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A small pub and restaurant in Saigon's backpacker district.

2017 NFL Football Season Games Live Saigon

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 NFL Football Season Games Live Saigon Game ON Saigon will be showing LIVE & LOUD 2017 NFL Football Games. Games From 8AM – REPLAYS available on demand. 2017 NFL season For the second consecutive year, a team relocated to the Los Angeles metropolitan area, as the former San Diego Chargers announced their intent to relocate to the […]

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Infinite Pics – TV Shows Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Solutions for Infinite Pics TV shows pack on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android devices. Is it possible to guess all the TV shows? If not, we’re going to be right here to assist you, by providing you all the answers to help you solve the games and get on using this great apps! Infinite Pics TV […]

A lovely place

by Joe Buckley @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

When I first heard about this market, I was excited to visit – Vườn chuối means ‘banana garden’, and I thought that I’d be entering into a world combining The Secret Garden with banana plantations (minus the labour exploitation).

I was quickly put right however, as friends told me that it’s not a garden or particularly related to bananas. It is, however, a market. Disappointed, I went online to see what other people thought about the market, and was met with a tidal wave of positivity – some people even declared it to be Saigon’s best market. My enthusiasm was renewed, so I set off for a snoop around.

If it isn’t Saigon’s best market, it certainly comes pretty close. Housed in a nice building, the market combines all the best bits about other markets – some busy areas, some quiet areas, some pedestrianized areas, some areas with motorbikes whizzing through, some dark areas, some light areas… the list goes on. The stalls, range from nearly looking like real shops, to nearly looking like wandering street sellers. All this diversity and variety – amazing given the market’s relatively small size - makes visiting the market a really fun experience, made even more so by the jovial and helpful people who work in the market.

The stuff for sale is just as varied – ranging from clocks and gold to raw meat and vegetables, via cloth, bakeries, tinned food, health and beauty, etc. etc. One of places to go when you want to by something, but you’re not quite sure what.

MYTHICAL HOTEL IN SAIGON: THE MAJESTIC

by Bliss Saigon @ Bliss Saigon Magazine

The Majestic hotel, one of the most elegant and known hotels from the French colonial time in Saigon

9 Unique Ilocos Food to Delight on in the Philippines

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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Jonathan Gold rides the waves of dim sum at Longo Seafood Restaurant in Rosemead

Jonathan Gold rides the waves of dim sum at Longo Seafood Restaurant in Rosemead

by Jonathan Gold @ Food - Los Angeles Times

Dim sum at its best is a total-immersion experience — the quest for a number, the long wait in the restaurant lobby and then the explosion into the dining room itself, likely to be the largest enclosed space you have stepped into that month — an ocean of voices that overwhelms you long before you...

Saigon Live 2017-18 A-League Season Games

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 A-League Season Soccer Games Live Saigon Check out A-League December Game Schedule The A-League is a professional men’s soccer league run by Football Federation Australia (FFA). At the top of the Australian league system, it is the country’s primary competition for the sport. The A-League was established in 2004 as a successor to the National Soccer League (NSL) and competition commenced in August 2005. The […]

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The Big Bristol 2017 Quiz

by Sam Gillies @ Best of Bristol

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Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore Set Menu

by Kayli Vee @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Us Capetonians are used to Winter Specials, so when restaurants share the love in summer, it sure does bring a smile to our faces. Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore Set Menu is either a 2 or 3 Course at their RBG Bar & Grill, for either R195 or R225 respectively. PLUS it includes […] More

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Game On Saigon Temporary Closed For Relocation

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Game On Saigon Temporary Closed For Relocation Everyone stay calm…this is only HALF-TIME! After 1,600 days, one World Cup, 5 Christmas, New Year and Tet parties, 3,300+ EPL games, 900+ NRL games, 950+ AFL games, 5 SuperBowls, 4 Ironman Events, 30+ International Comedy Nights, 100+ Quiz Nights, 270+ private functions, hundreds of pool and darts […]

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10 Awesome Places For Street Food In Bristol

10 Awesome Places For Street Food In Bristol


Best of Bristol

If you love street food, Bristol is definitely the place for you With so much going on and street food markets happening all over the blimmin’ shop, the choice is endless. I love the wild variation in cooking techniques and cuisines; we have traders covering every corner of the world, cooking on gas rings, charcoal, […]

Zoom With A View

by Charles Snowdon @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

Zoom has been a haunt of mine for years & has been the venue for many reunions. I have a personal fondness for the place but shall remain impartial for the sake of a beneficial review.

Set on a busy corner near Bùi Viện, Zoom does suffer from road noise & a fairly steady flow of hawkers which can at times become testing. However, the well selected music which is played at an appropriate volume does well to counteract the traffic din. In addition the staff here are always friendly & seem to be very content in their roles as Zoom staff.

When eating here, I usually go for a burger as they are consistently good & from 115,000đ with a free beer, the price is certainly competitive. The menu is broad with everything from Mexican to all day breakfasts. I have never been disappointed with the servings here & am yet to meet anybody that has been.

It is also worth noting that there is a happy hour from 7pm to 10pm when Huda or Saigon Green beers are a mere 10,000đ. After 10pm further offers are available. The owner of Zoom also conducts Vespa tours which has proved to be very popular with tourists visiting Saigon. The appreciation for Vespa is further proven by nostalgic Vespa items adorning the walls.

Zoom gets 4 stars, really I cannot fault any aspect here, it’s a shame that there is no longer outdoor seating but that is something that is certainly beyond the bars control. I recommended a visit for an evening drink or meal whilst enjoying decent music and watching the, at times, frenzied traffic.

Enjoy a Cooking Course at Ginger & Lime during Valentine’s Day Week

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

What’s ON! during Valentines at Ginger & Lime. During the week of LOVE we can only recommend joining a cooking class with Ginger & Lime. Not only are these always a whole lot of fun, doing activities with your partner will only make Valentine’s Day even more special. The courses are available for R695 per […] More

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C is for Cookie, That’s Good Enough for Me! by The Pioneer Woman

C is for Cookie, That’s Good Enough for Me! by The Pioneer Woman

by The Pioneer Woman @ The Pioneer Woman

First of all, it’s National Cookie Day, which is neato considering another episode of Christmas Cookie Challenge airs on Food Network tonight. Sometime I need to tell you all about the behind-the-scenes adventures of filming this sweet, sugary show, but it really was a lot of fun! I can’t remember if I’ve told you this […]

Be of Good Cheers – Wines for Christmas

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

Preparation is the key to a good Christmas – and the ability to change plans at a moment’s notice. That is why it is best to lay in a good stock of wines, so that you can concentrate on the really important matters like food, family and friends. Here is my selection of the best […]

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10 Best Authentic Food Travel Experiences in 2017

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon


Encyclopedia Britannica

On April 30, 1975, North Vietnamese forces occupied the South Vietnamese capital of Saigon.

Brunch O’Clock at Harrington’s Cocktail Lounge

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Harrington’s Cocktail Lounge has partnered with the not-so-ordinary Hendricks gin to bring you a brunch experience like no other. On Sunday 28 January, Manouche Band will set the tone for an afternoon of exquisite drinks, the most scrumptious of nibbles and an all-round great experience. Tickets are R220 per person and includes a welcome drink as well […] More

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Beers & free frames

by Charles Snowdon @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

Banana bar is in a good location in D.7, it is an unimposing enterprise with a few seats available outside. I have ventured here on a few occasions & it has never been overly crowded. I like this as the main reason I go is to take advantage of the free pool table. It’s not a bad table & serves its function well although there are better tables elsewhere.

Price wise, Banana bar is a bit cheaper than alternatives in the city centre, a Heineken is 35,000đ & Beer Saigon is 30,000đ. It has a good range of beverages including some on draft such as Tiger. There is a happy hour starting at 5.30pm when draft beers go as low as 25,000đ. Snacks are also available & during happy hour these are priced as low as 40,000đ.

With regards to décor, it is fair to say that this place needs sprucing up. It just feels like it is lacking some TLC & a general polish or a coat of paint would certainly raise the whole feel of the establishment. The original owner was certainly on the right track but it seems that the current proprietors did not inherit his passion.
The service is fine, nothing great & no reason to complain. The staff are gracious enough & seemed to enjoy gawking as we played pool. That’s fair enough but I did find it rather invasive, although it meant that the replenishment of drinks was never delayed. If you are in the vicinity of the bar & need a drink with the chance of free pool then Banana bar is the place to go.

