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Cheap Eats 2013: Feast of Eden

The Eden Center is a Vietnamese-food lovers’ paradise. Here’s a guide to our favorite spots.

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1. Sea Side Crab House

Go for: Steamed crabs and crawfish

2. Hai Duong

Go for: Shaky beef; bánh xèo, a rice-flour crepe

3. Banh Cuon Saigon

Go for: Shrimp-stuffed bánh cuon, a rice-noodle crepe; bún bò hue, a beef noodle soup

4. Thanh Son Tofu

Go for: Fried tofu; bubble tea

5. Huong Viet

Go for: Roast quail; vermicelli with grilled shrimp or pork

6. Rice Paper

Go for: Roast chicken; stuffed grape leaves

7. Bambu

Go for: Shaved-ice desserts; Vietnamese coffee

8. Song Que

Go for: Bánh mì; jelly and custard desserts

9. Pho Xe Lua

Go for: Pho #16, with every meat on the menu

10. Nhu Lan

Go for: Combination bánh mì; pork-pâté bánh mì

11. Nha Trang

Go for: Roast quail with oranges; grilled-pork rolls

12. Banh Cuon Thang Long

Go for: Bánh cuon; broken rice with grilled pork and a fried egg

13. Bay Lo Restaurant

Go for: Bún cha, grilled pork with vermicelli; Vietnamese sausage

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