US Food Festival @ JW Marriott
This September, the Marriott’s restaurant, JW Café, will be embarking on an American culinary journey to celebrate 20 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the US.
With two separate menus on offer, diners can enjoy American classics from the creamy Boston clam chowder of the East Coast to beef chilli from the southwest to favourites such as apple pie. Also on the menu will be the likes of roasted Amish turkey and whoopee pie, whatever that may be.
The food festival will run from Sep. 1 to Sep. 14 and will be available for lunch and dinner at VND770,000++/person. For reservations call (04) 3833 5588
A Taste of Thai @ InterCon
The InterContinental Westlake’s Saigon Restaurant is going Thai this month courtesy of award-winning chef, Ian Kittichai. The first ever Thai-national executive chef at a five-star hotel property, Kittichai is best known for his influence on contemporary Thai cuisine. For two weeks in September, he will be bringing a mix of traditional and contemporary fare to the West Lake property.
The Thai fare will be available every evening from 6pm to 10.30pm from Sep. 14 to Sep. 27 at Saigon Restaurant in the InterCon
Uber Vouchers @ Hotel Nikko Hanoi
From Sep. 1 to Nov. 1, any guest staying or dining at Hotel Nikko Hanoi will receive one taxi voucher for Uber worth VND100,000. In addition, Uber users will be entitled to discounts when dining at the hotel’s restaurants: 10 percent off the bill or dine with four people and pay for three.
For more information, call (04) 3822 3535.
Mooncakes @ Pullman Hanoi
Tet Trung Thu, or the Moon Festival, is almost upon us. And for those of us with a penchant for mooncakes, now is the time to get your fill.
In honour of the need to create the best mooncakes (and mooncake packaging in town), Pullman Hanoi has created four mooncake boxes named Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter inspired by the flower oil paintings of Nguyen Huu Khoa. With flavours including green tea apricot, low sugar white lotus, scarlet snow, pandan delight, dark knight and violet harmony, a box of four starts at VND550,000 net.
For more information, call (04) 3733 0688
Full Moon Blossom @ Crown Plaza West Hanoi
Just when you thought that your mooncake dreams would never come to fruition, so the Crowne Plaza decided to come along with their mooncake selection inspired by “the Mother Moon in full bloom”.
Eight flavours are on offer to satiate your need to bloom like the full moon, including black sesame, green tea, strawberry, and lotus and taro, with boxes of four costing from VND660,000.