Mai Pham is our best reporter on Chinatown in Houston. Born in Saigon 2 years before the fall, her parents immigrated to Sacramento but made frequent trips to Little Saigon in Orange Co. and then went to college at UCLA. Now, she lives in Houston. She reports regularly for the Houston Press, does features for the local Fox TV station, and has published in other media.
In this article, published in Food Republic, she compares the two for VIetnamese cuisine.