Saucy and Sizzling

Filipino cuisine finds a foothold in Saigon Don’t be too surprised if you happen to notice some expensive vehicles pulling up to an unassuming little canteen on one of the more anonymous stretches of Dien Bien Phu. Although the venue may seem indistinguishable from the many cheap, outdoor-eating binh dan diners that exist to serve the Vietnamese … Read more

Smooth as Silk

A modern reinterpretation on a centuries-old art Silk painting is no longer the popular medium of expression among Vietnam’s contemporary artists it once was. With a history dating back centuries, recent decades have seen this once vibrant traditional art form decline into something bordering on kitsch or cliché. Young Vietnamese artists have come to view silk as … Read more