7 Interesting Facts About Ho Chi Minh City

7 Interesting Facts About Ho Chi Minh City


Skiddoo Singapore Blog

Ho Chi Minh City can be enigmatic. Find 7 things that you didn't know about this city

City Guide: District 2 of Saigon | Hive Life

City Guide: District 2 of Saigon | Hive Life


Hive Life

Only 15 minutes from the beeping streets of Ho Chi Minh’s business district, is the neighbouring vibrant District 2.

There’s A Baileys Cruise Coming To Bristol For Christmas

by Sam Gillies @ Best of Bristol

Foozie Announces Christmas Gin Cruise with Elephant Gin and the first ever Baileys Boat Cruise After a successful summer hosting a series of gin buses and gin boats,  Bristol’s leading food and drinks events agency – Foozie, is back with the first ever Bailey’s Boat Cruise and a Christmas Gin Cruise. Guests will sip on […]

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Lasagne, not lasagna: Why a pan of béchamel lasagne is just the kind of comfort food you may need

Lasagne, not lasagna: Why a pan of béchamel lasagne is just the kind of comfort food you may need

by Evan Kleiman @ Food - Los Angeles Times

Lasagna can be a heavy cheese bomb. The comfort casserole dish of noodles layered with a tomato-based meat sauce, mozzarella, ricotta and liberal doses of Parmesan is a rich dish that takes time to make. It requires long-cooked meat sauce and, if you are ambitious, handmade pasta. It is good. And...

THE JAPAN VIETNAM FESTIVAL 2018 SOON IN HCMC

by Bliss Saigon @ Bliss Saigon Magazine

Join the celebration of Japanese culture and traditions when the annual Japanese-Vietnam Festival returns to HCMC this 27/28 January!

2017 Rugby League World Cup Live Saigon

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 Rugby League World Cup Live Saigon Game ON Saigon will be hosting Live and Loud all of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Games. The 2017 Rugby League World Cup will be the fifteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup. It will be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea between 27 October and 2 December 2017. It will […]

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Alan Pardew texts Yannick Bolasie to hope the Everton star has had a dodgy dinner before taking on West Brom

by ituckey @ The Sun

ALAN PARDEW hopes Yannick Bolasie tucks into a dodgy dinner before today’s Goodison Park clash. West Brom boss Pardew managed the Everton winger at Crystal Palace – and revealed he had texted him with a message that would have given him food for thought. Pardew joked: “I sent him a text on Thursday and said […]

The Fall of Saigon During the Vietnam War: Causes and Timeline - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com

The Fall of Saigon During the Vietnam War: Causes and Timeline - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com


Study.com

On April 30, 1975, the Fall of Saigon occurred in South Vietnam, marking the end of the Vietnam War. Learn about the lead-up to the event, its...

Darwin’s First Instameet up!

by Kevin Phan @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Hey Instagrammers!   What do you get when you gather a bunch of foodie instagrammers into one spot? Constant photoshoots and lots of food – that’s what! #LoveWaterfrontFood That’s exactly what happened on Tuesday at the first Darwin Instameet Up! Thank’s to TourismTopEnd/Sundaysojourn and the Darwin Waterfront Team for organisation such a great event, where many […]

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An Introduction to the Saigon Restaurant Scene

by noreply@blogger.com (Michael) @ A Saigon Food Guide

Saigon's food scene is a wonder to behold. Eating establishments range from world-class, Michelin-star worthy dining institutions to food stalls on a corner run by an old woman, and everything in between. In order to help out people who have never been here before, I will make this blog as idiot-proof and easy-to-understand as possible. I had never been to Asia before my flight on August 26, and the ensuing weeks and months have been an education in a totally different dining scene. Also, I don't have my most trusted websites to help me when I hear about a place to eat: Urbanspoon and Googlemaps. Urbanspoon is a pretty reliable way to find reviews of a restaurant, and Googlemaps is the easiest way to find a place you've never been to before. There are no online dining guides for Saigon, and while Googlemaps can find the right street in the city, it will not give you the exact address. As a consequence, I've circled blocks multiple times trying to find my destination, since many streets here are one-way, and the building numbers don't match on both sides, which gets confusing. For example, if one building takes up a whole block, that whole block will have one address. So, at the next block, the buildings on the right may be 47 Le Thanh Ton, while the buildings on the left will already be at 84 Le Thanh Ton. At least this isn't as bad as Phnom Penh, where buildings numbered 13, 47, and 76, or something ridiculous like that, can be found one next to the other. Given the difficulty inherent in finding a restaurant, even with the address in hand, I'll include my best description of how to get to a place, in addition to how the food is. For now, I'll break restaurants into categories two ways: first, by district, second, by price level.

While menus at most establishments are skewed in the Vietnamese direction, there are plenty of places to get your Mexican, Italian, Middle Eastern, etc. cravings satisfied. If you're worried about the language barrier, don't. Most places have English descriptions under the Vietnamese name of a dish, so if worst comes to worst you can simply point at the name. There are some places that have no menus, but all you have to do is look at what other people are eating and point to whatever you think looks good. It's simple as that. Also, very few places accept credit cards, so make sure you're alway carrying some dong (giggle) when you go out to eat.

I'll do my best when it comes to reviewing the actual food. I like to think I have pretty good taste, although I certainly don't have the most developed palette in the world. One warning: I have almost no sense of smell, so my posts will be completely lacking in that department. Finally, since I'm a tightwad, the restaurants I talk about will mostly be rather affordable. Don't expect to see many of the aformentioned fancy-pants places. Taking all of that into account, I hope you enjoy this guide, and I hope you visit Vietnam! (Or, if you're already here, try some of the places I talk about.)

The Col’Cacchio New Summer Menu is here!

by Kayli Vee @ FoodBlog Cape Town

The Col’Cacchio new Summer menu, sees crunchy salads, healthy and fresh pizzas, and a tangy new dessert added to the Italian-inspired franchise known for its thin-base wood-fired pizzas.  Col’Cacchio were one of the first in the market to introduce carb-conscious options for pizza, salad and pasta, and now also offer gluten-free and vegan alternatives, plus the […] More

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Plan the perfect Christmas Party at the Waterfront with this Quiz!

by Darwin Food Dude @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Santa Claus is coming to town! That’s why we’ve got you covered this Christmas season if you’re planning on hosting a function for your family, friends, or work! Take the quiz now to find your restaurant, or keep reading.   The Darwin Waterfront has many options this year, with all their main restaurants offering special menus and […]

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100 Christmas Emoji Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Christmas is coming, today we will share out the answers for 100 Christmas Emoji. If emoji quiz is your favorite then you can’t miss this out. There are 100 emoji picture related on Christmas need you to figure it out. Do check this post if you are stuck on the level. Download – 100 Christmas […]

How to Appreciate Durian Taste in Southeast Asia

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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How to avoid food poisoning in India and what to do when you are unfortunate to get it

by Skiddoo Insider @ Skiddoo Singapore Blog

India is a country of flavours. The food here is one of the best in the world and it is really hard to stop yourself from eating. The smell of food and spices is everywhere. People come here not only...

EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS WEEK IN SAIGON

by Bliss Saigon @ Bliss Saigon Magazine

Saigon is well into the swing of the begining of the year, and there's a feeling of festivity in the air!

Buffet In Darwin?

by Kevin Phan @ FOODS OF DARWIN

What are your thoughts on the buffets in Darwin?   If you follow Darwin Food Dude on instagram, then you would’ve seen the insta-story of us at The Vue at Skycity Casino – if not, well we were there on Saturday (chuck us a follow). Not going to lie – it’s not my favourite place to go, […]

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Miss Saigon Wordsearch

Miss Saigon Wordsearch


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Are you a Musical Theatre superbrain? Think you know your Kim from your Ellen? Test your Saigon skills by finding the words & phrases hidden in the grid below – there are 20 to find and a…

28 of our favorite chowder, cioppino and seafood stew recipes

28 of our favorite chowder, cioppino and seafood stew recipes

by Noelle Carter @ Food - Los Angeles Times

Some nights don't get better than a simple but hearty bowl of soup or stew. We've compiled 28 of our favorite chowder, cioppino and fish stew recipes perfect for a chilly weeknight.

