Co Nam is a playful offering of the rustic street food dishes offered by the Aunties "Co Nam" that sell their specialties in street stalls and canoes. These dishes are a reflection of classic Vietnamese flavors using local and fresh ingredients balanced with a healthy conscience.
I love food, and everything that goes into preparing a meal shared with friends and family. The joy and laughter recalls those dearest memories of my childhood spent moving and traveling through Vietnam, Laos & Thailand. Co Nam, brings comfort Vietnamese food with the occasional twists in a setting composed from pieces of my childhood memories. I hope you enjoy the food, drinks, and atmosphere as much as I enjoyed putting them together.
Executive Chef & Co-Founder
A creative, "epicurious" and well travelled chef, Vy's extensive training began with the California Culinary Academy where she graduated in 2002. While in school she built her repertoire of Vietnamese and Japanese recipes working at traditional Asian restaurants. After graduating she refined her technical skills while calling on her creativity at Postrio where for three years she worked closely alongside Mitchell Rosenthal, Co-Executive Chef with Wolfgang Puck. With love for her country and curiosity in Asian cuisines and cultures, Vy educated herself further by travelling around Southeast Asia to learn traditional country recipes. Upon her return, Chef Vy sucessfully opened her restaurant Xyclo in Oakland in 2005.
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