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Restaurant Review: Rio Churrascaria

A Brazilian steakhouse that gives you all the delicious meats you can handle

We all know Saigon is a food town, but a good piece of meat can be tough to find. And sometimes, one piece of meat just isn’t going […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Start The Weekend Here

Oi speaks with Robert Conte, Le Méridien Saigon’s Hotel Manager, about their new After-Work Series that’s designed for those that want to wind down their workday with great food, drink and music

Tell us about the Le Méridien AfterWork Series?

By offering […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Red Wine with Fish?

A food and wine pairing that breaks the rules

I recently led a wine training session to a restaurant team, most of whom were young and had formal qualification in hospitality. Before I started, I asked each of them to write […]

By |May 13th, 2017|Cheers, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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ANAN Saigon

Chef Peter Cuong Franklin brings a hip, new Vietnamese culinary experience to the Saigon dining scene

After many years abroad in New York, London and Hong Kong, award-winning Chef Peter Cuong Franklin returns to his home country to introduce his “Cuisine […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Villa Royale Downtown Antiques & Tea Room

Already well-known for its one-of-a-kind antiques, decadent desserts and high tea, Villa Royale has opened a second location in D1 to add comfort food to its repertoire

When I was approached to do a food review of an antiques and tea […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: East West Brewing Company

East West Brewery Company serves up Saigon’s newest craft beer alongside a creative food menu

As southeast asia’s most beer-swigging country at about 40 liters per person, the Vietnamese know their brew. With such an established beer culture, does Vietnam really […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Ngoc Chau Garden

Share in traditional Vietnamese cuisine at Ngoc Chau Garden

Serving up fresh and traditional Vietnamese fare since September 2015, Ngoc Chau Garden (116 Ho Tung Mau, D1) is a centrally located gem in District 1, just a stone’s throw from Nguyen […]

By |April 20th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: ‘NAMO Artisanal Pizzeria

Discover gourmet Italian cuisine in the heart of downtown Saigon

On March 28th, ‘NAMO Artisanal Pizzeria (74/6 Hai Ba Trung, D1) marked its first anniversary by launching a new menu that draws on the seafood cuisine of the Mediterranean coast. Oi […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Poke Saigon

What is poke and why you should be eating it right now

“Poke” (pronounced poh-keh) in Hawaiian means “to cut crossways into sections,” and refers to the glistening cubes of raw fish that serves as the centerpiece of a quintessential Hawaiian […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Panam – The Backroom

Panam brings the iconic French-style kebab to Saigon

You’ll have to do a little hunting to find Panam – The Backroom (91 Pasteur, D1; Tel: 0122 733 0235) since it moved from its tiny location on Le Thanh Ton into Cuba […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments