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DO NAVARRA – Spanish Wines

Spanish Wines that will make you feel young again

Navarra is situated in the North of Spain, at the western end of the Pyrenees, where it shares a 163 kilometre stretch of border with France. The entire Navarra DO Spanish Denominación de Origen (Origin Denomination)) lies […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Seafood BBQ Buffet at An Lam Retreats Saigon River

So often, the phrase “culinary experience” is used to describe what turns out to be a simple meal.

However, An Lam Retreats Saigon River’s newly announced Seafood BBQ Buffet is truly a “culinary experience” in every sense of the phrase.

Organized every […]

By |September 29th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|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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Wine it Up

Alcohol and wine, what you need to know

When I listen to people talk about alcohol and wine, it is astonishing to hear the many misconceptions between the two. So, let’s look at the basics, how it all starts: Wine comes from grapes but grapes do […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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It’s all Greek to me!

Hotel Equatorial is organizing an exclusive Greek event, hosted by Greek-Australian Celebrity Chef, George Diakomichalis of the TV show ‘It’s All Greek To Me’!

George’s Greek dinner buffet offers guests the opportunity to experience some of the finest dishes and wines from […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Burger Bound

Over-achieving Hungry Bunny serves top notch burgers and American comfort food

An Outpost of American comfort food just a short hop away from any location where the menu prices would have to compensate for higher rents, Hungry Bunny (1 Nguyen Cuu Van, D1) is a jewel-in-the-rough […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Flavors of Home

Vietnamese comfort food that makes you feel at home

It was evening and we meandered down an alleyway where we came upon Secret House by Secret Garden Vietnamese Restaurant & Café (55/1 Le Thi Hong Gam, D1), a new establishment by Huy, who has already made a […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Eat, Drink, Man, Woman

A look into Taiwan’s fascinating food culture

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are,” wrote 19th century gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. So it is that I find myself in Taiwan, the home of bubble tea […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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The Home Plate

How banh khot represents family, comfort and childhood.

“Home is where the heart is,” that’s what they say. For most people the aphorism is applied to an actual home but for restauranteur Ms. Dung Pham home can come to you one […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Holey Bagels

Stuffed, saucy or schmeared—have them however you like them at Saigon Bagel

Of all its signature foodstuffs—pastrami sandwiches, New York pizza—bagels are arguably the most synonymous with Gotham, and the best bagels in NYC are now being duplicated in Saigon. Originally […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments