An Uong

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An Uong is a writer, editor, and recipe tinkerer whose work orbits themes of pop culture, food, and Vietnamese-American womanhood. Her writing is forthcoming or has appeared in Catapult, Eater, Hyphen Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms, Bon Appetit, Taste, and elsewhere. Living between Los Angeles and Providence, Rhode Island, she’s always on the lookout for a good bowl of bún bò Huế. Find her online: @anuonganuong.


Cover Photo: An image of Burbank Mall in Los Angeles also known Burbank Town Center
Becoming No One and Everyone at the Burbank Mall

I was just another teen with a hot dog pretzel.

Jan 12, 2022
Cover Photo: An image of a strip mall
Home Is Where the Strip Malls Are

Our relationships with these business owners dotted the San Fernando Valley from strip mall to strip mall.

Nov 17, 2021
Cover Photo: An image of the 99 Cents Only Store
Finding Solace and Sardines at The 99 Cents Only Store

There was always a feeling of limitless potential at the 99 Cents Store.

Sep 15, 2021
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Cover Photo: Norton Ip via Flickr
When the Food You Rejected as a Kid Becomes Trendy

“FOE!” he had yelled, when really, phở is more graceful than that.

Jan 04, 2018