Founded in 1927, Kacyo is one of the best-known restaurants in Japan. Opening their first restaurant overseas in Singapore in February, 2016, Kacyo has now launched a second overseas outlet on the first floor of the New World Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
After a two-year hiatus, Bonsai river cruises have returned.
The squirrels of Tao Dan have someone watching their back.
Starting life as a café serving coffee, drinks and pastries, Eleven Café last year revamped itself as a dining destination by hiring a chef from a five-star hotel, promising vibrant, creative fusion cuisine.
Hidden away on the first floor of a dilapidated residential block in old Saigon, Snuffbox offers a unique space. Making the most of its modest square footage, this newly opened watering hole boasts a well-balanced mix of upmarket antique furniture, velvet ropes and industrial urban design.
Padma de Fleur is already known in town, and behind this name is the owner Quynh Anh, who has put her heart and soul into this flower shop. Her ambition has led her to move into a new sphere. Now she’s serving lunch — with style, of course.
While most streetfood snacks are struggling to beat off competition from imported fast food — think donuts and frozen yoghurt — the merry banh ong la dua is still beating out a fine trade. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Owen Salisbury
Down an alley off Co Giang in District 1, a cosy taqueria sticks out from the neighbouring Vietnamese eateries.
As smooth as the name sounds, this cafe — which can be admired through the window from the busy street where it is located — remains a peaceful spot in which to sample a large selection of drinks and cakes. This may be a reflection of the owner Yun Lukas, a person with style, creativity and originality, who has brought together his inspiration and his experience from around the globe to create Vanilla & Butter.