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Recker-mendation: Viet Bistro (Indy)

Jon and I traveled to Indy last weekend so I could participate in The Color Run on Saturday morning. Friday evening, thanks to a recommendation from Josh Tuck, we ate at Viet Bistro. We are HUGE fans of Saigon in Fort Wayne, but it’s the only Vietnamese place we’ve had the pleasure of trying. Viet Bistro did not disappoint. We enjoyed the addition of bean sprouts and mint to our noodle bowls, two ingredients Saigon does not include. We tried the spring rolls too, and they were right on par with what we’ve come to expect at Saigon. Though Viet Bistro is located in a strip mall, which usually speaks to the quality of the food, that was not the case here. We will definitely go back next time we are in Indy. Sadly, the place was empty while a line wrapped around the building at Red Lobster down the street. For shame Indy! We chalked it up to being in the “suburbs” where people don’t know any better.

Soft Spring Rolls

Spring Rolls: vermicelli, salad, shrimp, pork, mint, and chives, rolled in soft rice paper

Bun tom xao xa ot

I ordered the Shrimp Noodle bowl: shrimp stir fried in lemon grass and served with salad, carrots, bean sprouts, onions, and mint.

Bun heo xao xa to

Jon had the Pork Noodle Bowl: pork stir fried in lemon grass and served with salad, carrots, bean sprouts, onion and mint.

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Amber Recker moved to Fort Wayne in 2002 and is proud to call it home. She's a marketer, freelance writer, entrepreneur, community volunteer, and food blogger. By day, she serves as the director of marketing for PUNCH Films. In her spare time, she volunteers for several non-profit organizations. She and her husband Jon launched this blog, in 2010, and enjoy spending time in the kitchen. They have two Great Danes, Lucy and Lenora, who keep them on their toes.

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Marketer, writer, food entreprenuer, runner, community champion, & volunteer



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