Category Archives: Food & Restaurants

Nun Tan Restaurant Rewards Risk Taking

With a little ingenuity and unusual ingredients like ostrich and a mysterious vegetable, Nui Tan has set its menu apart from the competition. Du Van Nga discovers a new favourite in Ba Dinh District. They say it’s better to be born lucky than rich, and I know fortune was definitely smiling on me as I […]

Opera Club Hits High Notes

From the creator of New Century comes the Opera Club, where entertainment and fine Euro-Asian cusine rule. Justine Reilly gives it an encore. It wasn’t until we’d been led to the highest mezzanine floor of the Opera Club that I realised what we had actually entered. At the heart of this low-lit venue was a […]

Pho Thin Stir-Fries Up a Brilliant Innovation

Simple but satisfying! Among the innumerable pho shops in Ha Noi, Pho Thin is in a league of its own. How do they make noodles and beef taste so good? Julie Ginsberg finds out. I have a confession to make: for the first three months I lived in Ha Noi, I didn’t especially like pho. […]

Potato Days in Hanoi

GTZ Hanoi, in collaboration with Goethe Institute Hanoi, will hold Potato Days in Hanoi from January 18 to 21 aiming to introduce images demonstrating the challenges, history and chances of future development of potatoes in Vietnam. Potatoes are an important product in Vietnam. It is estimated that more than half a million tons of potatoes […]

Ho Chi Minh City- Travel Stories

Australian Michael Smith takes a break from Ho Chi Minh City to savor various epicurean delights and lounge at the beach.Early in the morning at 3 a.m. one of the brothers in the family business wakes up in his Nha Trang home and rides 50 kilometers north along the coast to a small fishing village […]

Exploring French Wines

It’s definitely on everyone’s list. Paris, the city of lights, the most romantic city on Earth. For every traveler, tourist life would be incomplete if one does not get the chance to visit Paris, France and get photographed with the imposing Eiffel Tower in the background or foreground. Perhaps one of the reasons why millions […]

Gastronomic Paris Travel Packages for Food Lovers

There are many reasons why people travel around the world – for culture, relaxations and food! Eating out in different countries give you a taste of their culture, their everyday lives and such experiences are always different in each place and each food you taste. Similarly, Paris has a lot to offer to world weary […]