In the Zen Kitchen

If you’re thinking of mastering a new skill and you love your sushi, you’ll be pleased to note that a rather intriguing new opportunity has arisen to study the secrets of Japanese cooking in one of District 1’s popular international kitchens – Japanese by Blanchy Street (VND1.4 million for two classes, saigoncookingclass@, 3823 8793). … Read more

Domo Arigato, Mr. Robata

Within HCMC’s Little Tokyo is a new standout Japanese restaurant DISTRICT ONE’S LITTLE Tokyo along Le Thanh Ton is hardly short of Japanese venues, but you’d probably have to be Japanese yourself – or at least intimately familiar with the culture – to spot what’s been missing. From the overly-vibrant sushi platters to mispronounced greetings uttered distractedly by kimono-clad Vietnamese girls … Read more