Who needs real waiters when a robot will do instead?
Italian cuisine fused with oriental flavours. That’s the concept behind the recently opened Italian fusion restaurant, Ciao 40.
African Cuisine serves home cooked Nigerian dishes and delivers them to your door.
Vietnamese restaurant Highway4 has introduced a new menu, offering more Vietnamese style dishes, and an insect section — for those brave diners out there.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has made Condé Nast Traveler’s highly influential list of the best hotels in the world for 2018. The property was hailed as the top hotel in Hanoi by the editors of the American travel publication.
Sat on Truc Bach Lake, just down from Standing Bar, is Cana de Azucar. The name is Spanish for sugarcane — a fitting name for a rum bar.
After closing down in October, lakeside chill out spot Corto has reopened under new management. The second incarnation of the café / bar has kept the interior the same, while adding more sofa chairs outside, along the front of the lake.
In early January, Heart of Darkness brewery sponsored the heats of the third annual Vietnam Amateur Comedy Competition. For the wider comedy scene, this year’s tournament marked a watershed. Words by Billy Gray and Nick Ross
A country of beer drinkers, Vietnam has had a long love affair with bia hoi. With the local beer market going through a sea change, how does this affect that most quintessential of Vietnamese drinks?