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Sometimes you just want to be sneaky. So we go looking for some independent bakeries in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to find out where you can do it.
Fermented is the mission of Nguyen Tan Hung, who bakes a variety of sour dough breads.
Tristan Ngo, the face behind Skewers and The Elbow Room, has just opened a café serving cakes made by the USA-based chain Sweet Street.
There’s a new bakery-café on the block. Just opened in a beautiful white villa at 5 Tay Ho, Maison de Blanc is already wowing customers with Korean-themed beverages and homemade bread and cakes.
There are few things better than freshly baked French delicacies, and this is exactly what the owners of La Pâtisserie want to serve the people of Ho Chi Minh City.
My first experience with this bakery happened when I was riding by — the pastry shop’s signage and shining glass window grabbed my eyes. I decided to go inside.
222 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem, Tel: (04) 3747 3388
7am to 9pm
With two branches, Joma has brought a little slice of ‘home’ to Hanoi for expatriates with a contemporary western feel to the counter-style service and atmosphere. The food is all there too: breakfasts, salads, soups, ice cream, muffins, cakes, cereals and bagels. Starting in Laos in 1996, Joma moved to Hanoi in 2009. Joma contributes 2 percent of each sale to charitable organisations
Well-known and well-loved Ho Chi Minh City bakery has opened an affiliated store in the West Lake area of Hanoi.
CONTEMPORARY NORTH AMERICAN
16 Quang An, Tay Ho, Tel: (04) 3719 3719
This lake-facing venue with its top floor Oyster Bar is the work of charismatic Canadian restaurateur and wine connoisseur Donald Berger. Focusing on comfort food done well, the main restaurant menu includes anything from wood-grilled rare tuna steak with fragrant Chinese black bean beurre noir to gourmet pizza and pasta dishes Excellent range of imported oysters, great breakfasts and an extensive wine list.