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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Mom's Chao Vit (Vietnamese Rice Porridge with Duck)

14 Mom's Chao Vit (Vietnamese Rice Porridge with Duck)

After such a full day of eating from Pok Pok - Portland to Tabor - Portland to Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen - Portland, I was quite happy to come home to my mom's chao vit (Vietnamese rice porridge with duck) for dinner. Such a light, soothing end to a jam-packed day.

All Oregon posts can be found with the tag Series: Oregon, but I suggest reading this particular trip in this order:
PDX and My Parents' Chihuahuas
Salvador Molly's - Portland - Oregon
Why My Mom's Banh Canh Cua (Vietnamese Thick Noodle Soup with Crab) Is Better Than Your Momma's
Ha & VL - Portland - Oregon
Karma Cafe - Portland - Oregon
Oc Xao Nam He (Vietnamese Clams Sauteed with Mushrooms and Chives)
Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden - Grant Park - Portland - Oregon
Pok Pok - Portland - Oregon
Portland Farmers Market at PSU - Portland - Oregon
Downtown Portland - Oregon Redux
Mill Ends Park (Smallest Park in the World) - Portland - Oregon
Tabor - Portland - Oregon
Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen - Portland - Oregon 
Mom's Chao Vit (Vietnamese Rice Porridge with Duck)
Oriental Food Value - Portland
Mom's Bun Bo Hue (Vietnamese Hue-Style Beef Noodle Soup)

1 year ago today, Figs with Bri fundraiser winner.
2 years ago today, Viva! Las Vegas! and the Bellagio Buffet.


  1. I don't mind having this everyday. I grew up eating rice porridge for breakfast.

  2. That looks delectable. I've had the chicken version, but with duck it must be heavenly.

  3. Chao Long is one of my favorite comfort foods.

  4. Pepy,
    I could definitely eat this often.

    Both versions are good!

    I think chao is just so comforting too.


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