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2017 Melbourne Cup Horse Race Saigon

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 Melbourne Cup Horse Race Saigon Game ON Saigon will be hosting Live and Loud the 2017 Melbourne Cup – Tuesday 7 November. CALCUTTA DRAW Calcutta Draw & Auction will commence 7.30pm Monday 6th November. GET YOUR CALCUTTA RAFFLE Tickets at Game On… A little History about the Melbourne Cup: The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most prestigious annual Thoroughbred […]

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Guess Brand Logos All Levels Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Today we’ll share out another great logos guessing games by Filip Tusla called Guess Brand Logos – What’s the Logo? Quiz Game. If you do not have experience on logo guess games then this might be challenge for you. Hence we are to share out the answers list, so that you can easily access to […]

Dog Friendly Cafes

by Kevin Phan @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Ever wanted to take your best pal to breakfast or lunch with you? Well, with this list of pet/dog friendly cafes you can! All these cafes offer some form of outdoor seating so you and your lunch date can enjoy the food together. Please also check with staff to confirm if your pets are allowed, […]

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A delight from Delhi

by Charles Snowdon @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

I was in need of a food delivery & thought I would try out the ordering service of ‘foodpanda’. Clicking through what seemed like endless options, Taj Mahal grabbed my attention. The free delivery, very reasonable prices & the appeal of Indian cuisine meant my decision was made. After opening my account, which was a simple process, my order was placed. As it was my first order I received a confirmation call & was told that my food would arrive in 45 minutes.

An hour later, I received a call & my food had arrived. It was delivered by a lady, smiling & eager to hand me my food. The delivery time really did not matter as the steam filled bag confirmed that it was hot & ready to devour. On opening the individual containers, I was very pleased to see that they had included a ‘salad’, a nice touch that I have not encountered elsewhere.

With regards to the food, I was not disappointed. However, I did find the ‘garlic & cheese’ nan to be lacking in cheese, in fact it was completely absent. The biriyani was perfectly cooked & a contender to meet the best I have ever had. The paneer was also very good, although I found the consistency to be different to other paneers, still tasty but not top notch. The tikka masala I found to be a bit over salted, not unbearably so but it was apparent. However, I was unable to finish it all & once reheated the next day, it all tasted even better, the tikka had become truly sublime.

I will order from Taj Mahal again, without any hesitation, the well-priced menu, wide selection & superb taste make it a must try for any fan of Indian fare.

Empire Media Food Reviewer credible critic quiz

Empire Media Food Reviewer credible critic quiz


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How to Spend Valentine’s Day in Chiang Mai, Thailand

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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7 Best Coffee Places to Visit in Melbourne

by Skiddoo Insider @ Skiddoo Singapore Blog

Food and drink in Melbourne are the easiest things to find in the city. There are millions of bars, restaurants and eateries across  town, but what makes Melbourne so special is the quality of the coffee and variety of places...

Guess the Song – New Music Quiz Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Cheats and updated answers for Guess the Song New Mucis Quiz. Each song puzzle consists of 4 hints, can you guess all the song? If you are MUSIC FUN just download and play! Thanks JN Interactive AB for this greats apps! Check this post with accurate answers if you get stuck on the level. Download […]

Hideout Hostels Asia - Saigon in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam  - Find Cheap Hostels and Rooms at Hostelworld.com

Hideout Hostels Asia - Saigon in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - Find Cheap Hostels and Rooms at Hostelworld.com


Hostelworld

18th Jan 2018 most recent review of Hideout Hostels Asia - Saigon in Ho Chi Minh. Read reviews from 1969 Hostelworld.com customers who stayed here over the last 12 months. 82% overall rating on Hostelworld.com. View Photos of Hideout Hostels Asia - Saigon and book online with Hostelworld.com.

Ranchero Mexican restaurant in Pasadena is closing after 49 years

Ranchero Mexican restaurant in Pasadena is closing after 49 years

by Jenn Harris @ Food - Los Angeles Times

From the closing of a neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Pasadena to the return of L.A.’s most prolific restaurateur, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world:

End of an era: If you’ve lived in Pasadena at some point during the last 50 years, chances are you’ve had a meal...

Ho Chi Minh City with a Baby

by danikemeny@gmail.com @ A Baby Abroad

Visiting this Vietnamese city with a baby is great!

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No clutter, less clink in Dry January

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

So how is the diet going? As the combined excesses of the festive season fade into distant memories the evidence remains spread around the midriffs of many including me. January is generally regarded as the month for abstinence. Not only are we wrestling with the challenge of those perennial New Year resolutions but also endeavouring […]

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Brea bridal show set for Jan. 27

Brea bridal show set for Jan. 27

by Staff report @ Orange County Register

Planning for your wedding day? Check out Brea Community Center’s annual Bridal Show, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 27. Admission is $6 and parking is free. The event includes food samples, caterers, DJs, reception sites, invitations, bakeries, event coordinators, florists, formal wear and more. The Brea Community Center is at 695 E. Madison Way. For […]

#Pontifacts: The Pope Francis Truth or Fiction Quiz

#Pontifacts: The Pope Francis Truth or Fiction Quiz


GQ

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson Time Person of the Year. GQ Cold Caller of the Year. Coolest Pope Ever (probably). The accolades keep coming for Pope Francis, who helps the poor, blesses the sinful, and...

The Alice Hawthorn Inn

by Elaine Lemm @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

There was a revolving door at the Alice Hawthorn Inn, but with experienced restaurateurs now at the helm the future looks bright says Elaine Lemm.

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One Single Ingredient Dinners at On19

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

On the top floor of the Westin Hotel, On19 explores culinary delights in an event of sheer Epicurean Edutainment. The restaurant’s Executive Chef, Anerith Smythe, displays the versatility of Mother Nature by presenting a 5 course meal focusing on One Single Ingredient. These events will be hosted on the last Friday of every month they take […] More

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The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It


Legal Nomads

Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

2017 Autumn International Rugby Matches Live Saigon

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 Autumn International Rugby Matches Live Saigon Join Game ON Saigon for LIVE & LOUD 2017 International Rugby Matches. The 2017 end-of-year rugby union internationals, also known as the 2017 Autumn Internationals in the Northern Hemisphere, will be a series of international rugby union matches predominantly played between the visiting Southern Hemisphere countries: Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa – and the European […]

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Find Your Outdoor Decorating Style With This Quiz! - House & Home

Find Your Outdoor Decorating Style With This Quiz! - House & Home


House & Home

Get your outdoor space in shape for summer.

A peaceful park

by Charles Snowdon @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

Tân Cảng Park is located in Bình Thạnh District, not far from District 2. It is within fairly reach of Thảo Điền Pearl Building so it is an ideal respite for residents living there.

On approaching the park, I was struck firstly by the quietness of the area then by the abundance of bright flowers. The park is not far from a main road but it does not overly suffer from the constant hum of the traffic. It is also bordered by the Saigon River. In addition to the masses of beautiful flowers, there are tennis courts, tables & ‘huts’ that I presume are used for cooking & serving food. They are quite ingenious looking & would not be out of place on a tropical island. The eating area & general layout suggest that this is a popular spot for wedding receptions and the setting for wedding photographs. Indeed the trees & flowers would undoubtedly provide a lovely back drop for a memorable occasion.

The palm trees, greenery & water features all tended to by devoted gardeners make this a peaceful place that is well worth a visit. This is the type of park that is ideal for laying back & diving into a good book, the tranquillity & lovely grounds will surely enable even the most stressed person to unwind.

Due to its location I would not make a special trip, however if passing by, it certainly deserves a stop & a meander. Five stars for Tân Cảng Park & next time I shall return with a book & a picnic.

 

Live Saigon December Boxing Bouts

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Live Saigon December Boxing Bouts 2-Dec Gonzales v Garza lll TBD3-Dec Quigley v TBA TBD10-Dec Jennings v Haynesworth TBD13-Dec Horn v Corcoran TBD18-Dec Fielding v Skoglund TBD Live & Loud in Saigon – 2017 December Boxing Action Showing all LIVE SPORTS in Saigon – Great Food and Drinks, Cold Beer and Awesome staff! Game ON Saigon expat Sports […]

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We checked in to the five star Windsor Plaza Hotel Saigon

We checked in to the five star Windsor Plaza Hotel Saigon


Hong Kong

If you are heading to Ho Chi Minh on holiday from Hong Kong, then Windsor Plaza Hotel Saigon is the ideal spot to stay in the heart of District 5.

Pub of the Week: Alexandra Beer Hoise

by Amanda Wragg @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

What do you get when three young, visionary types put their collective minds to injecting some zing into Halifax’s burgeoning drinking and music scene? The Alexandra Beer House and Lantern, that’s what.

