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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; 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
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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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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, 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