Pacific Northwest native Kim Fay first traveled to Southeast Asia in 1991. She spent four years living in Vietnam and has traveled back frequently, writing about the region. As an expert on travel literature and Vietnam, she has been a guest speaker on NPR and has written for numerous publications, including Travel + Leisure. She is the creator and series editor of the To Asia With Love guidebooks. She lives in Los Angeles.
As a foodie living in Vietnam (and being ethnically Vietnamese), I was surprised at the depth of Communion. Read morePublished 2 months ago by JamesP
Well written and Easy to read. Great photos. I Could almost smell the food and feel the heat and humidity. A perfect book for a traveler and foodie!Published 4 months ago by Kim Ann Burdeshaw
This book was recommended to me when I share my desire to visit Vietnam. I love that the author shared her experience that centered around her culinary exploration. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Nien-Hoa Lu
It was just a blog like book with only 10 recipees. I gave it as a gift to my son who loves to cook and travel but he was really disappointed. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Terry Kennedy
We toured Vietnam from north to south just like the author. The book is not just a culinary journey, but a cultural and historical one as well. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Linda Thomas
I always think that the planning and preparation for a big trip is half the fun, and Communion played a huge part in making my recent trip to Vietnam truly memorable. Read morePublished on May 13, 2011 by ChefKaren7
I absolutely loved this book! It is so much more than a cookbook. You really feel like you are there, and the recipes and photos and rich storytelling and history offering is a... Read morePublished on May 10, 2011 by Ilana Katz
I've had the pleasure to work with Kim Fay as a fellow writer and watching this project blossom was truly a privilege. Read morePublished on May 9, 2011 by Natasha Burton, author of "101 Quizzes for Couples"