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Terrific Asian-fusion

by Ouassini Fertas @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

Located right in the center of the city, Aura is a new restaurant that specializes in Asian fusion food. Opened by the owner of the well-known (and by the way excellent) Ciao Bella and Saffron, Aura has some prestigious older sisters to make proud! So, let me tell you that my expectations were high…

From the moment we entered there we knew we would be well taken care of. The very welcoming staff offered us a complementary glass of sparkling wine and appetizers while waiting for our other friends, which I truly appreciated as a good customer service is not common in Saigon…

The menu is appetizing and you would probably not find anything alike elsewhere in the city. Actually I had the feeling I could not really make a wrong choice… However, on the manager advice I chose a Salmon tartar and a five-spice Salmon while my friends ordered other house’s specialties. From the starters to the mains including drinks, not a single thing went bad, everything was perfect! Even more, they managed to surprise me with a mix of tastes I had never experienced before.

Aura has all the ingredients to become a star on Saigon dinner’s stage and hopefully I will be lucky enough to eat there one more time before coming back to France for a few months. At least it will surely be the first restaurant I will go to when I come back.

What’s up with Pressure Cooked Chicken?

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Southern Fried Chicken opened its doors early last year and has become a quick favourite on Long Street especially during lunch hours and after-work take-aways. The taste of the chicken is what keeps people coming back and the secret all lies in one simple aspect of the cooking process. Instead of traditional cooking methods, the […] More

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Big Broadway Quiz: Answers and Winners!

Big Broadway Quiz: Answers and Winners!


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Great job on the Broadway quiz, everyone! Here are the stats, answers, and winners.   STATS 3,160 people took the quiz. 724 scored 100%. The question most people (97%) got right was…#15!…

Our 10 favorite recipes of 2017

Our 10 favorite recipes of 2017

by Amy Scattergood @ Food - Los Angeles Times

The end of one year and the beginning of another means a time of lists and catalogs, of summations and predictions. Here in the Food section, this means a thankful tabulating of our favorite dishes, both on restaurant tables and in our kitchen. Every year, we publish hundreds of recipes in these...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Top of The Ritz

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Are you looking for a truly memorable experience on Valentine’s Day? The revolving Top of the Ritz Restaurant has just been re-opened after an extensive refurbishment that lasted for several months. Having recently re-launched, it has received many plaudits from guests and food critics. For Valentine’s Day, a wonderful 7 course menu will be available […] More

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Appropriately Unspectacular

by Joe Buckley @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

Tân Định market is a large market selling a vast array of different things, as you’d expect from any market. The outside of the place is lined with food stalls, selling an impressive variety of dishes, so it’s easy to combine a trip here with lunch.

Although the market is a great place to go if you’re in the area or live locally, there’s nothing particularly exciting or exotic about the place – although it is housed in an unusual building with a unique façade – so you do not need add it to your must visit list, or make any special effort to go there.

The really interesting thing about Tân Định market, though, is its history. In the late 19th century, the market (then known as Phú Hòa Market) was one of the most important markets in Northern Saigon. The current building, however, was constructed by the French colonial government in the 1920s – partly to improve hygiene, and partly to increase the state’s revenue. And it is in this unusual building that the market is still housed today (minus the roof, which has been replaced).

So, the market is worth finding out about for general interest, but, despite being a great local place, if you don’t ever find yourself in the area, you’re not actually missing much.

Vegans, we’ve got you covered with our top 10 restaurants with vegan options

by Breanna Kerle @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Finding a vegan dinner in Darwin is no easy task. So we thought we’d take the guess work out and give you our top list of places to find yummy Vegan food. We hope you like spice! ** Just confirm with the restaurant that their meal is vegan and that there isn’t any hidden nasties […]

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Pub of the Week: The British Oak

by Catherine Scott @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

There are few sights that are more inviting, on a bracingly raw, rain-spotted day, than the open door of a well-kept pub like The British Oak

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Saigon Thursday Trivia Nights - Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Saigon Thursday Trivia Nights - Game On Sports Bar Saigon


Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Saigon Thursday Trivia Nights - Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Where to live: Take our Quiz

Where to live: Take our Quiz


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INTERVIEW WITH THE VISUAL ARTIST HOWARD QIU’S – ‘I HOPE VIEWERS CAN FEEL THE JOY I FEEL WHEN I CREATE’

by Bliss Saigon @ Bliss Saigon Magazine

'Variations on Joy', Howard Qiu's exhibition starts tomorow January 12 at the Vin Gallery HCMC. Don't miss the opening!

Live 2017-18 Ashes Cricket Test Matches Saigon

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Live 2017 Ashes Cricket Test Matches Saigon The 2017–18 Ashes series (named Magellan Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) is an ongoing series of Test cricket matches contested between England and Australia for The Ashes. The series is being played at five venues across Australia between 23 November 2017 and 8 January 2018. In September 2017, Ben Stokes was named in the initial England squad, but was […]

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Alan Pardew texts Yannick Bolasie to hope the Everton star has had a dodgy dinner before taking on West Brom

by ituckey @ The Sun

ALAN PARDEW hopes Yannick Bolasie tucks into a dodgy dinner before today’s Goodison Park clash. West Brom boss Pardew managed the Everton winger at Crystal Palace – and revealed he had texted him with a message that would have given him food for thought. Pardew joked: “I sent him a text on Thursday and said […]

Quiz #1: Vietnam

Quiz #1: Vietnam


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Take this quiz! The Vietnamese language has more or less tones than Cantonese and Mandarin? The real capital of Vietnam is: More than any other nationality, Vietnamese seem to dislike: The most popular food in Vietnam is: The most delicious food in Vietnam is: Tet is: Communism in Vietnam is: Ho Chi Minh: Elections in Vietnam are: It rains in Vietnam Sensory overload in Vietnam is The most popular Faith in Vietnam is: The number of Americans killed or listed as missing in action in Vietnam during the war: The number of Vietnamese killed or injured during the war, and the percentage of the total population that they comprised: In his autobiography, General Norman Schwarzkopf said: Of the following political figures, who dodged the Vietnam War? In the movie Easy Rider, the lawyer played by Jack Nicholson made what comment about America’s role in the Vietnam War that resonates poignantly when thinking about America’s role in Iraq today? Just five blocks from my place in Saigon is: In Vietnam, I have had my ass thoroughly whipped in: My favorite drink in Vietnam is: In Saigon, it is arguably most difficult to be: John McCain, during his 5 years as a prisoner-of-war in Vietnam was forced to: The aspect of my physique that most intrigues Vietnamese people is: You are in a bookstore and trying to find books about Vietnamese society, culture, and history. In which section are you most likely to find

Social Dining with Reverie and Avondale Wines

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

A social fine dining experience like no other! Reverie Social Table was one of the first restaurants in Cape Town that tapped into the social dining trend. Their focus thous was one fine dining cuisine and dishes paired with premium wines from around South Africa. As other restaurants closed their doors, the reputation of Reverie […] More

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Saigon Live 2017-18 EPL Premier League Football

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

Saigon Live 2017-18 EPL Premier League Football Check out November’s EPL Schedule The 2017–18 Premier League will be the 26th season of the Premier League, the top English professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992. The season is scheduled to start on 11 August 2017 and finish on 13 May 2018. Fixtures for the 2017–18 season […]

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Food Is Life: Meal Prep

by Kevin Phan @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Hello Fresh, move aside! Busy life, get lost! Welcome Food is Life! Food is life, no doubt about that – but Food is Life is also the name of a locally owned and operated pre-packaged meals business in Darwin. Food is life was founded by Aimee Pitman, a Darwin born and bred woman, who aims to share her passion […]

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Ho Chi Minh City was formerly named Saigon. By what other name was it once known?

Ho Chi Minh City was formerly named Saigon. By what other name was it once known?


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Around the world in food: New Netflix show dares you to 'Feed Phil'

Around the world in food: New Netflix show dares you to 'Feed Phil'


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'Everybody Loves Raymond' creator Phil Rosenthal has won a James Beard Award for his foodie travels.

Jonathan Gold's top 10 L.A. food trend predictions for 2018

Jonathan Gold's top 10 L.A. food trend predictions for 2018

by Jonathan Gold @ Food - Los Angeles Times

The restaurant critic considers what's on the plate this year.

The Chandos

The Chandos

by Nicolas Bullen @ Businesses - South London Club

South London Club Card holders receive 20% off food Tuesday - Friday. The Chandos is an independent pub and kitchen in Honor Oak, South East London.

