Cover Photo: Norton Ip via Flickr
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.


An Uong is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and a current Creative Nonfiction MFA candidate at Emerson College. She is Editor and Community Liaison at AIR (the Association of Independents in Radio). Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Skin Deep Magazine, Roads and Kingdoms, and Artscope Magazine. She lives in New England, where she can be found camping, hiking, or rock climbing when she’s not running after a bus or subway. She also has a knack for ill-timed laughter. Find her on Twitter or Instagram: @anuonganuong.