Wednesday, 26 July 2017 18:14

Staying Fed in the Rainy Season

Getting food is a drag when the rain is pelting down outside, or even if it has just stopped and the roads are under water or just plain dangerous. The answer is to let somebody else get wet on your behalf, and these days, Ho Chi Minh City is awash with options for food delivery.

Published in Girl About Town
Monday, 03 July 2017 09:19


Vietnam’s first and only online restaurant booking service, launched on Monday, Jul. 3.

Published in Just In
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 15:50

Have Your Cake... And Eat It!

Sometimes you just want to be sneaky. So we go looking for some independent bakeries in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to find out where you can do it.

Published in Features
Thursday, 01 June 2017 16:57

The Best Cocktails in Hanoi?

Edward Dalton scrubs up and hits the cocktail bars of Hanoi to roadtest the best they’ve got to offer.

Published in Features
Thursday, 01 June 2017 15:54

Om Vegetarian Restaurant

Vegetarians tend to miss out in this city when it comes to restaurant options — the choices are limited. However, there’s one in District 2 that’s worthy of adding to a growing list of places that offer vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Published in Top Eats
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 04:06

EMM’s cafe

French cuisine just off Giang Vo. The location seems incongruous, but as our mystery diner discovers, the food and service is anything but. Photos by Julie Vola

Published in Mystery Diner
Monday, 05 December 2016 08:43

The Best Street Food in Saigon

We’ve chosen five dishes that are found everywhere in the city. But where serves them up the best? Zoe Osborne, Matt Cowan and Nick Ross tell all

Published in Street Snacker
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 07:52

5Ku Station

Pop-ups are becoming all the rage, and the particular style of eatery is likewise popular with the growing Vietnamese middle class. Combine the two, and what do you get?

Published in Top Eats
Monday, 12 September 2016 05:37

A Taste from the Past

Pho, the closest Vietnam has to a national dish, is now mainly found in off-street eateries. But look carefully, and you may be able to find it in the location from where it came — the streets. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Sian Kavanagh

Published in Street Snacker
Friday, 24 June 2016 03:59


Photo by Julie Vola

Owner and executive chef Hoang Nguyen opened Cutisun just over three years ago. Since that time, it has expanded from a modest single-room diner to having five dining rooms spread across two restaurants opposite to each other. The name, incidentally, comes from Hoang’s childhood moniker — cu ti sun refers to a small boy whose teeth have gone black from too much candy.

Published in Top Eats
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