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Burger Bound

Over-achieving Hungry Bunny serves top notch burgers and American comfort food

An Outpost of American comfort food just a short hop away from any location where the menu prices would have to compensate for higher rents, Hungry Bunny (1 Nguyen Cuu Van, D1) is a jewel-in-the-rough […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Flavors of Home

Vietnamese comfort food that makes you feel at home

It was evening and we meandered down an alleyway where we came upon Secret House by Secret Garden Vietnamese Restaurant & Café (55/1 Le Thi Hong Gam, D1), a new establishment by Huy, who has already made a […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Eat, Drink, Man, Woman

A look into Taiwan’s fascinating food culture

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are,” wrote 19th century gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. So it is that I find myself in Taiwan, the home of bubble tea […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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The Home Plate

How banh khot represents family, comfort and childhood.

“Home is where the heart is,” that’s what they say. For most people the aphorism is applied to an actual home but for restauranteur Ms. Dung Pham home can come to you one […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Holey Bagels

Stuffed, saucy or schmeared—have them however you like them at Saigon Bagel

Of all its signature foodstuffs—pastrami sandwiches, New York pizza—bagels are arguably the most synonymous with Gotham, and the best bagels in NYC are now being duplicated in Saigon. Originally […]

By |August 7th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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It’s Better at The Top

It’s your typical rainy season evening when we go to visit OnTop Bar at Novotel Saigon Centre (167 Hai Ba Trung, District 3). Thunder roars through the city as lightning fills the sky and, naturally, it has us a bit concerned that the inclement […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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NU is New

Asian fusion cuisine with a splash of drama

There’s a flair of the dramatic and creativity that’s on full display as soon as you walk into the newly opened NU Bistro (2nd floor, 25 Ho Tung Mau, D1). Situated just off […]

By |July 13th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Like No Other, This Sushi Is

The popular Chiyoda Sushi brand in Japan is now making its mark in Saigon

Thanks to its sizeable Japanese expat population, Saigon is blessed with countless fine sushi restaurants, and it’s rare for a new one to power through the stiff […]

By |July 11th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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One-Stop Street Eats

Getting your street food fix at Asian Streat

We’re blessed to be living in a part of the globe where many cities are legitimate contenders for the world’s best street food capital, from Singapore to Saigon and Bangkok to Bombay. Asian […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments
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Restaurant Review: Pizza Logic

Italian pizza—from Japan, take note—now in Saigon

Both Japanese and Italian cuisine share common elements, most notably, an emphasis on seasonality and simplicity. Japanese-Italian food adds its characteristic attention to detail, and a light, delicate touch. Similar to the way French […]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Restaurant Reviews, Wine & Dine|0 Comments