Oasis Dining

A calm and soothing restaurant that feeds the stomach and relaxes the soul Situated evenly between bustling Xa Lo Ha Noi and Xuan Thuy Streets is the serene oasis of Laang Restaurant (22 Dang Huu Pho, Thao Dien, D2; www.laangsaigon.com). Its location perfectly echoes the meaning of its name, an interpretation of the Vietnamese word, … Read more

Bejeweled

Yim Bader is a local jewelry designer and owner of her namesake brand YB Designs. Her passion for wearing and making jewelry started in 2005, first as beading arrangements with wood beads and assorted stones, then over the years she experimented with more intricate details and statement pieces. She loves to create unique, complicated and … Read more

“Fierce You” Model Search & Look Book Contest

Helping Young Models Start their Careers! With this contest The Makeup Studio is looking for the young Ladies and Men who wish to become models. The winners will get their first Look Book / Portfolio paid for, with a full Photo Shoot, Makeup, Hair, Styling & Coaching so they can have the tools to start their careers! … Read more

The Hive Saigon Official Launch Party

The Hive is Asia’s widest network of coworking office spaces, where creative businesses thrive. A thriving community of startups, entrepreneurs & freelancers which spans over 7 countries and they are expanding! They are excited to announce the launch of their 17th global location and 2nd here in Vietnam – the Hive Villa. Located right in the heart of … Read more

Food is Life

With a new head chef at the helm, Bistro Sông Vie’s new menu elevates fine dining to the next level Eating at Bistro Sông Vie (197/2 Nguyen Van Huong, D2), the all-day dining restaurant at the Villa Sông boutique hotel in Thao Dien feels like a sojourn in another world. Walking through the  hotel compound we past along a roofed … Read more

The Barefoot Rock Climber

For Vietnam’s best rock climber, no shoes are no problem When I arrive at push climbing, the rock climbing gym located within Saigon Outcast in Thao Dien, Vu Nguyen is nimbly shimmying his way up a pole, utility knife in hand, and securing a safety pad as a group of the city’s most experienced climbers, … Read more

Sapphire JSC completes HOLM Residences Riverfront Villas

As a leading developer in the country, Sapphire has raised the bar among luxury residences and surpassed its own legacy of building best-in-class commercial and residential properties as HOLM creates a new standard in premium living. Designed by Singapore-based SCDA Architects and inspired by the cultural and climatic nuances of their surroundings, the final 11 … Read more

BoatHouse Restaurant

Through all the fads, eggs and pancakes remain the definitive American breakfast dish As with everything in this fast-paced world, the average American breakfast has evolved over time. One hundred and ten years ago, that kale-and-almond-butter smoothie you’re clutching in your Soul Cycle-sweaty claw would be replaced with a filigreed silver table fork, perhaps spearing a … Read more