Any west coast tour would be incomplete without sample food from the Pacific rim, in this case, Vietnam.
My brother and I spent the day walking through Golden Gate park before meeting up with our parents. We were headed up to the Sonoma valley that afternoon for a wedding, but wanted something to eat first. Walking out of the park, I quickly realized we had stumbled into a heavily Asian neighborhood. The signs on the storefronts gave it away.
I did a quick (although, not that quick, since I was still on the original iPhone’s EDGE network then) search of restaurants. Yelp recommend Pho Phu Quoc, and we found ourselves in a family owned Vietnamese restaurant where the Vietnamese patrons far outnumbered the white patrons — always a good sign when choosing ethic cuisine.
I chose the red curry, mostly because I feel red curry is underrated and ordered too infrequently. It was sweet and then spicy once I added a healthy dose of Sriracha sauce.