Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra
Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra
Vietnam

New Vancouver Vietnamese restaurant Lunch Lady inspired by one of Anthony Bourdain’s favourite street food stalls in Ho Chi Minh City

  • An episode of Anthony Bourdain TV show No Reservations about a street food stall in southern Vietnam inspired Michael Tran to visit his parents’ birthplace
  • He met the owner in Ho Chi Minh City, loved her cooking, returned several times, and in 2018 signed a deal to open a restaurant serving her food in Canada

Topic |   Vietnam
Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra
Michael Tran opened Lunch Lady after watching an Anthony Bourdain TV show and visiting a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Niko Myyra
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