Mature choice – Madeira to match mince pies

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

‘Have a mince pie’, I said to the gathering of neighbours clustered around my kitchen table as we discussed local issues ‘and would you like to try this?’ I poured small amounts of a dark, rich liquid into their glasses. No one objected but some did smell it carefully as if I was trying to […]

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Looking back at Vietnam War: The fall of Saigon

Looking back at Vietnam War: The fall of Saigon


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A look back at the fall of Saigon during the early months of 1975. The subject will be covered in the final part of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's PBS

Morning trivia quiz: November 7

Morning trivia quiz: November 7


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The Manor Arms

The Manor Arms

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South London Club Discount: 20% off food The Manor Arms is an independent Pub in Streatham, South London. 

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District 1

by noreply@blogger.com (Michael) @ A Saigon Food Guide

District 1 is the beating heart of Saigon and, naturally, the center of the restaurant scene. The majority of the restaurants serving international fare are located here (especially in the previously discussed Pham Ngu Lao), along with many of the most expensive tables in town. The options are bewildering: you can find sushi and all kinds of other Asian, or choose from one of the many cheap stalls at Benh Thanh Market, or splash out at a 5-star masterpiece. I haven't done any "splashing out" yet, but I've done most of my eating in District 1, so here come the majority of the reviews. Oh and I should point out that I don't have a freakish memory that allows me to remember the name and address of all of these joints. Many restaurants have a stack of business cards on every table, and I always make sure to grab one so I can remember where I've been. Without further ado:
I've decided to do away with the price divider, since I've really never spent more than $7 anywhere.

1) Alibaba - 43 Mac Thi Buoi St. As I said in my previous post, I know almost nothing about Indian food, so this is far from an expert review. This place claims to have The Best Indian Cuisine, and although I've only tried one other Indian restaurant I'd have to agree with them. I had some sort of spicy lamb masala with vegetable rice and it was fantastic - and fantastically filling. The table also split three orders of naan - garlic, cheese, and regular. This was also great, and very useful for sopping up the masala sauce. My part of the bill came out to 130,000 dong but, if you're not a bread addict and only order 1 helping of naan, you could escape for under 100,000. There are some rather expensive dishes, but when the 70,000 dong ones are so delicious, what's the point? The menu is extensive, so even the pickiest of eaters should have no problem finding something to nibble on. 5/5

2) Mexico Lindo - 149 Ton That Dam St. Widely considered to serve the best Mexican food in the city, my two trips there have me agreeing with the majority opinion. The chef/owner is American, and he may surprise you by simply plopping down in a chair at your table before articulately explaining the night's special, without even introducing himself. He did this last time we ate there, and at first I thought, "What a strange fellow, he must really be into Mexican food." Then he stood up and walked into the kitchen, and the lightbulb in my head switched on. Anyways, the food is pretty excellent. Nachos with salsa and guacamole as an appetizer are a must, and my two entrees have been faijitas and a special (the chef was very passionate about it), the name of which I've forgotten. Both were delicious and on par with solid Mexican food in the U.S. If you don't order alcohol, you could keep the bill under $5. Most entrees cost between 70,000 and 90,000 dong, a few are more like 130,000, and are definitely big enough to fill you up. The menu isn't huge but it offers all of the usual Mexican highlights: tacos, burritos, quesadillas, etc. Highly recommended if you're a fan of Mexican. 5/5

3) Pho 2000 - This is one of several pho chains located in the city, although the one right across from Benh Thanh market is the most famous because Bill Clinton ate there in 2000 when he became the first American president to visit Vietnam since the end of the war. The usual pho varieties, such as beef, pork, seafood, beef meatball, etc. are served. If I remember correctly most of them were around 50,000 or 60,000 dong. The pho was good, although not quite presidential, and it did cause me to almost ruin a bathroom later that night. That doesn't seem to be the norm though, since my roommates were fine and, presumably, Clinton didn't explode all over the Prime Minister. 3/5

4) Pho 24  - Another pho chain with locations throughout the city, as well as places like Indonesia and Hong Kong. Serves excellent fried spring rolls as well as an array of pho, prepared either as a big bowl or a normal bowl. I ordered one that came with beef (or maybe pork?) and some nasty bits, such as muscle tendon and tripe. I wasn't a fan of the tendon but the rest was fine. Again, not the best pho I've ever had, but it certainly gets the job done, especially once you add the usual condiments of fish or hoisin sauce, beensprouts, greens, and hot sauce. Basically in the same price range as Pho 2000. You could consider them the McDonalds and Burger King of Saigon, since those fast-food chains don't exists here (hooray!). 3/5

5) Quan Com Viet Ngon - 160 Pasteur St. If you're coming down Pasteur from Le Loi St., it's in between Ly Tu Trong St. and Nguyen Du St., on the right. This palatial restaurant apparently used to be a simple garden eatery with tables surrounded by food stalls. The setting has definitely moved upmarket, with multiple levels of well-appointed furniture and walls, as well as a reflecting pool inside the entrance, making for a memorable setting. There is outdoor seating as well and, despite the massive number of seats, we actually had to wait a few minutes here. Despite the beauty of Quan Com, the prices are surprisingly affordable. The kitchen dishes out an extensive menu focused on regional Vietnamese specialities - there are two pages of spring rolls alone! You can get Hanoi-style noodle dishes, Hue Imperial cuisine, Mekong Delta-style seafood dishes, and everything in between. I went for a regional Delta dish and was thoroughly impressed. The spring roll appetizer was delicious as well, and my friends enjoyed their dinners as well. The majority of the dishes were under 60,000 dong, a steal considering the setting and quality of the food. Highly recommended. 5/5

6) The Food Stalls at Benh Thanh Market - Benh Thanh could be considered the center point of Saigon, so it is impossible to miss, especially since so many tourists flock there. In addition to clothes, electronics and souvenirs, you can find dirt-cheap food stalls lining one section of the market during the day. At night, after the market closes, the action moves outside, as tarps are erected and plastic tables and chairs are set out to welcome in the throngs of tourists. Each temporary restaurant has its own promoter, who comes up with a menu and tries to persuade you to come to try their food. Many of these places have enormous menus, although they all serve nothing but Vietnamese food (not that that's a problem). I've eaten at a couple of these places, and they are delicious, especially considering how affordable they are. Many dishes are under 40,000, although you can go big and order a whole fish for 100,000. You can also watch your meal get made, since the grills and other cooking appliances are right in front of you if you eat inside or set up behind the tables outside.

7) Tokyo Deli - 240 Le Thanh Ton St. Le Thanh Ton is one way, so this is about a block past Benh Thanh the only direction you can go, on the right. My roommates and I had been jonesing for some sushi, and some other teachers told us about this gem. The decor is completely white and spotlessly clean, and the sushi is simply inredible - at prices that will blow your mind. I ordered a miso soup (excellent) and split a variety platter and and an order of Spicy California rolls with someone and payed about 120,000. That meal would've cost at least $20 back in the U.S. The variety platter included Nigiri-style salmon, tuna, and some other things I didn't recognize but were amazing. However, the spicy California rolls were the star of the show. I usually consider California rolls a bit of a cop out when ordering sushi, since they are served everywhere, but the spiciness of this dish was perfect, and the flavor was addicting. I like to try different things each time I go to a restaurant, but I'll have a hard not ordering these again when I go back. Prices range from 20,000 dong for soup to around 50,000 for a basic roll to over 100,000 for platters and fancier rolls. 5/5

8) Wrap & Roll - Another high-quality chain. I've been to the one on Hai Ba Trung, behind the Opera House. As you can probably infer from the name, Wrap & Roll specializes in spring rolls and dishes that are wrapped in various vegetables. A word of warning: they will run out of food later in the evening because the place is so popular. I tried to order two different dishes that were no longer being served that night. The spring rolls I did get, however, were excellent, and the dipping sauce that comes with them is one of the best sauces I've had here. Serving sizes are smallish, hence why I was trying to order two dishes. Most of them cost around 40 or 50,000 dong. I definitely plan on returning, despite the ordering difficulties. 4/5

TOP 10 EVENTS THIS WEEK IN SAIGON

by Bliss Saigon @ Bliss Saigon Magazine

Here is our guide to the best events this week

Thundafund are looking for the next great entrepreneurs!

