29 February 2020

THE BITE OF THE LOTUS – ON ABC SATURDAY EXTRA

  • 29 February 2020

The ABC’s fabulous Geraldine Doogue and I go back decades to my post-Newsweek Days in Australia in the 90’s and the fulfilment of my life-long fantasy – well, after meeting Kim-Dung and her cooking! -- of opening a Vietnamese restaurant, the renowned Old Saigon in Sydney’s Newtown.  She loved the atmosphere & food and became a devoted regular, along with many others from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the country’s equivalent of the BBC.  This 14-minute interview begins with shared memories of those wonderful days.

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