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Let’s Do Brunch

Brunch is no longer reserved for Sundays

I booked the Craft Beer Brunch at Rbar at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (8-15 Ton Duc Thang, D1) as a treat to ourselves at the end of a hard week, hoping beyond hope that it would live up to expectations. […]

By |May 29th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Buon Appetito

Come for the wood-fired pizza, stay for the barbecue ribs and wings

Italiani’s Han Thuyen (17 Han Thuyen, D1) is just a short walk from the tourist and selfie mecca of Notre Dame. The un-prepossessing exterior belies an achingly cool interior—the bare brick cladding, exposed lightbulbs and a […]

By |March 15th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Just The Two Of Us

Ditch work and check in for a date night staycation in Saigon
We had both been busy at work and we really needed a break, but neither of us could spare two nights out of town. We thought about Vung Tau, […]

By |November 4th, 2017|Destination, Travel|0 Comments
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Food is Life

With a new head chef at the helm, Bistro Sông Vie’s new menu elevates fine dining to the next level

Eating at Bistro Sông Vie (197/2 Nguyen Van Huong, D2), the all-day dining restaurant at the Villa Sông boutique hotel in Thao Dien feels like […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Sincerely, Your Daughter

The story of Denise Sandquist and the search for her birth mother in Vietnam

On first meeting her, Denise Sandquist looks every part the Swedish Millennial. Tall, with platinum blonde hair, immaculate make-up and stylish nails, she greets me with a […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Features|0 Comments
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A Silver Lining

For farmers suffering the effects of a severe drought, the rain couldn’t come fast and heavy enough

Unprecedented levels of heavy rainfall caused chaos across Vietnam the past few months—flooding homes, destroying businesses and washing away motorbikes—prompting a deluge of pictures […]

By |November 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments