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Drink To Your Health

Treat what ails you at this moody, apothecary-themed speakeasy

Up until recent history, apothecaries in the West offered alcoholic concoctions in the hopes of remedying what ails you. Everything from headaches to joint pain to stomach issues to dental hygiene were […]

By |November 14th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Legend Dining

For an evening of surf-and-turf dining, head no further than OGGI

One of my favorite movies is Lost in Translation. Melancholic and lonesome, but funny, beautiful, and fulfilling at the same time. It has the strange ability of making me yearn […]

By |November 9th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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The Royal Treatment

Ah, to run away from the hustle and bustle, even for just a night

Opened less than a year and a half ago, The Myst Dong Khoi (6-8 Ho Huan Nghiep, D1) has made a name for itself as a design-minded […]

By |October 18th, 2018|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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The Distinguished Gentleman

Get a made-to-measure suit that’ll make you stand taller, look slimmer and bring serious style to the boardroom

There are little to no reasons not to have a bespoke suit in Vietnam. The cost and availability of top quality fabrics and […]

By |October 16th, 2018|Features|0 Comments
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Rediscover A Classic

A long-time favorite, Xu is still going strong with its ambitious, mostly assured nouvelle Vietnamese cooking

Xu Restaurant Lounge (71-75 Hai Ba Trung, D1) is in the heart of the upscale area of District 1. Xu is trendy and a place […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Middle Eastern Medleys

Discovering the exotic flavours of the Fertile Crescent

Amun garden restaurant & lounge (23A Ngo Thoi Nhiem, D3) is located on the Ngo Thoi Nhiem strip of District 3, where the hip locals and the better-informed foreigners dine and spend their lazier low key nights. Amun Garden is inspired […]

By |September 20th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Fred’s World

From cockroaches to a spiritually-powered Vietnamese heroine, peer into the eclectic world of animator Fred Serra

Animation artist Fred Serra’s apartment and studio space is currently going through a very last minute and unannounced renovation by the landlord, so our scheduled interview moved locations to his bar—now design studio […]

By |September 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments