From the Westbank to New Orleans East, there is a vibrant community of over 20,000 Vietnamese New Orleanians. Once a week host Kim Vu invites a guest to chat about Vietnamese etiquette, ancient proverbs, Vietnamese events in New Orleans, and Vietnamese food. A Vietnamese-American recently arrived from California, Kim combines her own discovery of the local Vietnamese community with her deep familiarity and love of Vietnamese life and customs. Kim and guests weave a tapestry of fun and pho, Hanoi and poboy, as VietNola explores the world of Vietnamese New Orleanians, here and in Vietnam.
VietNOLA - Versailles is Vietnamese
July 15, 2013
The giggly Tap Bui, Deputy Director of Mary Queen of Vietnam CDC talks about the rebuilding efforts in the "Versailles" community of New Orleans East. Also Kim and Tap explain why they are good Buddhists and they end with some Vietiquette and a Ca Dao. Read More »