Food Promotions in Ho Chi Minh this August…
Three-Way Vietnamese Buffet
@ Riverside Café, Renaissance Riverside Hotel
At Riverside Café from Sep. 2 till Sep. 9, taste the unique sweetness of Saigon, the spices of Hue and the secret sauce of Hanoi in one buffet, all accompanied by traditional live music. The Vietnamese Three Region Buffet costs VND850,000++ per person at the base level, and VND950,000++ per person with a free flow of beer, wine and soda. Get your National Day plans on the calendar early, and make sure your loved ones are there too.
Red Meat & Fish
From Aug. 9 to Aug. 15, the Innovative Ostrich Offerings from Reflections Restaurant brings adventurous dining back to Saigon — in a display of low-fat and high-protein ostrich dishes like ostrich goulash and ostrich kofta. Expand your ostrich horizons to the three-course level for VND810,000++, or four courses for VND938,000++. Head on up to Saigon Saigon Bar for a reboot of their classic Fish n’ Chips, from Aug. 16 to Aug. 22. With a twist of enhanced texture and flavours, this mouth-watering opportunity clocks in at VND298,000++ per serving.
@ Yu Chu, Intercontinental Asiana Saigon
Yu Chu will prepare fresh and succulent crab in a cooking style of your choice, from now to Aug. 31. The chefs at Yu Chu are offering the following cooking styles: fried with fresh garlic and chilli; fried with onions; fried with chilli sauce; fried with glass noodles and XO sauce; or steamed with Chinese wine. A whole crab will be served with a Tiger draught or soft drink for the price of VND350.000++.
@ Shang Palace
To celebrate the 15th day of the seventh month on the lunar calendar, Shang’s Hong Kong-trained chefs are rolling out the healthy alternatives, with steamed black mushroom stuffed with tofu, deep-fried seaweed roll with potato, pumpkin and carrot dishes, sautéed asparagus with shimeji mushrooms and an array of mouth-watering desserts. Enjoy this creative changeup from now until Aug. 25.
Amigo Grill Restaurant
With the support of the US Consulate and Amigo’s parent group, WMC Group (aka the people behind Windsor Plaza and Time Square), Amigo Grill on Nguyen Hue is bringing USDA Choice beef to your post-July 4 sensible eating slump. With this subsidy, Amigo is dropping the price on their Omaha, Nebraska-originating, USDA-certified cuts by 30 to 40 percent at various points in August.