January 24, 2012

Nuoc Charm: Dao Tien

Dao Tien is a peach of a Vietnamese bistro and a slice of homestyle heaven.
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Dao Tien sits back from the Olive, east of Highway 170.
Jennifer Silverberg
Dao Tien sits back from the Olive, east of Highway 170.
Kitchen entrance of Dao Tien.
Jennifer Silverberg
Kitchen entrance of Dao Tien.
Inside Dao Tien.
Jennifer Silverberg
Inside Dao Tien.
Laughing Buddha and Elephant fountain.
Jennifer Silverberg
Laughing Buddha and Elephant fountain.
The dining area at Dao Tien.
Jennifer Silverberg
The dining area at Dao Tien.
The fish tank in the dining room.
Jennifer Silverberg
The fish tank in the dining room.
From left, owner and chef, Diane Bui with cook Suong Tran and another cook, David.
Jennifer Silverberg
From left, owner and chef, Diane Bui with cook Suong Tran and another cook, David.
Cans of ingredients at Tao Dien.
Jennifer Silverberg
Cans of ingredients at Tao Dien.
Goi Cuon, spring rolls with shrimp and pork.
Jennifer Silverberg
Goi Cuon, spring rolls with shrimp and pork.
Pho Dac Biet is the special beef noodle soup.
Jennifer Silverberg
Pho Dac Biet is the special beef noodle soup.