BAC ASIAN AMERICAN BISTRO AND BAR | TREMONT, OH
Bac Nguyen is a lifelong Clevelander. Born in Hanoi, Vietnam, Bac moved to Cleveland with his family when he was 2 years old and grew up on the city’s west side (Lakewood during childhood then Rocky River starting in high school). Bac’s mother, Van, is one of 15 children. Van was separated from her parents and siblings during the Vietnam war and was raised by her grandparents in northern Vietnam while the rest of her family was in southern Vietnam. Van’s parents and siblings had relocated to Cleveland in 1970. After the Vietnam war had ended, in 1985 Bac, his mother Van, his father Linh, and his brother Nam moved from Vietnam to Cleveland to join their large family.