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Technology and Wine

Technology will continue to impact the wine industry, not only for consumers, but those making wine as well

Rather than writing about Tet and wine, I thought of doing something different and ask you, or ask myself, if technology has a […]

By |January 20th, 2019|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Recipe for Succes

In conversation with Zsuzsanna Rozsa, founder of restaurant consultant group Art of F&B, on troubleshooting problems and maximizing profits
Tell us how you established a career in restaurant consultancy and why you felt there was a need for it here?

I have […]

By |January 15th, 2019|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Fire Power

Quince Saigon serves up simple, smoky goodness

The dictionary lists at least ten definitions for the word “simple”. Some carry a negative connotation (think: stupid, unsophisticated, or basic) whereas others are more positive (humble, unpretentious, the opposite of what kids mean […]

By |January 6th, 2019|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Eat, Drink and Be Merry

One of the city’s best festive buffets, bringing classic holiday cuisine to Saigon

In the open, airy dining room with soft, indirect lighting is the setting of a festive holiday buffet at Viet Kitchen at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon (8-15 […]

By |December 24th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Authentic Japanese at Yoshino

Yoshino Brings An Authentic Japanese Experience For The Holidays
In recent years Japanese cuisine has become increasingly popular. In Saigon, Vietnam’s busiest city, there are many high-quality Japanese restaurants and Yoshino is one of the best places you can visit in […]

By |December 21st, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Gifting Wine

The art of getting it right

With several festive seasons around the corner many companies and people are browsing wine lists, considering wine to buy as present for their clients and loved ones, but what should they buy?

Giving wine as company […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Sugar High

If dessert is your favorite part of the meal, then this collection is for you

My return to The Little DOOR Bistro & Bakery (949 Ton That Thiep, D1; www.facebook.com/thelittledoorbymrsimple) had always been imminent, something I greatly looked forward to. This time […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Dinner at Grandma’s

Traditional Vietnamese home-cooked food inspired by grandmother’s recipes

Entering Ngoc Chau Garden (116 Ho Tung Mau, D1) is like walking into a Vietnamese home, specifically the owner Mr. T’s family’s home. Mr. T grew up in a traditional household in southern […]

By |November 26th, 2018|Wine & Dine|1 Comment
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Honey, you so fine

The good thing is, you’re not alone wondering just what “fine wine” means. It’s still debated by wine critics and buffs too; they can’t agree either

If you ask people about fine wine, whether they are experts or not, their minds […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Turkey For The Soul

Giving thanks at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon

It’s about this time of year when North Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a holiday borne out of a tradition of communal feasts following the fall harvest. Many families have the custom of relating what […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments