The stories on the following pages are based on interviews with bar and restaurant owners operating in two suburbs of Vietnam’s two major cities.
Everyone seems to love craft beer at the moment. But will it always be that way?
I have been lucky with the street names surrounding my life in Saigon. My elementary school was on Nguyen Du Street.
Many years ago, before the start of time, a bar called Q Bar was opened in the basement of the Opera House.
A fun, festive environment for family and friends that serves fresh Mexican dishes — this is the vision of co-owner Peter Holdsworth for District Federal.
For most people, mornings are tough. Hitting the snooze button like a zombie instead of rolling out of bed like a superstar. A zombie feels drained, fatigued and suffers brain fuzz and needs to reach for coffee or other stimulant-driven beverage; surviving until the caffeine kicks in.
At present I’m reveling in the economic prose of a slim volume of five short stories, each of which is bathed in music, a particular instrument — a sax, a cello, an electric and acoustic guitar — or bluesy songs from the 1950s.
This month resident counsellor Douglas Holwerda answers questions about cosmetic surgery.
Summer has arrived early in Vietnam, so achieving your ultimate health and fitness goals before your next vacation isn’t just about hitting the gym every day doing endless sets of dumbbell curls.