid,” says Eric, “but it’s the kind of thing that a fancy restaurant would serve [from cans].” Now he and Sophie use sweet, juicy, local asparagus throughout spring. Slice asparagus on the bias so the pointed pieces echo the tips.
Recipe: Asparagus Shrimp Stir-Fry