Xin Ciao

Two classic cuisines—Italian and Vietnamese — come together beautifully at this charming eatery in District 2 We headed over to Pho Ong Tay (39 Vo Truong Toan, Thao Dien, D2; 090 246 2934), for a late lunch. I knew little about Pho Ong Tay, only that they specialized in Italian and Vietnamese food—pho and spaghetti. Pulling up outside the first thing we … Read more

The Disciples

A secret society centered around the appreciation of food, wine and knowledge For an organization that has been in Vietnam for 13 years and international for close to 60, Disciple d’Escoffier Vietnam is perhaps most distinguished here for being low profile and under the radar. A premier guild of cuisiniers, Escoffier has all the intrigue … Read more

Eating VIETNAM

We are what we eat – literally. As we consume food, it becomes a part of us, sculpting away at the physical shape of our bodies. But food also binds us to others. Food takes us back in time, linking us to the recipes and rituals of previous generations. Food ties us to our family, … Read more