Four dinners, four erstwhile chefs, and four nights of great food. Edward Dalton and three other hosts prepare dinner parties and get marked on how well they do. For the first time ever, the popular British cooking show, Come Dine with Me, has come to Hanoi — kind of.

The pariah of Southeast Asian cuisines, Filipino, is not as bad as you’ve heard as long as it’s properly prepared and cooked. JB Jance samples the tastes of home with the best Ho Chi Minh City can offer.

Want to know where to get good steak in Hanoi? Fancy it with a glass or two of wine? Then read on.

It’s not just beer that’s getting a makeover in the capital, food is too, with a number of artisan producers entering the scene.

What do you get when you seat an Englishman, a couple of Mexicans and a Californian at the same table? The best lowdown on tacos in Hanoi.

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.

Edward Dalton scrubs up and hits the cocktail bars of Hanoi to roadtest the best they’ve got to offer.

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