Digging into the BunCha at Đăc Kim in the Old Quarter.
Women selling cuts of meat at one of Hanoi's open air markets.
Phở, the broth with noodles that has become the little darling of the urban eater back home, is an early-20th-century invention.
A chiffonade of banana blossoms for the tradition banana blossom salad.
Women working with fresh noodles and laying out herbs, cooked shrimp, grilled meats and other foodstuffs to teach a hands-on lesson in rolling fresh spring rolls called Phở Cuốn.
A shopper goes to market on her scooter in Hanoi.
Quail, duck, chicken? The Egg Lady's got'em for you at the local farmers market.