The newly opened D-Talk studio, situated close to the centre of town, includes three international-standard dance floors for ballroom, ballet and yoga, as well as a cosy and serene rooftop cafe.
Tony Fox, of Qing fame, has just opened Blu Bar and Grill at Riverside Apartments (53 Vo Truong Toan, Q2). Situated along the river, it houses an outside bar featuring an aquarium and lounge area that can seat up to 30 people.
In a sign of the times, American businessman Tony Salzman has become the first foreign investor to receive the prestigious Friendship Medal from President Nguyen Minh Triet for contributions to the current boom in a lavish ceremony in Hanoi last month.
Who would have thought that an engineer would end up behind the bar? Certainly not Bernie McCune, who has recently opened Bernie’s Bar and Grill (19 Thai Van Lung, Q1), that’s for sure.