Andrew Bui


Andrew Bui is a New York based food writer, recipe developer and photographer. After emigrating to the USA, his family opened Phở 79, one of the first Vietnamese restaurants in California. As he puts it: “My mom put me to work prepping vegetables and wiping down tables, but instead of serving as a warning to never pursue a demanding restaurant job, that experience instead sparked a lifelong passion for the kitchen.”

Articles by Andrew

The Bui family, circa 1995

A Bowl of Pho

Every Tuesday, when it would be my parents’ turn to work the closing shift of their restaurant, my newly-licensed brother would drive my sister and me over to…