Once described by Lonely Planet as the closest Vietnam has to a national dish, these days cha gio, or spring rolls, have taken a back seat. They’re still just as tasty, though.
Fans and practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) are getting set for a major showdown at the end of this month in District 7.
The annual Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City bike ride takes place this month
Apparently the international fast food chains are failing in Saigon. Some have closed their restaurants or cafés and some do not plan to expand, at least in the near future.
Known in Singapore and Malaysia as carrot cake, the local version of this classic dish is one of the most underrated streetfood dishes in Saigon.
Life drawing for everyone
Following the success of the original Thai Street in Thao Dien, the owners have opened Thai Street Calmette in District 1.
The Publik House is a collaboration from executive Chefs and restauranteurs —Josh McGechaen (The Kafe, Union Jacks) and Calvin Bui (Sanchos Cantina) and is celebrating its soft-opening now.
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?