Friends-International is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help marginalized urban children and youth and their families. Their restaurants provide comfort beyond food for local street kids–and for a couple of weary travelers stranded in Cambodia.
Lunchtime on a converted rice barge in the Mekong Delta. When asked about Vietnamese rice, our host said, “The yellow rice is taken to a factory, made into white rice, boiled for 30 minutes and steamed. This is what you are having for lunch.” Over the next few days, I learned that there is somewhat more to the story.
Some spots along the road and river that passed me by
There’s plenty to eat if you know where to look (go to the markets). Plus, how to make Vietnamese spring rolls on a converted rice barge in the Mekong Delta.