Thien Thanh

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    Dinner with Dad: Bun Cha Hanoi at Thien Thanh

    Another dinner with dad, another new dish discovered, this time at Thien Thanh on Bellaire Boulevard. Thien Thanh is not a new restaurant of course; their banh cuon is the best in the city, and has been much lauded over by Vietnamese food lovers all over Houston. When my dad suggested we meet there ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 17, 2009

    Banh Cuon and Bug Juice

    According to an expert, North Vietnamese food without water beetle essence is like a hot dog without mustard.

  • Dining

    November 12, 2009

    Enough About Mi

    Is the authentic little Vietnamese noodle shop Banh Cuon Hoa #2 too adventurous for your tastes?

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Banh Cuon: Tay Ho 18

    ​The barbecued pork in the banh cuon thit nuong at Tay Ho 18 in Hong Kong City Mall isn't as charred and crispy as the barbecued pork in the banh cuon thit nuong at Thien Thanh on Bellaire, but it's still pretty tasty. At Tay Ho 18, you can watch through a glass wall while the woman who makes ... More >>