Saigon is not just about local staples such as pho, noodles and rice. Adam Schofield goes global to bring you the pick of the city’s international fare. Photos by Quinn Ryan Mattingly.
With new bars springing up all the time, you would think that something new and exciting is brewing on Saigon’s nightlife scene. Is this the case, or is it just more of the same? Words by Sarah Johnson.
Vietnam’s drinking culture is as healthy as ever, but the scene has come a long way from the days when bars were the preserve of men downing liquor infused with animal parts. Duncan Forgan investigates.
From DJing to live bands, the music scene is starting to take off in Saigon, but it still leaves a lot to be desired and the teething problems are immense. Words by Nick Ross.
From down-home dives to opulent style bars, Saigon has a drinking scene to suit all comers. Nevertheless it remains something of a minefield. The Word sorts the wheat from the chaff for your alcoholic delectation. Words by Duncan Forgan.