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Italian cuisine with a Japanese twist based in Saigon, Vietnam – Pizza 4P’s

Globalization has been bringing the world to become smaller as well as blending cultures together, particularly when speaking of cuisine. Pizza could be one of the Italian greatest and most popular foods ever. We are accustomed to the fact that pizza is an Italian dish; therefore, the best quality that […]


Saigon Charlie's chili competition

Hot chili eating contest at Zebrafish (courtesy of Saigon Charlie’s chili sauce)

Did you know that if you eat a very spicy chilly, you can get hiccups while your body is trying to adjust to the waves of heat that are flooding it? Sweating and tears rolling down your cheeks are more common symptoms. I never had the hiccups before, now its done, […]

Touch Caffè, a nice and cosy place in District 3 Saigon

Everyone has a secret place to hide himself or herself as they need to be alone for some time. For me, it is a coffee shop, Touch Caffè a calm oasis which is located in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, near the crossroad […]

Coffee cups Touch caffè Saigon Vietnam

Buddha painting

Discovering Tibet at Vajra restaurant – One of the most delicious vegetarian restaurants in Saigon

If you have read my previous post about “…hum” vegetarian restaurant, you will definitely remember its meaningful name. Similarly, this restaurant has a quite strange name -“Vajra”. So, what does it mean? Now, let’s continue to discover the mystery. Vajra – A powerful item in Buddhism In Buddhist literature, “Vajra”  […]

Enjoying unique seafood in Saigon – A wonderful experience in Vietnam

A majority of you might think that seafood should be enjoyed in coastal cities. However, in this article, I will reveal a very beautiful restaurant to enjoy fresh seafood and it is located in the center of Saigon. A unique seafood restaurant in Saigon Seafood in Be Vang restaurant is […]

Scallops grilled with scallion

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Baba’s Kitchen, Indian restaurant in Thao Dien, An Phu, District 2, HCMC (Saigon)

We were impatient to see them open their doors! After gathering a huge following at its original location, in the heart of back-packer town, at 164 Bui Vien, Baba’s kitchen is coming to District 2. What a great addition to the restaurant and food scene in this much more peaceful […]

Mandarine restaurant, one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants in HCMC

It was very lucky that I won a lucky draw in an event which held by Hard Rock cafe. Actually, that prize was not very valuable (a 1 000 000VND coupon) but it was a chance for me and my family to try one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants […]

Crepe Suzettes with Vanilla ice cream in Saigon

Matcha Tiramisu

A wonderful time in MOF, my favorite Japanese coffee lounge in HCMC

Have you ever tried anything from the menu of MOF Japanese Sweets and Cafe? What does MOF stand for? It is quite simple but not necessarily easy to guess…. MOF is Ministry Of Food and it is famous for the desserts or drinks made from Matcha of Hokkaido Japan. So […]

Papagayo restaurant in Thao Dien, D2, HCMC (Saigon)

Do you know the Papagayo restaurant in Thao Dien? It opened at the end of 2012 and it has quickly become the rendez-vous spot for most expats living in Thao Dien. The location and the place are amazing and on top of that you have Greg, Thai and now Flo […]