Stopping by Viet Citron to try Vietnamese street food and feasting on french fries at Saus

In downtown Boston, Saus is serving up loaded french fries and in Burlington, Anthony Everett samples such Vietnamese classics as beef pho and banh mi sandwiches at Viet Citron



>> STREETOO FD HAS BEEN AROUND AS LONG AS WE HAVE BEEN EATING OUT. >> IT IS WHERE THE FOOD BEGINS, THE STREET, RIGHT? EASY TO CARRY, NOUSHG,RI FILLING, THINGS YOU CAN GRAB AT ODD HOURS. AFFORDABLE, SOLD LOCALLY, STREET FOOD SHOWS US HOW CULTURE AND CUISINE ARE INTERTWINED. I TRIED TO GET MY CUSTOMER FEEL LIKE THEY’RE WKIAL INTO A PLACE IN SAIGON. HERE, THEY FOCUS ON VIETNAMESE STREET FOOD CLASSICS, SA TYSHE OWNER. >>TR SEET FOOD, PEOPLE EAT IT EVERY DAY. I HAVE CUSTOMER THREE OR FOUR TIMES A WE.EK LOVE THE OPEN KITCHEN, REMINDS OF ASIA. THE MENU IS SMALL ON PURPOSE. >> AETIZPPERS, EGGROLLS. WE FOCUS ON SANDWH,IC BOWLS, AND SOUP. WHEN YOU NARROW DO TWN OPTION, THEY WERE ALWAYS PERFECT THAT. >> CUSTOMER FAVORIS INCLUDE A BROTH OFTEN SERVED WITH NOODLES, AND SANDWICH.ES >> THIS STREET FOOD. ♪ >> THAT IS AMAZING. THE BOWL IS A MIXF O NOODLES, PICKLES, VEGETABLES, OIL, DAN PROTEIN, INCLUDING SIRLOIN, PRAWNS, ISCRPY PORK. >> THE CRUNCH, ALL ABOUT THE CRUNCH. >> IT IS. IT IS MELTING IN YOUR MOUTH AT THE SAME TIME. >> GROWING UP IN MEDFO,RD SHE WAS PASSIONATE ABOUT HOME COOKING. >> MY MOM WAS A GREAT COOK. I COOKED SINCE I WAS SIX. I EHTIG-YEAR-OLD, I COULD COOK A FAMILY MEAL. MY PARENTS WERE LE SUCCESSFUL, DOCTOR, ENGINEER. INSTEAD, SHE BECAME AN ARCHITECT, AFT GRADUATGIN DESIGNING HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS FOR FIRMS IN BOSTON AND PHILADELPHIA.>> FOOD IS A DESIGN.> THERE ARE INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN DESIGN, FOOD, AND THE CULINARY ARTS. >> AFTER A 10 YEAR CAREER, SHE RETURNED TO HER LOVE OF FOOD AND OPEN THE RESTAURANT IN 2020 AND HOPES TO EXPAND BEYOND BURLINGTON WHILE CONTINUING TO PERFECT HER CRAFT. >> LIKE THAT? >> YEAH. >> THIS CRISPY PORK BLYEL IS A GNSIATURE. >> THERE YOU GO. TRIED THAT ONE. [LAUGHTER] >> IIS LIKE THE MOST PORK RIND FLAVORFUL, JUICY MEAT YOU HAVE HAD IN YOURE. L I AM HONORED TO COME AT THE RIGHT TIME. >> THANK YOU. YES, THAT IS HOW EVERYONE SHOULD EXPERIENCE IT.>> DOWNTOWN BOSTON, THE UNMISTAKABLE, INTOXICATING SMELL OF FRENCH FRIES. >> WHEN PEOPLE ONCE IN THE QUICK, HOT, SATISFYING, USUALLY FRENCH FRIES. >> WELCOME, WHERE FRENCH FRIES OF THE MAIN DISH. COLLE FRIENDS LAUNCHED IT AFTEREI BNG LAID OFF DURING THE 2008 RECESSION. THEY THOUGHT THE TRADITIONAL FRENCH FRY COULD USE SOMTWE EET IN. >> HERE IN THE U.S., YOU THINK CAH UP, MAYBE VINEGAR — KETCPHU, VINEGAR, MAYBE SALT. WE ARE INSPID REBY THE BELGIAN STYLE, THICKER, MAYONNAISE, AND OTHER TOPPINGS. ♪ >> TOPPINGS ARE THE SECR SAUCE , 15 TOPPINGS ONHE T MENU. IT TURNS OUT SSAU’’S SAUCE IN DUTCH. >> WE HAVE THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS. >> SHE RECOMMENDS DOUBLE DIPPING. GARLIC, CATCH UP. KETCHUP. >> WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT? ANOTHER SECRET, THEY AGE THE POTATOES FOR THREE TO FOUR WEEKS. >> TYHE MAKE IT CRISPIER. THEY ARE HAND CUT EVERY DAY. >> THEY SEERV SANDWICHES AND A FRIES, CHEESE KURDS, AND GRAVY. TIMOTHY IS FAN. >> I SAY AT THE WAY THEY SAY IN QUEBEC. I LOOK FOR THE MTOS AUTHENTIC ONES, AND THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST AUTHEICNT IN BOSTON. THEY KILL IT. IT IS SO GOOD. >> IT IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER, A FESTIVAL. IF YOU WONDER WHATT I MEANS, THERE ARE DIFFERENT OPINIONS. >> A LOT OF PELEOP THINK IT IS A VERSION OF THE WORD PUTTING. OTHERS SAY IT IS A SOUTHERN FRENCH WORD. MERRIAM-WEBSTER SAYS IT IS A WORD TTHA MEANS MASS. ANY OF THOSE WOULD WORK. >> UP NE

Stopping by Viet Citron to try Vietnamese street food and feasting on french fries at Saus

In downtown Boston, Saus is serving up loaded french fries and in Burlington, Anthony Everett samples such Vietnamese classics as beef pho and banh mi sandwiches at Viet Citron

The creation of an architect turned chef who is sharing her love of Vietnamese street food with her customers at Viet Citron in Burlington, Massachusetts.Looking for french fries with a little extra oomph? Try Saus in downtown Boston for its Belgian-style fries, poutine and wild toppings.

The creation of an architect turned chef who is sharing her love of Vietnamese street food with her customers at Viet Citron in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Looking for french fries with a little extra oomph? Try Saus in downtown Boston for its Belgian-style fries, poutine and wild toppings.