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Restaurant Review: Pho Ong Tay

For topnotch creative phos and pastas, head directly to Pho Ong Tay

It may be difficult to find Pho Ong Tay (39 Vo Trung Toan, D2), located on the fringes of Thao Dien in District 2, but it’s well worth the […]

By |June 23rd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Stellar

Indulge in decadent continental—with delicate touches of Thai flavors—cuisine in a picturesque colonial villa

Many restaurants in this town have tried their hardest to put on the face of luxury; few have succeeded. Secluded in a quiet Thao Dien back street, […]

By |June 19th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Ember

From teppanyaki grilled steaks to burgers and pastas, Ember aims to please everyone

They warn you to avoid trying to be all things to all people, but there are some rare instances in which this not only works, it’s also necessary. […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Soi & Meo Taproom

Tap into Saigon’s newest go-to place for fine wine, craft beers and delicious food

So much about international style dining venues is often lost in translation. It’s not unusual for a Vietnamese reboot of a standard Western restaurant concept or drinking […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Spice Viet Restaurant

Spice Viet Restaurant opens in Hue featuring farm-to-table freshness

Over the last five years, one of the hottest trends in the food world has been the farm-to-table movement. Discerning diners have begun to return to clean, green eating—wanting to know where […]

By |May 29th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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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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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