Seafood BBQ Buffet at An Lam Retreats Saigon River

So often, the phrase “culinary experience” is used to describe what turns out to be a simple meal. However, An Lam Retreats Saigon River‘s newly announced Seafood BBQ Buffet is truly a “culinary experience” in every sense of the phrase. Organized every second and fourth Saturday of the month, the evening begins with a speedboat … Read more

Mad Cow Wine & Grill Opens in Pullman Saigon Centre

Just opened on August 2, 2017, Mad Cow Wine & Grill on the 30th floor of the Pullman Saigon Centre promises to “change the face of Vietnam’s hospitality scene”. Before the grand opening, Oi got a sneak peek at the offerings including grilled steaks and seafood as well as a gorgeous wine list spanning the … Read more

Restaurant Review: Nossa Steakhouse

Inspired by a song, Simon Nguyen wants guests to fall in love with his steaks and each other while you’re at it. “It’s a love song,” says Simon Nguyen of the ballad that provided the inspiration for his intimate little bistro on 36 Pham Hong Thai, D1—Nossa Steakhouse. “Nossa, nossa… ai se eu te pego… … Read more

Restaurant Review: Ngon Asia House

It’s difficult to put into words the incredible amount of detail that went into designing and creating Ngon Asia House (99 Nguyen Hue, D1). From dark wood furniture and red curtains separating various dining spaces to exposed light bulbs hanging from the ceiling, the restaurant is like an interior design showroom. And with greenery and … Read more

Restaurant Review: Canada Steakhouse

Canada has a big marketing problem, and it is this: while any Canadian can tell you that their country is home to some of the world’s finest-quality beef (much of which is farmed on free-range ranches in the western prairie province of Alberta) virtually no one outside Canada’s borders has any clue that this is … Read more

Restaurant Review: The Deck Bar

When The Deck (38 Nguyen U Di, D2) opened in 2008, a glitzier sister to Thao Dien’s cozy Mekong Merchant, it quickly evolved into a Saigon institution. The Deck represented everything good about comfortable living in Saigon – river breezes, a taste of home, reliably good service and lazily expansive views, all wrapped up in … Read more

Restaurant Review: TnT BBQ

Delicious low and slow American barbecue with a kick of dynamite Barbecue is popular throughout the world and Vietnam is no exception. The idea of barbecuing meat conjures images of hibachis, pits or propane-fuelled grills where folks can pile on meat until grilled to their liking. This past year, American- style barbecue has made quite … Read more

Dine With A View

Innovative Japanese-Chinese cuisine at Saigon’s latest chic dining space Le Meridien’s Bamboo Chic (Level 9, Le Meridien Saigon, 3C Ton Duc Thang, D1; 6pm – 1am) may just be getting warmed up, but it’s arrived in Ho Chi Minh City at the right time. From the décor to the dishes, Bamboo hits classy, well-pitched tones … Read more

5 Reasons Korean Food is Amazing

In honor of the Korean Food Festival at the InterContinental Asiana Saigon (Oct 22 – Nov 15, 2015), we’ve put together this list why Korean food is simply amazing. 1. It’s not only delicious, it’s healthy There’s a reason that South Korea has one of the lowest obesity rates in the world at only 4.6%. … Read more

Korean Culinary Festival @ InterContinental Asiana Saigon

The InterContinental Asiana Saigon is offering a gastronomic adventure of authentic Korean cuisine presented by Korean guest chefs flown in from InterContinental Seoul Coex. Discover a delectable spread of the finest Korean delicacies at their live cooking stations with free flow of wine, beer, soft drinks, tea and coffee. From 22nd October to 15th November, … Read more