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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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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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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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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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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
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Chef’s Choice

Kasen offers a more traditional Japanese dining experience through an omakase, hinged on warm rice and pristine fish

Those who are already taken with Japanese cuisine will find plenty to be impressed with at Kasen (101 Le Thi Rieng, D1), a new venue serving up a contemporary sushi you will […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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San Diego Meets Saigon

The marriage of Southern California and Vietnamese cuisines for a fresh and bold take on fusion

Already having cemented it’s reputation for their incredible selection of craft beers, however, East West Brewing Company’s (181–185 Ly Tu Trong, D1) food is not to be overlooked. We […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Beefing it Up

True to its name, MANZO celebrates all things beef

Oizumi foods is a big name in Japan—they run over 300 restaurants and izakaya pubs throughout the country—and they’ve been taking steps to set up base in Vietnam since opening Pizza Logic at Takashimaya back in 2016. Butcher […]

By |July 19th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Cuisine of the Soil

A Michelin-star experience at L’Escale By Thierry Drapeau

A shiver of delight struck food lovers in Asia when Michelin released its first restaurant guide to Bangkok just a few months ago. However, in a case of “so close, yet so far”, a Michelin-starred meal for gastro-minded […]

By |July 9th, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Eating History

Rewriting the rule book at Caravelle’s Reflections Restaurant

Traditions are great. They create structure and stability, and give us a sense of familiarity and safety. That applies to everything from centuries-old institutions, say the British monarchy, to your favorite restaurant where you can always count on your usual table […]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments