Capital Consumption

A 48-hour eating and drinking marathon in Hanoi’s Old Quarter… As an Australian-born Vietnamese who has only visited the southern parts of Vietnam, I had limited understanding of Hanoi and how different it is to Ho Chi minh City when it comes to cuisine. Southerners would claim that northern food is bland whereas those from the north would … Read more

Northern Exposure

Delicious Hanoian cuisine that offers more than just bun cha… Quick. Think of a Hanoian restaurant that’s not streetside bun cha or Hanoi-style pho. Narrow it down to posh surrounds and an already tiny number just became non-existent. It seems Hanoian cuisine in Ho Chi Minh City has suffered the fate of Vietnamese cuisine worldwide, an entire … Read more