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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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Anything But Simple

Located on one of Saigon’s most coveted downtown streets, a new bistro pairs romance with fusion fare
The Little DOOR Bistro (49 Ton That Thiep, D1, www.facebook.com/thelittledoorbymrsimple) welcomes diners with a soft, warm glow from inside. Stark white tables illuminated by vintage […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Four By Four

For amazing views of the Saigon’s cityscape and delicious sharing plates, head to the top at OnTop Bar

Opened in 2012, OnTop Bar located on the 20th floor of Novotel Saigon Centre (167 Hai Ba Trung, D3, opens at 5:30pm), has […]

By |November 3rd, 2018|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Juicy Grilled Glory

Meat-lovers will not want to miss the beer and barbecue at The Rooftop BBQ in District 1
Opened in June, what sets The Rooftop BBQ (2nd floor of M Plaza at 39 Le Duan, D1; www.facebook.com/therooftopbbq or therooftopbbq.com) apart, an open-air […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Saigon’s Super Bowl

The C-note pho hits all the right notes

It’s hard to imagine a dish more humble than pho—a peasant soup of stewed bones a la the French pot-au-feu combined with Chinese-style fan noodles and topped with fresh herbs. You can still […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Wine & Dine|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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New Wave Whites

Spain is doubtless a red-wine country, but don’t dismiss the country’s other white wines

If you’ve ever had Spanish white wines, it’s likely that they were made from one of the three better-known Spanish grapes. If you had a white Rioja, […]

By |October 8th, 2018|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Garden Of The Senses

From Montpellier to Saigon, the three-Michelin starred Pourcel brothers have recreated their famed fine dining experience at Jardin Des Sens Saigon

Within a 100-year-old French colonial villa, on the corner of Dien Bien Phu and Le Quy Don, is the latest […]

By |September 27th, 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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Dinnertime Interlude

Italian fine dining with a touch of romance at Romeo & Juliet’s

Tucked away in the basement of The Reverie Saigon is one of the best fine dining experiences in Ho Chi Minh City. The R&J Italian Lounge & Restaurant (B1 & Ground Level | Times Square […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments