Our mystery diner gets a taste of North Korea without leaving the safety of District 3.
It’s the summer. It’s hot. So what better way to cool you down than a Vietnamese favourite — coconut ice-cream?
Ice cream is the usual fix at times of high temperatures and the unpleasant stickiness of humid days, but if you’re looking for something a little different, Cafe BingGo (11 Nguyen Dinh Thi, Tay Ho, Hanoi) offers a tasty alternative with its bingsu.
In the very heart of the old quarter is Craft Beer Pub. As you’d imagine, they sell lots of craft beer.
Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar on the top floor of Caravelle Saigon has been a favourite watering hole of politicians, journalists and soldiers, and has been welcoming people to its rooftop since 1959.
Owner Huynh Ke Minh Tan, also known as Ken, started Heritage Concept Chill Hub because he wanted a place where he could hang out in the late hours of the night for a cup of coffee or a cocktail.
Hanoi-based writer Edward Dalton lets us in on his sweet little secret, his love for hoa qua dam.