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Thundafund are looking for the next great entrepreneur in the food and beverage industry. Maybe It’s You! Thundafund is offering you the opportunity to launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise debt free capital for your business in the food and beverage industry. As one of the most successful categories on the platform your business, brand […] More

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Logos Quiz (Guillaume Coulbaux) Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Today we will share out all levels answers for Simple and fun logos quiz by Guillaume Coulbaux (Gouci App). Each level contain 12 logos of the most famous brands, can your find out all the answers? If not we are going to help you so that you can earn more coins to unlock new levels. […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at CASA at The Ritz

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Let The Ritz take you back to old-school glamour. A Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance, inspired by Casablanca – one of the greatest films of the last 80 years as voted by Time Magazine. They will be serving a four-course menu at CASA, with a live band playing classic, romantic love songs over the years. Dress […] More

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Plan the perfect Christmas Party at the Waterfront with this Quiz! • FOODS OF DARWIN

Plan the perfect Christmas Party at the Waterfront with this Quiz! • FOODS OF DARWIN


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Santa Claus is coming to town! That’s why we’ve got you covered this Christmas season if you’re planning on hosting a function for your family, friends, or work! Take the quiz now to find your restaurant, or keep reading.   The Darwin Waterfront has many options this year, with all their main restaurants offering special menus and …

The Fiendish Wine Quiz 2017

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

Welcome to the 2017 Fiendish Wine Quiz, specially designed to keep your brain cells sharp in this season of endless fun and excess food. As always it will be well worth testing your wine knowledge and research abilities because the top prize this year is a two night trip to the fabulous wine region of […]

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Logomania – Ultimate Logo Challenge Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

Do you think you can recognize all famous brand logos? But what if the shape or color had changed, so test yourself and enjoy figuring out the correct logo. Although you can search the correct logo in Google, but we will still share out all the level with sorting so that save your time to […]

5 new things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

5 new things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


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Here are five other unique and fun activities to do in Ho Chi Minh City that may appeal to backpackers and millennial travelers.

Fizz for Christmas

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

What is the best sound at Christmas? Is it Carol singers, the rustle of wrapping paper or maybe the sheer noise of excited children? All of these are important but the best sound of all is the pop of a cork from a bottle of fizz. That acts like a starting gun for the celebrations, […]

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Valentine’s Movie Night at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Romance is in the air! Indulge in the evening splendour with your loved one this Valentines’ Day while enjoying an open-air movie with sprawling lawns overlooking a picturesque dam at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate under a ceiling of stars. You’ll fall head over heels for the picnic, where you’ll find that the food and wine is […] More

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The Best Unique Food Gifts for Food Travelers

by Claire @ Authentic Food Quest

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10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam

10 Surprising Facts You Need to Know About Food in Vietnam


Authentic Food Quest

On our food quest to Southeast Asia, we spend one month in Vietnam. Here are 10 surprising facts you need to know about food in Vietnam.

Quiz: What Kind of Food Traveler Are You?

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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The First British Dal Festival to Hit Bristol in 2018

by Chris Callaghan @ Best of Bristol

Dal Festival coming to Bristol next year The curtain is closing on an amazing year for Bristol’s culinary scene, with successful café and restaurant launches, exciting food festivals, bustling markets and more. Looking ahead to 2018 there’s already plenty to shout about, and the British Dal Festival will be landing in Bristol this March. The […]

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Host your next Function at Auslese by Aubergine

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Auslese is conveniently situated in an historic building in Gardens, Cape Town. The décor is simple and classic, reflecting the history of the region. The vision is to enhance the Cape’s sophisticated tradition of viniculture by encouraging the appreciation of wine and food pairing. Auslese offers an exclusive setting in which to introduce and showcase […] More

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District 3

by noreply@blogger.com (Michael) @ A Saigon Food Guide

My two weeks of teacher training back in September took place in District 3. I also call this district home, so I've done a fair amount of eating here, especially on Vo Van Tan St. I'd like to take this opportunity to give a shout out to Hien, the LanguageCorps Vietnam manager, for either taking us to or recommedning many of the restaurants listed here. I would've done a lot of aimless, hungry wandering without her tips. This district is very Vietnamese, so most of the restaurants serve only Vietnamese dishes, and there are some real gems in this area.

1) Banh Xeo - Cao Thang St. - I'm not sure if this is the right name, but there is a huge sign over the entrance that says "Banh Xeo" in yellow lights, so that's what I call it. Not sure of the street number either, but it's about 4 blocks down Cao Thang, if you're coming from Nguyen Ti Minh Kai St., on the right. The interior is lovely, and the tables actually have little wood-model scenes of rural life set inside them and covered by glass. The menu is dedicated solely to banh xeo, and it's amazing. Page after page of options are available - you choose either beef, chicken, or seafood, and then narrow it down from a dizzying array of mushrooms, beensprouts, and other vegetables to come up with you final combination. Sizes are either normal or large, and the waiter looked at us funny when all three of us ordered a large. Large they were, as the banh xeo was easily bigger than my head. The way to eat banh xeo is to cut it into individual pieces, wrap it in a lettuce leaf, and dip the wrap into sauce. This is a messy process, but totally worth it, as this has quickly become one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes. A huge dish of said lettuce, along with other greens, is provided. Prices for the large are around 70,000, and the smalls are more like 50-60,000. Probably the best banh xeo I've had here, and definitely worth traveling for. 5/5

2) BBQ 101, Vo Van Tan St. - This definitely isn't the name of this restaurant, but there is a sign out front that says BBQ 101. A block or two past Beto, on the left. I think the staff here wanted to mess with us, since they seated us at one of the tables out front that seems to be made for small children, so my legs were sprawled all over the place. Luckily, the food made up for posture-destroying chairs. The menu has almost any kind of meat you can think of on it, in BBQ form. I went for the deer, and it was amazingly flavorful. A friend got the grilled Tiger prawns, which were huge, and she was very happy, if a tad bit messy. Meals come with a bowl of tasty rice as well. Most dishes are around 70 or 80,000, although certain meals are well over 100,000. The beer, however, is very cheap, and they keep it in a cooler right by the entrance, so there's only about a 5 second lapse between you ordering it and the brew entering your mouth. If you're in the mood for grilled meat, check this place out. 4/5

3) Beto, 57 Vo Van Tan St. - Beto sits a couple blocks past the War Remnants Museum, on the left. There are three floors of seating, so this place can accommodate a lot of diners. By far the best time to go is mid-day, because Beto has an awesome business lunch special: a salad, soup, entree, and vegetable dish for 36,000 dong. The options in each category are numerous, although the kitchen does seem to get a little confused when there are a lot of orders. Twice I've gotten the wrong soup and one time they just never bothered to send out the salads. Still, this is a killer deal, and the food is really good. My favorite salad is the Russian salad, which basically seems to be coleslaw. The soups are the weak point, so I'll leave it at that. I've had two different types of green beans and they were both addictive; the other options look good as well. The entrees are the star of the show, namely the Fried Basa fish. I'm not sure what Basa is, but it's spectacularly good. Definitely a must-try. The grilled squid is excellent as well. Highly recommended overall, especially for lunch, considering how great of a deal Beto offers. 4/5

4) Ga Nuong, 354-356 Vo Van Tan St. - A few blocks before Vo Van Tan meets Cao Thang, on the right. This place seems to have several names, although I think this is the one displayed outside. On the business card there's a picture of a chicken as well as the phrase "Poulet de France." I'm not sure what the chicken business is all about since there is a lot more on the menu besides chicken. I had lamb (this is one of the only places I've seen that glorious animal on the menu) with vegetables and bread. The funny thing about the meal was that they served in a stainless steel tray that reminded of something you would see in a school cafeteria. The food, though, is far better than a cafeteria. I enjoyed my lamb and my dining mates enjoyed their meals as well. I'm not sure what the exact price was but I think it was in the 70,000 range, although there are cheaper dishes on the menu. A solid meal. 3/5

5) Hong Phat, 389-391 Vo Van Tan St. - Just a block or so from Cao Thang, on the left. Has a diverse menu, with all of the usual Vietnamese hits. They also serve a mystery dish at every table when you sit down. It was some sort of meat wrapped around...something. I still don't know what the middle was but the outer meat was pretty delicious. I got a soup of some sort, as did my dining companions, and we were all satisfied. There's plenty of seating inside, and prices are reasonable. 3/5

6) Muoi Xiem, 190 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St. - Muoi Xiem is very inviting, with a lovely bamboo interior setting the scene for great food. In front you can watch your meal cooking at the out-in-the-open ovens. This place specializes in banh xeo, and the options are extensive. There are many vegetarian options as well as dishes with beef, chicken, and seafood stuffings. The portions are pretty good, and the banh xeo is served on the usual banana leaf accompanied by a huge bowl of greens.  Muoi Xiem's dishes are excellent, and prices are very reasonable as well. 4/5

7) Pho Le, 303-305 Vo Van Tan - Close to Ga Nuong, although a littler farther away from Cao Thang, on the left. This bare-bones joint serves nothing but, you guessed it, pho. There is an open front and all of the furniture is plastic, but the pho is serious business. Actually, if I had to pick the best pho I've had, I would vote Pho Le. It's that good. There are about 30 items on the menu, so you can get almost anything you can think of in your pho, from the basic beef, pork, chicken, or seafood to all kinds of nasty bits and other intriguing options. Your pho is served with a heaping pile of beansprouts, lettuce, and other greens, along with a plate of hot chilis. Throw all of that in, combine it with a liberal squirt of hoisin sauce, and viola, you've got some of the best pho in the city. The magic here is in the broth, which is much more oily than normal. You have to hit this place if you're in Saigon. Expect brusque service. 5/5

There are several other places I've eaten at in District 3 that deserve mention, but I've forgotten their names. This doesn't mean the food wasn't memorable, I just can't remember them all, especially the ones that don't have business cards. I'll talk about them another time.

