A Fork In The Road

An inside look at the ingredients to success As a restaurateur, Tony Fox has worked his way from the bottom to the top of the food chain. His humble beginnings in the business, he recalls, were in the kitchen peeling carrots. From there he graduated to bigger and better things: potatoes, and he didn’t stop … Read more

Restaurant Review: twenty21one

Slated to become another Tony Fox hit, the innovative tapas at twenty21one are delicious ways to bridge tensions between East and West If you’ve been in this town long enough to remember the original Qing wine bar on Dong Du – back in 2004, it was the first of its kind in Saigon – you’ll … Read more

Breakfast with a New York Attitude

Italian breakfast If you happen to be in Italy and on the hunt for an elaborate egg and bacon breakfast, then you can fuggedaboutit! For Italians, breakfast is not the elaborate affair common elsewhere. Mattia, who hails from Milan and is currently a manager at Ciao Bella, recalls breakfast in his native country as “an espresso and … Read more

A Taste of the Mediterranean

A new restaurant stirs up the dining scene with the unexpected Enter Saffron, Tony Fox’s new Mediterranean style restaurant on 51 Hai Ba Trung, D1, and the first thing that strikes you is the terracotta pots. There are 450 of them – all mounted upside down at different angles on the ceiling as if pouring out warmth, intimacy and romance on … Read more