A Dong…a Des Moines Vietnamese mainstay…

As always, read my dad’s blog about his dinner club in Des Moines, Iowa. He brings big groups out to support locally owned businesses. He creates a comforting space for people to try new things, bond with friends, and get to know small business owners in town.

dinner with friends...

The only better thing than sharing good conversation with good friends is sharing a good meal while having good conversations with good friends. Tonight both happened at http://www.adongrestaurant.com/, a restaurant serving Vietnamese food located in the heart of DesMoines.

Twenty or so church friends who have been gathering together once a month for several years met at A Dong to partake in friendly conversation and a Vietnamese meal. The food at A Dong has never disappointed and tonight’s meals were no exception. The host/hostess treated our party extremely well with graciousness and caring, looking after our dining needs while not being overly obnoxious. Everyone that I talked to when paying the bill had a great experience and was looking forward to coming back to try the delicious soup or noodle plate or bubble tea that they had seen their neighbor eating. I look forward to my next return…

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