The life of a social media influencer (told through memes)

by Breanna Kerle @ FOODS OF DARWIN

1- We’re pretty happy with ourselves when we do! 2 – Why would you!?   3 – A like is a like!   4 –  Cool bro! 5 – Let the food blogger take their photos 6 – You just have to wait!   7 – We don’t have to worry about being quick! 8 […]

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"The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes that Make America Great" celebrates the diversity in our kitchens

by Amy Scattergood @ Food - Los Angeles Times

The act of cooking a meal can bring so much more to the table than just, well, dinner. There’s the sustenance and comfort of that food, but what’s also built into the sauce or dropped into the pot is a sometimes invisible and highly complex ingredient list that can include tradition, community,...

Fall in Love with the Best Authentic Khao Soi in Chiang Mai

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Wine & Dine Fridays at Cuvée at Simonsig

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Take your tastebuds on a sensory journey at the gourmet Wine & Dine Fridays at Simonsig. Select from a mouth-watering range of pairings such as tempura prawns served with pineapple salsa and Simonsig Sauvignon Blanc 2017, or line fish served with lemon crushed potatoes, crispy capers, beurre noisette sauce and Simonsig Roussanne 2014. Don’t forget […] More

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2017 Live Saigon UFC Fights November

by GameOn Saigon Sports Bar @ Game On Sports Bar Saigon

2017 Live Saigon UFC Fights November 5-Nov UFC 217 – Bisping v St Pierre  9:00am 12-Nov FN – Poirier v Pettis  10:00am 19-Nov FN – Werdum v Tybura  10:00am 25-Nov FN – Silva v Gastelum TBD Live & Loud in Saigon – 2017 UFC Action Showing all LIVE SPORTS in Saigon – Great Food and Drinks, Cold Beer […]

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Simonsig Valentines Day

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

Cuvée, Simonsig Estate’s signature restaurant, will have you captivated with its quirky mix of nostalgia and Cape Dutch modernism. Enjoy genuine hospitality and uncomplicated dishes with a sustainable conscience from Simosnig’s locally inspired, seasonal menu, either inside or on the terrace, with a perfect view of the majestic Simonsberg Mountain. For Valentine’s Day they have […] More

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Roy Choi is opening a restaurant in Las Vegas, Coni'Seafood opens a location in Del Rey

Roy Choi is opening a restaurant in Las Vegas, Coni'Seafood opens a location in Del Rey

by Jenn Harris @ Food - Los Angeles Times

From pescado zarandeado on the Westside to chef Roy Choi opening in Las Vegas, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world:

Choi goes to Vegas: Roy Choi, the man who started a food truck revolution with Kogi BBQ, and the chef behind the restaurants Pot and Commissary in Koreatown, Chego!,...

From romantic Hôi An to the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City, you'll fall in love with this Asian gem

From romantic Hôi An to the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City, you'll fall in love with this Asian gem


The Sun

WHO knew Vietnam was so romantic? Not me. I knew it was good value, with incredible food. But I didn’t realise just how seriously pretty it is. In the riverside town of Hôi An, on the central coast…

Ho Chi Minh Food Hunting Trip

Ho Chi Minh Food Hunting Trip


iPlay.my

Ho Chi Minh (HCMC), commonly known as Saigon is a city famous of motor cycles and the traffic mess. We had been there for 5 days 4 nights, guesthouse that we

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Von Kamptz & The Camps Bay Retreat

by Marvin @ FoodBlog Cape Town

The sound of waves breaking in the not too distant Atlantic Ocean, with abundant greenery as a side attraction, completes the blissful atmosphere at Von Kamptz. While the interiors are warm and elegant with a crackling fire and the dining room wall allowing you a peek into the kitchen’s soul, the unforgettable experience is dining on […] More

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The Hawthornes, Haworth

by Amanda Wragg @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

The Hawthorn is Haworth’s newest eatery and, says Amanda Wragg, ‘Dear reader, relax there’s not a single reference to the Brontës’.

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10 cafes you’ve probably never heard about in Darwin

by Darwin Food Dude @ FOODS OF DARWIN

#1 – Cafe Bellissimo What do they sell? Frittatas, salads, pancakes, breakfast goods Where? Millner, Homemaker Village   #2 – POUR What do they sell? Coffee, muffins, scones, salads, avocado on sourdough Where? Rapid Creeks Shopping Village, Millner   The insides of the cafe. #3 – Mud house What do they sell? Coffee, cakes, breakfast […]

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Nostalgic Flavour – Drinking Highlights of the Year

by Christine Austin @ Yorkshire Food & Drink

As the festive empties clang into the recycling bin, I am reminded of the happy occasions they accompanied, with friends and family gathered around the table. Some of the bottles we opened this year came not only with fabulous tastes but also with memories of trips, special places and people. 2017 was a great year […]

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How to Best Prepare for Your First Silent Retreat

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Another dull shopping mall

by Joe Buckley @ The 10 latest reviews on HCMC.COM

I’ve basically summed it up already. Parkson is just another dull shopping mall, full of people who have attached a large part of their identity to their consumerism. And people who think that buying lots of stuff makes them happy. And people who like to flash their cash with gaudy and kitschy jewellery, clothes and make-up of questionable taste.

This is where independence comes to die. An overly-clean place full of characterless tiles and characterless shoppers, shopping for characterless brands, such as Marc Jacobs, Lacoste, Calvin Klein, and lots of others with forgettable names that I’d never heard of before. Although if I said that while I was in the place I would probably have been branded a heretic.

There’s not too much fun anyone can have in this place, especially if you’re doing your best to hold back tears as you look around and realise just how hegemonic corporate late capitalism can be.

Despite all this, it’s got a great bowling alley. So if you want to do some ten pin bowling, go there. If you don’t, never ever step food inside the place. Unless, of course, you’re a completely vacuous person who just wants to buy more stuff.

The fall of Ho Chi Minh City

The fall of Ho Chi Minh City


The Economist

The bursting of Vietnam's first stockmarket bubble

Ho Chi Minh City with a Baby

Ho Chi Minh City with a Baby


A Baby Abroad

Top tips to visit with a baby in tow: where to stay, what to eat, what to see and do. Vietnam is amazing, and so is Ho Chi Minh City with a baby.

Forty years after fall of Saigon, Vietnam now directs anger at China

Forty years after fall of Saigon, Vietnam now directs anger at China


The Christian Science Monitor

As Ho Chi Minh City hosts large parades and US troops gather for the 40th anniversary, younger Vietnamese show scant interest in the 'American War.'

Saigon Streat Hither Green

Saigon Streat Hither Green


South London Club

South London Club holders receive 10% off food. Saigon Streat is a family run Vietnamese pop-up restaurant operating at Arlo & Moe in Hither Green. 

The White Lion

The White Lion

by Nicolas Bullen @ Businesses - South London Club

South London Club Card Discount: 20% off food and wine The White Lion is an independent pub in Streatham, South London. 

