according to wikipedia, C?m t?m is
C?m t?m in Vietnamese is cooked rice from fractured rice grains. T?m refers to the broken rice grains while c?m refers to cooked rice.
It is usually served with grilled pork (either ribs or shredded) plus a Vietnamese dish called bì (thinly shredded pork mixed with cooked and thinly shredded pork skin) over broken rice. The rice and meat are served with various greens and pickled vegetables, along with a prawn paste cake, tr?ng h?p (baked egg), and grilled prawns. Typically restaurants will serve this popular combination rice plate with a small bowl of n??c ch?m, as well as a small bowl of soup broth (canh) with garlic chives (to cleanse the throat).
in continuing my trend of eating what is essentially street food in gussied up tiny chain restaurants, for lunch yesterday i went to com tam moc.
nice interior design
here’s my com tam. really nice flavor with the pork and the broken rice – i actually like the texture.
to top it off, they had ice cream from fanny’s. the mint chocolate and vanilla
com tam moc
48 le thanh ton
ho chi minh city
pork special, soda chanh and 2 scoops of ice cream from fanny’s – 79,000 dong (about $4.43 – kind of expensive – but more than half the cost was the ice cream)