Doing The Business

In my second part to the best Ho Chi Minh City spots to seal a business deal over lunch, I give you five more establishments as recommended by some of

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The M Finest Cut

Recently-opened lounge bar Alley50 in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 has just hosted The M Finest Cut Final to determine Vietnam's best bartender for 2

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Doing The Business

Let's do lunch. But where? The eternal question. The options are growing in Ho Chi Minh City for casual lunches with friends or family. But what abo

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The Wish List

  We are a habitual bunch. Once we find a drink we like, it tends to become our friend for life. But are we boring our bartenders to death? I

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Kegs & Eggs

Foul-mouthed British chef Gordon Ramsay once said something that stopped me mid-bite into my evening dinner. Contrary to what you might think, it wasn

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Gingerbread Martini

bar: Cafe de l'Opera   |   photo: MIKE PALUMBO   INGREDIENTS Serving 1 50 ml Grey Goose vodka 20 ml Kahlua 20 ml Baileys Irish Cream 15 ml

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Bacon Martini

bar: Cafe de l'Opera    |    photo: MIKE PALUMBO   INGREDIENTS Serving 1 50 ml Grey Goose vodka 20ml apple juice 15ml lime juice 15ml baco

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Trucking Good Coffee

This is one experience you probably ought to chase down in Ho Chi Minh City — drink a Vietnamese iced-coffee in the back of a converted semi-trailer.

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Caravelle Terrace Draft

It was somewhere around 2014. Vietnam was in the midst of a beer club boom brought about by a growing young middle class in their early to mid-20s who

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Union Jack’s Fish & Chips

  There's perhaps no other comfort food more missed by Brits living abroad than fish and chips. It’s understandable. They invented it and it’s s

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Za’s Cafe Ermita

This iconic central Manila location dispels the myth that Filipino cuisine is horrible   words & photos: MATTHEW COWAN   Let's be honest.

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Red Hot Stoker

Tribe Hospitality has just about all the bases covered when it comes to F&B in Ho Chi Minh City, including with its latest set lunch menu (more&he

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Shri

Shri was Ho Chi Minh City’s first rooftop dining experience complete with a sushi bar when they were all the rage. That’s not to say that this place i

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2 Lam Son Bar

2 Lam Son is nudging 10 years old, a testament to its fine drinks and service. Better known as Martini Bar and part of the five-star Park Hyatt Saigon

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Rock Island Club Phu Quoc

If granted just one chance to design and build your own bar — something really special from concept to completion — what would you come up with? Woul

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Can You Keep A Secret?

The cat is well and truly out of the bag with Secret Garden Restaurant & Teahouse — that’s if it was ever in there in the first place. The talk ab

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