The badass bacon-wrapped New York Striploin is rocking New York Steakhouse for the month of April. It’s a fine slab of steak surrounded by a delicious slice of bacon, an intense delicacy that only a New Yorker could dream up! — VND850,000 for two.
There is an ancient Vietnamese legend of a little carp that somehow, in some way became a dragon. A long time ago, so the story goes, Heaven ran out of dragons to serve the Jade Emperor, the Vietnamese god of everything. He needed some new ones, so he organised a contest for all the aquatic animals — whichever species hurdled the ‘three gates of rain’ would become the new dragon. The lowly carp bravely did so, and the rest, as they say, is history.
When you first get him in conversation, you think, no, that name must be a mistake. Before long, though, you see the slightly upturned lip, the glimmer of brown eyes, the nimble hands and realise that, yes, this man is capable of some mischief.
Well-known mixed expat and local band Bad Neighbor is set to rock the stage with their funk rock, Latin and soul music on Saturday Feb. 23 at McSorley’s.