Dining and Drinking

How to have a Little Saigon food crawl complete with pho, spring rolls and plenty of Vietnamese coffee

How to have a Little Saigon food crawl complete with pho, spring rolls and plenty of Vietnamese coffee

Southern California is home to the largest population of Vietnamese people outside of Vietnam. And Westminster and Garden Grove, which have the highest concentration of Vietnamese Americans in the U.S., is where you’ll find the oldest Little Saigon, making Bolsa Avenue and its surroundings a destination for Vietnamese food.

It can be daunting for the uninitiated to figure out how and where to begin navigating the depths of the neighborhood’s trademark strip malls. We enlisted the expertise of Hieu Ho, a Vietnamese American who grew up in Orange County during the emergence of the Little Saigon we know today. We focused our food crawl on finding the best...

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