Where’s the best acai bowls in Darwin?

by Darwin Food Dude @ FOODS OF DARWIN

1 – Love Thy Juice How much? $14 Love Thy Juice sells organic smoothie bowls – yes, that means not only are you eating a super healthy bowl, but the fruits are organic! Most people don’t have an appreciation for organic foods. Basically, organic means: no synthetic chemicals such as pesticides and artificial fertilisers. Anywhooo. […]

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Radio Saigon lures Vietnamese to Houston

Radio Saigon lures Vietnamese to Houston


Houston Chronicle

Over the last decade, Vu and her husband, Duong Phuc, Radio Saigon Houston KREH 900 AM co-owners, have taken a strong foothold in the Houston Vietnamese media market with programming that mixes talk shows with news and music. The station's presence is also credited with helping spur Vietnamese migration from the West Coast to the Houston area. The station's growth with the Vietnamese-language radio format also illustrates a thriving and expanding Vietnamese community in Houston with an appetite for programs in their native language. Word about Houston's attractive market has spread in part due to the connection made by Radio Saigon Houston's simulcast news program that airs in Orange County, Calif., San Jose, Houston and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Vu said. Radio Saigon Houston has helped spread the rags to riches stories of some of Houston's most successful Vietnamese entrepreneurs, said Danny Nguyen, co-founder and president of the Vietnamese American Houston Chamber of Commerce. There's a lot more opportunities in terms of investment and development in Houston, said Nguyen, a commercial real estate developer and investor. In the Houston area, Vietnamese make up the largest group of Asians at nearly 62,000, according to the latest U.S. Census figures. [...] many parents take their children to Vietnamese language classes on the weekends. Radio Saigon Houston's programs feature a range of guests — mechanics, immigration lawyers, real estate agents and school officials. The couple was honored with the Asian American Journalists Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006 for their work. Internet-based and ethnic media are the fastest growing media today, said Sandra Ball-Rokeach, a professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.

Rhik Samadder’s tasty food quiz of 2017

Rhik Samadder’s tasty food quiz of 2017


the Guardian

What masterpiece did the man behind the Cronut unveil this year? What did Nigella Lawson call the ‘new matcha’? And which EastEnders star is cooking up Neat Gin?

Comfort food alert: 9 of our favorite fried chicken recipes

Comfort food alert: 9 of our favorite fried chicken recipes

by Noelle Carter @ Food - Los Angeles Times

Does it get any better than fried chicken? Sometimes not. Which is why we’ve compiled nine of our favorite recipes, from buttermilk to pan-fried, Korean and more.

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Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City

Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City


Traveller

A food tour on a motorbike proves to be speedy and flavoursome.

Why Is It Worth Discovering Authentic Nyonya Food ?

by Rosemary @ Authentic Food Quest

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Best Vietnamese food in Little Saigon: The top 25 dishes to eat

Best Vietnamese food in Little Saigon: The top 25 dishes to eat


Orange County Register

The scent of Little Saigon hits me in the face. An intoxicating perfume of jackfruit and bananas and the vanilla-y scent of pandanus leaves wraps itself around me in a warm, tight embrace. It’s a s…

Spotlight On Ho Chi Minh City

Spotlight On Ho Chi Minh City


Cruiseabout

The largest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is a destination abuzz with life, from the raucous sounds of a night market to the delicious smells of food stalls lining the streets. This city is also a popular stop for both river and ocean cruises, wowing passengers who are lucky enough to disembark here for a day or more. The Weather

Street Food

by noreply@blogger.com (Michael) @ A Saigon Food Guide

Let me be clear: If you come to Saigon and don't try any of the street food, you're an idiot. Street food is a vital part of the culture here, as evidenced by the hundreds - possibly thousands - of street vendors that line sidewalks and streets throughout the city. The array is just as dazzling as the diversity of the city's full-blown restaurants - you can get breakfast or a midnight snack as you stagger home from the bar. Of course, if it's late enough, it would just be drunk breakfast. There really isn't a time of the day where you can't find someone selling something - I'm not even sure what all of the dishes served are, but you can easily find all kinds of pho, banh mi (sandwiches packed with different fillings depending on the time of day), traditional dumplings, fresh spring rolls, noodle dishes, meat cut up like a kebab and grilled on an open flame, etc. etc. You can also find fresh fruits and vegetables at the dozens of street markets located around the city, as well on carts that people push down the streets. A favorite sight of mine is seeing carts loaded down with bananas heading my way. There are also little ice cream carts that people push around, a bell ringing alongside to announce their approach. The people who run these carts are usually old women in conical hats, who probably learned the craft from her mother, who learned from her mother, and so on. This generational commitment is reflected in the quality of the food.

Clearly, you could eat three full meals a day on the street and be totally satisfied - and save a lot of money. Many of these places are mind-blowlingly cheap. I haven't even put the beginning of a dent in the street food scene, but here's where I've been so far. Obviously these carts or stands don't have names, but we come up with nicknames for all them, and I'll just give the street they are on. District 1 is actually a little lacking in street food, at least in the big touristy areas. There is some in Pham Ngu Lao, but you'll find that the majority of street stalls are in the more normal Vietnamese neighborhoods.

1) Banana Lady, District 3 - Head down Vo Van Tan towards Cao Thang. This stall is built into the corner of a building at the entrance to an alley two blocks before Cao Thang, on the right. Open all day until around 10 at night, this stall serves nothing but...bananas, cooked inside a banana leaf on a huge grill. You can get just the grilled banana for 6,000, or get a bag of coconut milk for dipping for an additional 2,000. The milk is totally worth it, as it adds a lot of flavor to the dish. A filling, delicious snack for less than 50 cents. Can't beat that. 5/5

2) Crack Sandwich Lady, District 3- If you're going down Vo Van Tan with the flow of traffic, go one block past the War Remnants Museum and take a right on Tran Quoc Thao. You'll see the cart about 20 feet from the corner on the right. I discovered this amazing woman during training at the LanguageCorps office, and I became immediately addicted (hence the crack-related nickname) to her heavenly egg banh mi. She's only there in the morning, and the sandwhich comes with a fried egg, pate, fresh vegetables and some sort of sauce - for 6,000 dong. When I found out it was that cheap I almost dropped the sandwich. Anyways, she doesn't really speak English, so I just walked up and held up one finger, and she knew what I wanted. After a couple days all I had to do was stand in the general area of the cart and she would whip up a sandwhich for me in seconds. A must-try if you're doing a street food tour of the city. 5/5

3) Spicy Banh Mi Dude, District 3 - Head down Vo Van Tan (can you tell that I eat on this street a lot yet?)  to the intersection with Cao Thang. Take a right, and this cart is at the entrance to the very first alley on your right. He only sets up in the evening, probably around 6, but stays open very late. This banh mi is filled with pork, pate, cucumbers, cilantro, yellow peppers, and sauce. The peppers add a healthy kick to this sandwich, which is quite delicious. A new regular dinner of mine may be a banana from the Banana Lady and a spicy banh mi - the total for both comes to just 18,000, since the sandwiches cost just 10,000. Amazing. 4/5

4) Fresh Spring Roll Lady, District 3 - Let's play "Guess what street she's on." Answer is: Vo Van Tan. I promise I'll branch out eventually. Head down Vo Van Tan towards Cao Thang - she's on the right, kind of in the middle of a block somewhere between Nguyen Thuong Hien and Cao Thang. Serves up delicious fresh spring rolls of delicate rice paper wrapped around two shrimp, a few pork slices, carrots, and various greens, as well as a bag of dipping sauce. Highly affordable, as expected - 8 sizeable rolls cost 22,000. 4/5

I thought I had eaten at more places than this, but that's all I can think of at the moment. I'm sure I'll be adding more soon as I try to cut back on spending a bit.

Pho-licious!

by Kevin Phan @ FOODS OF DARWIN

Want to find Pho in Darwin? This is a list of restaurants that offers Pho in Darwin!

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Bistro Saigon, Ilkley - Yorkshire Food & Drink

Bistro Saigon, Ilkley - Yorkshire Food & Drink


Yorkshire Food & Drink

Sweet and sour power: If you want a taste of the real Vietnam, head to Bistro Saigon, says Elaine Lemm.

Logic Dots All Levels Answers

by Chang @ iPlay.my

If you like solving challenging puzzles like minesweeper, than you will love Logic Dots by Ayopa Games. It is simple to play but hard to solve when you getting deeper level like 9×9, 11×11 and much more. Hence we will share out all the level answers with high quality for Logic dots. Check this post […]

Providence has a new zero-waste cocktail program. Here's how to make the best drink on the menu

Providence has a new zero-waste cocktail program. Here's how to make the best drink on the menu

by Jenn Harris @ Food - Los Angeles Times

Sustainability and eliminating food waste are commitments that have provided the through line for much of the cuisine at Providence, chef Michael Cimarusti’s seafood-focused restaurant, since it opened more than a decade ago on Melrose Avenue. But lead bartender Kim Stodel is attempting to take...

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