Mind Over Matter

A visually impaired woman’s path to becoming a national judo champion Tuyen Tran’s path to independence and self-empowerment began seven years ago, the day she set foot in the dojo for her first judo class. Visually impaired since birth, by the age of 12 Tyuen had already undergone three separate eye surgeries to correct cataracts. … Read more

Fade to Black

Welcome to the dark side of dining. I’m skeptical by nature, so when I heard of Noir. Dining in the Dark (178 Hai Ba Trung, D1) opening up, I was leery to say the least. The concept is simple: diners choose from a selection of set menus served up by visually impaired waiters… completely in … Read more